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Population in 2012: 464 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +30.7%
Males: 239  (51.7%)
Females: 225  (48.3%)

Median resident age:  43.6 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36075.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,678 (it was $18,929 in 2000)
Shorter:

$42,678
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,079

Shorter town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,552 (it was $47,100 in 2000)
Shorter:

$75,552
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $206,249; Detached houses: $195,542; Mobile homes: $298,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,078.

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Shorter races chart
  • Black alone - 373 (78.7%)
  • White alone - 88 (18.6%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.6%)

Races in Shorter detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Shorter: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (4.7%), Subsaharan African (2.3%), English (1.9%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 369 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 269 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Shorter:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 17.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shorter town:

  • Never married: 40.4%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.6%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Shorter, Alabama as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Shorter to the number of sex offenders is 36 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $310 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $217 (0.3%)

Shorter satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (19.8 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (588.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Shorter-Hardaway, AL (1.2 miles) , Mount Meigs, AL (2.8 miles) , Franklin, AL (3.0 miles) , Emerald Mountain, AL (3.1 miles ), Tallassee, AL (3.2 miles ), Tuskegee-Milstead, AL (3.6 miles) , Redland, AL (3.6 miles ), Tuskegee, AL (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $212,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.40 N, Longitude: 85.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Shorter household income distribution Shorter home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Shorter by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2011
Murders 000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0265.30.0
Rapes 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 200021511
per 100,000 561.80.00.00.0595.2294.11479.3265.3210.1
Assaults 300000514
per 100,000 842.70.00.00.00.00.01479.3265.3840.3
Burglaries 8043105612
per 100,000 2247.20.01162.8882.4297.60.01479.31591.52521.0
Thefts 66452829152112110
per 100,000 18539.312569.88139.58529.44464.3588.23254.45570.32100.8
Auto thefts 100000062
per 100,000 280.90.00.00.00.00.00.01591.5420.2
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A210.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.4) 1158.0462.7374.5370.8347.8102.8895.71034.9483.3

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Crime rate in Shorter detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.30
Alabama average:

2.41
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -94 (-20.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (21%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (7%)
  • Cashiers (15%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)

Work and jobs in Shorter: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Shorter, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Shorter-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Shorter town center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/12/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the town center injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shorter-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/9/2004 at 08:56:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from Shorter center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Macon County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Morris Dees - African s' rights activist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Shorter:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; TALLASSEE, AL)
  • TALLASSEE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; TALLASSEE, AL)
  • BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER EAST (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; MONTGOMERY, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Shorter, AL

Local government website: WWW.SHORTERALABAMA.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shorter:

  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 14 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,426)
  • Tuskegee University (about 14 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Faulkner University (about 17 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Alabama State University (about 21 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,561)
  • Auburn University Main Campus (about 31 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 20,996)
  • Troy University (about 43 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 13,221)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 55 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 3,299)

Public elementary/middle school in Shorter:

  • Dc Wolfe School (Students: 166; Location: 4450 CROSS KEYS RD; Grades: OK-6)
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Notable location: Shorter Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Shorter: First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: La'place Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1209 County Road 13).

Hotel: Days Inn Shorter (450 Main Street).

Court: Shorter Town - Municipal Court (2521 Old Federal Road).

 
Macon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.2. This is about average.
City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.2%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.3% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.1%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.7%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Shorter, AL

Shorter compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Fire-safe hotels and motels in Shorter, Alabama:

  • Oasis Hotel @ Victoryland, 8680 County Rd 40, Shorter, AL 36075 , Phone: (334) 720-1700, Fax: (334) 720-1719
  • Days Inn, 450 Main St, Shorter, AL 36075 , Phone: (334) 727-6034, Fax: (334) 727-6034
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Shorter, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Shorter town (based on Macon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 19.28%
Here19.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Churches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents36.1%23.2%9.0%5.6%5.4%
Congregations21.6%29.7%5.4%8.1%2.7%
NameMuslim EstimatePresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents4.8%4.7%3.5%2.8%5.0%
Congregations5.4%8.1%2.7%2.7%13.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Here:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Macon County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Macon County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Macon County:

15.2%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

40.2%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.3%
Alabama:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,725$32,7000$0
Other Government Administration 9$12,195$16,2600$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,725$32,7003$6,199
Police Protection - Officers 6$13,541$27,0820$0
Police - Other 4$7,209$21,6270$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,023
Streets and Highways 3$6,319$25,2760$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 4$4,773
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,107
Totals for Government 24$44,714$22,3579$13,102

Shorter government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $2,000 ($4.31)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($4.31)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $150,000 ($323.28)
    Financial Administration: $100,000 ($215.52)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($43.10)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($21.55)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($12.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($10.78)
    Corrections - Other: $5,000 ($10.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($4.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $50,000 ($107.76)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($96.98)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($43.10)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($43.10)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000 ($6.47)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($4.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($2.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.16)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $38,000 ($81.90)

Shorter government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $52,000 ($112.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000 ($34.48)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $250,000 ($538.79)
    Public Utilities: $50,000 ($107.76)
    Individual Income: $16,000 ($34.48)

6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Alabama average:

6.81%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lee County, AL  1.11% ($25,450 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, AL  1.11% ($28,738)
from Elmore County, AL  0.32% ($38,478)


6.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Alabama average:

6.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lee County, AL  1.60% ($25,819 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, AL  1.23% ($26,056)
to Elmore County, AL  0.44% ($30,906)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shorter:

