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Our Genealogical Helper for Hide Away Acres ...

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 Hide Away Acres (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 Hide Away Acres. 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 Hide Away Acres ...

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 35 newspapers that have been published in the area around Hide Away Acres.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Hide Away Acres, there are papers which were published within 15 miles [24.1 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Hide Away Acres.

Cemeteries Near Hide Away Acres ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Hide Away Acres.

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 Hide Away Acres covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  S Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Rehobeth Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Crestview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE New Brashiers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Alder Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Guntersville City Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Happy Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. High Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE King Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SSW Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Little Branch Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Eason Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  N Henryville Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Roden Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Little Branch Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Old Albertville Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Street Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Street Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Lowry Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bennett Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Henry Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Memorial Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Martling Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Abel Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Kennamer Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Cooley Cemetery   [Map]     
  N McDonald Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Warrenton Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  W Ridgway Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Griffin Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bodine Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Clear Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  S High Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  S White Oak Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Asbury Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Rooks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Haney Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  NNW Willis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Old Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Beulah Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Myrtletree Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE New Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Concord Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Honeycomb Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Chandler Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Honey Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Troup Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Stewart Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Troup Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Boyles Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE New Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Panquin Cemetery   [Map]     
  E New Canaan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Prospect Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Patterson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Sweet Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Grassy Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Cochrane Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bethany Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Blessing Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Liberty Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Kirby Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Woosley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Shoal Creek 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 Hide Away Acres in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Hide Away Acres.

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

Guntersville   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Hide Away Acres
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,437 people in 2016)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
Minorville - Historic   [Map]
 - While Minorville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hide Away Acres
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Minorville had a post office and no railroad service
North - Historic   [Map]
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Hide Away Acres
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
Henryville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Hide Away Acres
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
Martling   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hide Away Acres
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Martling had a post office and no railroad service
Warrenton   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Hide Away Acres
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service
Street - Historic   [Map]
 - While Street was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hide Away Acres
 - Street had a post office and no railroad service
Albertville   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hide Away Acres
 - 1895 population of 177 people (with 21,525 people in 2016)
 - Albertville had a post office and no railroad service
Manchester   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hide Away Acres
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
Sidney   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hide Away Acres
 - Sidney 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 Hide Away Acres. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Hide Away Acres 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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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.

Hide Away Acres is located in Marshall County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County: Blount, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Madison & Morgan.

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

Marshall     (The home county for Hide Away Acres)
      Guntersville   [Map]   N   Less than 2 miles
      Wyeth City   [Map]   W   Less than 2 miles
      Gregory   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Mill Village   [Map]   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Rabbit Town   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Albertville   [Map]   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Fort Deposit - Historic   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Columbus City Ferry   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Columbus City   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Scant City   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Ferns Quarter - Historic   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Bartlett - Historic   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Fowler - Historic   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Summit   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Brooksville   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Snead   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Craig   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Clarence   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Susan Moore   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Fridays Crossing   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Bird - Historic   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Hoods Crossroads   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Blountsville   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Rosa   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Oak Level   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Douthrittville - Historic   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cochran Springs   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Ohatchee   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Adelia - Historic   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Sand Rock   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Leesburg   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Turkey Town - Historic   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Centre   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cedar Bluff   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Gaylesville   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Joppa   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Holly Pond   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      East Point   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hanceville   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      White City   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Cullman   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      South Vinemont   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Vinemont   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Garden City   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Good Hope   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Grove Oak   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Chigger Hill   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Geraldine   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Crossville   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Lakeview   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Cotnam   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Dawson   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Floy - Historic   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Fyffe   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Clyde - Historic   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Collinsville   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Shiloh   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Greer - Historic   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Sardis City   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Mountainboro   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Whitesboro   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Egypt   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Walnut Grove   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Altoona   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Benson - Historic   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Ridgeville   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Ivalee   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Reece City   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Bennettsville - Historic   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Langston   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Dodsonville - Historic   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Dry Cove - Historic   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Rock City   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Paint Rock   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Section   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Scottsboro   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Ferncliff - Historic   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Dutton   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Pleasant Groves   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Trenton   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Swancott   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      New Hope   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Gurley   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Big Cove   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      English Village   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Brownsboro   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Greenwycke Village   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Slaughter Landing - Historic   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Ryland   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Huntsville   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Triana   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Morgan City   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Hulaco   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Lacey's Spring   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Eva   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Lacon   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Falkville   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Saint Clair
      Steele   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Ashville   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

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 Marshall County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee 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    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson 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      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alabama
Also see ...

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About Marshall County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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 that starts in Hide Away Acres. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hide Away Acres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hide Away Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3465, Longitude: -86.2591     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hide Away Acres 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 Hide Away Acres, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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