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Census Data for Howells Ferry ...

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

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Mobile (AL)192,904   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Prichard (AL)22,185   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

George County ...

Howells Ferry is located in George County.

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

Population Rings for Howells Ferry ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
15 mi   [24 km]37,198+13.21%
20 mi   [32 km]429,383+1.26%
25 mi   [40 km]10253,136-0.58%
30 mi   [48 km]15290,078-0.59%

Miscellaneous Information for Howells 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 George County or the community of Howells Ferry:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Howells Ferry: 687104

GNIS ID for George County: 695744

GNIS ID for Mississippi: 1779790

Misc. Census Codes ...

Howells 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 Howells Ferry.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Howells Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8127, Longitude: -88.4581     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Howells 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 Howells Ferry.