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Located in: Lawrence County (see below)

Time Zone: Trace Ford lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (256), (938)<1>

Elevation: 570 feet [173.74 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Trace Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5304, Longitude: -87.3567     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trace Ford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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Lat:   34° 31' 49"
Lon:   -87° 21' 24"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Masterson Mill

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Trace Ford

GNIS ID:   157165
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 76645

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About Lawrence County

The community of Moulton is the County Seat for Lawrence County.

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


2016:<5>     33,244   (3.19% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     34,339   (1.33% decrease since 2000)
2000:     34,803

Total Area:<6>   717 sq. miles [1,857.5 km²]   - of which 3.7% is water (26.52 sq. miles [68.7 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   15,229

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Lawrence

GNIS ID:   161565
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 079

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About Alabama

From the US Census


2016:     4,863,300   (1.75% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

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<1>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Trace Ford.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Trace Ford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Trace 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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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Trace Ford.

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<5>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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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Trace 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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<7>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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