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Mulberry, Alabama
(Chilton County)

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Our Genealogical Helper for Mulberry ...

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 Mulberry (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 Mulberry. 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 Mulberry ...

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 34 newspapers that have been published in the area around Mulberry.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Mulberry, there are papers which were published within 24 miles [38.6 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Mulberry.

Cemeteries Near Mulberry ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Mulberry.

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

Distance &
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSW Billingsley Cemetery [Map]      
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSW Carter Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Big Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Hinton Cemetery [Map]      
  N New Cedron Cemetery [Map]      
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  NE Bethsalem Cemetery [Map]      
  N Antioch Cemetery [Map]      
  N New Harmony Cemetery [Map]      
      5 miles [8 km]  
  NW Antioch Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Vermont Cemetery [Map]      
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Coee Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Carter Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Bethany Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Shiloh Cemetery [Map]      
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  NE Pleasant Valley Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Donavan Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Sardis Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW University Highway Cemetery [Map]      
  N Mt. Nebo Cemetery [Map]      
  W Alpine Cemetery [Map]      
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  N Pleasant Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Stewart Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Cooper Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE New Lily Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Floyd Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Mt. Carmel Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Hillcrest Cemetery [Map]      
  N Old Mt. Nebo Cemetery [Map]      
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Milton Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Old Kingston Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Eastview Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Mt. Pisgah - Zion Ridge Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Highland Cemetery [Map]      
  N Morning Star Cemetery [Map]      
  N Peach Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Foshee Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Foshee Cemetery [Map]      
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSW Harmony Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Old Harmony Cemetery [Map]      
  S King Cemetery [Map]      
  S Jones Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Deramus Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Golson Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Wilsons Cemetery [Map]      
  E New Prospect Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Cooper Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Evergreen Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Crossroad Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Old Bethel Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Bethel Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Maple Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  N Old Liberty Hill 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 Mulberry in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Mulberry.

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

Kincheon   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Mulberry
 - Kincheon had a post office and no railroad service
Milton   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mulberry
 - Milton had a post office and no railroad service
Independence   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Mulberry
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Independence had a post office and no railroad service
Vine Hill   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mulberry
 - Vine Hill had a post office and no railroad service
Stanton   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mulberry
 - Stanton had a post office and no railroad service
Dixie   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mulberry
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Dixie had a post office and railroad service
Cooper   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mulberry
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Cooper had a post office and railroad service
Maplesville   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mulberry
 - 1895 population of 115 people (with 704 people in 2015)
 - Maplesville had a post office and railroad service
Plantersville   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Mulberry
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Plantersville had a post office and railroad service
Verbena   [Map]
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mulberry
 - 1895 population of 756 people
 - Verbena 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 Mulberry. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Mulberry 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.

Mulberry is located in Chilton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Chilton County: Autauga, Bibb, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore & Shelby.

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

Chilton     (The home county for Mulberry)
      Stanton   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Maplesville   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Clanton   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Verbena   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Mountain Creek   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Thorsby   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Jemison   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Billingsley   [Map]   SE   Less than 2 miles
      White City   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Gibbons - Historic   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Jones   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Marbury   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Booth   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Pine Level   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Autaugaville   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Prattville   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Lawley   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Randolph   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Brierfield   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      East Town   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Centreville   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Pratt Ferry - Historic   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Brent   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Eddings   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Nash Town - Historic   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Blocton - Historic   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Bucktown - Historic   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Cane Creek - Historic   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Aucheucaula - Historic   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Rockford   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Weogufka   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Equality   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Hissop   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Stewartville   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Plantersville   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Valley Grande   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Tyler   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Selma   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Sunset Mill Village   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Sardis   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Old Town   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Cahaba - Historic   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Marion Junction   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Deatsville   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Holtville   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Titus   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Millbrook   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Elmore   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Coosada   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Wetumpka   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Blue Ridge   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Claud   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Fusihatchi - Historic   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Eclectic   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Benton   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      White Hall   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Burkville   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Lowndesboro   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Hayneville   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Mosses   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Gordonville   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Letohatchee   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Gibbs Village   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Highland Village   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      New Town   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Young Forte Village   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      English Village   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Hope Hull   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Montgomery   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Sunshine Village   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Pintlala   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Sprott   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Marion   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Wilton   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Pine Grove Village   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Calera   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Merrell Beach   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Montevallo   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Shelby   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Columbiana   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Maylene   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Saginaw   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Sawmill Town   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Brantleyville   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Siluria   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Talladega Springs   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Fayetteville   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]

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

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 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 - 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 Mulberry:

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 Chilton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

About Chilton County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mulberry. 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Mulberry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mulberry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mulberry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6710, Longitude: -86.7175     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mulberry 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 Mulberry, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Mulberry.


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