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Shady Grove, Alabama
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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Shady Grove.

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How Far From Shady Grove to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Shady Grove to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Shady Grove to:

  • Gadsden [Map], which is the Seat of Etowah County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Shady Grove to Gadsden, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 122 miles [196.3 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 603 miles [970.4 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 24 days and walking would take 35 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,496 miles [10,454.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,205 miles [11,595.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,082 miles [8,178.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Shady Grove ...

We have found 106 communities that share the name Shady Grove.

Within Alabama, there are 7 communities which are also named Shady Grove. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 99 communities in the United States - with 106 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Other Communities Located In Alabama

Clay County

Our profile page for Shady Grove, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 65 miles [104.6 km] to the South

Coffee County

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Distance: About 178 miles [286.5 km] to the South

Colbert County

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This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 84 miles [135.2 km] to the West Northwest

Franklin County

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Distance: About 90 miles [144.8 km] to the West

Jefferson County

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Distance: About 60 miles [96.6 km] to the Southwest

Pike County

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Distance: About 152 miles [244.6 km] to the South

Washington County

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Distance: About 214 miles [344.4 km] to the Southwest


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Baxter County

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Distance: About 380 miles [611.6 km] to the West Northwest

Faulkner County

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Distance: About 366 miles [589 km] to the West Northwest

Fulton County

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Distance: About 359 miles [577.8 km] to the West Northwest

Johnson County

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Distance: About 427 miles [687.2 km] to the West Northwest

Logan County

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Distance: About 419 miles [674.3 km] to the West Northwest

Mississippi County

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Distance: About 256 miles [412 km] to the West Northwest

Nevada County

Our profile page for Shady Grove, Nevada County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Nevada County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Poinsett County

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Distance: About 274 miles [441 km] to the West Northwest

Polk County

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Distance: About 466 miles [750 km] to the West

Pulaski County

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Distance: About 362 miles [582.6 km] to the West

Washington County

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Distance: About 472 miles [759.6 km] to the West Northwest

Woodruff County

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Distance: About 298 miles [479.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Delaware

Sussex County

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Distance: About 690 miles [1,110.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Florida

Jackson County

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Distance: About 248 miles [399.1 km] to the South Southeast

Taylor County

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Distance: About 302 miles [486 km] to the South Southeast

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Georgia

Carroll County

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Distance: About 72 miles [115.9 km] to the East Southeast

Forsyth County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Forsyth County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Greene County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Greene County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Harris County

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Distance: About 112 miles [180.2 km] to the South Southeast

Houston County

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Distance: About 179 miles [288.1 km] to the Southeast

Stewart County

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Distance: About 157 miles [252.7 km] to the South Southeast

Towns County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Towns County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Union County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Union County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Illinois

Massac County

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Distance: About 247 miles [397.5 km] to the North Northwest

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Iowa

Buchanan County

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Distance: About 653 miles [1,050.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Kentucky

Crittenden County

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Distance: About 242 miles [389.5 km] to the North Northwest

Elliott County

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Distance: About 330 miles [531.1 km] to the North Northeast

McCracken County

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Distance: About 237 miles [381.4 km] to the North Northwest

Metcalfe County

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Distance: About 212 miles [341.2 km] to the North

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Louisiana

Natchitoches Parish

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Distance: About 443 miles [712.9 km] to the West Southwest

Tensas Parish

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Distance: About 339 miles [545.6 km] to the West Southwest

Washington Parish

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Washington Parish, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Maryland

Frederick County

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Distance: About 604 miles [972 km] to the Northeast

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Mississippi

Attala County

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Distance: About 203 miles [326.7 km] to the West Southwest

Carroll County

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Distance: About 226 miles [363.7 km] to the West

Copiah County

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Distance: About 288 miles [463.5 km] to the West Southwest

Jasper County

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This community is historic.
Although located in Jasper County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jones County

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Distance: About 238 miles [383 km] to the Southwest

Pontotoc County

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Distance: About 169 miles [272 km] to the West

Smith County

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Distance: About 252 miles [405.6 km] to the Southwest

Tippah County

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Distance: About 170 miles [273.6 km] to the West Northwest

Webster County

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Distance: About 187 miles [300.9 km] to the West

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Missouri

Christian County

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Distance: About 438 miles [704.9 km] to the West Northwest

Dallas County

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Distance: About 443 miles [712.9 km] to the Northwest

