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Welcome to Slickrock Ford ...

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

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


Slickrock Ford would have been located within present day Franklin County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Slickrock Ford: Slickrock Frd.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Slickrock Ford is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Slickrock Ford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Russellville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the East (E) of Slickrock Ford

Tuscumbia   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Slickrock Ford

Located in Colbert County

Red Bay   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Slickrock Ford

Belmont   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Slickrock Ford

Located in Tishomingo County (MS)

Hackleburg   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Slickrock Ford

Located in Marion County

Phil Campbell   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Slickrock Ford

Cherokee   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Slickrock Ford

Located in Colbert County

Littleville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Slickrock Ford

Located in Colbert County

Vina   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Slickrock Ford

Tishomingo   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Slickrock Ford

Located in Tishomingo County (MS)

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

Communities Also Named Slickrock Ford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Slickrock Ford - they are located in North Carolina and Tennessee.

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

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 Slickrock Ford. 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 Slickrock Ford. 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 Slickrock Ford.

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

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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 Slickrock Ford, 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 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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Slickrock Ford - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Slickrock Ford) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Slickrock Ford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Slickrock Ford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slickrock Ford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5183, Longitude: -87.9175     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Slickrock Ford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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