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Hills Ferry, California

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Census Data for Hills Ferry ...

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Modesto212,175   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
 Merced82,594   E   27 miles [43.5 km]

Stanislaus County ...

Hills Ferry is located in Stanislaus County.

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

Population Rings for Hills Ferry ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]211,123+8.79%
10 mi   [16 km]316,940+7.6%
15 mi   [24 km]6125,473+6.55%
20 mi   [32 km]9210,438+6.29%
25 mi   [40 km]12469,117+5.76%
30 mi   [48 km]17621,649+5.84%

Miscellaneous Information for Hills 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 Stanislaus County or the community of Hills Ferry:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Hills Ferry: 1658752

GNIS ID for Stanislaus County: 277314

GNIS ID for California: 1779778

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 06 (California)

County Code: 099 (Stanislaus County)

Place Code: 33820 (Hills Ferry)

State & County Code: 06/099 (California / Stanislaus County)

State & Place Code: 06/33820 (California / Hills Ferry)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Hills Ferry is located in Census Region #4 (the West Region) and Division #9 (the Pacific Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Hills Ferry.

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Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Hills Ferry may originally have been Hill's Ferry. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Hills Ferry might be written as Hill Ferry. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Hills 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 from Hills Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hills Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hills Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3488, Longitude: -120.9797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hills 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 Hills Ferry.