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Pettusville, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Pettusville ...

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 Pettusville (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 Pettusville. 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.

Newspapers Published in Pettusville ...

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 26 newspapers that have been published in the area around Pettusville.

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

Cemeteries Near Pettusville ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Pettusville.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  NNW Hodges Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Pettusville Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Spence Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Bailes Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bridgforth Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Cylone Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Sylone Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  NNW Trotter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Harlow Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Payne Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW St. Mark Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Antioch Cemetery #1   [Map]     
  SW Antioch Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Whitfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hasting Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Scrouge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Daly Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  N Neely Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Polar Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  S New Garden Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ezell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Elliot Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Croney Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  NE Boswell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Phoenix Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Kelly Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Prospect Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Nelson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hightower Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Elder Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Legg Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Simpson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Witty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE German Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Austin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lewter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Maddox Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Elkton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Elkton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Case Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Legg Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Trotter Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSW Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Gray Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Potts Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hughey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Malone Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Slave Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Reunion Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Delap - Clemant Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Gatlin Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hopwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE White Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Corpier Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Thornton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Park Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Kedron Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Adams Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Dupree Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Nelson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Myers Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  ESE Milhouse Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hardin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Motes Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Tillery Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Franklin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Gatlin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Ross Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Malone Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Bledsoe Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Dunnavant Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Roberts Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Collier Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW McCully Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Butler Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Fielding Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Aspen Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Aspen Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hatchett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Cole Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Eagin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Gooch Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Stella Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Gaston Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Browning Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Grigsby Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Berea Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Collier Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hasting Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bottom Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Concord Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Tibbs Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Adams - Crutcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Golightly Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Roper Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Cross Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Kimbrough Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Merrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ewing Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Beasley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Major Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Young Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Indian Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bethany Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Brooks Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Shores Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Shoal Bluff Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW White Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Craig 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>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Pettusville had a population of 93 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

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

Veto   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pettusville
 - Veto had a post office and no railroad service
Elkmont   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pettusville
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
Estaville - Historic   [Map]
 - While Estaville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Pettusville
 - Estaville had a post office and no railroad service
Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pettusville
 - Elkmont Springs had a post office and no railroad service
Hay's Mill   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pettusville
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
Sand Spring - Historic   [Map]
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pettusville
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
Elkton (TN)   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pettusville
 - 1895 population of 165 people (with 542 people in 2016)
 - Elkton had a post office and no railroad service
Bethel (TN)   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pettusville
 - 1895 population of 161 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
Caro   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pettusville
 - Caro 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 Pettusville. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Pettusville 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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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.

Pettusville is located in Limestone County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Limestone County: Lauderdale, Lawrence, Madison, Morgan, Giles (TN) & Lincoln (TN).

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

Limestone     (The home county for Pettusville)
      Estaville - Historic   [Map]   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Elkmont   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Ardmore   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Caro   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Clifton - Historic   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Lester   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Athens   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Cairo   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Capshaw   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Garner - Historic   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Ford City   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Nitrate City   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Davidsons Cross Roads - Historic   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Leighton   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Campbell Settlement - Historic   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Wilson Dam   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Paint Rock   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Bethel   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Anderson   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Estep - Historic   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Cedar Hill   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Rogersville   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Corum - Historic   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Lexington   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Elgin   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Belew - Historic   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Slabtown - Historic   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Belleview - Historic   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Hillsboro   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Wheeler Dam Village   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      North Courtland   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Courtland   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Chalybeate Springs   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Town Creek   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Oakville   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Hatton   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Moulton   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Muck City   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Toney   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Harvest   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Hazel Green   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Madison   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Rideout Village   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Meridianville   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Normal   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Moore's Mill   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Huntsville   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Mercury   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Moulton Heights   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Trinity   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Russell Village   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Lacey's Spring   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bedford (TN)
      Whitaker (TN)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Palmetto (TN)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Franklin (TN)
      Huntland (TN)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Garner Ford (TN)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Beans Creek (TN)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Giles (TN)
      Ardmore (TN)   [Map]   NE   5 miles [8 km]
      Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]   NE   5 miles [8 km]
      Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Elkton (TN)   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Wheelerton (TN)   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Green Field (TN)   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Aymett Town (TN)   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Gordon (TN)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Wales (TN)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lawrence (TN)
      Fall River (TN)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Loretto (TN)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Rascal Town (TN)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Ethridge (TN)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Saint Joseph (TN)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Flatwoods (TN)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Webber City (TN)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Park Grove (TN)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Iron City (TN)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lincoln (TN)
      Dellrose (TN)   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Pearl City (TN)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Boonshill (TN)   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Park City Heights (TN)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Park City (TN)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Fayetteville (TN)   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Clarks Ferry (TN)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Elk Mill Village (TN)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Corder Crossroads (TN)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Petersburg (TN)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Flintville (TN)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Belleville (TN)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Marshall (TN)
      Delina (TN)   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Cornersville (TN)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      New Town (TN)   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Orrs (TN)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Lewisburg (TN)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Oak Hill (TN)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Maury (TN)
      Southport (TN)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Scotts Mill (TN)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Frierson Town (TN)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Philadelphia (TN)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Moore (TN)
      Lynchburg (TN)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wayne (TN)
      Corning (TN) - Historic   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

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 websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned 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 Pettusville:

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 Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Limestone County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Limestone 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
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Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Pettusville ...

While our initial data for Pettusville came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Pettusville in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Pettusville.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide
      Published by Rand McNally & Co.      (Document found on Google Books)
Notes for Pettusville:
    Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned  
Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Pettusville.
      See our Misc Page for Pettusville for more information.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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' distance that stretches from Pettusville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pettusville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pettusville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9718, Longitude: -86.9461     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pettusville 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 Pettusville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Pettusville.