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Census Data for Sand Lick ...

So far, we have found very little information about Sand Lick. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Sand Lick to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Sand Lick, please Contact Us.




As far as we can tell, Sand Lick has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Sand Lick, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Florence39,959   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
 Muscle Shoals13,831   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
 Russellville9,815   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

Colbert County ...

Sand Lick is located in Colbert County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Colbert County.

Population Rings for Sand Lick ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Sand Lick and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Sand Lick. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Sand Lick, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]419,230-0.18%
15 mi   [24 km]743,095+1.41%
20 mi   [32 km]1185,318+1.59%
25 mi   [40 km]2196,505+1.31%
30 mi   [48 km]28108,437+0.88%

Miscellaneous Information for Sand Lick ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Colbert County or the community of Sand Lick:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Sand Lick:

GNIS ID for Sand Lick: 166028

GNIS ID for Colbert County: 161542

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Sand Lick would have been located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Sand Lick.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sand Lick, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Sand Lick. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sand Lick) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sand Lick. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5973, Longitude: -87.7936     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sand Lick have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Sand Lick.