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(Burke County)

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Welcome to Shell Bluff ...

Shell Bluff is located in Burke County<1>.

The location of Shell Bluff has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Shell Bluff: Shell Blf. (or less commonly used: Shell Bluf.)

Shell Bluff is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Shell Bluff lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Shell Bluff ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Shell Bluff - it's located in Florida.

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

Communities near Shell Bluff ...

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

  • De Bruce [Richmond County]
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    • De Bruce [Richmond County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Shell Bluff
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,696 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Bruce
  • Drone [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drone
    • Drone [Burke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Shell Bluff
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 14,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drone
  • Thomas Station [Burke County]
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    • Thomas Station [Burke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Shell Bluff
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas Station have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas Station
  • Fairvale [Richmond County]
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    • Fairvale [Richmond County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Shell Bluff
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,769 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairvale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairvale
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waynesboro [Burke County]
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      • Waynesboro [Burke County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Shell Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,388 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro<5>
    • Hephzibah [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hephzibah
      • Hephzibah [Richmond County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Shell Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,936 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hephzibah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hephzibah<5>
    • Jackson [Aiken County]
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      • Jackson [Aiken County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Shell Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,815 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<5>
    • Sardis [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis
      • Sardis [Burke County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Shell Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 970 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardis<5>
    • Girard [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Girard
      • Girard [Burke County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Shell Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 150 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Girard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Girard<5>
    • Cowden [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowden
      • Cowden [Aiken County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Shell Bluff
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowden

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Shell Bluff. 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 Shell Bluff.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shell Bluff ...

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

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

Adding Shell Bluff to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Shell Bluff in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Shell Bluff was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1864.

We also found Shell Bluff in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Shell Bluff on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Burke County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Burke County: www.burkecounty-ga.gov/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Burke, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shell Bluff - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shell Bluff) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shell Bluff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1479, Longitude: -81.8979       In this case, the coordinates for Shell Bluff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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