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County Line, Alabama
(Cullman County)

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Our Genealogical Helper for County Line ...

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 County Line (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 County Line. 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 County Line ...

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 30 newspapers that have been published in the area around County Line.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of County Line, there are papers which were published within 16 miles [25.7 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for County Line.

Cemeteries Near County Line ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of County Line.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  E Canaan Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Etha Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  S Lawrence Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Welcome Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Gum Pond Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Daniels Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSE Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Duck Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Center Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Brindley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Concord Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Lystra Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Eva Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Enon Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hamby Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSW Simcoe Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Baileyton Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Hermon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Lawrence Cove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ryan Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  ENE Little Vine Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Brooklyn Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hebron Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Center Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Childers Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  S Oak Level Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE New Hope #2 Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Eidson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Corinth Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Crawford Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Blue Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Turney Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Cook Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Flint Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Center Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Forman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Pines Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Key Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Vinemont Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW East Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Holly Pond Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Rice Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mt. Oak Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Skidmore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Lamons Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Morrow Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  W New Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Antioch Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW St. Bernard Abbey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Garner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Compton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Garner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE West Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Key Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Negro Mountain Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Piney Grove 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 County Line in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of County Line.

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

Eva   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from County Line
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
Simcoe   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from County Line
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
Baileyton   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from County Line
 - Baileyton had a post office and no railroad service
Hulaco   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from County Line
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
Joppa   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from County Line
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
Apple Grove   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from County Line
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
Stringer   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from County Line
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
Holly Pond   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from County Line
 - Holly Pond 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 County Line. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring County Line 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 and hospitals 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.

County Line 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 County Line. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to County Line:

Cullman     (The home county for County Line)
      Fairview   [Map]   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   SE   5 miles [8 km]
      Joppa   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      East Point   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Holly Pond   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      South Vinemont   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Vinemont   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Cullman   [Map]   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      White City   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      West Point   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Hanceville   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Good Hope   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Garden City   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Summit   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Brooksville   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Fowler - Historic   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Blountsville   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Gum Springs   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Craig   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Clarence   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Snead   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Susan Moore   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bangor   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Cleveland   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Nectar   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Fridays Crossing   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Garner - Historic   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Grove Oak   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Chigger Hill   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Geraldine   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Crossville   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Altoona   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Walnut Grove   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Greer - Historic   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Clear Springs - Historic   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Gallant   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Mountainboro   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Sardis City   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Egypt   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Benson - Historic   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Ivalee   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Whitesboro   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Ridgeville   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Attalla   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Paint Rock   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Dodsonville - Historic   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Dry Cove - Historic   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Langston   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Trenton   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Trafford   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Warrior   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Masseyline   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Kimberly   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Corner   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Village Springs   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Majestic   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Morris   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Palmerdale   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Ayres   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Crosston   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Oakville   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Moulton   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Wren   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Muck City   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Swancott   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Capshaw   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Athens   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Slaughter Landing - Historic   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Triana   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      English Village   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      New Hope   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Huntsville   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Madison   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Big Cove   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Greenwycke Village   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Rideout Village   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Gurley   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Brownsboro   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Hog Jaw   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Pine Lake Village   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Arab   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Union Grove   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Scant City   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Big Spring - Historic   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Bowen - Historic   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Ferns Quarter - Historic   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Mill Village   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Fort Deposit - Historic   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Douglas   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Gregory   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Eva   [Map]   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Hulaco   [Map]   E   5 miles [8 km]
      Lacon   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Morgan City   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Falkville   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Lacey's Spring   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Saint Clair
      Steele   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Springville   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Ashville   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Saint Clair Springs   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Powellville   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Burrows Crossroads   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Creel   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Empire   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Black Warrior Town - Historic   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Sipsey   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Addison   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Arley   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Houston   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Slick Ford   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Grayson   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Falls City   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 County Line:

These websites are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the Alabama Department of Archives & History

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Alabama to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Cullman County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Cullman County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     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
Also see ...

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About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in County Line. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- County Line) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in County Line. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2993, Longitude: -86.6981     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for County Line 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 County Line, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for County Line.