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Shiloh, Alabama
(DeKalb County)

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Welcome to Shiloh ...

The town of Shiloh is located in DeKalb County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Shiloh has a population of 275 people<1> (see below for details).

Shiloh is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Shiloh lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Shiloh (for example, toward Menlo (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Shiloh: (256) and (938)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Shiloh had a population of 274 people. This makes Shiloh the county's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 274 people, the population of Shiloh decreased 5.19% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 289 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Shiloh had an population of 275 people. This is an increase of 0.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.84% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Shiloh.

Communities near Shiloh ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Shiloh and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Collinsville   [Map]   1,973   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,848   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Geraldine   [Map]   902   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,346   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   974   N   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Shiloh.

Communities Also Named Shiloh ...

While we believe that this Shiloh is located in DeKalb County, we know of another 6 Alabama communities named Shiloh. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chambers, Clay, Covington, Etowah, Marengo and Pike County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 101 communities that are also named Shiloh - they are located in Arkansas (10), California, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (3), Maine, Maryland (3), Michigan, Mississippi (4), Missouri, New Jersey (2), North Carolina (5), Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (7), South Dakota, Tennessee (11), Texas (10), Utah, Virginia (6) and West Virginia (3).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Shiloh.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Shiloh. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Shiloh. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Shiloh.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Shiloh:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shiloh ...

Looking for more information about Shiloh? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Shiloh? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Shiloh, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Shiloh.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Shiloh. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About DeKalb County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shiloh. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

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







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Shiloh.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shiloh - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Shiloh.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Shiloh. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Shiloh. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Shiloh.



 
 
 

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