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1890 Communities Near Little Shoal ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Little Shoal in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Little Shoal.

Adamsville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Little Shoal
 - Adamsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Adger   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Little Shoal
 - Adger had a post office and railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Little Shoal
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
 
Blue Creek Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Little Shoal
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Little Shoal
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Brookwood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Little Shoal
 - Brookwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Bullard Shoals   (Jefferson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Little Shoal
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
 
Chamblee   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Little Shoal
 - Chamblee had railroad service and no post office
 
Chinn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Little Shoal
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
 
Collins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Little Shoal
 - Collins had railroad service and no post office
 
Cordova   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Little Shoal
 - 1895 population of 86 people (with 2,028 people in 2015)
 - Cordova had a post office and railroad service
 
Dolomite   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Little Shoal
 - Dolomite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dora   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Little Shoal
 - Dora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ezra   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Little Shoal
 - Ezra had a post office and no railroad service
 
McAdory   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Little Shoal
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Little Shoal
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Little Shoal
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Parrish   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Little Shoal
 - Parrish had a post office and railroad service
 
Patton   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Little Shoal
 - 1895 population of 378 people
 - Patton had a post office and railroad service
 
Porter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Little Shoal
 - Porter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short Creek   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Little Shoal
 - Short Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sumter   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Little Shoal
 - Sumter had railroad service and no post office
 
Toadvine   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Little Shoal
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Toadvine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Little Shoal
 - Wiley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Little Shoal
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Wylam   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Little Shoal
 - Wylam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yolande   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Little Shoal
 - Yolande had a post office and no railroad service

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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 Little Shoal, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Little Shoal. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Little Shoal) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little Shoal. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5009, Longitude: -87.2486     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Little Shoal have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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