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Our Genealogical Helper for Pine Lake Village ...

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 Pine Lake Village (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 Pine Lake Village. 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 Pine Lake Village ...

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 Pine Lake Village.

  • Typical abbreviation for Pine Lake Village: Pine Lk. Vlg. (in Canada, 'Vlge.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Newspapers Published in Pine Lake Village ...

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 16 newspapers that have been published in the area around Pine Lake Village.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Pine Lake Village, there are papers which were published within 15 miles [24.1 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Pine Lake Village.

Cemeteries Near Pine Lake Village ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Pine Lake Village.

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 Pine Lake Village covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSE Rice Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mt. Oak Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Gilliam Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SSE Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Hebron Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Hebron Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SSW Corinth Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Arab City Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Ryan Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Mt. Hermon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE New Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Brookwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Skidmore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Crawford Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Little Vine Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  ESE Brashier Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Shoal Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE New Friendship Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Lystra Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Baileyton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
  S New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Warrior Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Grassy Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Forman Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Center Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Welcome Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Eidson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Boyles Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Compton Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Sweet Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lamons Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Morrow Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Gum Pond Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Canaan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Brooklyn Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Roswell Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Pine Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Ebell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Berry - Brookshire Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Prince Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Griffin Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ridgway Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Nearen Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pines Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Duck Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Rescue Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Summit Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Cox Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Warrenton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Beech Spring Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Blue Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  N Polly Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Etha Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Lawrence Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Concord Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW New Hope #2 Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW New Canaan Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Clear Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bodine Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bennett Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Cloud Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Short Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW West Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Daniels Chapel 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 Pine Lake Village in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Pine Lake Village.

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

Joppa   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pine Lake Village
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
Arab   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pine Lake Village
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,284 people in 2017)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
Hulaco   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pine Lake Village
 - Hulaco had a post office and no railroad service
Grassy   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Pine Lake Village
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
Friendship   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pine Lake Village
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
Oleander   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Pine Lake Village
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
Apple Grove   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pine Lake Village
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
Baileyton   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pine Lake Village
 - Baileyton 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 Pine Lake Village. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Pine Lake Village 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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the west. 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 west 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.

Pine Lake Village is located in Marshall County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County: Blount, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Madison & Morgan.

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

Marshall     (The home county for Pine Lake Village)
      Hog Jaw   [Map]   W   Less than 2 miles
      Arab   [Map]   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   NE   5 miles [8 km]
      Scant City   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Union Grove   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Ferns Quarter - Historic   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Big Spring - Historic   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Mill Village   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Bowen - Historic   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Fort Deposit - Historic   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Gregory   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Wyeth City   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Guntersville   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Summit   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Fowler - Historic   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Brooksville   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Craig   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Blountsville   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Snead   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Clarence   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Susan Moore   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Fridays Crossing   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Gum Springs   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bird - Historic   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Cleveland   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Rosa   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Garner - Historic   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Joppa   [Map]   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Holly Pond   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      East Point   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      South Vinemont   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Vinemont   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Cullman   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      White City   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Hanceville   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Good Hope   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      West Point   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Garden City   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Grove Oak   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Chigger Hill   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Geraldine   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Crossville   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Lakeview   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Cotnam   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Dawson   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Floy - Historic   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Fyffe   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Clyde - Historic   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Collinsville   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Powell   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Shiloh   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Walnut Grove   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Altoona   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Greer - Historic   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Mountainboro   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Sardis City   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Egypt   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Gallant   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Benson - Historic   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Clear Springs - Historic   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Whitesboro   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Ivalee   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Ridgeville   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Bennettsville - Historic   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Paint Rock   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Dodsonville - Historic   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Dry Cove - Historic   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Langston   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Trenton   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Pleasant Groves   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Hollytree   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Scottsboro   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Section   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Rock City   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Ferncliff - Historic   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Trafford   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Masseyline   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Warrior   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Village Springs   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Oakville   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Swancott   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Mooresville   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Belle Mina   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Capshaw   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Harris Station   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Orrville   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Tanner   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Country Village   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Athens   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      New Hope   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Slaughter Landing - Historic   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      English Village   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Triana   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Big Cove   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Greenwycke Village   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Gurley   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Huntsville   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Brownsboro   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Madison   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Rideout Village   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Hulaco   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Morgan City   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Eva   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Lacey's Spring   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Valhermoso Springs   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Somerville   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Lacon   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Falkville   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Priceville   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Hartselle   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Burningtree Mountain   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Flint City   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Saint Clair
      Steele   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Ashville   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Saint Clair Springs   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Springville   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Addison   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]

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

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 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 - 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 Pine Lake Village:

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 Marshall County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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    
Jefferson 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      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair 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 Marshall County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Marshall 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 Diaster Stories for ...

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Marshall County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marshall County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Pine Lake Village. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pine Lake Village) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pine Lake Village. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pine Lake Village

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pine Lake Village. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3370, Longitude: -86.5394     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pine Lake Village 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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<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 Pine Lake Village, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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