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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.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Caryton is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<2>.

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)<3> area codes.

Communities near Caryton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Caryton and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Cherokee   [Map]   1,005   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chickasaw - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Crows Camp - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Doubleheads Village - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Waterloo   [Map]   200   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Burnsville (MS)   [Map]   933   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Caryton. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for 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: 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Caryton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Caryton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Caryton) 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 Caryton. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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 that we are using 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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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Caryton.

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