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Statistics & Facts
Statistics & Facts
The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Douglas is approximately 4,300 (2001), 744 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,700 (2001), 286 (2010).
The amount of land area in Douglas is 7.739 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.021 sq kilometers.
The distance from Douglas to Washington DC is 633 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 125 miles. (as the crow flies)
Douglas is positioned 34.17 degrees north of the equator and 86.32 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The city tree is the Oak.
The city bird is the Golden Eagle.
The Douglas city color is Red/white.
The town boasts one of the largest public schools in Marshall county with approximately 2000 students. It also is host of one of the largest mobile home manufacturing facilities that employs over 200.
The Town is known as one of the safest for its size in the country. It also has a low crime rate. There are five full-time police officers and seven reserve officers. It is also home to one of the highest rated volunteer fire departments in the state.
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Douglas City Government
The city officials, as of 1 June 2001, are:
Mayor: Paula Phillips
Town clerk: Jodie Allen
Police Chief: Sam Decker
Fire Chief: David Musick
The population of Douglas was:
1990 - 474
2001 - 4,300 (metro area)
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