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Located in: Marshall County (see below)

Time Zone: Stapler Ford lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)<1>

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

Elevation: 550 feet [167.64 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 Stapler Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5187, Longitude: -86.3492     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stapler Ford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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Lat:   34° 31' 7"
Lon:   -86° 20' 57"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<5>   Grant

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Stapler Ford

GNIS ID:   157103
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 72805

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Stapler Ford)

About Marshall County

The community of Guntersville is the County Seat for Marshall County.

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


2016:<6>     95,157   (2.3% increase since 2010)  
2010:     93,019   (13.12% increase since 2000)
2000:     82,231

Total Area:<7>   623 sq. miles [1,614 km²]   - of which 9.2% is water (57.3 sq. miles [148.5 km²])

Housing Units:<8>   40,342

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Marshall

GNIS ID:   161574
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 095

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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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<1>While Stapler Ford is in the Central Time Zone, the area 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 Stapler Ford.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stapler Ford - 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 Stapler Ford, 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 Stapler Ford.

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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 Stapler Ford. 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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