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Warner, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Warner ...

So far, we have found very little information about Warner. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Warner to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Warner, please Contact Us.

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 Warner (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 Warner. 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 Warner ...

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 40 newspapers that have been published in the area around Warner.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Warner, there are papers which were published within 18 miles [29 km]<2>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Warner.

Cemeteries Near Warner ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Warner.

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

Distance &
Name of Cemetery     Located In ...  
      Less than 2 miles  
  NE Arrington Chapel Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Cherry Grove Cemetery [Map]      
      2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SSW Payne Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Williams Cemetery [Map]      
      3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NNE Salem Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Pleasant Gap Cemetery [Map]      
      4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SE Antioch Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Edmondson Cemetery [Map]     Georgia  
  NNW Union Grove Cemetery [Map]      
      5 miles [8 km]  
  E Macedonia Cemetery [Map]     Georgia  
  WNW Lebanon Cemetery [Map]      
      6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Ladiga Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Hutching Cemetery [Map]     Georgia  
  E Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]     Georgia  
  W Carmel Cemetery [Map]      
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Memorial Garden [Map]      
  WSW Hanks Cemetery [Map]      
  SSW Stead Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Roe Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Sheepskin Cemetery [Map]      
  W Farmer Cemetery [Map]      
      8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Highland Cemetery [Map]      
  SW Grimes Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Red Hill Cemetery [Map]     Georgia  
  N Providence Cemetery [Map]      
  N Bethel Cemetery [Map]      
  NW Mt. Zion Cemetery [Map]      
  W Goshen Cemetery [Map]      
      9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSE Mt. Perry Cemetery [Map]      
  SSE Mars Hill Cemetery [Map]      
  E Pine Bower Baptist Church Cemetery [Map]     Georgia  
  NNE Rehobeth Cemetery [Map]     Georgia  
      10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Dunn Cemetery [Map]      
  S Cherry Grove Cemetery [Map]      
  ESE Littlecreek Cemetery [Map]     Georgia  
  E Lime Branch Cemetery [Map]     Georgia  
  N Nazareth Cemetery [Map]      
  NE Sanders Cemetery [Map]     Georgia  
  NNE Mountain Spring Cemetery [Map]     Georgia  
  NNE Ellis Cemetery [Map]     Georgia  
  N Hopewell Cemetery [Map]      
  WNW Mountain Springs 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.

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

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

Palestine   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Warner
 - Palestine had a post office and railroad service
Borden Springs   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Warner
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Borden Springs had a post office and no railroad service
Rock Run Station   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Warner
 - Rock Run Station had a post office and no railroad service
Tecumseh   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Warner
 - 1895 population of 287 people
 - Tecumseh had a post office and railroad service
Bluffton   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Warner
 - Bluffton had a post office and no railroad service
Pleasant Gap   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Warner
 - Pleasant Gap had a post office and no railroad service
Rock Run   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Warner
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Rock Run had a post office and no railroad service
Esom Hill (GA)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Warner
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Esom Hill had a post office and railroad service
Greenway (GA) - Historic   [Map]
 - While Greenway was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Warner
 - Greenway 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 Warner. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Warner 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 southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. 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 west 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.

Although our information shows that the community of Warner is historic, it would have been located within present day 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 Warner. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Warner:

Cherokee     (The home county for Warner)
      Spring Garden   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
      Coloma - Historic   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Howells Crossroads   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Kirk's Grove   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Grantville - Historic   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Centre   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Turkey Town - Historic   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Cedar Bluff   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Gaylesville   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Cedar Springs - Historic   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Leesburg   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Sand Rock   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Dailey   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
      Goshen - Historic   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Piedmont   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Abernathy - Historic   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Nances Creek   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Collins - Historic   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Merrellton   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Germania Springs - Historic   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Adelia - Historic   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Jacksonville   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      White Plains   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Booker T City   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Delta   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Elder   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Borden Springs   [Map]   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Fruithurst   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Muscadine   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Edwardsville   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Heflin   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Arbacoochee   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Ranburne   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Hollis Crossroads   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Abel   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Micaville   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Lickskillet   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Mount Vernon   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Collinsville   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Dog Town   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Cotnam   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Dawson   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Douglas   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Fort Payne   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Clyde - Historic   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Bootsville   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Crossville   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Alpine   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Banner   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Ballplay   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Coato Bend - Historic   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Hokes Bluff   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Coat's Bend   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Cobb City   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Glencoe   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Edwardsville   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Gadsden   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Black Creek Falls - Historic   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Brannon Springs - Historic   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Southside   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Graham   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Morrison Crossroad   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Newell   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Woodland   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Grant Town   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Munford   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bartow (GA)
      Taylorsville (GA)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Euharlee (GA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Kingston (GA)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Country Village (GA)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Cartersville (GA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Cassville (GA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Carroll (GA)
      Bowdon Junction (GA)   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Mount Zion (GA)   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Temple (GA)   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Bowdon (GA)   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hart Town (GA)   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Villa Rica (GA)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Roopville (GA)   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Chattooga (GA)
      Lyerly (GA)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Menlo (GA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Summerville (GA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cloudland (GA)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Douglas (GA)
      White City (GA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Winston (GA)   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Floyd (GA)
      Cave Spring (GA)   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Coosa (GA)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Lindale (GA)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Silver Creek (GA)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Rome (GA)   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Mount Berry (GA)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Glenwood (GA)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Armuchee (GA)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Shannon (GA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Gordon (GA)
      Plainville (GA)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Haralson (GA)
      Felton (GA)   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Tallapoosa (GA)   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Buchanan (GA)   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Budapest (GA)   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Waco (GA)   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Bremen (GA)   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Heard (GA)
      Ephesus (GA)   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Paulding (GA)
      Braswell (GA)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Dallas (GA)   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hiram (GA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Polk (GA)
      Esom Hill (GA)   [Map]   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Aragon (GA)   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Rockmart (GA)   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Braswell (GA)   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with 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 Warner:

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 Cherokee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Douglas County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Cherokee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Warner, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Warner. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Warner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Warner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9604, Longitude: -85.4638     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Warner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Warner.


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