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North Vinemont, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for North Vinemont ...

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 Vinemont (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 Vinemont. 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 Vinemont ...

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 Vinemont.

  • Typical abbreviation for North Vinemont: N. Vinemont

Newspapers Published in North Vinemont ...

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 North Vinemont.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of North Vinemont, there are papers which were published within 12 miles [19.3 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for North Vinemont.

Cemeteries Near North Vinemont ...

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

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  S Vinemont Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Flint Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  N New Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  N Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hamby Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Enon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Higdon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bell Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Powells Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Missionary Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Crosby Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW McCroskey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Center Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Cook Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Holmes Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Friendship Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Crosses Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Brindley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Falkville City Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Eva Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Turney Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Key Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Negro Mountain Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Baldwin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Baldwin Heights Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Cullman City Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE St. Bernard Abbey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE East Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Simcoe Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Childers Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Key Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW East Battleground Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bethlehem West Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pullen Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Spitznagl Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Etha Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Daniels Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Wilhite Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Central Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Oak Level Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lawrence Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Canaan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Lawrence Cove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSW Bethsadia Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pfiel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Concord Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Duck Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Gum Pond Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Garner Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Brindley Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Waugh Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Liberty Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Day - Speegle Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  W Blair 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 North Vinemont in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of North Vinemont.

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

Wilhites   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from North Vinemont
 - Wilhites had railroad service and no post office
Cullman   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from North Vinemont
 - 1895 population of 1,017 people (with 15,496 people in 2016)
 - Cullman had a post office and railroad service
Eva   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from North Vinemont
 - Eva had a post office and no railroad service
Baldwin   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from North Vinemont
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
Falkville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from North Vinemont
 - Falkville had a post office and railroad service
Simcoe   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from North Vinemont
 - Simcoe had a post office and no railroad service
Leesdale   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from North Vinemont
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Leesdale had a post office and railroad service
Battleground   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from North Vinemont
 - Battleground had a post office and no railroad service
Cedar Plains   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from North Vinemont
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cedar Plains 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 Vinemont. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring North Vinemont 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 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 Vinemont is located in Cullman County.

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

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

Cullman     (The home county for North Vinemont)
      Vinemont   [Map]   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
      South Vinemont   [Map]   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Cullman   [Map]   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
      West Point   [Map]   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      East Point   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Good Hope   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      White City   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Logan   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Hanceville   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Holly Pond   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Gum Springs   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Blountsville   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Summit   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bangor   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Brooksville   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Fowler - Historic   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Blount Springs   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Nectar   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Cleveland   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Smoke Rise   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Craig   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Clarence   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Garner - Historic   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Altoona   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Walnut Grove   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Greer - Historic   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Clear Springs - Historic   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Gallant   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Paint Rock   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Trafford   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Warrior   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Corner   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Kimberly   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Masseyline   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Majestic   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Morris   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Crosston   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Robbins Crossroads   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Village Springs   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Palmerdale   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Sayre   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Oakville   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Wren   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Moulton   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Muck City   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Camp Spring - Historic   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hatton   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      North Courtland   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Mount Hope   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Courtland   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Swancott   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Capshaw   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Athens   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Triana   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Slaughter Landing - Historic   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      English Village   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Madison   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Huntsville   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      New Hope   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Big Cove   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Rideout Village   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Greenwycke Village   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Normal   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Hog Jaw   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Pine Lake Village   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Arab   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Union Grove   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Big Spring - Historic   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Scant City   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Bowen - Historic   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Ferns Quarter - Historic   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Douglas   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Fort Deposit - Historic   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Mill Village   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Lacon   [Map]   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Eva   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Falkville   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Hulaco   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Danville   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Powellville   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Burrows Crossroads   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Creel   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Empire   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Black Warrior Town - Historic   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Sipsey   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Camak Mills - Historic   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Sumiton   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Jasper   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Dora   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Oakahalla   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Cordova   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Addison   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Arley   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Houston   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Grayson   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Slick Ford   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Falls City   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Double Springs   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Ashridge   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Prebble - Historic   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or 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 North Vinemont:

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 Cullman 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    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale 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      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.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 North Vinemont. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- North Vinemont) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Vinemont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2793, Longitude: -86.8556     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for North Vinemont 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 North Vinemont, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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