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Census Data for Carricks Ford ...

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

We believe that Carricks Ford was located in Tucker County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Carricks Ford to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Carricks Ford - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Carricks Ford, please Contact Us.




As far as we can tell, Carricks Ford<2> has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

Tucker County ...

Carricks Ford is located in Tucker County.

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

Miscellaneous Information for Carricks Ford ...

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 Tucker County or the community of Carricks Ford:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Carricks Ford: 1689319

GNIS ID for Tucker County: 1689423

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Carricks Ford 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 Carricks Ford.

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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 Carricks Ford, 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 Carricks Ford may originally have been Carrick's Ford. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Carricks Ford might be written as Carrick Ford. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Carricks Ford.

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