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The location of Alum Creek

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Census Data for Alum Creek ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Charleston49,138   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
 South Charleston12,859   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
 Saint Albans10,553   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

Lincoln County ...

Alum Creek is primarily located in Lincoln County. A portion of Alum Creek extends into Kanawha County.

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

Population Rings for Alum Creek ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]686,779-4.62%
15 mi   [24 km]14102,576-4.05%
20 mi   [32 km]20112,121-3.55%
25 mi   [40 km]27117,239-3.53%
30 mi   [48 km]34126,185-3.26%

Miscellaneous Information for Alum Creek ...

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 Lincoln County or the community of Alum Creek:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Alum Creek: 1549563

GNIS ID for Lincoln County: 1550028

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: 043 (Lincoln County)

Place Code: 01396 (Alum Creek)

State & County Code: 54/043 (West Virginia / Lincoln County)

State & Place Code: 54/01396 (West Virginia / Alum Creek)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Alum Creek 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 Alum Creek.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wv.us/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/


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

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



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 that starts in Alum Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alum Creek) 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 Alum Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alum Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alum Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2868, Longitude: -81.8051     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alum Creek 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 Alum Creek.



 
 
 

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