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1890 Communities Near Shannon Glen ...

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 Shannon Glen in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Shannon Glen.

Anita   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Shannon Glen
 - Anita had railroad service and no post office
 
Bamford   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Shannon Glen
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bessemer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shannon Glen
 - 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 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shannon Glen
 - Blue Creek Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Boothton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shannon Glen
 - Boothton had railroad service and no post office
 
Brickyard Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shannon Glen
 - Brickyard Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shannon Glen
 - 1895 population of 753 people (with 13,213 people in 2015)
 - Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Dogwood   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shannon Glen
 - Dogwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Falliston   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Shannon Glen
 - Falliston had railroad service and no post office
 
Gurnee   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shannon Glen
 - 1895 population of 291 people
 - Gurnee had a post office and railroad service
 
Helena   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shannon Glen
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 18,264 people in 2015)
 - Helena had a post office and railroad service
 
Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shannon Glen
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
Maylene   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shannon Glen
 - Maylene had railroad service and no post office
 
McCalla   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shannon Glen
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
 
Montevallo   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Shannon Glen
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 6,648 people in 2015)
 - Montevallo had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shannon Glen
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
 
Old Jonesboro   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shannon Glen
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Shannon Glen
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shannon Glen
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Siluria   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shannon Glen
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Siluria had a post office and railroad service
 
Sloss   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shannon Glen
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shannon Glen
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Tulse   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shannon Glen
 - Tulse had railroad service and no post office
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shannon Glen
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodward Junction   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shannon Glen
 - Woodward Junction had railroad service and no post office

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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 Shannon Glen, 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Shannon Glen. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shannon Glen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shannon Glen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2751, Longitude: -86.8417     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shannon Glen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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