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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Johnny Ford.

This page contains three sections:

Curious and Interesting Names Near Johnny Ford ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Coal Valley   -   6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the South of Johnny Ford   [Map]
Five Points   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Frisco Quarters   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Gamble   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Holly Grove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Jasper   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Kings Mill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Mountain Valley (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Pleasant Grove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Pocahontas   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Prospect   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Johnny Ford. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Jimmie Lee Sudduth
  Artist. He was born in Fayette (Alabama) on Thursday March 10, 1910 and died in Fayette (Alabama) on Sunday September 2, 2007 at an age of 97.

Fayette [Map] is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the west of Johnny Ford

Fayette [Map] is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the west of Johnny Ford

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jimmie Lee Sudduth<2>

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The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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 that begins in Johnny Ford. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Johnny Ford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Johnny Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8329, Longitude: -87.3856     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Johnny Ford 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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