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

Bentleyville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wildwood Shores
 - Bentleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 753 people (with 13,213 people in 2015)
 - Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Clanton   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 623 people (with 8,844 people in 2015)
 - Clanton had a post office and railroad service
 
Columbiana   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 654 people (with 4,168 people in 2015)
 - Columbiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Cooper   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Cooper had a post office and railroad service
 
Dollar   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wildwood Shores
 - Dollar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayetteville   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Branch   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wildwood Shores
 - Gold Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Wildwood Shores
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jemison   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 360 people (with 2,619 people in 2015)
 - Jemison had a post office and railroad service
 
Jumbo   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wildwood Shores
 - Jumbo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lomax   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Lomax had a post office and railroad service
 
Longview   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wildwood Shores
 - Longview had a post office and railroad service
 
Marble Valley   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Marble Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montevallo   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 6,648 people in 2015)
 - Montevallo had a post office and railroad service
 
Moriah   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wildwood Shores
 - Moriah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quinsey   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wildwood Shores
 - Quinsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shelby   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 753 people
 - Shelby had a post office and railroad service
 
Shelby Springs   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wildwood Shores
 - Shelby Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Calera   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wildwood Shores
 - South Calera had a post office and railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylacauga   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 464 people (with 12,657 people in 2015)
 - Sylacauga had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega Springs   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wildwood Shores
 - Talladega Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Travelers Rest   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Travelers Rest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Verbena   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 756 people
 - Verbena had a post office and railroad service
 
Weogufka   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Wildwood Shores
 - Weogufka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilsonville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wildwood Shores
 - 1895 population of 184 people (with 1,980 people in 2015)
 - Wilsonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Zubers   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wildwood Shores
 - Zubers had a post office and no 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 Wildwood 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 'straight-line' distance that begins in Wildwood Shores. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wildwood Shores) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wildwood Shores. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0279, Longitude: -86.5405     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wildwood Shores have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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