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Piney Woods, Alabama

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Located in: Cleburne County (see below)

Time Zone: Piney Woods lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)<1>

Telephone Area Codes: (256), (938)<2>

Elevation: 1,110 feet [338.33 m] above sea level<3>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<4>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Piney Woods. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8215, Longitude: -85.4338     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Piney Woods have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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Lat:   33° 49' 17"
Lon:   -85° 26' 1"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<5>   Oak Level

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Piney Woods

GNIS ID:   160388
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 60552

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About Cleburne County

The community of Heflin is the County Seat for Cleburne County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Cleburne)


2016:<6>     14,924   (0.32% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     14,972   (6.01% increase since 2000)
2000:     14,123

Total Area:<7>   561 sq. miles [1,453 km²]

Housing Units:<8>   6,718

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Cleburne

GNIS ID:   161540
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 029

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About Alabama

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2016:     4,863,300   (1.75% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

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<1>While Piney Woods is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Piney Woods.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Piney Woods - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Piney Woods, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<5>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Piney Woods.

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<6>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<7>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Piney Woods. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<8>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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