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Welcome to Schuster ...

Schuster is located in Wilcox County<1>.

We aren't confident of the location of Schuster, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

Schuster is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Schuster ...

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

  • Camden [Wilcox County]
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    • Camden [Wilcox County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Schuster
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,694 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camden<6>
  • Vredenburgh [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vredenburgh
    • Vredenburgh [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Schuster
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 284 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vredenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vredenburgh
  • Beatrice [Monroe County]
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    • Beatrice [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Schuster
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beatrice have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beatrice
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beatrice<6>
  • Pine Apple [Wilcox County]
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    • Pine Apple [Wilcox County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Schuster
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 129 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Apple
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oak Hill [Wilcox County]
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      • Oak Hill [Wilcox County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Schuster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Awin [Wilcox County]
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      • Awin [Wilcox County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Schuster
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Awin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Awin
    • Snow Hill [Wilcox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill
      • Snow Hill [Wilcox County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Schuster
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
    • Furman [Wilcox County]
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      • Furman [Wilcox County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Schuster
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Furman
    • Ackerville [Wilcox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ackerville
      • Ackerville [Wilcox County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Schuster
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ackerville
    • Forest Home [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Home
      • Forest Home [Butler County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Schuster
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Home have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Home
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Home<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 Schuster. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Schuster.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Schuster. 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 Schuster.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Schuster ...

Looking for more information about Schuster? 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 Schuster, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Schuster.

Adding Schuster to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Schuster in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Schuster was on a map titled Map of Alabama (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Schuster on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Schuster

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About Wilcox County

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

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 Wilcox, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Schuster - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Schuster) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Schuster. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SchusterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Schuster. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8649, Longitude: -87.0457       In this case, the coordinates for Schuster have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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.
<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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