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The location of Alpena

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Census Data for Alpena ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Elkins7,187   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

Randolph County ...

Alpena is located in Randolph County.

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

Population Rings for Alpena ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]37,329+1.27%
15 mi   [24 km]810,077---
20 mi   [32 km]1313,941-0.57%
25 mi   [40 km]1615,522-1.05%
30 mi   [48 km]2122,766+2.15%

Miscellaneous Information for Alpena ...

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 Randolph County or the community of Alpena:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Alpena: 1553717

GNIS ID for Randolph County: 1550048

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

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

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 083 (Randolph County)

Place Code: 01180 (Alpena)

State & County Code: 54/083 (West Virginia / Randolph County)

State & Place Code: 54/01180 (West Virginia / Alpena)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Alpena is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

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

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Alpena. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alpena) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpena. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9098, Longitude: -79.6512     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alpena 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 Alpena.