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Although we found mention of Shinebone during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Shinebone. If you can help us locate Shinebone, please Contact Us.




About Shinebone (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Clay County (see below)

Time Zone: Shinebone lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (256), (938)<2>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Shinebone

GNIS ID:   None
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 69912

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Shinebone)


About Clay County

The community of Ashland is the County Seat for Clay County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Pike)

Population

2016:<3>     13,492   (3.16% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     13,932   (2.26% decrease since 2000)
2000:     14,254

Total Area:<4>   606 sq. miles [1,569.5 km²]

Housing Units:<5>   6,776

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Clay

GNIS ID:   161539
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 027

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Shinebone)


About Alabama

From the US Census

Population

2016:     4,863,300   (1.75% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Shinebone)

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Shinebone and then turned west". While Shinebone could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Shinebone as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Shinebone could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Alabama community named Shinebone.

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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Shinebone.

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<3>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Shinebone. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<5>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Shinebone.