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Elko, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Elko ...

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 Elko (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 Elko. 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 Elko ...

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 83 newspapers that have been published in the area around Elko.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Elko, there are papers which were published within 5 miles [8 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Elko.

Cemeteries Near Elko ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Elko.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  NE Bradford Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Green Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Landman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Perkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  N East Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Farley Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Faith Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Inman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hancock Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Binford Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Matkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE McDonnell Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Merrimack Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Huntsville Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  NE Nickle - Martin - Rathbone Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Brandon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Northside Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Maddera Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Gooch - Dublin Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  N Indian Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Fennil Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Jordan - Lanier Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Lanier Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Donegan Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Sivley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Center Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  N King Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Holder Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Camper Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Royal Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bibb Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Madison Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Seay Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Ragland Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Jamar Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Gowan Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lanier Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lanier Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Jordan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Jordan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Morgan - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Maple Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Fowlkes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Taylor Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Seay Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Clift Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Betts Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Washington Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  W Palmer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Holding Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Arnett Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Powhatan - Toney Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Drake Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Pettus Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Conley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Pike Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Toney Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Love - Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Whitworth Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Withers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW New Haven Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Rowe Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Groves Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Simpson Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Simpson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Seay Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Burton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW White Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW St. John Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Douglass - Pettus Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Battle Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Jude Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Kelly Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Dement Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Joyner Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Donaldson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Glover Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Parker Church Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Peete Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SW Barclay - Teney Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Penland - Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lynch Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Dickson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Timmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Lacey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Lacey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Richards Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Garner Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Rowe Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Conley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Powell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Normal Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Humphrey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hammond Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Eldridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Cornelius Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hammond - Roult Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Vasser - Pettus Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Ragland Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW St. James Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Batts - Ward Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW New Triana Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Triana Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Tate Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Woodward Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Horton - Joiner Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Joiner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Fords Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Burns Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Lyon Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Moore - Holmes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Valhalla Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  NE Strong Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Strong Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Wade Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hereford Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Nance Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Nance Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Nick Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW McClellan Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Hundley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Blackwell - Collier Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Ashford - Tate Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Collier Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Draper Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Draper Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bouldin - Hammond Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Russell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Farley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hobbs Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Grayson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE King Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Pickens Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Tuck Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Drake Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Dedman Cemetery   [Map]     
  E King Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Tiller Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hutchings Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Penny Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Ford Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Otey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Pope Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Battle Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Griffie Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Strong - Douglas Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hammond Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Fletcher 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.<3>

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

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

Huntsville   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Elko
 - 1895 population of 7,995 people (with 193,079 people in 2016)
 - Huntsville had a post office and railroad service
Monrovia   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Elko
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
Jeff   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Elko
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
Triana   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Elko
 - 1895 population of 111 people (with 529 people in 2016)
 - Triana had a post office and no railroad service
Haden   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Elko
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Haden had a post office and no railroad service
Cluttsville   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Elko
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
Mercury   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Elko
 - Mercury had railroad service and no post office
Greenbrier   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Elko
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Elko. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Elko 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 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.

Elko is located in Madison County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Madison County: Jackson, Limestone, Marshall, Morgan, Franklin (TN) & Lincoln (TN).

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

Madison     (The home county for Elko)
      Huntsville   [Map]   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Rideout Village   [Map]   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Madison   [Map]   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   NE   5 miles [8 km]
      Greenwycke Village   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Normal   [Map]   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Slaughter Landing - Historic   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      English Village   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Mercury   [Map]   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Triana   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Big Cove   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Harvest   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Summit   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Fowler - Historic   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Brooksville   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Garner - Historic   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Joppa   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      South Vinemont   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Vinemont   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      East Point   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      West Point   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cullman   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Holly Pond   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Grove Oak   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Paint Rock   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Trenton   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Hollytree   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Pleasant Groves   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Beachboro - Historic   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Dry Cove - Historic   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Estillfork   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony - Historic   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Dodsonville - Historic   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Skyline   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Berrys - Historic   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Estep - Historic   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Bethel   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Anderson   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Rogersville   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cedar Hill   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Corum - Historic   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Oakville   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      North Courtland   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Courtland   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Moulton   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Wren   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Capshaw   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Swancott   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Athens   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Caro   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Ardmore   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Estaville - Historic   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Elkmont   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Ferns Quarter - Historic   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Union Grove   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Hog Jaw   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Pine Lake Village   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Grant   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Fort Deposit - Historic   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Scant City   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Arab   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Columbus City   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Columbus City Ferry   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Mill Village   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Guntersville   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Lacey's Spring   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Morgan City   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Russell Village   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Moulton Heights   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Trinity   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Franklin (TN)
      Huntland (TN)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Beans Creek (TN)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Garner Ford (TN)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Giles (TN)
      Ardmore (TN)   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Elkton (TN)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Wheelerton (TN)   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Aymett Town (TN)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Green Field (TN)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Gordon (TN)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lincoln (TN)
      Park City Heights (TN)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Park City (TN)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Dellrose (TN)   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Corder Crossroads (TN)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Flintville (TN)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Pearl City (TN)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Clarks Ferry (TN)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Elk Mill Village (TN)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Boonshill (TN)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Gattistown (TN)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Belleville (TN)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Marshall (TN)
      Delina (TN)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start 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 - 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 Elko:

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 Madison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale 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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Elko. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elko) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elko. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7093, Longitude: -86.6711     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elko have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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<3>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 Elko, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Elko.