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Sledge, Alabama

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Welcome to Sledge ...

So far, we have found very little information about Sledge. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Sledge to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Sledge, please Contact Us.

Sledge would have been located within present day Sumter County.

We aren't confident of the location of Sledge, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Sledge is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Sledge was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Sledge still existed, it would have been in the (205) area code.

Communities near Sledge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sledge and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Boligee   [Map]   302   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cuba   [Map]   303   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Epes   [Map]   172   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gainesville   [Map]   187   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Geiger   [Map]   154   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,333   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sledge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sledge - it's located in Mississippi.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sledge. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sledge. 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 Sledge.

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

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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 Sledge, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sledge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sledge) 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 Sledge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sledge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sledge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6997, Longitude: -88.3106     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sledge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sledge.

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