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Watts Crossroads, Alabama

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Census Data for Watts Crossroads ...

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Anniston22,112   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
 Oxford21,120   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
 Talladega15,451   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

Clay County ...

Watts Crossroads is located in Clay County.

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

Population Rings for Watts Crossroads ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]22,306-3.72%
10 mi   [16 km]34,277-3.5%
15 mi   [24 km]44,553-3.44%
20 mi   [32 km]1165,593-2.46%
25 mi   [40 km]1676,704-1.87%
30 mi   [48 km]24103,089-1.39%

Miscellaneous Information for Watts Crossroads ...

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 Clay County or the community of Watts Crossroads:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Watts Crossroads: 160809

GNIS ID for Clay County: 161539

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: 027 (Clay County)

Place Code: 80175 (Watts Crossroads)

State & County Code: 01/027 (Alabama / Clay County)

State & Place Code: 01/80175 (Alabama / Watts Crossroads)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Watts Crossroads 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 Watts Crossroads.

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Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Watts Crossroads may originally have been Watt's Crossroads. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Watts Crossroads might be written as Watt Crossroads. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Watts Crossroads.

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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 'straight-line' distance starting from Watts Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Watts Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Watts Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3726, Longitude: -85.7730     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Watts Crossroads 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 Watts Crossroads.