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Shiloh, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Shiloh ...

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

Blake   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shiloh
 - Blake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chavies   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Shiloh
 - Chavies had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collbran   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shiloh
 - Collbran had railroad service and no post office
 
Dawson   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shiloh
 - Dawson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Shiloh
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Floy   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Floy was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shiloh
 - Floy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Payne   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 2,698 people (with 14,150 people in 2015)
 - Fort Payne had a post office and railroad service
 
Geraldine   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shiloh
 - Geraldine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Oak   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Grove Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Index   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Index was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Shiloh
 - Index had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lebanon   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 135 people
 - Lebanon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loveless   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shiloh
 - Loveless had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luna   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Luna was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Luna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luttrell   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shiloh
 - Luttrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lydia   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shiloh
 - Lydia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mahan   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mahan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shiloh
 - Mahan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Musgrove   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Musgrove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shiloh
 - Musgrove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pendergrass   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pendergrass was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Shiloh
 - Pendergrass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portersville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Portersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Skirum   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shiloh
 - Skirum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snake Creek   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Snake Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shiloh
 - Snake Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talley   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Talley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shiloh
 - Talley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ten Broeck   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shiloh
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Ten Broeck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thirtynine   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Thirtynine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Shiloh
 - Thirtynine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wills   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Shiloh
 - Wills had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Shiloh. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shiloh

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shiloh. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4638, Longitude: -85.8780     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shiloh have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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