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Lehigh, Alabama

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Our Genealogy Helper for Lehigh ...

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 Lehigh (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 an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Lehigh. 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.

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 and doctors 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.

Lehigh is located in Blount County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Blount County: Cullman, Etowah, Jefferson, Marshall, Saint Clair, Walker & Winston.

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

Blount     (The home county for Lehigh)
  Dallas   [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Selfville   [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles
  Locust Fork   [Map]     NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
  County Line   [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Hayden   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Remlap   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
  Deavers   [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Nectar   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Blount Springs   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Smoke Rise   [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Bangor   [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Allgood   [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Cleveland   [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Bruner - Historic   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Ohatchee   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Boozer - Historic   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Cochran Springs   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Beasley - Historic   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Blue Eye - Historic   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Cane Creek - Historic   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Garden City   [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Black Bottom   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Baltimore - Historic   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Colony   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  The Colony   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Hanceville   [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Arkadelphia   [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
  White City   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Dodge City   [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Bremen   [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Good Hope   [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Holly Pond   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  East Point   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Altoona   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Clear Springs - Historic   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Walnut Grove   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Gallant   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Benson - Historic   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Attalla   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Egypt   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Ivalee   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Greer - Historic   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Ridgeville   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Bennettsville - Historic   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Brannon Springs - Historic   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Mountainboro   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Masseyline   [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Trafford   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Village Springs   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Palmerdale   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Kimberly   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Majestic   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Warrior   [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Crosston   [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Ayres   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Morris   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Pinson   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Clay   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Center Point   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Big Spring - Historic   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Bowen - Historic   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Douglas   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Askea Grove   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Horton   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Arab   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Hog Jaw   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Bartlett - Historic   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Pine Lake Village   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Friendship   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Boaz   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Gregory   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Rabbit Town   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Hulaco   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Eva   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Lacon   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Falkville   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Saint Clair
  Springville   [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Argo   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Saint Clair Springs   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Margaret   [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Turnbough Town   [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Acmar   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Branchville   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Moody   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Odenville   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Woodland Village   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Ashville   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
  Cook's Springs   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Wattsville   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Dunnavant   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Vandiver   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Lake Purdy   [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Shoal Creek   [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Inverness   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Sterrett   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Meadowbrook   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Calcis   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Indian Springs Village   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Chelsea   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Westover   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Vincent   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Pelham   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Colony   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Logan Martin Dam   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Windsong Island   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Lincoln   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Creel   [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
  Empire   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Black Warrior Town - Historic   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Sumiton   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Sipsey   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
  Oakahalla   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Dora   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Powellville   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Burnwell   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Quinton   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Twilley Town   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Burrows Crossroads   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Barney   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Arley   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Falls City   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Addison   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Slick Ford   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Houston   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

Cemeteries Near Lehigh ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Lehigh.

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 Google map will open 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 or 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 Lehigh covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW Vandiver Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SSW Lilly Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Love Chapel Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Holston Chapel UMC Cemetery<3>   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW County Line Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  NNW Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Pine Bluff Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Elvester Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSE Old Compton Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Remlap Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSE Hopewell UMC Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Clear Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Crump Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Brown - Hudson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Graves Gap Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Enon Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Warrior Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Creel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hughes Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Lees Chapel Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Tidwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Harrell Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  NW Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Cain Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Greens Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Guinns Cove Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SE Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Chitwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Curl Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW New Hope Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Lehigh ...

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 21 newspapers that have been published in the area around Lehigh.

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

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.<4>

While we didn't find Lehigh in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Lehigh.

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

Selfville   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lehigh
 - Selfville had a post office and no railroad service
Adville   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lehigh
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
Compton   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lehigh
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
Remlap   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lehigh
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
Linton   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lehigh
 - Linton had railroad service and no post office
Coaldale   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lehigh
 - 1895 population of 729 people
 - Coaldale had a post office and no railroad service
Little Warrior   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lehigh
 - Little Warrior had a post office and no railroad service
Bradford   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Lehigh
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and 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 - 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 Lehigh:

These websites are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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 Blount County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County:     Cyndi's



Cullman County:     Cyndi's



Etowah County:     Cyndi's



Jefferson County:     Cyndi's



Marshall County:     Cyndi's



Morgan County:     Cyndi's



Saint Clair County:     Cyndi's



Shelby County:     Cyndi's



Talladega County:     Cyndi's



Walker County:     Cyndi's



Winston County:     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
Cemeteries of Blount County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Alabama   Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Alabama, for Blount 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community located in Alabama

About Blount County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Blount 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lehigh) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lehigh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8543, Longitude: -86.6839     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lehigh 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:

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<3>UMC is an abbreviation for the United Methodist Church. Although we don't have a link to the cemetery itself, you might be curious about the United Methodist Church. See their website at: United Methodist Church website.

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<4>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 Lehigh, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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