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(Colbert County)

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Welcome to Shady Grove ...

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

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




Shady Grove would have been located within present day Colbert County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Shady Grove: Shady Grv.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Shady Grove is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The location where Shady Grove once stood is in the (256) and (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Shady Grove ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Florence   [Map]   39,852   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Killen   [Map]   972   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lexington   [Map]   717   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Littleville   [Map]   988   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,258   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   14,022   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Shady Grove ...

While we believe that this Shady Grove is located in Colbert County, we know of another 7 Alabama communities named Shady Grove. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clay, Coffee, Etowah, Franklin, Jefferson, Pike and Washington County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 106 communities that are also named Shady Grove - they are located in Arkansas (12), Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (8), Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky (4), Louisiana (3), Maryland, Mississippi (9), Missouri (4), New Mexico, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma (4), Pennsylvania, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (17), Texas (14), Utah, Virginia (7) and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Shady Grove. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Shady Grove. 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 Shady Grove.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Shady Grove:

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About Colbert County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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

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 Shady Grove, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shady Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<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 Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shady Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7334, Longitude: -87.4417     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shady Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Shady Grove.

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