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Sparks Crossing, Texas

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Census Data for Sparks Crossing ...

So far, we have found very little information about Sparks Crossing. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Sparks Crossing to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Sparks Crossing, please Contact Us.

As far as we can tell, Sparks Crossing<2> 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 Sparks Crossing, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2018<3>
 Killeen149,103   E   23 miles [37 km]
 Copperas Cove32,658   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
 Harker Heights31,857   E   28 miles [45.1 km]

Lampasas County ...

Sparks Crossing is located in Lampasas County.

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

Population Rings for Sparks Crossing ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Sparks Crossing and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Sparks Crossing. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<5> We don't have the population of Sparks Crossing, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]27,909+18.38%
10 mi   [16 km]39,014+16.01%
15 mi   [24 km]441,672+4.7%
20 mi   [32 km]542,517+4.57%
25 mi   [40 km]9200,748+13.38%
30 mi   [48 km]12235,446+14.77%

Miscellaneous Information for Sparks Crossing ...

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 Lampasas County or the community of Sparks Crossing:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Sparks Crossing: 1380578

GNIS ID for Lampasas County: 1383927

GNIS ID for Texas: 1779801

Misc. Census Codes ...

Sparks Crossing would have been 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 Sparks Crossing.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Texas:

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sparks Crossing, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Sparks Crossing may originally have been Spark's Crossing. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Sparks Crossing might be written as Spark Crossing. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Sparks Crossing.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Sparks Crossing) 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 Sparks Crossing. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sparks Crossing

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sparks Crossing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0708, Longitude: -98.1351     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sparks Crossing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>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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