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Census Data for Aplin ...

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

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




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

 Community 2017<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Charleston47,929   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
 South Charleston12,493   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
 Dunbar7,338   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Nitro6,561   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]

Jackson County ...

Aplin is located in Jackson County.

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

Population Rings for Aplin ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2017
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]23,231-0.65%
15 mi   [24 km]45,507-4.33%
20 mi   [32 km]69,395-4.03%
25 mi   [40 km]1418,823-1.61%
30 mi   [48 km]28106,278-5.7%

Miscellaneous Information for Aplin ...

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 Jackson County or the community of Aplin:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Aplin: 1559885

GNIS ID for Jackson County: 1559963

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: 035 (Jackson County)

Place Code: 02116 (Aplin)

State & County Code: 54/035 (West Virginia / Jackson County)

State & Place Code: 54/02116 (West Virginia / Aplin)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Aplin would have been 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 Aplin.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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>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 Aplin, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aplin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7473, Longitude: -81.5896     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aplin 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 Aplin.



 
 
 

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