Snead Alabama Profile and Resource Guide, City or community of Snead, Alabama Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, Advertising
      		        KEY TO THE CITY - USA City Directory Top USA City Resource Guide 


US Facts

Footsteps of

It Happened Here

Mottos, Slogans
and Nicknames

Noted Notables


Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For


Blount County,


Zip Code

The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.

What would you like to know about Snead

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

Snead Government

Snead Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Zip Codes


Return to Index

Statistics & Facts

The population of Snead is approximately 632 (1990), 835 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 282 (1990), 374 (2010).

The amount of land area in Snead is 13.011 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.051 sq kilometers.
The distance from Snead to Washington DC is 638 miles. The distance to the Alabama state capital is 121 miles. (as the crow flies)
Snead is positioned 34.11 degrees north of the equator and 86.39 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Return to Index


Snead location: in the general Birmingham area

Return to Index

History & History Related Items

Snead history:

Snead is located in the northeast corner of Blount County. The distance to the Marshall and Etowah County lines is only approx. 2 miles. Snead is located in a very good agricultural area as it is on the lover edge of Sand Mountain. The first settlement and businesses were established in 1853 and nave strived since to become a prosperous community. Mr. John Jackson received a land grant in the area in 1853 and started the community. In this time period, the east edge of Blount county joined Creek and Cherokee indian territory. The first industry was a flour and grist mill build by Dr. White in 1874. He build a store at the same time. The store was of the general type in the early rural American country. They sold dry goods, feed, seed, fertilizer and food items. Dr. White adopted a nine year old negro boy and raised him to manhood. Later he came under the influence of an evil white man and burned Dr. White's store and shot the doctor. In 1882 John Snead was the first Postmaster. The town was organized as a municipality in the 1960's and has a Water, and sewer system, parks and swimming pool. Home industries have moved into the area and growth is very evident.
The founding of Snead: 1853
Return to Index

Contribute information free for this community or any other community in the USA

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Learn how to advertise on Key to the City

Choose a new community in the state of Alabama

To go to a new state, choose the States page
To choose another state, go to the State page.
Return to the Top USA City Directory and US City Resource Guide - Key to the City

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! We'll leave the light on for you!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.

Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search