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Shady Acres, Alabama
(Marshall County)

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Welcome to Shady Acres ...

Shady Acres is located in Marshall County<1>.

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

Shady Acres is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Shady Acres (for example, toward Taliaferro (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Shady Acres: (256) and (938)<4>

Communities Also Named Shady Acres ...

While we believe that this Shady Acres is located in Marshall County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Shady Acres. Those communities are located in the following counties: Elmore and Saint Clair County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 13 communities that are also named Shady Acres - they are located in Georgia (2), Illinois, Maryland, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (2) and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Shady Acres ...

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

  • Albertville [Marshall County]
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    • Albertville [Marshall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Shady Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albertville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,711 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albertville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albertville<6>
  • Scottsboro [Jackson County]
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    • Scottsboro [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Shady Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsboro<6>
  • Guntersville [Marshall County]
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    • Guntersville [Marshall County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Shady Acres
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,571 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntersville<6>
  • Arab [Marshall County]
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    • Arab [Marshall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Shady Acres
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arab
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arab<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Hope [Madison County]
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      • New Hope [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Shady Acres
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,916 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hope<6>
    • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owens' Cross Roads
      • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Shady Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owens' Cross Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,129 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owens' Cross Roads
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owens' Cross Roads<6>
    • Grant [Marshall County]
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      • Grant [Marshall County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Shady Acres
      • Estimated population in 2019: 916 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grant<6>
    • Geraldine [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geraldine
      • Geraldine [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Shady Acres
      • Estimated population in 2019: 898 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geraldine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geraldine<6>
    • Gurley [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gurley
      • Gurley [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Shady Acres
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gurley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 812 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gurley<6>
    • Section [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Section
      • Section [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Shady Acres
      • Estimated population in 2019: 740 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Section
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Section<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 Shady Acres. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Shady Acres.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shady Acres ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Marshall County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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 Marshall, 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 Shady Acres - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shady Acres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shady Acres. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4693, Longitude: -86.3033       In this case, the coordinates for Shady Acres 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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