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1890 Communities Near Smith Shores ...

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

Albertville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Smith Shores
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,462 people in 2015)
 - Albertville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Smith Shores
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bartlett   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bartlett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Smith Shores
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Bartlett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Smith Shores
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Smith Shores
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Smith Shores
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Smith Shores
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Smith Shores
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Smith Shores
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Smith Shores
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Smith Shores
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Horton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Smith Shores
 - Horton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hyatt   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Smith Shores
 - Hyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Smith Shores
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Smith Shores
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Smith Shores
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Martling   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Smith Shores
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Smith Shores
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mid   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mid was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Smith Shores
 - Mid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minorville   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Smith Shores
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Smith Shores
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Smith Shores
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Smith Shores
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Hill   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Smith Shores
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Smith Shores
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strawberry   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Smith Shores
 - Strawberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Street   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Smith Shores
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Smith Shores
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - warrenton had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Marshall County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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 Smith Shores, 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 that stretches from Smith Shores. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Smith Shores) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smith Shores. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3601, Longitude: -86.3486     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smith Shores have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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