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North Dadeville, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for North Dadeville ...

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 North Dadeville (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 North Dadeville. 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 North Dadeville ...

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 North Dadeville.

  • Typical abbreviation for North Dadeville: N. Dadeville

Newspapers Published in North Dadeville ...

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 42 newspapers that have been published in the area around North Dadeville.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of North Dadeville, 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 North Dadeville.

Cemeteries Near North Dadeville ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of North Dadeville.

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 North Dadeville covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SE Shepard Graveyard   [Map]     
  W Union Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  N Woods Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Jacksons Gap Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  N Concord Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Farrow Dennis Graveyard   [Map]     
  SE Tallapoosa County Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  ESE Morgan Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Old Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSW Spain Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Red Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Gillam Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Eagle Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SE Holley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Slaughters Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Langley Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW New Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Benson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Fargason Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Punkin Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  NNW Jackson Field Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Ephesus Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Buttston Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Antioch Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  N Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Mask Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Sardis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE New Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Dean - Shirley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Dudleyville Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Germany Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mt. Zion 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.<2>

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

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

Dadeville   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from North Dadeville
 - 1895 population of 873 people (with 3,128 people in 2016)
 - Dadeville had a post office and railroad service
Jacksons' Gap   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from North Dadeville
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 801 people in 2016)
 - Jacksons' Gap had a post office and railroad service
Easton   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from North Dadeville
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
Agricola   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from North Dadeville
 - Agricola had a post office and no railroad service
Tohopeka   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from North Dadeville
 - Tohopeka had a post office and no railroad service
Camp Hill   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from North Dadeville
 - 1895 population of 366 people (with 975 people in 2016)
 - Camp Hill had a post office and railroad service
Island Home   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from North Dadeville
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Island Home had a post office and no railroad service
Mary   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from North Dadeville
 - Mary 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 North Dadeville. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring North Dadeville 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 southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. 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 west 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.

North Dadeville is located in Tallapoosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tallapoosa County: Chambers, Clay, Coosa, Elmore, Lee, Macon & Randolph.

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

Tallapoosa     (The home county for North Dadeville)
      Dadeville   [Map]   S   Less than 2 miles
      Jacksons' Gap   [Map]   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Slaughters - Historic   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Agricola   [Map]   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Camp Hill   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Alkehatchee - Historic   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Benson - Historic   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Alexander City   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      New Site   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Our Town   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Daviston   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Frog Eye   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Penton   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      LaFayette   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Abanda   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Five Points   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Cusseta   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Fredonia   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Huguley   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Lanett   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Plant City   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Standing Rock   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Eady City   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Evansville   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Motley   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Mellow Valley   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Millerville   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Cragford   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Ashland   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Hollins   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Lineville   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Barfield   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Delta   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Ray   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Kellyton   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Equality   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Goodwater   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Hissop   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Mount Olive   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Rockford   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Stewartville   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Weogufka   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Kent   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Eclectic   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Tallassee   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Claud   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Wetumpka   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Titus   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Blue Ridge   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Holtville   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Fusihatchi - Historic   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Elmore   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Coosada   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Deatsville   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Erie - Historic   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Waverly   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      The Bottle   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Loachapoka   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Auburn   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Ridgewood Village   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Opelika   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Beauregard   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Salem   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Marvyn   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Prince Crossroads   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Liberty City   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Notasulga   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Franklin   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Tuskegee   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Shorter   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Hardaway   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Waugh   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Mount Meigs   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Cecil   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Sunshine Village   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Almond   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Wadley   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Roanoke   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Rock Mills   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Wedowee   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Sylacauga   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Gantts Quarry   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Mignon   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Sycamore   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Abihka - Historic   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Comerdale   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Oak Grove   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Waldo   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Winterboro   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Heard (GA)
      Glenn (GA)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Troup (GA)
      West Point (GA)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Abbottsford (GA)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      West Lake Village (GA)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start 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 - 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 North Dadeville:

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 Tallapoosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Communities in Alabama

About Tallapoosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 North Dadeville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- North Dadeville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Dadeville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8576, Longitude: -85.7727     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for North Dadeville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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 North Dadeville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for North Dadeville.