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Located in: Chambers County (see below)

Time Zone: Rock Fence lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)<1>

Telephone Area Code: (334)

Elevation: 720 feet [219.46 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Rock Fence. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0362, Longitude: -85.4386     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock Fence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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Lat:   33° 2' 10"
Lon:   -85° 26' 18"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Milltown

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Rock Fence

GNIS ID:   156978
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 65460

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About Chambers County

The community of LaFayette is the County Seat for Chambers County.

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


2016:<5>     33,843   (1.09% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     34,215   (6.47% decrease since 2000)
2000:     36,583

Total Area:<6>   603 sq. miles [1,562.1 km²]   - of which 1.09% is water (6.58 sq. miles [17 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   17,004

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Chambers

GNIS ID:   161534
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 017

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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

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rock Fence - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Rock Fence, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Rock Fence.

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<5>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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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Rock Fence. 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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<7>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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