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Northwood, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Northwood ...

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 Northwood (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 Northwood. 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 Northwood ...

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 107 newspapers that have been published in the area around Northwood.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Northwood, there are papers which were published within 11 miles [17.7 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Northwood.

Cemeteries Near Northwood ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Northwood.

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

Distance &
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSW Pike Cemetery [Map]      
  S Clift Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Pine Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Vasser - Pettus Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Pettus Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Joyner Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Smith Cemetery [Map]      
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SSW Toney Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Fletcher Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Holder Cemetery [Map]      
  E Fowlkes Cemetery [Map]      
  E Mt. Zion Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Morgan - Thompson Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Douglass - Pettus Cemetery [Map]      
  NE St. John Cemetery [Map]      
  N Hammond Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW McClellan Cemetery [Map]      
  N Smith Cemetery [Map]      
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Donaldson Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Glover Cemetery [Map]      
  S Betts Cemetery [Map]      
  S Moore Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Huntsville Memory Gardens [Map]      
  NE White Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Garner Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Nick Davis Cemetery [Map]      
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Wesley Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Gooch - Dublin Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Binford Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Lockhart Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Maddera Cemetery [Map]      
  E Scruggs Cemetery [Map]      
  E Indian Creek Cemetery [Map]      
  E Seay Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Love - Wilburn Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Cummins Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Fords Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  N Dedman Cemetery [Map]      
  N Tuck Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Fairview Church Cemetery [Map]      
  N Hutchings Cemetery [Map]      
      5 miles [8 km]  
  N Powers Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW Martin Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Anderson Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Parker Church Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Bailey Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Whitworth Cemetery [Map]      
  S Washington Cemetery [Map]      
  S Bibb Cemetery [Map]      
  S Madison Cemetery [Map]      
  S Camper Cemetery [Map]      
  S Royal Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Farley Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Carter Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE East Cemetery [Map]      
  E King Cemetery [Map]      
  E Moore Cemetery [Map]      
  E Seay Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Conley Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Seay Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Conley Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE St. James Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Wilburn Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Bouldin - Hammond Cemetery [Map]      
  N Browning Cemetery [Map]      
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Fletcher Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Center Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Palmer Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Faith Memorial Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Green Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Bradford Cemetery [Map]      
  E Center Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Kelly Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Dement Cemetery [Map]      
  N Pulley Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Hammond - Roult Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Nance Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Hall Cemetery [Map]      
  N Booker Cemetery [Map]      
  N Carroll Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Johnson Cemetery [Map]      
  W Isom Cemetery [Map]      
  W Menefee Cemetery [Map]      
  W Bethel Cemetery [Map]      
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  W Cambridge Church Cemetery [Map]      
  N Mitchell Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Anderson Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Peete Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Withers Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Concord Church Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Jones Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Perkins Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Nickle - Martin - Rathbone Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Brandon Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Northside Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Cornelius Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Nance Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Hammond Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Fearn Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Moore Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Kincaid Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Smith Cemetery [Map]      
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  N Mitchell Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Ragland Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Inman Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Hancock Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Lipscomb Cemetery [Map]      
  E Taylor Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Eldridge Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Liberty Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Hereford Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Jones Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Beaverdam Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Turner Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Carpenter Cemetery [Map]      
  N Newby Cemetery [Map]      
  N Turner Cemetery [Map]      
  N Crutcher Cemetery [Map]      
  N Tibbs Cemetery [Map]      
  W Wiggins Cemetery [Map]      
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Polly Malone Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Quarter Lot Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Hundley Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Hardin Cemetery [Map]      
  S Jones Cemetery [Map]      
  S Holding Cemetery [Map]      
  S Wiggins Cemetery [Map]      
  S Ragland Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Jamar Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Milhouse Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Landman Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Merrimack Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Glenwood Cemetery [Map]      
  E Harris Cemetery [Map]      
  E Johnson Cemetery [Map]      
  E Union Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  E Battle Cemetery [Map]      
  E Jude Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Wade Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Pope Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Mitchell Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Clark Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Griffie Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Stewart Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Strong - Douglas Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Gladstone Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Taylor Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Kincaid Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Madison Crossroads Cemetery [Map]      
  N Bayless Cemetery [Map]      
  N Shady Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  N Minor Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Fielding Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Bottom Cemetery [Map]      
  N Adams - Crutcher Cemetery [Map]      
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Houston Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Hatchett Cemetery [Map]      
  S New Haven Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Jones Cemetery [Map]      
  S Rowe Cemetery [Map]      
  S Arnett Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Gowan Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Powhatan - Toney Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Moore Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Lanier Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Williams Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Jones Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Matkins Cemetery [Map]      
  SE McDonnell Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Maple Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  E Normal Cemetery [Map]      
  E Humphrey Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Strong Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Battle Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Robinson Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW German Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Ellis Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Murphy Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Freeman Cemetery [Map]      
  N Walls Cemetery [Map]      
  N Ready Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Reunion Cemetery [Map]      
  N Golightly Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Slave 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 Northwood in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Northwood.

