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Our Genealogical Helper for Antioch Estates ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Antioch Estates (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Antioch Estates. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Antioch Estates ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Antioch Estates.

  • Typical abbreviation for Antioch Estates: Antioch Ests.

Newspapers Published in Antioch Estates ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 27 newspapers that have been published in the area around Antioch Estates.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Antioch Estates, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Antioch Estates.

Cemeteries Near Antioch Estates ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Antioch Estates.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Antioch Estates covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
    Direction    
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  ESE Harris Cemetery [Map]      
 
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SE Cedar Bluff Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Unity Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Daniels Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Coffey Cemetery [Map]      
 
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Union Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Randall Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Stories Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Starling Cemetery [Map]      
 
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Chesnut Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Sand Valley Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Dixons Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Cannon Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Tuckers Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
 
      5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Tates Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Bates Cemetery [Map]      
  E Lawrence Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Black Oak Cemetery [Map]      
  N Pleasant Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Welcome Hill Cemetery [Map]      
 
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSW Centre Cemetery [Map]      
  S Piney Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Calcedonia Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Howell Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Barnett Cemetery [Map]      
  E McCoy Cemetery [Map]      
 
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Yellow Creek Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Cedar Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Fairview Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Pratt Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Garrett Cemetery [Map]      
  S Neal Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Oak Bowery Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Forest Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Union Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Davis Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Longshore Cemetery [Map]      
  W Sand Rock Cemetery [Map]      
 
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SSW Sewell Cemetery [Map]      
  S Cherokee Memory Gardens [Map]      
  S Moshat Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Ebenezer Alexis Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Mt. Vernon Cemetery [Map]      
  W Mt. Lookout Cemetery [Map]      
 
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Mackey Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Shiloh Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Parker Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Noah Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Fife Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Howell Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Waterhouse Cemetery [Map]      
  E Hardman Cemetery [Map]      
  E Salem Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Mill Creek Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Mt. Zion Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Henderson - Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  W Plunket Cemetery [Map]      
  W Smith Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  W Hunts Cemetery [Map]      
 
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSW Mt. Olive Cemetery [Map]      
  S Providence Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Hebron Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Mosely Cemetery [Map]      
  W New Bethel Cemetery [Map]      


       

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<2>

While we didn't find Antioch Estates in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Antioch Estates.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Antioch Estates, with the one closest to Antioch Estates listed first.

Hurley   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Antioch Estates
 - Hurley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Round Mountain   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Antioch Estates
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Round Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Cedar Bluff   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Antioch Estates
 - 1895 population of 194 people (with 1,802 people in 2015)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and railroad service
 
Gaylesville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Antioch Estates
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 144 people in 2015)
 - Gaylesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Centre   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Antioch Estates
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrence   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Antioch Estates
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
 
Sterling - Historic   [Map]
 - While Sterling was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Antioch Estates
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Rock   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Antioch Estates
 - 1895 population of 113 people (with 558 people in 2015)
 - Sand Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leesburg   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Antioch Estates
 - 1895 population of 161 people (with 1,014 people in 2015)
 - Leesburg had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Antioch Estates. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Antioch Estates in the 1890's.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Antioch Estates is located in Cherokee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cherokee County: Calhoun, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Chattooga (GA), Floyd (GA) & Polk (GA).

Below are the counties that are near Antioch Estates. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Antioch Estates:

  DirectionDistance
Cherokee     (The home county for Antioch Estates)
      Cedar Bluff   [Map]   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Gaylesville   [Map]   E   5 miles [8 km]
      Centre   [Map]   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Howells Crossroads   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Sand Rock   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Turkey Town - Historic   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Leesburg   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Cedar Springs - Historic   [Map]   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Broomtown   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Grantville - Historic   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Kirk's Grove   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Coloma - Historic   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
 
Calhoun
      Goshen - Historic   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Collins - Historic   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Piedmont   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Dailey   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Adelia - Historic   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Nances Creek   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Merrellton   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Germania Springs - Historic   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Douthrittville - Historic   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Jacksonville   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Oak Level   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Abernathy - Historic   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
Cleburne
      Borden Springs   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Edwardsville   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Fruithurst   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Muscadine   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
DeKalb
      Lickskillet   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Mount Vernon   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Dog Town   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Collinsville   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Douglas   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Fort Payne   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Bootsville   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Clyde - Historic   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Pine Ridge   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Dawson   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Cotnam   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Alpine   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
 
Etowah
      Ballplay   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Coato Bend - Historic   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Banner   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Coat's Bend   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Edwardsville   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Hokes Bluff   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Whitesboro   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Black Creek Falls - Historic   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Reece City   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Gadsden   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Glencoe   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Alabama City   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
 
Jackson
      Rock City   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Dutton   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Section   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Ferncliff - Historic   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Pisgah   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Gray - Historic   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Langston   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Dodsonville - Historic   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Scottsboro   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Flat Rock   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Hollywood   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Dry Cove - Historic   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Marshall
      Boaz   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Albertville   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Columbus City Ferry   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bartlett - Historic   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Rabbit Town   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Columbus City   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Gregory   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Guntersville   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Horton   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Wyeth City   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Mill Village   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Douglas   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Saint Clair
      Steele   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Bartow (GA)
      Kingston (GA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Taylorsville (GA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Chattooga (GA)
      Lyerly (GA)   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Menlo (GA)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Cloudland (GA)   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Summerville (GA)   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Trion (GA)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
 
Dade (GA)
      Rising Fawn (GA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Stewart Town (GA)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Floyd (GA)
      Coosa (GA)   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Cave Spring (GA)   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Mount Berry (GA)   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Rome (GA)   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Glenwood (GA)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Lindale (GA)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Silver Creek (GA)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Armuchee (GA)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Shannon (GA)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Gordon (GA)
      Plainville (GA)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Haralson (GA)
      Felton (GA)   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Buchanan (GA)   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Tallapoosa (GA)   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Polk (GA)
      Esom Hill (GA)   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Aragon (GA)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Rockmart (GA)   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Walker (GA)
      LaFayette (GA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Linwood (GA)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Kensington (GA)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Antioch Estates, see our County-by-County Page for Antioch Estates.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Antioch Estates:

These websites are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the Alabama Department of Archives & History

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives for Alabama to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Cherokee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Cherokee County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Cherokee County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alabama
 
Also see ...
      Georgia

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Cherokee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Antioch Estates. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Antioch Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antioch Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2459, Longitude: -85.6430     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Antioch Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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 Antioch Estates, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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