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Census Data for Whites Ferry ...

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

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Scottsboro14,677   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

Jackson County ...

Whites Ferry is located in Jackson County.

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

Population Rings for Whites Ferry ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]31,677-2.61%
10 mi   [16 km]617,416-0.92%
15 mi   [24 km]1431,359-0.61%
20 mi   [32 km]2337,427-0.78%
25 mi   [40 km]3360,937-0.31%
30 mi   [48 km]4181,988---

Miscellaneous Information for Whites Ferry ...

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 Jackson County or the community of Whites Ferry:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Whites Ferry: 139313

GNIS ID for Jackson County: 161561

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Whites Ferry 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 Whites Ferry.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

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

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whites Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7070, Longitude: -85.9105     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whites Ferry 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 Whites Ferry.