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1890 Communities Near Shady Heights ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Shady Heights in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Shady Heights.

  • Asbury [Dale County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Asbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asbury
    • Asbury [Dale County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Shady Heights
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asbury
  • Ashford [Houston County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashford
    • Ashford [Houston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Shady Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,181 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ashford had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashford<4>
  • Balkum [Henry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balkum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balkum
    • Balkum [Henry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Shady Heights
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Balkum had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Balkum
  • Barber [Houston County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barber have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barber
    • Barber [Houston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Shady Heights
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Barber had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barber
  • Bertha [Dale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bertha
    • Bertha [Dale County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the north of Shady Heights
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bertha had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bertha
  • Big Creek [Houston County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Creek
    • Big Creek [Houston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Shady Heights
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 30 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Big Creek had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Creek
  • Campbellton [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campbellton
    • Campbellton [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Shady Heights
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 105 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 221 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Campbellton had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campbellton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbellton<4>
  • Cedar Springs [Early County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Springs
    • Cedar Springs [Early County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the east of Shady Heights
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 62 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,997 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cedar Springs had no post office or railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Springs<4>
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    • Clayhatchee [Dale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayhatchee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayhatchee
      • Clayhatchee [Dale County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the west of Shady Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 585 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayhatchee
    • Daleville [Dale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleville
      • Daleville [Dale County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the west of Shady Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 76 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,102 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daleville<4>
    • Dundee [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dundee
      • Dundee [Geneva County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Shady Heights
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Dundee had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Echo [Dale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo
      • Echo [Dale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Shady Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 69 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Echo had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo
    • Ewell [Dale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ewell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ewell
      • Ewell [Dale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Shady Heights
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ewell had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ewell
    • Fadette [Geneva County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fadette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fadette
      • Fadette [Geneva County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Shady Heights
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Fadette had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fadette
    • Graceville [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graceville
      • Graceville [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Shady Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 55 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,125 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Graceville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graceville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graceville<4>
    • Hardwickburg [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardwickburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardwickburg
      • Hardwickburg [Henry County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Shady Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 20 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hardwickburg had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardwickburg
    • Headland [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Headland
      • Headland [Henry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Shady Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 417 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,712 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Headland had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Headland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Headland<4>
    • High Bluff [Geneva County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Bluff
      • High Bluff [Geneva County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the west of Shady Heights
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, High Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Bluff
    • Keyton's [Houston County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keyton's have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keyton's
      • Keyton's [Houston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Shady Heights
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Keyton's had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keyton's
    • Level Plains [Dale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Level Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Level Plains
      • Level Plains [Dale County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the west of Shady Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,002 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Level Plains
    • Midland City [Dale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midland City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midland City
      • Midland City [Dale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Shady Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,358 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Midland City had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midland City<4>
    • Newton [Dale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton
      • Newton [Dale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Shady Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 520 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,456 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Newton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Ozark [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozark
      • Ozark [Dale County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Shady Heights
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,195 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,284 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Ozark had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<4>
    • Tidwell [Houston County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tidwell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tidwell
      • Tidwell [Houston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Shady Heights
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tidwell had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tidwell
    • Warwick [Geneva County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Warwick was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warwick
      • Warwick [Geneva County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the southwest of Shady Heights
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Warwick had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.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 Heights, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shady Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shady Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2121, Longitude: -85.3819       In this case, the coordinates for Shady Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>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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