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Located in: Marion County (see below)

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

Telephone Area Code: (205)

Elevation: 590 feet [179.83 m] above sea level<1>

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


2016:<2>     387   (3.01% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     399   (4.55% decrease since 2000)
2000:     418

Total Area:<3>   3.37 sq. miles [8.7 km²]

Housing Units:<4>   181

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<5>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Twin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0083, Longitude: -87.8535     [Map].

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   34° 0' 29"
Lon:   -87° 51' 12"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<6>   Brilliant

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Twin

GNIS ID:   2424942
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 77352

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About Marion County

The town of Hamilton is the County Seat for Marion County.

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


2016:     29,998   (2.53% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     30,776   (1.4% decrease since 2000)
2000:     31,214

Total Area:   743 sq. miles [1,925.8 km²]

Housing Units:   14,737

Official Website:   www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Marion

GNIS ID:   161573
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 093

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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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The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Twin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Twin. 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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<4>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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<5>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Twin, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<6>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Twin.

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