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Fairmount, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Fairmount ...

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 Fairmount (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 Fairmount. 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 Fairmount ...

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 27 newspapers that have been published in the area around Fairmount.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Fairmount, there are papers which were published within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Fairmount.

Cemeteries Near Fairmount ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Fairmount.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  S Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Isom Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Menefee Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Fairview Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Bottom Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSW Cambridge Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Fielding Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW West Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE McClellan Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Nick Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Cummins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Roselawn Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Reunion Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Polly Malone Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Slave Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Donaldson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Glover Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Toney Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Vasser - Pettus Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hammond Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hutchings Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Burrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Tanner Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Parker Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Pike Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Clift Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Joyner Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Garner Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Dedman Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Tuck Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Browning Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Powers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Carroll Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Center Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Concord Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Milhouse Cemetery   [Map]     
  N German Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hughey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Malone Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Stewart Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Washington Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Betts Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Pettus Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Douglass - Pettus Cemetery   [Map]     
  E St. John Cemetery   [Map]     
  E White Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Fords Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bouldin - Hammond Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Booker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Pulley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Turner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Crutcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Tibbs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Adams - Crutcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW New Garden Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hardin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Gray Cemetery   [Map]     
  W McKinney Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  W Turner Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Sunny Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Nebo Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pryor Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Houston Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Quarter Lot Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hundley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Ragland Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Peete Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Withers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Palmer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Whitworth Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bibb Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Holder Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Fowlkes Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Morgan - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE St. James Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hatchett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Witty Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Myers Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW McCully Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Collier Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Limestone Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Round Island Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Garrett Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Woodsides Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Madison Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Royal Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Camper Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Gooch - Dublin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Huntsville Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  ESE Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Love - Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Newby Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Minor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Golightly Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Motes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Antioch Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Berea Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Cylone Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Sylone Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Valley View 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 Fairmount in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Fairmount.

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fairmount
 - 1895 population of 940 people (with 25,393 people in 2016)
 - Athens had a post office and railroad service
Cluttsville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fairmount
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
Hay's Mill   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fairmount
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
Wooley Springs - Historic   [Map]
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fairmount
 - Wooley Springs had a post office and no railroad service
Sand Spring - Historic   [Map]
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fairmount
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
Greenbrier   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Fairmount
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Greenbrier had a post office and railroad service
Monrovia   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Fairmount
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia had a post office and no railroad service
Jeff   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Fairmount
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
O'Neal   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fairmount
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
Elkmont   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fairmount
 - Elkmont 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 Fairmount. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Fairmount 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 northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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.

Fairmount is located in Limestone County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Limestone County: Lauderdale, Lawrence, Madison, Morgan, Giles (TN) & Lincoln (TN).

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

Limestone     (The home county for Fairmount)
      Country Village   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Athens   [Map]   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Capshaw   [Map]   SE   5 miles [8 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Caro   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Elkmont   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Estaville - Historic   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Ardmore   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Cairo   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Garner - Historic   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Ford City   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Leighton   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Davidsons Cross Roads - Historic   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Nitrate City   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Campbell Settlement - Historic   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Vinemont   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      South Vinemont   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      West Point   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Joppa   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Paint Rock   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hollytree   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Trenton   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Beachboro - Historic   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Pleasant Groves   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Estillfork   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Estep - Historic   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bethel   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Anderson   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Rogersville   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Cedar Hill   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Corum - Historic   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Elgin   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Belleview - Historic   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Lexington   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Beach Grove   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Slabtown - Historic   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Belew - Historic   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      North Courtland   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Courtland   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Oakville   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Moulton   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Town Creek   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hatton   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Wren   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Muck City   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Avoca - Historic   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Mehama - Historic   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Harvest   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Madison   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Toney   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Rideout Village   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Huntsville   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Triana   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Meridianville   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Normal   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Slaughter Landing - Historic   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Greenwycke Village   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Mercury   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Hazel Green   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Union Grove   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Ferns Quarter - Historic   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Hog Jaw   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Pine Lake Village   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Arab   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Scant City   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Fort Deposit - Historic   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Grant   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Moulton Heights   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Russell Village   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Trinity   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Lacey's Spring   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Morgan City   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Franklin (TN)
      Huntland (TN)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Beans Creek (TN)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Giles (TN)
      Ardmore (TN)   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Elkton (TN)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Wheelerton (TN)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Green Field (TN)   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Aymett Town (TN)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Gordon (TN)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wales (TN)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Olivet (TN)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lawrence (TN)
      Fall River (TN)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Loretto (TN)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lincoln (TN)
      Dellrose (TN)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Park City Heights (TN)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Park City (TN)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Pearl City (TN)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Boonshill (TN)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Clarks Ferry (TN)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Corder Crossroads (TN)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Elk Mill Village (TN)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Flintville (TN)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Belleville (TN)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Petersburg (TN)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Gattistown (TN)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Marshall (TN)
      Delina (TN)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Cornersville (TN)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      New Town (TN)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Fairmount:

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 Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman 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    
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    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence 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 Limestone County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Limestone 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 ...

Find a Community in Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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 Fairmount. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fairmount) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairmount. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8031, Longitude: -86.8769     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairmount 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 Fairmount, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Fairmount.