Polk County

Our profile page for Shady Grove, Polk County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Polk County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Pulaski County

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Distance: About 428 miles [688.8 km] to the Northwest

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New Mexico

Roosevelt County

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This community is historic.
Although located in Roosevelt County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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North Carolina

Jones County

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Distance: About 496 miles [798.2 km] to the East

Yadkin County

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Distance: About 350 miles [563.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Fayette County

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Distance: About 410 miles [659.8 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Cherokee County

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Distance: About 520 miles [836.9 km] to the West Northwest

McIntosh County

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Distance: About 533 miles [857.8 km] to the West Northwest

Pawnee County

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Distance: About 589 miles [947.9 km] to the West Northwest

Sequoyah County

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Distance: About 482 miles [775.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Franklin County

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Distance: About 609 miles [980.1 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Charleston County

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Distance: About 363 miles [584.2 km] to the East Southeast

Pickens County

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Distance: About 202 miles [325.1 km] to the East Northeast

Sumter County

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Distance: About 330 miles [531.1 km] to the East

Union County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 258 miles [415.2 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Coffee County

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Distance: About 104 miles [167.4 km] to the North

Crockett County

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Distance: About 208 miles [334.7 km] to the Northwest

Franklin County

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Distance: About 82 miles [132 km] to the North

Hamilton County

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Distance: About 98 miles [157.7 km] to the Northeast

Hardin County

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Distance: About 148 miles [238.2 km] to the Northwest

Hickman County

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Distance: About 128 miles [206 km] to the North Northwest

Jackson County

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Distance: About 149 miles [239.8 km] to the North

Jefferson County

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Distance: About 198 miles [318.7 km] to the Northeast

Knox County

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Distance: About 162 miles [260.7 km] to the Northeast

Lawrence County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 94 miles [151.3 km] to the Northwest

Lincoln County

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Distance: About 69 miles [111 km] to the North

Montgomery County

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Distance: About 172 miles [276.8 km] to the North Northwest

Morgan County

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Distance: About 160 miles [257.5 km] to the North Northeast

Putnam County

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Distance: About 150 miles [241.4 km] to the North Northeast

Sevier County

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Distance: About 191 miles [307.4 km] to the Northeast

Trousdale County

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Distance: About 155 miles [249.4 km] to the North

White County

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Distance: About 128 miles [206 km] to the North Northeast

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Texas

Angelina County

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Distance: About 538 miles [865.8 km] to the West Southwest

Burnet County

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Distance: About 730 miles [1,174.8 km] to the West Southwest

Cherokee County

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Distance: About 536 miles [862.6 km] to the West Southwest

Cooke County

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Distance: About 621 miles [999.4 km] to the West

Dallas County

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Distance: About 632 miles [1,017.1 km] to the West

Fannin County

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Distance: About 568 miles [914.1 km] to the West

Houston County

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Distance: About 568 miles [914.1 km] to the West Southwest

Kerr County

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Distance: About 807 miles [1,298.7 km] to the West Southwest

Nacogdoches County

Our profile page for Shady Grove, Nacogdoches County   [Map]
Distance: About 514 miles [827.2 km] to the West Southwest

Navarro County

Our profile page for Shady Grove, Navarro County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Navarro County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Panola County

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Distance: About 491 miles [790.2 km] to the West Southwest

Rains County

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Distance: About 558 miles [898 km] to the West

Smith County

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Distance: About 539 miles [867.4 km] to the West

Upshur County

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Distance: About 526 miles [846.5 km] to the West

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Utah

Salt Lake County

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Distance: About 1,473 miles [2,370.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Bedford County

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Distance: About 423 miles [680.8 km] to the East Northeast

Franklin County

Our profile page for Shady Grove, Franklin County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Franklin County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Greene County

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Distance: About 509 miles [819.2 km] to the Northeast

Halifax County

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Distance: About 445 miles [716.2 km] to the East Northeast

Henrico County

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Distance: About 536 miles [862.6 km] to the East Northeast

Smyth County

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Distance: About 324 miles [521.4 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

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Distance: About 296 miles [476.4 km] to the Northeast

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West Virginia

Morgan County

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Distance: About 583 miles [938.2 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning 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: 34.1140, Longitude: -86.1569     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shady Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Shady Grove to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 313.322 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.961 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.906 degrees.

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<7>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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<8>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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