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Pine Level, Alabama
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Our Genealogical Helper for Pine Level ...

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 Pine Level (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 Pine Level. 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 Pine Level ...

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 Pine Level.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Pine Level, there are papers which were published within 15 miles [24.1 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Pine Level.

Cemeteries Near Pine Level ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Pine Level.

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

Distance &
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
      Less than 2 miles  
  E Pine Level Cemetery [Map]      
  N Tatum Cemetery [Map]      
  W Holland Cemetery [Map]      
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  ENE Stoney Point Cemetery [Map]      
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSW Owens Cemetery [Map]      
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  S Pleasant Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  SE County Line Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Ross Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Mt. Zion Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Manning Cemetery [Map]      
      5 miles [8 km]  
  NNW Sunny Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Jones Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Wilsons Cemetery [Map]      
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSW Burt Cemetery [Map]      
  SE McKeithen Cemetery [Map]      
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Lucas Cemetery [Map]      
  S Durden Cemetery [Map]      
  S Memory Gardens Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Ebenezer Cemetery [Map]      
  NW New Prospect Cemetery [Map]      
  W Stewart Cemetery [Map]      
  W Old Kingston Cemetery [Map]      
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Booth Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Indian Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  S Daniel Pratt Cemetery [Map]      
  S Oak Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  S Chapman Cemetery [Map]      
  N St. Paul Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Rocky Mount Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Coosada Cemetery [Map]      
  E Mt. Hebron West Cemetery [Map]      
  N Marbury Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]      
  N Marbury Church of God Cemetery [Map]      
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  N Canaan Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Bibbs Cemetery [Map]      
  N Memorial Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE New Hope Cemetery [Map]      
  N Jo Anna Cemetery [Map]      
  N Mountain Creek Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Carter Cemetery [Map]      
  N Midway Cemetery [Map]      
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Golson Cemetery [Map]      
  SW DeJarnett Cemetery [Map]      
  S Durdin Cemetery [Map]      
  S Montgomery Cemetery [Map]      
  S Doster Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Rives Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Glenn Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE New Home Cemetery [Map]      
  NW New Lily Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Cooper Cemetery [Map]      
  N Morning Star 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 Pine Level in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Pine Level.

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

Deatsville   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Pine Level
 - 1895 population of 112 people (with 1,157 people in 2015)
 - Deatsville had a post office and railroad service
Wadsworth   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Pine Level
 - 1895 population of 224 people
 - Wadsworth had a post office and railroad service
Robinson Springs   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pine Level
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Robinson Springs had a post office and no railroad service
Coosa River   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pine Level
 - Coosa River had a post office and no railroad service
Prattville   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Pine Level
 - 1895 population of 724 people (with 35,420 people in 2015)
 - Prattville had a post office and no railroad service
Elmore   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pine Level
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 1,271 people in 2015)
 - Elmore had a post office and railroad service
Holtville   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pine Level
 - Holtville had a post office and no railroad service
Mountain Creek   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Pine Level
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Mountain Creek had a post office and railroad service
Lightwood   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pine Level
 - Lightwood 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 Pine Level. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Pine Level 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 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.

Pine Level is located in Autauga County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Autauga County: Chilton, Dallas, Elmore, Lowndes & Montgomery.

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

Autauga     (The home county for Pine Level)
      Marbury   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Prattville   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Booth   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Gibbons - Historic   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
      White City   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Autaugaville   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Billingsley   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Jones   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Lawley   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Randolph   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Brierfield   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Mountain Creek   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Verbena   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Clanton   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Maplesville   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Thorsby   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Stanton   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Jemison   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Equality   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Rockford   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Hissop   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Aucheucaula - Historic   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Weogufka   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Ray   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Stewartville   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Kellyton   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Mount Olive   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Goodwater   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Plantersville   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Tyler   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Old Town   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Valley Grande   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Selma   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Sardis   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Sunset Mill Village   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Deatsville   [Map]   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Millbrook   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Elmore   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Holtville   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Coosada   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Titus   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Wetumpka   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Blue Ridge   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Claud   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Fusihatchi - Historic   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Eclectic   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Kent   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Erie - Historic   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Burkville   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Lowndesboro   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      White Hall   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Benton   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Hayneville   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Mosses   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Letohatchee   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Gordonville   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Davenport   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Sandy Ridge   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Shorter   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Franklin   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Gibbs Village   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Highland Village   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      New Town   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Young Forte Village   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Montgomery   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Sunshine Village   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      English Village   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Hope Hull   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Mount Meigs   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Pintlala   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Waugh   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Pike Road   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Pine Grove Village   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Merrell Beach   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Shelby   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Calera   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Talladega Springs   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Fayetteville   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Gantts Quarry   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      East Tallassee   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Our Town   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Tallapoosa City   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Benson - Historic   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Alkehatchee - Historic   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Reeltown   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Alexander City   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

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 helpful 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 Pine Level:

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 Autauga County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb 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    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery 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    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Autauga County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pine Level. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pine Level

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pine Level. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5820, Longitude: -86.4643     [Map].

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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 Pine Level, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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