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Shoal Creek, Alabama
(Shelby County)

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Welcome to Shoal Creek ...

Shoal Creek is located in Shelby County.

A typical abbreviation for Shoal Creek: Shoal Crk. (or less commonly used: Shoal Ck. or Shoal Cr.)

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

The telephone area code for Shoal Creek: (205)

Communities near Shoal Creek ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<1>.

Community   2016<2>
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   212,157   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   W   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Shoal Creek.

Communities Also Named Shoal Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Shoal Creek: This one is located in Shelby County and the other is located in Cleburne County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 7 communities that are also named Shoal Creek - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia (3), Missouri and North Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Shoal Creek.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Shoal Creek. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Shoal Creek. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Shoal Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Shoal Creek:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shoal Creek ...

Looking for more information about Shoal Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Shoal Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Shoal Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Shoal Creek.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Shoal Creek. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shoal Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Shoal Creek. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shoal Creek) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Shoal Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shoal Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shoal Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4323, Longitude: -86.6221     [Map].

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Shoal Creek.

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Shoal Creek.