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Muklassa, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Muklassa ...

So far, we have found very little information about Muklassa. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Muklassa to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Muklassa, please Contact Us.

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 Muklassa (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 Muklassa. 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 Muklassa ...

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 32 newspapers that have been published in the area around Muklassa.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Muklassa, there are papers which were published within 8 miles [12.9 km]<2>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Muklassa.

Cemeteries Near Muklassa ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Muklassa.

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

Distance &

Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SW Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Eastwood Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  SE Augusta Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Old Bingham Cemetery   [Map]     
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  N Young Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Wescott Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Wares Quarter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Laurel Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Goodhope Cemetery   [Map]     
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  W Marshall Cemetery   [Map]     
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SSW Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Freeman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Haggerty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Antioch Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Billingslea Cemetery   [Map]     
      5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Larkin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Green Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Flora Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Ray Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pinkston Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Scott Cemetery   [Map]     
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<3>]  
  SW Holt Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Ashurst Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Gilder Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mt. Meigs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Grace Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Peter Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Harwell Cemetery   [Map]     
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Lincoln Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Remount Park Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hickory Bend Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Dawson Bradford Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Anthony Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Marshall Cemetery   [Map]     
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Wetumpka City Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE St. James Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Manning Springs / McDade Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Lucas Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE China Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  S Perrys Mill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Birch Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Strahan Cemetery   [Map]     
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Joseph Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Troy Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mathis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Brighter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Pine View Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  E Tysonville Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Warren Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Green Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Glenn Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Rives 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.

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

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

Mount Meigs   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Muklassa
 - 1895 population of 139 people
 - Mount Meigs had a post office and railroad service
Ware   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Muklassa
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Ware had a post office and no railroad service
Montgomery   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Muklassa
 - 1895 population of 21,883 people (with 200,602 people in 2015)
 - Montgomery had a post office and railroad service
Barachias   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Muklassa
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Barachias had a post office and no railroad service
Wetumpka   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Muklassa
 - 1895 population of 619 people (with 7,994 people in 2015)
 - Wetumpka had a post office and railroad service
Perry's Mill   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Muklassa
 - Perry's Mill had railroad service and no post office
Jackson's Lake   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Muklassa
 - Jackson's Lake had railroad service and no post office
Pike Road   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Muklassa
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 8,274 people in 2015)
 - Pike Road 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 Muklassa. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Muklassa 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 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.

Although our information shows that the community of Muklassa is historic, it would have been located within present day Montgomery County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Montgomery County: Autauga, Bullock, Crenshaw, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon & Pike.

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

Montgomery     (The home county for Muklassa)
      Sunshine Village   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Mount Meigs   [Map]   SE   5 miles [8 km]
      Waugh   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Montgomery   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      New Town   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Pike Road   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Gibbs Village   [Map]   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Highland Village   [Map]   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Cecil   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Young Forte Village   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      English Village   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Hope Hull   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Pintlala   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Prattville   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Pine Level   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Booth   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Marbury   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Gibbons - Historic   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Autaugaville   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      White City   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Billingsley   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Fitzpatrick   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Union Springs   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Inverness   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Three Notch   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Mountain Creek   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Verbena   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Clanton   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Equality   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Hissop   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Ray   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Rockford   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Kellyton   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Highland Home   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Petrey   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Fusihatchi - Historic   [Map]   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Blue Ridge   [Map]   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Wetumpka   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Coosada   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Claud   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Elmore   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Millbrook   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Eclectic   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Tallassee   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Deatsville   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Holtville   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Kent   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Titus   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Erie - Historic   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Loachapoka   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Ridgewood Village   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Waverly   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Burkville   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Letohatchee   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Davenport   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Lowndesboro   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Hayneville   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Sandy Ridge   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      White Hall   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Mosses   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Gordonville   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Fort Deposit   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Benton   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Shorter   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Franklin   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Hardaway   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Liberty City   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Tuskegee   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Fort Davis   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Notasulga   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Armstrong   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Kent   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Orion   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Meeksville   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Needmore   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      East Tallassee   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Tallapoosa City   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Reeltown   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Benson - Historic   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Our Town   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Alkehatchee - Historic   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Agricola   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Alexander City   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Dadeville   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Jacksons' Gap   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Camp Hill   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Slaughters - Historic   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 Muklassa:

These websites are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Montgomery County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Find a Community located in Alabama

About Montgomery County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Montgomery County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Muklassa, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Muklassa. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Muklassa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Muklassa. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4251, Longitude: -86.1625     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Muklassa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

- Return to Citation

For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Muklassa.


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