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Welcome to Sharps Shores ...

Sharps Shores is located in Lauderdale County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Sharps Shores: Sharps Shrs.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Sharps Shores for more information about variations on the name of Sharps Shores.

Sharps Shores is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Sharps Shores: (256) & (938)<4>

Communities near Sharps Shores ...

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

  • Muscle Shoals [Colbert County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muscle Shoals
    • Muscle Shoals [Colbert County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Sharps Shores
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,575 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscle Shoals have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscle Shoals
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Muscle Shoals<6>
  • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty Grove
    • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Sharps Shores
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,825 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Grove
  • Trinity [Morgan County]
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    • Trinity [Morgan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Sharps Shores
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,477 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<6>
  • Rogersville [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogersville
    • Rogersville [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the north of Sharps Shores
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,251 people
    • Former name for Rogersville:
    • Rodgersville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Town Creek [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Town Creek
      • Town Creek [Lawrence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Sharps Shores
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,039 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Town Creek<6>
    • Killen [Lauderdale County]
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      • Killen [Lauderdale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Sharps Shores
      • Estimated population in 2019: 955 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killen<6>
    • Leighton [Colbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leighton
      • Leighton [Colbert County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Sharps Shores
      • Estimated population in 2019: 756 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leighton<6>
    • Lexington [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
      • Lexington [Lauderdale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Sharps Shores
      • Estimated population in 2019: 709 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>
    • Saint Florian [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Florian
      • Saint Florian [Lauderdale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Sharps Shores
      • Estimated population in 2019: 670 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Florian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Florian
    • North Courtland [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Courtland
      • North Courtland [Lawrence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Sharps Shores
      • Estimated population in 2019: 620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Courtland

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 Sharps Shores. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sharps Shores.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sharps Shores ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Lauderdale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sharps Shores. 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 Lauderdale, 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 Sharps Shores - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sharps Shores) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sharps Shores. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7806, Longitude: -87.3111       In this case, the coordinates for Sharps Shores 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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