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Wards Mill, Alabama

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Census Data for Wards Mill ...

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Auburn63,118   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
 LaGrange (GA)30,771   E   18 miles [29 km]
 Opelika29,869   S   21 miles [33.8 km]

Chambers County ...

Wards Mill is located in Chambers County.

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

Population Rings for Wards Mill ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]33,108-1.15%
10 mi   [16 km]49,501-1.15%
15 mi   [24 km]724,985-1.37%
20 mi   [32 km]1056,702+1.46%
25 mi   [40 km]1690,218+4.77%
30 mi   [48 km]27164,098+9.27%

Miscellaneous Information for Wards Mill ...

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 Chambers County or the community of Wards Mill:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Wards Mill: 157215

GNIS ID for Chambers County: 161534

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: 017 (Chambers County)

Place Code: 79885 (Wards Mill)

State & County Code: 01/017 (Alabama / Chambers County)

State & Place Code: 01/79885 (Alabama / Wards Mill)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Wards Mill 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 Wards Mill.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chambers County: www.chamberscounty.com/

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

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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 starts in Wards Mill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wards Mill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wards Mill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9715, Longitude: -85.3438     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wards Mill 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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