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Loveless Park, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Loveless Park ...

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 Loveless Park (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 Loveless Park. 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 Loveless Park ...

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 24 newspapers that have been published in the area around Loveless Park.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Loveless Park, there are papers which were published within 7 miles [11.3 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Loveless Park.

Cemeteries Near Loveless Park ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Loveless Park.

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

Distance &
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
      Less than 2 miles  
  ESE Fairington Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW George Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Smithson Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Massey Cemetery [Map]      
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NW Lincoln Cemetery [Map]      
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NE Sadlers Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Pine Hill Cemetery [Map]      
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  N Cedar Hill Cemetery [Map]      
      5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Marvin Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Ray Cemetery [Map]      
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Bucksville Cemetery [Map]      
  N Beth-El Cemetery [Map]      
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSW Shady Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Higganbotham Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Union Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Brighton Memorial Gardens [Map]      
  N Highland Memorial Gardens [Map]      
  NW Adger Cemetery [Map]      
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  ESE David Lindsay Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Cumberland Cemetery [Map]      
  E Acton Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Valley Creek Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Virginia Mines Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Union Cemetery [Map]      
  N Oakdale Cemetery [Map]      
  N Joley Cemetery [Map]      
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Hickman Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Camp Branch Cemetery [Map]      
  S Boothton Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Cedar Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  E Pelham Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Jefferson Garden of Memories [Map]      
  NNE Valhalla Cemetery [Map]      
  N Martin Luther King Junior Memorial Cemetery [Map]      
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Hephzibah Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW McKensey Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW McKinney Cemetery [Map]      
  S Antioch Cemetery #2 [Map]      
  SE Cedar Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Siluria Cemetery [Map]      
  N Mason 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 Loveless Park in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Loveless Park.

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

McCalla   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Loveless Park
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - McCalla had a post office and railroad service
Morgan   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Loveless Park
 - Morgan had railroad service and no post office
Bessemer   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Loveless Park
 - 1895 population of 4,544 people (with 26,730 people in 2015)
 - Bessemer had a post office and railroad service
Old Jonesboro   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Loveless Park
 - Old Jonesboro had railroad service and no post office
Bamford   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Loveless Park
 - Bamford had a post office and no railroad service
McAdory   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Loveless Park
 - McAdory had railroad service and no post office
Bullard Shoals - Historic   [Map]
 - While Bullard Shoals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Loveless Park
 - Bullard Shoals had railroad service and no post office
Sloss   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Loveless Park
 - 1895 population of 265 people
 - Sloss had a post office and railroad service
Chinn   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Loveless Park
 - Chinn had railroad service and no post office
Brickyard Junction   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Loveless Park
 - Brickyard Junction 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 Loveless Park. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Loveless Park 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 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.

Loveless Park is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

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

Jefferson     (The home county for Loveless Park)
      Greenwood   [Map]   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
      McCalla   [Map]   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Bessemer   [Map]   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
      New Village   [Map]   NE   5 miles [8 km]
      Bullard Shoals - Historic   [Map]   NW   5 miles [8 km]
      Kimbrell   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
      Hueytown   [Map]   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Lipscomb   [Map]   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Adger   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      North Johns   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Brighton   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Industrial City   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Green Pond   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Woodstock   [Map]   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Cane Creek - Historic   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Eddings   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      North Bibb   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Nash Town - Historic   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Burmah - Historic   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Italian Town   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Blocton - Historic   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Bucktown - Historic   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Corinne - Historic   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      West Blocton   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Dale - Historic   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Red Hill   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      County Line   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Selfville   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Smoke Rise   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Dallas   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Remlap   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Jemison   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Thorsby   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Maplesville   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Clanton   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Stanton   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Aucheucaula - Historic   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Arkadelphia   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Saint Clair
      Woodland Village   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Moody   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Acmar   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Argo   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Cook's Springs   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Margaret   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Turnbough Town   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Fountainrun - Historic   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Springville   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Helena   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Alabaster   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Brantleyville   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Sawmill Town   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Maylene   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Siluria   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Indian Springs Village   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Pelham   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Saginaw   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Inverness   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Montevallo   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Meadowbrook   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Talladega Springs   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Fayetteville   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Childersburg   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Bon Air   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Logan Martin Dam   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Comerdale   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Oak Grove   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Tannehill   [Map]   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Lake View   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Abernant   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Bull City   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Vance   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Kellerman   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Brookwood   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Coaling   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Peterson   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Cottondale   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Holt   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Wood Village   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Quinton   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Reeds Ferry   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Twilley Town   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Burnwell   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Oakahalla   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Goodsprings   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Barney   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Dora   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Sumiton   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Cordova   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Black Warrior Town - Historic   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Creel   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with 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 it should be mentioned 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 Loveless Park:

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 Jefferson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Jefferson County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Jefferson 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Loveless Park. 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 that stretches from Loveless Park. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Loveless Park) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loveless Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3246, Longitude: -86.9822     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Loveless Park 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 Loveless Park, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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