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McMahans Ferry, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for McMahans Ferry ...

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 McMahans Ferry (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 McMahans Ferry. 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 McMahans Ferry ...

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 McMahans Ferry.

  • While the name of this community is McMahans Ferry, be aware that it's the common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So McMahans Ferry may originally have been McMahan's Ferry.
  • Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case McMahans Ferry might be written as McMahan Ferry.

Newspapers Published in McMahans Ferry ...

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 82 newspapers that have been published in the area around McMahans Ferry.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of McMahans Ferry, there are papers which were published within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for McMahans Ferry.

Cemeteries Near McMahans Ferry ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of McMahans Ferry.

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 McMahans Ferry covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SW Walling Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Davidson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bloomfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Logan Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Campbell Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Hough Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Laceys Spring Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Dunlap Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Beard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Russell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lee Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Farley Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  S Black Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Winton Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Cross Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Burns Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lacey Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  N Richards Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Polly Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Short Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Gibson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Stewart Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Buford Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Neal Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hobbs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lacey Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Timmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Joiner Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW St.s Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW New Canaan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Cloud Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bush Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  NE Vann Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Burton Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Dickson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Horton - Joiner Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Tate Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Woodward Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  N Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Rescue Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Moon Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Byrd Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Grayson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Lyon Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Simpson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Penland - Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Lynch Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Valermosos Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Chunns Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Valhermoso Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pine Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mayo Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Parker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Big Cove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hayes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Jordan Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Simpson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Draper Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Draper Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  N Drake Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Lyle Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW West Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Prince Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Donegan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Beech Spring Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Boggess Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Lanier Cemetery   [Map]     
  E New Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Drake Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Glover Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Brazelton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Jordan - Lanier Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Fleming Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hines Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Cobb Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE King Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Pickens Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Fennil Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Jordan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lanier Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lanier Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Draper Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Grantland Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Collins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Sivley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Lamons Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Compton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW McDonnell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Matkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Chandler Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Allison Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Collier Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Landman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Wright Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Dunkin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Drake Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Powhatan - Toney Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Groves Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Ballinger Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Breeding Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Breeding Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Reed Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Edmonson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Redoak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Morrow Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Nearen Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hines Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Walker Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hayden Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Beason Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Moore - Holmes Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Gowan Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Triana Cemetery   [Map]     
  W New Triana Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Winton 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 McMahans Ferry in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of McMahans Ferry.

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

Whitesburg   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from McMahans Ferry
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McMahans Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,852 people in 2016)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
Briscoe   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from McMahans Ferry
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
Valhermoso Springs   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from McMahans Ferry
 - 1895 population of 312 people
 - Valhermoso Springs had a post office and no railroad service
New Hope   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from McMahans Ferry
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,803 people in 2016)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
Lowe - Historic   [Map]
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McMahans Ferry
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
Talucah   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from McMahans Ferry
 - Talucah had a post office and no railroad service
Woodland Mills   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McMahans Ferry
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Woodland Mills 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 McMahans Ferry. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring McMahans Ferry 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 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.

McMahans Ferry is located in Morgan County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Morgan County: Cullman, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall & Winston.

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

Morgan     (The home county for McMahans Ferry)
      Lacey's Spring   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Morgan City   [Map]   S   5 miles [8 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Hulaco   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Eva   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Falkville   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Fowler - Historic   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Summit   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Brooksville   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Craig   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Snead   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Blountsville   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Clarence   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Susan Moore   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Fridays Crossing   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Gum Springs   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bird - Historic   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Cleveland   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Hoods Crossroads   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Garner - Historic   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Joppa   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Holly Pond   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      South Vinemont   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Vinemont   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      East Point   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Cullman   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      West Point   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      White City   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Good Hope   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hanceville   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Garden City   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Grove Oak   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Chigger Hill   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Lakeview   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Geraldine   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Crossville   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Floy - Historic   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Fyffe   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Powell   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Shiloh   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Dawson   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Clyde - Historic   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Rainsville   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Cotnam   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Greer - Historic   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Sardis City   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Mountainboro   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Walnut Grove   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Altoona   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Whitesboro   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Egypt   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Paint Rock   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Trenton   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Dry Cove - Historic   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Hollytree   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Pleasant Groves   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Dodsonville - Historic   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Langston   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Beachboro - Historic   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Scottsboro   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony - Historic   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Skyline   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Oakville   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Swancott   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Capshaw   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Athens   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Caro   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Ardmore   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Estaville - Historic   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Elkmont   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      English Village   [Map]   N   5 miles [8 km]
      Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      New Hope   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Big Cove   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Slaughter Landing - Historic   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Greenwycke Village   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Huntsville   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Triana   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Brownsboro   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Gurley   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Mercury   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Madison   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Ferns Quarter - Historic   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Union Grove   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Fort Deposit - Historic   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Hog Jaw   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Pine Lake Village   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Scant City   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Arab   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Grant   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Columbus City   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Columbus City Ferry   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Guntersville   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Mill Village   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Franklin (TN)
      Huntland (TN)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Beans Creek (TN)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Giles (TN)
      Ardmore (TN)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Elkton (TN)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Wheelerton (TN)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lincoln (TN)
      Flintville (TN)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Corder Crossroads (TN)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Park City Heights (TN)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Park City (TN)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Clarks Ferry (TN)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 McMahans Ferry:

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 Morgan County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Colbert 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    
Lawrence 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      
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Morgan County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Morgan County: www.co.morgan.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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from McMahans Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McMahans Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McMahans Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5551, Longitude: -86.5511     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McMahans Ferry 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 McMahans Ferry, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for McMahans Ferry.