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Sardis, Alabama
(Fayette County)

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Welcome to Sardis ...

Although we found mention of Sardis during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Sardis was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

While we are confident that Sardis was located in Fayette County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Sardis to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Sardis - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Sardis, please Contact Us.


Time Zone: The area where we believe that Sardis might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Sardis would be found within the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Sardis ...

While we believe that this Sardis is located in Fayette County, we know of another 7 Alabama communities named Sardis. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bullock, Butler, Crenshaw, Dallas, Tallapoosa, Walker.

Beyond Alabama, there are 37 communities that are also named Sardis - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia, Florida, Georgia (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (4), Virginia and West Virginia (2).

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Sardis and then turned west". While Sardis could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Sardis as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Sardis could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.






















 

 

 

 

 


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