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Sharps Mill, Alabama

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Census Data for Sharps Mill ...

As far as we can tell, Sharps Mill<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 Sharps Mill, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Florence39,959   SE   5 miles [8 km]
 Muscle Shoals13,831   S   12 miles [19.3 km]

Lauderdale County ...

Sharps Mill is located in Lauderdale County.

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

Population Rings for Sharps Mill ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]340,550+2.06%
10 mi   [16 km]550,552+1.35%
15 mi   [24 km]873,604+1.9%
20 mi   [32 km]1478,953+1.69%
25 mi   [40 km]1882,499+1.49%
30 mi   [48 km]2398,873+1.06%

Miscellaneous Information for Sharps Mill ...

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 Lauderdale County or the community of Sharps Mill:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Sharps Mill: 157044

GNIS ID for Lauderdale County: 161564

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: 077 (Lauderdale County)

Place Code: 69565 (Sharps Mill)

State & County Code: 01/077 (Alabama / Lauderdale County)

State & Place Code: 01/69565 (Alabama / Sharps Mill)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Sharps Mill 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 Sharps Mill.

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Footnotes ...

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

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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' distance from Sharps Mill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sharps Mill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sharps Mill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9081, Longitude: -87.7056     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sharps Mill 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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