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The location of Whites Gap

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Census Data for Whites Gap ...

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

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Gadsden35,837   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
 Anniston22,112   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
 Oxford21,120   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

Calhoun County ...

Whites Gap is located in Calhoun County.

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

Population Rings for Whites Gap ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]315,733+0.94%
10 mi   [16 km]437,845-2.19%
15 mi   [24 km]1073,203-1.78%
20 mi   [32 km]1487,498-1.34%
25 mi   [40 km]17134,563-1.62%
30 mi   [48 km]28161,486-1.18%

Miscellaneous Information for Whites Gap ...

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 Calhoun County or the community of Whites Gap:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Whites Gap: 160837

GNIS ID for Calhoun County: 161533

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: 015 (Calhoun County)

Place Code: 82248 (Whites Gap)

State & County Code: 01/015 (Alabama / Calhoun County)

State & Place Code: 01/82248 (Alabama / Whites Gap)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Whites Gap 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 Gap.

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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 Gap. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/

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

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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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Whites Gap. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Whites Gap) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whites Gap. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7784, Longitude: -85.7394     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whites Gap 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 Gap.