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Five Points, Alabama
(Madison County)

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Our Genealogical Helper for Five Points ...

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 Five Points (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 Five Points. 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.

Name Variations for Five Points ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Five Points.

  • Typical abbreviation for Five Points: Five Pts.

Cemeteries Near Five Points ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Five Points.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles<1>  
  W Freeman Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Madison Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Newby Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Turner Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Murphy Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Briar Fork Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Cole - Holloway Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Walls Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Ready Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bayless Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Fearn Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Beaverdam Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Gladstone Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ellis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Golightly Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Matlock Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Davie Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE New Sharon Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Chandler Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Booker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hammond Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hereford Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Strong - Douglas Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Thompson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E McCaleb Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Pruit - McCaa Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Charity Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Moore Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Minor Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Tibbs Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Crutcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Turner Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Pulley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Carroll Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Powers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Browning Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bouldin - Hammond Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW St. James Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Conley Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Nance Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Nance Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Griffie Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Stewart Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Conley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  E St. Rebecca Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Plainview Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE James Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Golightly Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Adams - Crutcher Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Center Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Tuck Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Dedman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Fords Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hammond - Roult Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Eldridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Pope Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Battle Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Townsend Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Welbourn - King Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Townsend Coover Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE McGehee Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE McDavid Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Cole Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hatchett Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Concord Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hutchings Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Garner Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW White Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Love - Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Seay Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Conley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Kelly Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Dement Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Cornelius Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Wade Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Meridianville Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Strawder Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Cavett Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Donaldson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Jeffries Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Edmund Townsend Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Cabaniss Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Neeley Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Milam Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Tillery Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Motes Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hardin Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Milhouse Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Cummins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hammond Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Joyner Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Douglass - Pettus Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW St. John Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Sulser Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Seay Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Otey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bayless Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bentley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Sandidge Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Echols Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Townsend Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Driskill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE State Line Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hancock Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hancock Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Henderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Rogers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bearden Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Roper Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Gatlin Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Delap - Clemant Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Baggerly Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Vasser - Pettus Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pettus Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Morgan - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Seay Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  S King Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Jude Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Battle Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Strong Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Strong Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Humphrey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  ESE Flint River Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hymen Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Battle Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hazle Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bevill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Walker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Marys Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Cross Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Blair Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Gatlin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Franklin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW White Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hopwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  W German Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Nick Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Fowlkes Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Indian Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Center Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Taylor Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Normal Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Humphrey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ford Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Scruggs Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bloucher Ford Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Manning Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Concord Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Simms Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Towry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Cole Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Kirkland Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Moyers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Merrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Prosperity Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Corpier Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Austin 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 Five Points in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Five Points.

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

Madison Crossroads   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Madison Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
Gladstone   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Five Points
 - Gladstone had a post office and no railroad service
Jeff   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Five Points
 - Jeff had a post office and no railroad service
Fisk   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Five Points
 - Fisk had a post office and no railroad service
Wooley Springs - Historic   [Map]
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Five Points
 - Wooley Springs had a post office and no railroad service
Cluttsville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Cluttsville had a post office and no railroad service
Meridianville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Meridianville had a post office and no railroad service
Caro   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Five Points
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
Monrovia   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Monrovia 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 Five Points. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Five Points 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 and hospitals 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.

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

Madison     (The home county for Five Points)
      Toney   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Harvest   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
      Hazel Green   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Meridianville   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Moore's Mill   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Normal   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Rideout Village   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Mercury   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Madison   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Garner - Historic   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Hollytree   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Paint Rock   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Beachboro - Historic   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Trenton   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Estillfork   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Pleasant Groves   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Greerton - Historic   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Skyline   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony - Historic   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Hytop   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Bethel   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Estep - Historic   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Anderson   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Cedar Hill   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Rogersville   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Corum - Historic   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Lexington   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Elgin   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      North Courtland   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Courtland   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Caro   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Ardmore   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Capshaw   [Map]   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Estaville - Historic   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Elkmont   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Athens   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Swancott   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Clifton - Historic   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Ferns Quarter - Historic   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Grant   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Union Grove   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Fort Deposit - Historic   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Pine Lake Village   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Columbus City   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Lacey's Spring   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Moulton Heights   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Russell Village   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Morgan City   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Trinity   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bedford (TN)
      Whitaker (TN)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Palmetto (TN)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Coffee (TN)
      Southgate Park (TN)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Tullahoma (TN)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Franklin (TN)
      Huntland (TN)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Beans Creek (TN)   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Garner Ford (TN)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Liberty (TN)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Sal City (TN)   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Winchester (TN)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Decherd (TN)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Estill Springs (TN)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Giles (TN)
      Ardmore (TN)   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Wheelerton (TN)   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Elkton (TN)   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Aymett Town (TN)   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Green Field (TN)   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Trigg (TN)   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Gordon (TN)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lawrence (TN)
      Fall River (TN)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lincoln (TN)
      Park City Heights (TN)   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Park City (TN)   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Pearl City (TN)   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Dellrose (TN)   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Clarks Ferry (TN)   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Corder Crossroads (TN)   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Flintville (TN)   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Elk Mill Village (TN)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Boonshill (TN)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Belleville (TN)   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Gattistown (TN)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Marshall (TN)
      Delina (TN)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Cornersville (TN)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      New Town (TN)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Orrs (TN)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Lewisburg (TN)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Oak Hill (TN)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Moore (TN)
      Lynchburg (TN)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]

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

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 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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Five Points:

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:

Colbert 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    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County (TN):       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    
Moore 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 ...

Find a Community in Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Five Points. 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' distance starting in Five Points. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Five Points) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Five Points. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9181, Longitude: -86.6814     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Five Points 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 Five Points, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Five Points.