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Census Data for Williams Ferry ...

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

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Birmingham212,157   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Hoover84,978   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Vestavia Hills34,688   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Bessemer26,511   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Homewood25,613   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]

Jefferson County ...

Williams Ferry is located in Jefferson County.

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

Population Rings for Williams Ferry ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]2331-2.07%
10 mi   [16 km]1115,921-3.41%
15 mi   [24 km]1963,177-2.67%
20 mi   [32 km]32381,713-0.51%
25 mi   [40 km]37534,955+0.42%
30 mi   [48 km]48641,649+1.74%

Miscellaneous Information for Williams 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 Jefferson County or the community of Williams Ferry:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Williams Ferry: 151285

GNIS ID for Jefferson County: 161562

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.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 Williams Ferry may originally have been William's Ferry. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Williams Ferry might be written as William Ferry. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Williams 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Williams Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Williams Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williams Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6223, Longitude: -87.1069     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williams 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 Williams Ferry.