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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<2>.

We aren't confident of the location of Sledge, so consider the above location as an estimate.<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Sledge is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 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.

Communities near Sledge ...

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

  • Livingston [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livingston
    • Livingston [Sumter County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Sledge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,260 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livingston<7>
  • York [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York
    • York [Sumter County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Sledge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,239 people
    • Former names for York:
    • New York Station
    • York Station
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<7>
  • Scooba [Kemper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scooba
    • Scooba [Kemper County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Sledge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 686 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scooba have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scooba
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scooba<7>
  • Epes [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Epes
    • Epes [Sumter County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Sledge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 329 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Epes have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Epes
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cuba [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba
      • Cuba [Sumter County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Sledge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 290 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
    • Boligee [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boligee
      • Boligee [Greene County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Sledge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 280 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boligee have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boligee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boligee<7>
    • Gainesville [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville
      • Gainesville [Sumter County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Sledge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gainesville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville
    • Geiger [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geiger
      • Geiger [Sumter County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Sledge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 151 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geiger
    • Electric Mills [Kemper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Electric Mills
      • Electric Mills [Kemper County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Sledge
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Electric Mills
    • Moore Town [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moore Town
      • Moore Town [Sumter County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Sledge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moore Town have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moore Town

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Sledge.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Sumter, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. 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 maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sledge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Sledge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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.
<7>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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