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Slabtown, Alabama

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Welcome to Slabtown ...

So far, we have found very little information about Slabtown. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Slabtown to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Slabtown, please Contact Us.




Slabtown would have been located within present day Lauderdale County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Slabtown is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Slabtown was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Slabtown once stood is in the (256) and (938)<3> area codes.

Communities near Slabtown ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Slabtown and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2015<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Anderson   [Map]   278   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Florence   [Map]   40,026   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Killen   [Map]   982   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lexington   [Map]   723   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rogersville   [Map]   1,231   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Slabtown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Slabtown - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Missouri (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (6), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (4), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Slabtown. 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 Slabtown. 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 Slabtown.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Slabtown no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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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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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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 Slabtown, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Slabtown - 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 Slabtown.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Slabtown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Slabtown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slabtown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9804, Longitude: -87.4347     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Slabtown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Slabtown.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Slabtown.



 
 
 

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