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South Vinemont, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for South Vinemont ...

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 South Vinemont (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 South Vinemont. 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 South Vinemont ...

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 South Vinemont.

  • Typical abbreviation for South Vinemont: S. Vinemont

Newspapers Published in South Vinemont ...

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 27 newspapers that have been published in the area around South Vinemont.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of South Vinemont, there are papers which were published within 19 miles [30.6 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for South Vinemont.

Cemeteries Near South Vinemont ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of South Vinemont.

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

Distance &
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSE Mt. Zion Cemetery [Map]      
  N Vinemont Cemetery [Map]      
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NE Flint Creek Cemetery [Map]      
  W Mt. Nebo Cemetery [Map]      
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Missionary Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  E Pleasant Grove Cemetery [Map]      
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Baldwin Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Baldwin Heights Cemetery [Map]      
  S Cullman City Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Sacred Heart Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE St. Bernard Abbey Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Ebenezer Cemetery [Map]      
  W Crosses Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
      5 miles [8 km]  
  N New Hope Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW Fellowship Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Spitznagl Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Pullen Cemetery [Map]      
  SE East Point Cemetery [Map]      
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  NNW Bell Springs Cemetery [Map]      
  E Brindley Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Center Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Hamby Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Enon Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Powells Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  N Ebenezer Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Friendship Cemetery [Map]      
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  N Morris Cemetery [Map]      
  WSW Pilgrims Rest Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Bethsadia Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Pfiel Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Mt. Carmel Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Higdon Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Mt. Olive Cemetery [Map]      
  E Simcoe Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Union Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Mt. Carmel Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Bethlehem West Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Crossroads Cemetery [Map]      
  N Piney Grove Cemetery [Map]      
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Emeus Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Hartwic Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Bethel Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Oak Level Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Holmes Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Eva Cemetery [Map]      
  NNW Jones Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Cook Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Cooper Cemetery [Map]      
  NW East Battleground Cemetery [Map]      
  N Crosby Cemetery [Map]      
  N McCroskey Cemetery [Map]      
  W Central Cemetery [Map]      
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  NNW Falkville City Cemetery [Map]      
  S Good Hope Cemetery [Map]      
  SE Welti Cemetery [Map]      
  E Fairview Cemetery [Map]      
  E Lawrence Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  ENE Etha Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Turney Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Key Cemetery [Map]      
  N Negro Mountain Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Wilson Cemetery [Map]      
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  N Ebenezer Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Logan Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Shedd Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Sharon Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  S Mountain Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  E Concord Cemetery [Map]      
  E Fairview Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Daniels Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  NNE Childers Cemetery [Map]      
  N Key Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Wilhite Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Macedonia Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Blair Cemetery [Map]      
  W Jones Chapel 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 South Vinemont in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of South Vinemont.

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

Cullman   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from South Vinemont
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,350 people in 2015)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
Baldwin   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from South Vinemont
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
Wilhites   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from South Vinemont
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office
Phelan   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from South Vinemont
 - Phelan had railroad service and no post office
Simcoe   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from South Vinemont
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
Battleground   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from South Vinemont
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
Eva   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from South Vinemont
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
Logan   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from South Vinemont
 - Logan 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 South Vinemont. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring South Vinemont 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 and hospitals 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.

South Vinemont is located in Cullman County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cullman County: Blount, Lawrence, Marshall, Morgan, Walker & Winston.

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

Cullman     (The home county for South Vinemont)
      Vinemont   [Map]   N   Less than 2 miles
      Cullman   [Map]   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
      East Point   [Map]   SE   5 miles [8 km]
      West Point   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
      Good Hope   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Logan   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      White City   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Dodge City   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Hanceville   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Crane Hill   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Holly Pond   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Gum Springs   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Bangor   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Blountsville   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Summit   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Blount Springs   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Brooksville   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Nectar   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Smoke Rise   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Cleveland   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Hayden   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Craig   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Fowler - Historic   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Deavers   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Garner - Historic   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Altoona   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Walnut Grove   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Clear Springs - Historic   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Gallant   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Greer - Historic   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Trafford   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Warrior   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Corner   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Kimberly   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Masseyline   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Morris   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Majestic   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Crosston   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Robbins Crossroads   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Village Springs   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Palmerdale   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Sayre   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Ayres   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Oakville   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Wren   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Moulton   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Muck City   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Camp Spring - Historic   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Hatton   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Mount Hope   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Courtland   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      North Courtland   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Swancott   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Capshaw   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Athens   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Triana   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      English Village   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Madison   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Huntsville   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      New Hope   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Big Cove   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Greenwycke Village   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Rideout Village   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Hog Jaw   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Pine Lake Village   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Arab   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Big Spring - Historic   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Scant City   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Union Grove   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Bowen - Historic   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Ferns Quarter - Historic   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Douglas   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Horton   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Mill Village   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Fort Deposit - Historic   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Lacon   [Map]   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Eva   [Map]   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Falkville   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Hulaco   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Danville   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Morgan City   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Saint Clair
      Springville   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Powellville   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Burrows Crossroads   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Creel   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Empire   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Black Warrior Town - Historic   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Sipsey   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Camak Mills - Historic   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Sumiton   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Jasper   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Dora   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Oakahalla   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Cordova   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Burnwell   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Addison   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Arley   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Houston   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Grayson   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Falls City   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Double Springs   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 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 South Vinemont:

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 Cullman County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson 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    
Madison 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    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from South Vinemont. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- South Vinemont) 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 South Vinemont. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South Vinemont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Vinemont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2344, Longitude: -86.8640     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Vinemont 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 South Vinemont, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for South Vinemont.


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