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Enon, Alabama
(Cullman County)

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Our Genealogical Helper for Enon ...

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 Enon (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 Enon. 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 Enon ...

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 25 newspapers that have been published in the area around Enon.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Enon, 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 Enon.

Cemeteries Near Enon ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Enon.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SE Hamby Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Enon Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NNW Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Eva Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Flint Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Center Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Etha Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Daniels Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Cook Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  S Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Brindley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Key Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Childers Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW New Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Turney Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Vinemont Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Lawrence Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Canaan Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Lawrence Cove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSE Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Simcoe Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Gum Pond Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Negro Mountain Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Crosby Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW McCroskey Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Concord Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Duck Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Welcome Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Key Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Falkville City Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Higdon Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bell Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW St. Bernard Abbey Cemetery   [Map]     
  S East Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Oak Level Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Blue Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Garner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Garner Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Holmes Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Powells Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Gum Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Brindley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Waugh Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lystra Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Friendship Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Crosses Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Missionary Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Baldwin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cullman City Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE New Hope #2 Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Brooklyn Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Baileyton Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Hermon Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ryan Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  ENE Little Vine Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Center Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Pines Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Antioch 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 Enon in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Enon.

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

Eva   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Enon
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
Simcoe   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Enon
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
Wilhites   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Enon
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office
Falkville   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Enon
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
Cullman   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Enon
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,496 people in 2016)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
Stringer   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Enon
 - Stringer had a post office and no railroad service
Leesdale   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Enon
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
Baldwin   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Enon
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office

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

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

Cullman     (The home county for Enon)
      Fairview   [Map]   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      South Vinemont   [Map]   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Vinemont   [Map]   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      East Point   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Cullman   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      West Point   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Joppa   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Holly Pond   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Good Hope   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      White City   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Hanceville   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Summit   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Gum Springs   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Blountsville   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Brooksville   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Fowler - Historic   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bangor   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Craig   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Cleveland   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Nectar   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Blount Springs   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Clarence   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Snead   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Garner - Historic   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Altoona   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Walnut Grove   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Greer - Historic   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Clear Springs - Historic   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Gallant   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Mountainboro   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Sardis City   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Benson - Historic   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Egypt   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Ivalee   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Paint Rock   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Trafford   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Warrior   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Corner   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Masseyline   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Kimberly   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Majestic   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Morris   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Village Springs   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Crosston   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Palmerdale   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Oakville   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wren   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Moulton   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Muck City   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Courtland   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      North Courtland   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Camp Spring - Historic   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Hatton   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Swancott   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Capshaw   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Athens   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Triana   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Slaughter Landing - Historic   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      English Village   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      New Hope   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Huntsville   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Madison   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Big Cove   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Greenwycke Village   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Rideout Village   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Gurley   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hog Jaw   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Pine Lake Village   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Arab   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Scant City   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Union Grove   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Big Spring - Historic   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Ferns Quarter - Historic   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Bowen - Historic   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Mill Village   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Douglas   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Fort Deposit - Historic   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Eva   [Map]   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Lacon   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Falkville   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Hulaco   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Morgan City   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Danville   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Powellville   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Burrows Crossroads   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Creel   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Empire   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Black Warrior Town - Historic   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Sipsey   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Camak Mills - Historic   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Sumiton   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Addison   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Arley   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Houston   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Grayson   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Slick Ford   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Falls City   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Double Springs   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Ashridge   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

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 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 Enon:

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    
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    
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     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     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
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Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Enon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3032, Longitude: -86.7844     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Enon 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 Enon, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Enon.