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Shades Cliff, Alabama

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Census Data for Shades Cliff ...

As far as we can tell, Shades Cliff<1> 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 Shades Cliff, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Birmingham212,157   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
 Hoover84,978   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
 Vestavia Hills34,688   E   5 miles [8 km]
 Alabaster32,948   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
 Bessemer26,511   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
 Homewood25,613   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]

Jefferson County ...

Shades Cliff is located in Jefferson County.

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

Population Rings for Shades Cliff ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]6152,583+2.82%
10 mi   [16 km]15479,925+1.43%
15 mi   [24 km]26578,313+1.58%
20 mi   [32 km]34620,389+1.84%
25 mi   [40 km]47674,923+2.32%
30 mi   [48 km]59701,679+2.27%

Miscellaneous Information for Shades Cliff ...

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 Jefferson County or the community of Shades Cliff:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Shades Cliff: 126577

GNIS ID for Jefferson County: 161562

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 073 (Jefferson County)

Place Code: 69345 (Shades Cliff)

State & County Code: 01/073 (Alabama / Jefferson County)

State & Place Code: 01/69345 (Alabama / Shades Cliff)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Shades Cliff is 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 Shades Cliff.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shades Cliff. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Shades Cliff may originally have been Shade's Cliff. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Shades Cliff might be written as Shade Cliff. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Shades Cliff.

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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 'point-to-point' distance starting from Shades Cliff. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shades Cliff) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shades Cliff. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4312, Longitude: -86.8269     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shades Cliff 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 Shades Cliff.