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1890 Communities Near Shady Lane ...

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 Lane in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Shady Lane.

  • Bell Factory [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bell Factory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bell Factory
    • Bell Factory [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Shady Lane
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 20 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bell Factory had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bell Factory
  • Berkley [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berkley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berkley
    • Berkley [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Shady Lane
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 43 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Berkley had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berkley
  • Brownsboro [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownsboro
    • Brownsboro [Madison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Shady Lane
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 15 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Brownsboro had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brownsboro<4>
  • Cluttsville [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cluttsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cluttsville
    • Cluttsville [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Shady Lane
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 66 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cluttsville
  • Deposit [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deposit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deposit
    • Deposit [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Shady Lane
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Deposit had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deposit
  • Fisk [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fisk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fisk
    • Fisk [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Shady Lane
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Fisk had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fisk
  • Gladstone [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gladstone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gladstone
    • Gladstone [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Shady Lane
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Gladstone had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gladstone
  • Greenbrier [Limestone County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbrier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbrier
    • Greenbrier [Limestone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Shady Lane
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 49 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbrier
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    • Greenfield [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Shady Lane
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Greenfield had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
    • Gurley [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gurley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gurley
      • Gurley [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Shady Lane
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 570 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 812 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Gurley had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gurley<4>
    • Haden [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haden
      • Haden [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Shady Lane
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 20 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Haden had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haden
    • Huntsville [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
      • Huntsville [Madison County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the southeast of Shady Lane
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 7,995 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 200,574 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville<4>
    • Jeff [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeff
      • Jeff [Madison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Shady Lane
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeff
    • Key's Mill [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Key's Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Key's Mill
      • Key's Mill [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Shady Lane
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Key's Mill had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Key's Mill
    • Madison Crossroads [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison Crossroads
      • Madison Crossroads [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Shady Lane
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 30 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Madison Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison Crossroads
    • Maysville [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maysville
      • Maysville [Madison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Shady Lane
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 218 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Maysville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maysville
    • Mercury [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercury
      • Mercury [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Shady Lane
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mercury had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercury
    • Meridianville [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meridianville
      • Meridianville [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Shady Lane
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 185 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Meridianville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meridianville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meridianville<4>
    • Monrovia [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monrovia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monrovia
      • Monrovia [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Shady Lane
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 60 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monrovia
    • Moore's Mill [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moore's Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moore's Mill
      • Moore's Mill [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Shady Lane
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Moore's Mill had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moore's Mill
    • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County]
      • 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.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owens' Cross Roads
      • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Shady Lane
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 50 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,129 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owens' Cross Roads
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owens' Cross Roads<4>
    • Swancott [Limestone County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swancott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swancott
      • Swancott [Limestone County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Shady Lane
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Swancott had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swancott
    • Talucah [Morgan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talucah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talucah
      • Talucah [Morgan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Shady Lane
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talucah
    • Triana [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Triana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Triana
      • Triana [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Shady Lane
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 111 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 949 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Triana had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Triana
    • Whitesburg [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitesburg
      • Whitesburg [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Shady Lane
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 80 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitesburg
    • Wooley Springs [Limestone County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wooley Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wooley Springs
      • Wooley Springs [Limestone County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Shady Lane
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Wooley Springs had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shady Lane. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7565, Longitude: -86.6205       In this case, the coordinates for Shady Lane have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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