  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WAPZ (1250 AM; 5 kW; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: J & W PROMOTIONS, INC.)
  • WTLS (1300 AM; 1 kW; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: MICHAEL BUTLER BROADCASTING. LLC)
  • WLWI (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXVI (1600 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: SUNSHINE 16 RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WACQ (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARRVILLE, AL; Owner: PROGRESSIVE UNITED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shorter:

  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLBF (89.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WQNR (99.9 FM; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCZ (97.1 FM; MILLBROOK, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQKS-FM (96.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVAS (90.7 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (ASU))
  • WTGZ (95.9 FM; TUSKEGEE, AL; Owner: NEW WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJWZ (97.9 FM; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WXFX (95.1 FM; PRATTVILLE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Shorter:

  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W61DH (Channel 61; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FRAZER MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH)
  • WETU-LP (Channel 39; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: CABLE VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WAIQ (Channel 26; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)

Shorter fatal accident list:

Feb 1, 2004 01:30 AM, 1093, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Aug 22, 2003 01:25 AM, 1093, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 25, 1992 01:25 PM, Sr8, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 29, 1986 12:20 AM, 1093, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shorter)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 410 Fourth St (Lat: 32.399583 Lon: -85.904667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140 m, Call Sign: WPFR690
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.887 MHz, 858.912 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 859.387 MHz, 859.812 MHz, 859.887 MHz, 859.912 MHz, 860.337 MHz, 860.362 MHz... (+5 more)
    Grant Date: 06/30/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019
    Registrant: Southernlinc Wireless, 4601 Southlake Parkway - Suite 150, Hoover, AL 35244, Phone: (205) 257-1300, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:
  • 410 Fourth St (Lat: 32.399583 Lon: -85.904667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140 m, Call Sign: WQJM746
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019, Certifier: Robin J Cohen
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 676 Halla-Bama Drive (Lat: 32.403167 Lon: -85.999111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQGY302
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2007, Expiration Date: 05/22/2017, Certifier: David Saylor
    Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 111deer Lake Rd, #120, Deerfield, IL 60015, Phone: (847) 405-0771, Fax: (847) 405-0776, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • SHORTER, 0.2 Mi N Of Hwy 80 & 1.6 Mi E Of Int Of Hwy 80 & Hwy 229 (Lat: 32.400972 Lon: -85.916611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WNTF651
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/2010, Expiration Date: 08/07/2020
    Registrant: Powersouth Energy Cooperative, 2027 East Three Notch St., Andalusia, AL 36420, Phone: (334) 427-3245, Fax: (334) 427-3439, Email:
  • STATION, Center N Of I85 On Al 229 @ Rr Crossing (Lat: 32.441667 Lon: -85.898056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 104.8 m, Overall height: 104.9 m, Call Sign: WNTH307
    Assigned Frequencies: 6600.00 MHz, 6670.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/19/2000, Expiration Date: 12/08/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2011
    Registrant: Harper Engineering, 413 Kimberly Drive, Auburn, AL 36832, Phone: (334) 703-7577, Fax: (334) 821-1491, Email:
  • SHORTER, 3.1 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 32.419833 Lon: -85.939944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.3 m, Overall height: 111.2 m, Call Sign: WPJB543
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6780.00 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz... (+7 more)
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • SHORTER, Approx 3 Mi W Of (Lat: 32.419833 Lon: -85.939944), Overall height: 111.3 m, Call Sign: WPJB983
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Hwy 80 1.6 Mi E Of I85 Shorter Exit (Lat: 32.400972 Lon: -85.916611), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WPNA353
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.631 MHz, 952.631 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2002, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012
    Registrant: Powersouth Energy Cooperative, 2027 East Three Notch St., Andalusia, AL 36420, Phone: (334) 427-3000, Fax: (334) 427-3439, Email:
  • SHORTER, 12300' E From The Inters Of Us 80 & State Route (Lat: 32.402833 Lon: -85.904111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 122 m, Overall height: 129.5 m, Call Sign: WQQG800
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/06/2012, Expiration Date: 12/06/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB4BOJ
    Grant Date: 02/03/1997, Expiration Date: 02/03/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2009
    Registrant: Frances P Copeland, Route 1 Box 106c Lake Carrona, Shorter, AL 36075

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: WEATHERLY AVIATION CO INC 620B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2009W , Serial Number: 1560, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 04/19/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Shepherd Morris, 4740 Cross Keys Rd, Shorter, AL 36075
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4410V , Serial Number: 18543, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 04/13/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Roy S Morris, 4740 Cross Keys Rd, Shorter, AL 36075
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4832R , Serial Number: 18802351T, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Shepherd Morris, 4740 Cross Keys Rd, Shorter, AL 36075
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 49743 , Serial Number: 75-4464, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/1990
    Registrant (Individual): James L Reynolds, Po Box 270, Shorter, AL 36075
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540F1 SERIE (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7729J , Serial Number: 32-1131, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 03/18/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Roy S Morris, 4740 Cross Keys Rd, Shorter, AL 36075


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Shorter, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3369.1 years
Willie2071.7 years
John1773.5 years
William1668.4 years
Mary1475.7 years
Robert1175.5 years
Annie1078.4 years
Bessie976.2 years
Jimmie873.1 years
Charlie877.8 years
Most common last names in Shorter, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2171.5 years
Butler1669.6 years
Segrest1575.1 years
Williams1477.4 years
Smith1373.6 years
Jackson1267.7 years
Walker1272.1 years
Sanders1165.4 years
Harris1076.6 years
Mitchell973.1 years

Businesses in Shorter, AL

  • Days Inn: 1
  • FedEx: 1


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