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Swancott, Alabama

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Census Data for Swancott ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
 Huntsville193,079   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Decatur55,072   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
 Madison47,959   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
 Athens25,393   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
 Cullman15,496   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
 Hartselle14,471   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

Limestone County ...

Swancott is primarily located in Limestone County. A portion of Swancott extends into Madison County.

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

Population Rings for Swancott ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Swancott and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Swancott. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Swancott, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]3587+6.92%
10 mi   [16 km]7107,627+4.95%
15 mi   [24 km]10340,570+6.83%
20 mi   [32 km]14346,354+6.83%
25 mi   [40 km]23361,195+6.63%
30 mi   [48 km]33386,283+6.39%

Miscellaneous Information for Swancott ...

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 Limestone County or the community of Swancott:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Swancott: 157134

GNIS ID for Limestone County: 161567

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: 083 (Limestone County)

Place Code: 74256 (Swancott)

State & County Code: 01/083 (Alabama / Limestone County)

State & Place Code: 01/74256 (Alabama / Swancott)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Swancott 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 Swancott.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

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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)

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

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Swancott. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Swancott) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Swancott. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Swancott

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swancott. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5973, Longitude: -86.7886     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Swancott have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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 Swancott.