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Wilson Dam, Alabama

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Census Data for Wilson Dam ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
 Florence39,959   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
 Muscle Shoals13,831   S   4 miles [6.4 km]

Colbert County ...

Wilson Dam is primarily located in Colbert County. A portion of Wilson Dam extends into Lauderdale County.

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

Population Rings for Wilson Dam ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Wilson Dam and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Wilson Dam. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Wilson Dam, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]563,406+2.4%
10 mi   [16 km]873,524+1.87%
15 mi   [24 km]1075,574+1.73%
20 mi   [32 km]1680,521+1.47%
25 mi   [40 km]2092,562+1.29%
30 mi   [48 km]2598,032+1.03%

Miscellaneous Information for Wilson Dam ...

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 Colbert County or the community of Wilson Dam:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Wilson Dam: 142263

GNIS ID for Colbert County: 161542

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: 033 (Colbert County)

Place Code: 82788 (Wilson Dam)

State & County Code: 01/033 (Alabama / Colbert County)

State & Place Code: 01/82788 (Alabama / Wilson Dam)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Wilson Dam 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 Wilson Dam.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

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

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Wilson Dam. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wilson Dam) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wilson Dam. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wilson Dam

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilson Dam. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8070, Longitude: -87.6292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilson Dam have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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 Wilson Dam.