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Sand Lick, Alabama

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Welcome to Sand Lick ...

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

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

Sand Lick would have been located within present day Colbert County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Sand Lick is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

If Sand Lick still existed, it would have been in the (256) & (938)<3> area codes.

Communities near Sand Lick ...

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

Community   2016<5>
Cherokee   [Map]   1,009   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,959   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Leighton   [Map]   707   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Littleville   [Map]   981   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Phil Campbell   [Map]   1,273   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sand Lick ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Sand Lick - they are located in Kentucky and Virginia.

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

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 Sand Lick. 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 Sand Lick. 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 Sand Lick.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Sand Lick 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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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 Sand Lick, 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 Sand Lick - 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 Sand Lick.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sand Lick. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5973, Longitude: -87.7936     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sand Lick 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 Sand Lick.

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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 Sand Lick.