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Welcome to Alabama Shores ...

Alabama Shores is located in Colbert County<1>.

The location of Alabama Shores has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Alabama Shores: Alabama Shrs.

Alabama Shores is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Alabama Shores: (256) and (938)<4>

Communities near Alabama Shores ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alabama Shores.

  • Florence [Lauderdale County]
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    • Florence [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Alabama Shores
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,797 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<6>
  • Muscle Shoals [Colbert County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscle Shoals have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muscle Shoals
    • Muscle Shoals [Colbert County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Alabama Shores
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscle Shoals
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Muscle Shoals<6>
  • Sheffield [Colbert County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheffield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheffield
    • Sheffield [Colbert County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Alabama Shores
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,901 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheffield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheffield<6>
  • Tuscumbia [Colbert County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuscumbia
    • Tuscumbia [Colbert County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Alabama Shores
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,461 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuscumbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuscumbia<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty Grove
      • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Alabama Shores
      • Estimated population in 2014: 7,825 people
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    • Rogersville [Lauderdale County]
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      • Rogersville [Lauderdale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Alabama Shores
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,251 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<6>
    • Town Creek [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Town Creek
      • Town Creek [Lawrence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Alabama Shores
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,039 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Town Creek<6>
    • Littleville [Colbert County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littleville
      • Littleville [Colbert County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Alabama Shores
      • Estimated population in 2019: 992 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littleville
    • Killen [Lauderdale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Killen
      • Killen [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Alabama Shores
      • Estimated population in 2019: 955 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killen<6>
    • Saint Joseph [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
      • Saint Joseph [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Alabama Shores
      • Estimated population in 2019: 829 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alabama Shores. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alabama Shores.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alabama Shores. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alabama Shores.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alabama Shores. See our Newspapers Page for Alabama Shores.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alabama Shores ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Colbert County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Colbert, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alabama Shores - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alabama Shores) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alabama Shores. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7965, Longitude: -87.5525       In this case, the coordinates for Alabama Shores have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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