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Shady Grove, Alabama
(Colbert County)

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Welcome to Shady Grove ...

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

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

Shady Grove would have been located within present day Colbert County.

A typical abbreviation for Shady Grove: Shady Grv.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Shady Grove is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Shady Grove was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Shady Grove still existed, it would have been in the (256) & (938)<3> area codes.

Communities near Shady Grove ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Shady Grove and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2015<5>
Florence   [Map]   40,026   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Killen   [Map]   982   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lexington   [Map]   723   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Littleville   [Map]   990   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Shady Grove.

Communities Also Named Shady Grove ...

While we believe that this Shady Grove is located in Colbert County, we know of another 7 Alabama communities named Shady Grove. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clay, Coffee, Etowah, Franklin, Jefferson, Pike and Washington County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 106 communities that are also named Shady Grove - they are located in Arkansas (12), Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (8), Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky (4), Louisiana (3), Maryland, Mississippi (9), Missouri (4), New Mexico, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma (4), Pennsylvania, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (17), Texas (14), Utah, Virginia (7) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Shady Grove.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Shady Grove. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Shady Grove. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Shady Grove.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Shady Grove:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Shady Grove no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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 Shady Grove, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shady Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Shady Grove.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Shady Grove. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shady Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shady Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7334, Longitude: -87.4417     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shady Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Shady Grove.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Shady Grove.


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