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Census Data for Wood Ferry ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Gadsden35,837   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
 Albertville21,525   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Fort Payne14,099   N   23 miles [37 km]

Cherokee County ...

Wood Ferry is located in Cherokee County.

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

Population Rings for Wood Ferry ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]21,008-1.85%
10 mi   [16 km]59,395+0.35%
15 mi   [24 km]1123,720-1.17%
20 mi   [32 km]1781,405-1.38%
25 mi   [40 km]28130,580-0.74%
30 mi   [48 km]39195,736-0.76%

Miscellaneous Information for Wood 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 Cherokee County or the community of Wood Ferry:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Wood Ferry: 137007

GNIS ID for Cherokee County: 161535

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

Misc. Census Codes ...

Wood 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 Wood Ferry.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wood Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1157, Longitude: -85.7652     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wood Ferry 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 Wood Ferry.