Waterloo, Alabama

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Waterloo is a town in Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Florence - Muscle Shoals Metropolitan Statistical Area known as "The Shoals". As of the 2000 census, the population of the town is 208. The town was incorporated in 1832 on the banks of the Tennessee River. The local high school is Waterloo High School (Alabama). The town is adjacent to the Lauderdale Wildlife Management Area. Two primitive campgrounds managed by the Tennessee Valley Authority are in the city limits. Waterloo is located 11 miles west of the Natchez Trace Parkway. The town and surrounding area is served by Waterloo High School (Alabama). The town and surrounding area is served by the Waterloo Volunteer Fire Department.

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Geography

Waterloo is located at 34°55′0″N 88°3′51″W / 34.916667°N 88.06417°W / 34.916667; -88.06417 (34.916795, -88.064210)[1].

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), of which, 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (6.17%) is water. Incorporated in 1832, it has lost a large area of land to floods and later the construction of Pickwick Dam.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 208 people, 94 households, and 67 families residing in the town. The population density was 273.1 people per square mile (105.7/km²). There were 145 housing units at an average density of 190.4/sq mi (73.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.12% White, 1.44% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. 1.44% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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