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

Monrovia   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Northwood
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
Jeff   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Northwood
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
Cluttsville   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Northwood
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
Wooley Springs - Historic   [Map]
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Northwood
 - Wooley Springs had a post office and no railroad service
Greenbrier   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Northwood
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
Madison Crossroads   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Northwood
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Madison Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
Huntsville   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Northwood
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 190,582 people in 2015)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
Gladstone   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Northwood
 - Gladstone had a post office and no railroad service
Sand Spring - Historic   [Map]
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Northwood
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service

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

Northwood is located in Madison County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Madison County: Jackson, Limestone, Marshall, Morgan, Franklin (TN) & Lincoln (TN).

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

Madison     (The home county for Northwood)
      Madison   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Rideout Village   [Map]   E   5 miles [8 km]
      Harvest   [Map]   N   5 miles [8 km]
      Toney   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Huntsville   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Normal   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Meridianville   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Mercury   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Greenwycke Village   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Triana   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Garner - Historic   [Map]   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Joppa   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Vinemont   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      South Vinemont   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      West Point   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Paint Rock   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Hollytree   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Trenton   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Beachboro - Historic   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Pleasant Groves   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Estillfork   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony - Historic   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Dry Cove - Historic   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Skyline   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Dodsonville - Historic   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Estep - Historic   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Bethel   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Anderson   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Rogersville   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Cedar Hill   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Corum - Historic   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Elgin   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Belleview - Historic   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Lexington   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Beach Grove   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      North Courtland   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Oakville   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Courtland   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Moulton   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Town Creek   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Wren   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Muck City   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Hatton   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Capshaw   [Map]   W   Less than 2 miles
      Country Village   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Athens   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Caro   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Swancott   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Ardmore   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Estaville - Historic   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Ferns Quarter - Historic   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Union Grove   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hog Jaw   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Pine Lake Village   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Fort Deposit - Historic   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Grant   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Scant City   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Arab   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Columbus City   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Columbus City Ferry   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Guntersville   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Lacey's Spring   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Moulton Heights   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Russell Village   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Trinity   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Morgan City   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Franklin (TN)
      Huntland (TN)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Beans Creek (TN)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Garner Ford (TN)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Giles (TN)
      Ardmore (TN)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Elkton (TN)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Wheelerton (TN)   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Aymett Town (TN)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Green Field (TN)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Gordon (TN)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Trigg (TN)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lawrence (TN)
      Fall River (TN)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lincoln (TN)
      Dellrose (TN)   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Park City Heights (TN)   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Park City (TN)   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Pearl City (TN)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Corder Crossroads (TN)   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Clarks Ferry (TN)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Flintville (TN)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Elk Mill Village (TN)   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Boonshill (TN)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Belleville (TN)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Gattistown (TN)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Marshall (TN)
      Delina (TN)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Cornersville (TN)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

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 either 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 Northwood:

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 Madison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Madison County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Northwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7784, Longitude: -86.7583     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Northwood 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 Northwood, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Northwood.


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