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Hubbertville, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Hubbertville ...

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 Hubbertville (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 Hubbertville. 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.

Newspapers Published in Hubbertville ...

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 68 newspapers that have been published in the area around Hubbertville.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Hubbertville, there are papers which were published within 27 miles [43.5 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Hubbertville.

Cemeteries Near Hubbertville ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Hubbertville.

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 Hubbertville covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
      Less than 2 miles  
  NNE Thornton Cemetery [Map]      
  W Hubbertville Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE New River Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Mayfield Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Berea Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Whitehead Cemetery [Map]      
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Sand Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Wade Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE McCollum Cemetery [Map]      
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Gilpin Cemetery [Map]      
  S Hollingsworth Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE New Prospect Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE New River Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Dykes Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Whites Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  N Morris Cemetery [Map]      
  NW White Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Ballard Cemetery [Map]      
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  N Elam Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW Housh Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Shirley Cemetery [Map]      
  S Rehobeth Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE New Liberty Cemetery [Map]      
  E New River Cemetery [Map]      
  E New River Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Tidwell Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Sprinkle Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Box Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Hillcrest Cemetery [Map]      
      5 miles [8 km]  
  N Glen Allen Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Hopewell Cemetery [Map]      
  S Fowler Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Davis Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Phillips Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Piney Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Hodge Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Stewart Cemetery [Map]      
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Elbethel Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Bethlehem Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Cedar Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  E Johnson Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Tidwell Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Brown Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Hopewell Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Logan Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Moss Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Musgrove Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Hodges Cemetery [Map]      
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Porter Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Oakwood Cemetery [Map]      
  S Bethel Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Dobbs Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Goodwater Cemetery [Map]      
  E Johnson School House Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Harris Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Harmony Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  N Union Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  W Bethel Cemetery [Map]      
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Shady Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Fairview Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Riley Baccus Family Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Piney Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Philadelphia Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Enis Cemetery [Map]      
  E Crossroads Cemetery [Map]      
  E Pleasant Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Winfield City Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Tucker Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Dutton Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Siloam Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Union Cemetery [Map]      
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Mt. Lebanon Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Mt. Lebanon Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Zion Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Glover Cemetery [Map]      
  S Pleasant Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  S Oak Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Zion Cemetery [Map]      
  E Elm Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Dozier Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Zion Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Pleasant Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  N Liberty Cemetery [Map]      
  N Poplar Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  N Walker Baccus Family Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Berry Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  W Spring Hill Cemetery [Map]      
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Pisgah Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Fayette City Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Whitson Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Vaughn Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Woods Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Cleveland Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Jenkins Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Colburn Cemetery [Map]      
  N Weeks Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Marion County Memorial Gardens [Map]      
  WNW Mallory Cemetery [Map]      
  W Powell Cemetery [Map]      
  W Holliman 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 Hubbertville in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Hubbertville.

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

Glen Allen   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Hubbertville
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
Winfield   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hubbertville
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield had a post office and railroad service
Texas   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hubbertville
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
Stough   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Hubbertville
 - Stough had a post office and no railroad service
Eldridge   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hubbertville
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
Wayside   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hubbertville
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
Bankston   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hubbertville
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
Kansas   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hubbertville
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
Covin   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hubbertville
 - Covin had railroad service and no post office

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Hubbertville. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Hubbertville 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 northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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 north 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.

Hubbertville is located in Fayette County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Fayette County: Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

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

Fayette     (The home county for Hubbertville)
      Glen Allen   [Map]   N   5 miles [8 km]
      Bazemore   [Map]   NE   5 miles [8 km]
      Bluff   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Kirkland   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Rossland City   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Fayette   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Old Town   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Bankston   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Berry   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Belk   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Hodges   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Phil Campbell   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Spruce Pine   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      West Jefferson   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Beaverton   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Hightogy   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Kennedy   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Sulligent   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Vernon   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Millport   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Detroit   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Winfield   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Rock City   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Gu-Win   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Brilliant   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Guin   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Twin   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Hamilton   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Weston   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Bear Creek   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Hackleburg   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Reform   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Gordo   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      McShan   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Ethelsville   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Stafford   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Samantha   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Echola   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Lake Front Village   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Buhl   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Elrod   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Bull City   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Coker   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Northport   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Eldridge   [Map]   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Kansas   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Carbon Hill   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Townley   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Slicklizzard   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Corona   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Nauvoo   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Patton Junction - Historic   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Patton   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Oakman   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Camak Mills - Historic   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Jasper   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Farriss   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Lynn   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Natural Bridge   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Delmar   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Boar Tush   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Haleyville   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Double Springs   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Falls City   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Arley   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Houston   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Grayson   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Itawamba (MS)
      Tremont (MS)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lowndes (MS)
      Caledonia (MS)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Monroe (MS)
      Gattman (MS)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Hatley (MS)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that 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 Hubbertville:

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 Fayette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Fayette County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Fayette 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
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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hubbertville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8279, Longitude: -87.7400     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hubbertville 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 Hubbertville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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