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The location of Turkeyfoot

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Census Data for Turkeyfoot ...

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

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




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

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Pittsburgh (PA)303,625   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
 Bethel Park (PA)31,911   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]

Hancock County ...

Turkeyfoot is located in Hancock County.

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

Population Rings for Turkeyfoot ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]66,583-4.83%
10 mi   [16 km]1645,645-4.11%
15 mi   [24 km]2588,853-3.82%
20 mi   [32 km]61170,409-3.12%
25 mi   [40 km]100265,421-2.34%
30 mi   [48 km]140721,462-1.5%

Miscellaneous Information for Turkeyfoot ...

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 Hancock County or the community of Turkeyfoot:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Turkeyfoot: 1558239

GNIS ID for Hancock County: 1560574

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Turkeyfoot 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 Turkeyfoot.

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Communities in West Virginia

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Turkeyfoot. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5212, Longitude: -80.5301     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Turkeyfoot 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 Turkeyfoot.