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Sowells Bluff, Texas

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Census Data for Sowells Bluff ...

As far as we can tell, Sowells Bluff<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 Sowells Bluff, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2018<2>
 Sherman42,462   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Denison25,118   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Durant (OK)18,175   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]

Fannin County ...

Sowells Bluff is located in Fannin County.

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

Population Rings for Sowells Bluff ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]3362+5.85%
15 mi   [24 km]1014,813+3.39%
20 mi   [32 km]1966,358+9.49%
25 mi   [40 km]28114,047+9.8%
30 mi   [48 km]37124,747+10%

Miscellaneous Information for Sowells Bluff ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Fannin County or the community of Sowells Bluff:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Sowells Bluff: 1380577

GNIS ID for Fannin County: 1383859

GNIS ID for Texas: 1779801

The FIPS Codes ...

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

State Code: 48 (Texas)

County Code: 147 (Fannin County)

Place Code: 69356 (Sowells Bluff)

State & County Code: 48/147 (Texas / Fannin County)

State & Place Code: 48/69356 (Texas / Sowells Bluff)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Sowells Bluff is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #7 (the West South-Central Division).

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Sowells Bluff may originally have been Sowell's Bluff. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Sowells Bluff might be written as Sowell Bluff. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Sowells Bluff.

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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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sowells Bluff) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sowells Bluff. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sowells Bluff

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sowells Bluff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7503, Longitude: -96.1948     [Map].

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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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