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1890 Communities Near Shoal Run ...

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

Avondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Shoal Run
 - 1895 population of 1,642 people
 - Avondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartonville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shoal Run
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Bartonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shoal Run
 - 1895 population of 26,178 people (with 212,461 people in 2015)
 - Birmingham had a post office and railroad service
 
Bridgeton   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shoal Run
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Bridgeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shoal Run
 - Duncan had railroad service and no post office
 
Dunnavant   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shoal Run
 - Dunnavant had railroad service and no post office
 
East Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shoal Run
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
East Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shoal Run
 - 1895 population of 308 people
 - East Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Gate City   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shoal Run
 - Gate City had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Shoal Run
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Shoal Run
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Ishkooda   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shoal Run
 - Ishkooda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leeds   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shoal Run
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 11,936 people in 2015)
 - Leeds had a post office and railroad service
 
McCombs   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shoal Run
 - McCombs had railroad service and no post office
 
North Birmingham   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shoal Run
 - North Birmingham had railroad service and no post office
 
Oxmoor   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Shoal Run
 - 1895 population of 556 people
 - Oxmoor had a post office and railroad service
 
Pelham   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shoal Run
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 22,885 people in 2015)
 - Pelham had a post office and railroad service
 
Powderly   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shoal Run
 - Powderly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Ridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Shoal Run
 - Rock Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Shoal Run
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Spaulding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shoal Run
 - Spaulding had a post office and railroad service
 
Sterrett   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shoal Run
 - Sterrett had a post office and railroad service
 
Tacoa   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shoal Run
 - Tacoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Vanderbilt   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shoal Run
 - Vanderbilt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vandiver   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shoal Run
 - Vandiver had a post office and railroad service
 
Ware   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Shoal Run
 - Ware had railroad service and no post office
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Shoal Run
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodlawn   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shoal Run
 - 1895 population of 1,506 people
 - Woodlawn had a post office and 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 Shoal Run, 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 Shoal Run. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shoal Run) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shoal Run. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4134, Longitude: -86.6728     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shoal Run have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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