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Taits Gap, Alabama

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Census Data for Taits Gap ...

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Gadsden35,837   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
 Albertville21,525   NE   23 miles [37 km]

Blount County ...

Taits Gap is located in Blount County.

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

Population Rings for Taits Gap ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]37,124+2.08%
10 mi   [16 km]1012,592+1.15%
15 mi   [24 km]1724,195+1.9%
20 mi   [32 km]2856,893+3.03%
25 mi   [40 km]42183,687+2.55%
30 mi   [48 km]56262,635+2.93%

Miscellaneous Information for Taits Gap ...

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 Blount County or the community of Taits Gap:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Taits Gap: 157141

GNIS ID for Blount County: 161530

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: 009 (Blount County)

Place Code: 74568 (Taits Gap)

State & County Code: 01/009 (Alabama / Blount County)

State & Place Code: 01/74568 (Alabama / Taits Gap)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Taits Gap 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 Taits Gap.

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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 Taits Gap. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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 Taits Gap may originally have been Tait's Gap. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Taits Gap might be written as Tait Gap. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Taits Gap.

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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 that stretches from Taits Gap. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Taits Gap) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taits Gap. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9648, Longitude: -86.3994     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Taits Gap 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 Taits Gap.