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Little Nashville, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Little Nashville.

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Little Nashville ...

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.

Berrys (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the East of Little Nashville   [Map]
Blackankle   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Dry Cove (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Greenfield   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hollytree   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Maysville   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Mud Creek (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Paint Rock   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pikeville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Pleasant Groves   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Rocky Ridge   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Skyline   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sublett Mill   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the West   [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 Little Nashville. 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.

Tallulah Bankhead     (Tallulah Brockman Bankhead)
  Actress. She was born in Huntsville (Alabama) on Friday January 31, 1902 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday December 12, 1968 at an age of 66.

Huntsville [Map] is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the west of Little Nashville

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tallulah Bankhead<2>
Harry Rhett Townes
  Actor, Episcopal priest. He was born in Huntsville (Alabama) on Friday September 18, 1914 and died in Huntsville (Alabama) on Wednesday May 23, 2001 at an age of 86. He was buried at Maple Hill Cemetery (Madison County, Alabama) [Map].

Huntsville [Map] is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the west of Little Nashville

Huntsville [Map] is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the west of Little Nashville

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry Rhett Townes

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Little Nashville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Little Nashville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little Nashville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7529, Longitude: -86.2311     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Little Nashville 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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