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1890 Communities Near Shell Heights ...

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

Alberton   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shell Heights
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Alberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arguta   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shell Heights
 - Arguta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Asbury   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shell Heights
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhatchee   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shell Heights
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shell Heights
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffee Springs   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shell Heights
 - 1895 population of 32 people (with 229 people in 2015)
 - Coffee Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shell Heights
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daleville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shell Heights
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 5,141 people in 2015)
 - Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Damascus   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shell Heights
 - Damascus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillard   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shell Heights
 - Dillard had a post office and railroad service
 
Dundee   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shell Heights
 - Dundee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shell Heights
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elba   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shell Heights
 - 1895 population of 285 people (with 3,903 people in 2015)
 - Elba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shell Heights
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ewell   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shell Heights
 - Ewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geneva   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Shell Heights
 - 1895 population of 638 people (with 4,460 people in 2015)
 - Geneva had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Bluff   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shell Heights
 - High Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highfalls   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Shell Heights
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Highfalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Level Plains   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shell Heights
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marl   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shell Heights
 - Marl had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Shell Heights
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Newton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Shell Heights
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 1,472 people in 2015)
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ozark   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shell Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,195 people (with 14,719 people in 2015)
 - Ozark had a post office and railroad service
 
Tabernacle   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Shell Heights
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shell Heights
 - Tennille had a post office and railroad service
 
Victoria   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shell Heights
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Victoria 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 Shell Heights, 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' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Shell Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shell Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shell Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3477, Longitude: -85.8591     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shell Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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