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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 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:

  • Birmingham [Map], which is the Seat of Jefferson County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Shady Grove to Birmingham, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 95 miles [152.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 664 miles [1,068.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,556 miles [10,550.9 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 7,266 miles [11,693.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,142 miles [8,275.2 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 64 miles [103 km] to the East Southeast

Coffee County

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Distance: About 153 miles [246.2 km] to the South Southeast

Colbert County

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This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 82 miles [132 km] to the North Northwest

Etowah County

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

Franklin County

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Distance: About 65 miles [104.6 km] to the Northwest

Pike County

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Distance: About 126 miles [202.8 km] to the South Southeast

Washington County

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


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Baxter County

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Distance: About 355 miles [571.3 km] to the West Northwest

Faulkner County

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Distance: About 331 miles [532.7 km] to the West Northwest

Fulton County

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Distance: About 337 miles [542.3 km] to the Northwest

Johnson County

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Distance: About 392 miles [630.9 km] to the West Northwest

Logan County

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Distance: About 382 miles [614.8 km] to the West Northwest

Mississippi County

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Distance: About 237 miles [381.4 km] to the 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 250 miles [402.3 km] to the Northwest

Polk County

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Distance: About 423 miles [680.8 km] to the West Northwest

Pulaski County

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Distance: About 322 miles [518.2 km] to the West Northwest

Washington County

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Distance: About 441 miles [709.7 km] to the West Northwest

Woodruff County

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Distance: About 263 miles [423.3 km] to the West Northwest

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Delaware

Sussex County

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Distance: About 750 miles [1,207 km] to the East Northeast

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Florida

Jackson County

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Distance: About 234 miles [376.6 km] to the South Southeast

Taylor County

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Distance: About 301 miles [484.4 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Carroll County

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Distance: About 113 miles [181.9 km] to the East

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 125 miles [201.2 km] to the East Southeast

Houston County

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Distance: About 205 miles [329.9 km] to the East Southeast

Stewart County

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Distance: About 165 miles [265.5 km] to the 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 259 miles [416.8 km] to the North Northwest

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Iowa

Buchanan County

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Distance: About 665 miles [1,070.2 km] to the North Northwest

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Kentucky

Crittenden County

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Distance: About 263 miles [423.3 km] to the North

Elliott County

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Distance: About 385 miles [619.6 km] to the North Northeast

McCracken County

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Distance: About 248 miles [399.1 km] to the North Northwest

Metcalfe County

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Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Natchitoches Parish

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Distance: About 385 miles [619.6 km] to the West Southwest

Tensas Parish

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Distance: About 280 miles [450.6 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 664 miles [1,068.6 km] to the Northeast

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Mississippi

Attala County

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

Carroll County

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Distance: About 173 miles [278.4 km] to the West

Copiah County

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Distance: About 228 miles [366.9 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 178 miles [286.5 km] to the Southwest

Pontotoc County

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Distance: About 131 miles [210.8 km] to the West Northwest

Smith County

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Distance: About 192 miles [309 km] to the Southwest

Tippah County

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Distance: About 141 miles [226.9 km] to the Northwest

Webster County

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Distance: About 134 miles [215.7 km] to the West

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Missouri

Christian County

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Distance: About 416 miles [669.5 km] to the Northwest

Dallas County

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Distance: About 426 miles [685.6 km] to the Northwest

Polk County

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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 417 miles [671.1 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 551 miles [886.7 km] to the East Northeast

Yadkin County

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Distance: About 409 miles [658.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Fayette County

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Distance: About 461 miles [741.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Cherokee County

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Distance: About 486 miles [782.1 km] to the West Northwest

McIntosh County

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Distance: About 495 miles [796.6 km] to the West Northwest

Pawnee County

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Distance: About 555 miles [893.2 km] to the West Northwest

Sequoyah County

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Distance: About 444 miles [714.5 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Franklin County

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Distance: About 669 miles [1,076.7 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Charleston County

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Distance: About 406 miles [653.4 km] to the East

Pickens County

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Distance: About 259 miles [416.8 km] to the East Northeast

Sumter County

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Distance: About 380 miles [611.6 km] to the East

Union County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 312 miles [502.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Coffee County

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Distance: About 151 miles [243 km] to the North Northeast

Crockett County

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Distance: About 197 miles [317 km] to the Northwest

Franklin County

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Distance: About 131 miles [210.8 km] to the North Northeast

Hamilton County

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Distance: About 157 miles [252.7 km] to the Northeast

Hardin County

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Distance: About 143 miles [230.1 km] to the North Northwest

Hickman County

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Distance: About 147 miles [236.6 km] to the North

Jackson County

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

Jefferson County

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Distance: About 258 miles [415.2 km] to the Northeast

Knox County

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Distance: About 222 miles [357.3 km] to the Northeast

Lawrence County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 107 miles [172.2 km] to the North

Lincoln County

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Distance: About 111 miles [178.6 km] to the North Northeast

Montgomery County

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

Morgan County

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Distance: About 217 miles [349.2 km] to the Northeast

Putnam County

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Distance: About 203 miles [326.7 km] to the North Northeast

Sevier County

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Distance: About 251 miles [403.9 km] to the Northeast

Trousdale County

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Distance: About 197 miles [317 km] to the North Northeast

White County

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Distance: About 179 miles [288.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Texas

Angelina County

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Distance: About 481 miles [774.1 km] to the West Southwest

Burnet County

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Distance: About 674 miles [1,084.7 km] to the West Southwest

Cherokee County

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Distance: About 481 miles [774.1 km] to the West Southwest

Cooke County

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Distance: About 573 miles [922.2 km] to the West

Dallas County

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Distance: About 581 miles [935 km] to the West

Fannin County

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

Houston County

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Distance: About 511 miles [822.4 km] to the West Southwest

Kerr County

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Distance: About 750 miles [1,207 km] to the West Southwest

Nacogdoches County

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Distance: About 457 miles [735.5 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 436 miles [701.7 km] to the West Southwest

Rains County

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Distance: About 507 miles [815.9 km] to the West

Smith County

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Distance: About 485 miles [780.5 km] to the West

Upshur County

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Distance: About 474 miles [762.8 km] to the West

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Utah

Salt Lake County

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Distance: About 1,445 miles [2,325.5 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Bedford County

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Distance: About 483 miles [777.3 km] to the 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 569 miles [915.7 km] to the Northeast

Halifax County

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Distance: About 505 miles [812.7 km] to the East Northeast

Henrico County

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Distance: About 596 miles [959.2 km] to the East Northeast

Smyth County

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Distance: About 385 miles [619.6 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

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Distance: About 356 miles [572.9 km] to the Northeast

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West Virginia

Morgan County

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Distance: About 643 miles [1,034.8 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from 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: 33.5932, Longitude: -87.0033     [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 313.802 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.443 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.362 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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