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Bullard Shoals, Alabama

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Welcome to Bullard Shoals ...

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

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

Bullard Shoals would have been located within present day Jefferson County.

A typical abbreviation for Bullard Shoals: Bullard Shls.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Bullard Shoals is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Bullard Shoals would have been located in the (205) area code.

Communities near Bullard Shoals ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   212,157   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

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 Bullard Shoals. 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 Bullard Shoals. 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 Bullard Shoals.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Bullard Shoals 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 Bullard Shoals, 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 Bullard Shoals - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Bullard Shoals. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bullard Shoals) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bullard Shoals. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bullard Shoals

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bullard Shoals. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3921, Longitude: -87.0236     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bullard Shoals have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bullard Shoals.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Bullard Shoals.