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1890 Communities Near Shellhorn ...

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

Ansley   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shellhorn
 - Ansley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Banks   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shellhorn
 - Banks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradleyton   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Shellhorn
 - Bradleyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Catalpa   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Shellhorn
 - Catalpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Center Point   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Shellhorn
 - Center Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
China Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shellhorn
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - China Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curry   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shellhorn
 - Curry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grady   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shellhorn
 - Grady had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Shellhorn
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Henderson   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Shellhorn
 - 1895 population of 159 people
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highland Home   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shellhorn
 - Highland Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lapine   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shellhorn
 - Lapine had a post office and railroad service
 
Linwood   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shellhorn
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Linwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Shellhorn
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Live Oak   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shellhorn
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Live Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadville   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shellhorn
 - Meadville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orion   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shellhorn
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Orion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patsburg   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shellhorn
 - Patsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Petrey   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shellhorn
 - Petrey had a post office and railroad service
 
Pine Level   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Shellhorn
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Pine Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ramer   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shellhorn
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Ramer had a post office and railroad service
 
Saville   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Shellhorn
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Saville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shady Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shellhorn
 - Shady Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shellhorn
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 18,853 people in 2015)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Vidette   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shellhorn
 - Vidette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wingard   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shellhorn
 - Wingard 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 Shellhorn, 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 starting in Shellhorn. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shellhorn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shellhorn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8760, Longitude: -86.0797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shellhorn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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