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Pathkiller Cove, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Pathkiller Cove ...

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 Pathkiller Cove (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 Pathkiller Cove. 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.

Name Variations for Pathkiller Cove ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Pathkiller Cove.

  • Typical abbreviation for Pathkiller Cove: Pathkiller Cv.

Newspapers Published in Pathkiller Cove ...

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 17 newspapers that have been published in the area around Pathkiller Cove.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Pathkiller Cove, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Pathkiller Cove.

Cemeteries Near Pathkiller Cove ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Pathkiller Cove.

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

Distance &

Name of Cemetery  
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SSW Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Cedar Bluff Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Sand Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSW Neal Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Calcedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bates Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Centre Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Garrett Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cherokee Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  S Moshat Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Howell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Chesnut Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Tates Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
      5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Pratt Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Noah Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ebenezer Alexis Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Barnett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Union Cemetery   [Map]     
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  W Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Sewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Parker Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Providence Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Unity Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hebron Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Fife Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Howell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Daniels Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE McCoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Coffey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Randall Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Stories Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Starling Cemetery   [Map]     
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Friendship Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Waterhouse Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Cannon Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Dixons Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Yellow Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Cedar Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Weaver Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Tuckers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Welcome Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Morrison Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Nazareth Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Black Oak Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Davenport Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hardman Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Oak Bowery Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Sand Rock Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mackey Cemetery   [Map]     
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Smith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Sheepskin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Coosa River Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mill Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Longshore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW New Testament Holiness Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  WNW Mt. Lookout 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.<3>

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

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

Cedar Bluff   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pathkiller Cove
 - 1895 population of 194 people (with 1,802 people in 2015)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and railroad service
Centre   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pathkiller Cove
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
Moshat   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Pathkiller Cove
 - Moshat had a post office and no railroad service
Round Mountain   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pathkiller Cove
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Round Mountain had a post office and railroad service
Bomar   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pathkiller Cove
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
Noah   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pathkiller Cove
 - Noah had a post office and no railroad service
Hurley   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Pathkiller Cove
 - Hurley had a post office and no railroad service
Alexis   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Pathkiller Cove
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Alexis had a post office and no railroad service
Lawrence   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pathkiller Cove
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
Gaylesville   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pathkiller Cove
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 144 people in 2015)
 - Gaylesville had a post office and no railroad service
Plano   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pathkiller Cove
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Plano 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 Pathkiller Cove. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Pathkiller Cove 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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. 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 west 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.

Pathkiller Cove is located in Cherokee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cherokee County: Calhoun, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Chattooga (GA), Floyd (GA) & Polk (GA).

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

Cherokee     (The home county for Pathkiller Cove)
      Cedar Bluff   [Map]   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Centre   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Howells Crossroads   [Map]   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Turkey Town - Historic   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
      Gaylesville   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Coloma - Historic   [Map]   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Leesburg   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Kirk's Grove   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Sand Rock   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Grantville - Historic   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Cedar Springs - Historic   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Broomtown   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Spring Garden   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Goshen - Historic   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Collins - Historic   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Dailey   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Piedmont   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Adelia - Historic   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Nances Creek   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Merrellton   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Germania Springs - Historic   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Abernathy - Historic   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Jacksonville   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Douthrittville - Historic   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Booker T City   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Oak Level   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Borden Springs   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Edwardsville   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Fruithurst   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Muscadine   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Heflin   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Lickskillet   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Mount Vernon   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Dog Town   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Collinsville   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Douglas   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Fort Payne   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Clyde - Historic   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Bootsville   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Dawson   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Cotnam   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Pine Ridge   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Alpine   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Floy - Historic   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Ballplay   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Banner   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Coato Bend - Historic   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Coat's Bend   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Hokes Bluff   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Edwardsville   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Glencoe   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Reece City   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Black Creek Falls - Historic   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Cobb City   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Gadsden   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Whitesboro   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Alabama City   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Rock City   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Dutton   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Section   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Ferncliff - Historic   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Langston   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Pisgah   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Gray - Historic   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Dodsonville - Historic   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Scottsboro   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Flat Rock   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Boaz   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Albertville   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Bartlett - Historic   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Rabbit Town   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Columbus City Ferry   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Gregory   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Guntersville   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Horton   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Columbus City   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Douglas   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Wyeth City   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Mill Village   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Saint Clair
      Steele   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bartow (GA)
      Taylorsville (GA)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Kingston (GA)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Euharlee (GA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Chattooga (GA)
      Lyerly (GA)   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Menlo (GA)   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Cloudland (GA)   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Summerville (GA)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Trion (GA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dade (GA)
      Rising Fawn (GA)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Floyd (GA)
      Coosa (GA)   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Cave Spring (GA)   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Lindale (GA)   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Mount Berry (GA)   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Rome (GA)   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Silver Creek (GA)   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Glenwood (GA)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Armuchee (GA)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Shannon (GA)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gordon (GA)
      Plainville (GA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Haralson (GA)
      Felton (GA)   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Buchanan (GA)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Tallapoosa (GA)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Budapest (GA)   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Paulding (GA)
      Braswell (GA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Polk (GA)
      Esom Hill (GA)   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Aragon (GA)   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Rockmart (GA)   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Braswell (GA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Walker (GA)
      LaFayette (GA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Linwood (GA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

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 - 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 Pathkiller Cove:

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 Cherokee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Find a Community within Alabama

About Cherokee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pathkiller Cove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1876, Longitude: -85.6222     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pathkiller Cove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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:

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<3>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 Pathkiller Cove, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Pathkiller Cove.


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