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Welcome to Shell Heights ...

Shell Heights is located in Coffee County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Shell Heights: Shell Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Shell Heights is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Shell Heights is located in the (334) area code.

Communities near Shell Heights ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Shell Heights.

  • Ozark [Dale County]
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    • Ozark [Dale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Shell Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,284 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<5>
  • Daleville [Dale County]
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    • Daleville [Dale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Shell Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,102 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daleville<5>
  • Elba [Coffee County]
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    • Elba [Coffee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Shell Heights
    • Former name for Elba: Bridgeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,811 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elba<5>
  • Hartford [Geneva County]
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    • Hartford [Geneva County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Shell Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,578 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Level Plains [Dale County]
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      • Level Plains [Dale County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Shell Heights
      • 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.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,002 people
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    • Samson [Geneva County]
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      • Samson [Geneva County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Shell Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,854 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Samson<5>
    • Newton [Dale County]
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      • Newton [Dale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Shell Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,456 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • New Brockton [Coffee County]
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      • New Brockton [Coffee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Shell Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Brockton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Brockton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Brockton<5>
    • Ariton [Dale County]
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      • Ariton [Dale County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Shell Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 739 people
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    • Pinckard [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinckard
      • Pinckard [Dale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Shell Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinckard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 630 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinckard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinckard<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shell Heights ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Coffee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shell Heights. 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 Coffee, 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 Shell Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shell Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shell Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3477, Longitude: -85.8591       In this case, the coordinates for Shell Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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