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Welcome to Caryton ...

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

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


Caryton would have been located within present day Colbert County.

The location of Caryton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Caryton is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Caryton was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Caryton still existed, it would have been in the (256) and (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Caryton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Iuka   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the West (W) of Caryton

Located in Tishomingo County (MS)

Cherokee   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Caryton

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Caryton

Located in Tishomingo County (MS)

Glen   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Caryton

Located in Alcorn County (MS)

Tishomingo   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Caryton

Located in Tishomingo County (MS)

Waterloo   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Caryton

Located in Lauderdale County

Paden   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Caryton

Located in Tishomingo County (MS)

Chickasaw   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Caryton

Crows Camp   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Caryton

Doubleheads Village   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Caryton

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Caryton.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Caryton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Caryton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Caryton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Caryton:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

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

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Caryton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Caryton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Caryton. 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 Caryton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Caryton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8223, Longitude: -88.0778     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Caryton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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