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Pinedale Estates, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Pinedale Estates ...

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 Pinedale Estates (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 Pinedale Estates. 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 Pinedale Estates ...

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 Pinedale Estates.

  • Typical abbreviation for Pinedale Estates: Pinedale Ests.

Newspapers Published in Pinedale Estates ...

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 58 newspapers that have been published in the area around Pinedale Estates.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Pinedale Estates, there are papers which were published within 21 miles [33.8 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Pinedale Estates.

Cemeteries Near Pinedale Estates ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Pinedale Estates.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  S Keyton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Enterprise City Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NE Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSW Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Liberty Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SE County Line Cemetery   [Map]     
  E New Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Consolation Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Cool Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW New Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Sardis Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SE Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Daleville Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  WNW Bethany Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  NW New Brockton City Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  W Goodman Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Asbury Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bellwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Beulah Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW McGee Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Kelly Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Little Elam Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Coffee Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW El Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Phillips Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Damascus 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 Pinedale Estates in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Pinedale Estates.

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

Enterprise   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pinedale Estates
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
Level Plains   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Pinedale Estates
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
Clayhatchee   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pinedale Estates
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
Daleville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Pinedale Estates
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 5,101 people in 2016)
 - Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
Clintonville   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pinedale Estates
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
Tabernacle   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pinedale Estates
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
Coffee Springs   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pinedale Estates
 - 1895 population of 32 people (with 227 people in 2016)
 - Coffee Springs had a post office and no railroad service
Damascus   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Pinedale Estates
 - Damascus had a post office and no railroad service
High Bluff   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pinedale Estates
 - High Bluff 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 Pinedale Estates. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Pinedale Estates 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 doctors 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.

Pinedale Estates is located in Coffee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Coffee County: Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva & Pike.

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

Coffee     (The home county for Pinedale Estates)
      Enterprise   [Map]   NW   Less than 2 miles
      Battens Crossroads   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Central City   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
      New Brockton   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Elba   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Frisco   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Kinston   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Jack   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Clio   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Blue Springs   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Louisville   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      County Line   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Beulah   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Opp   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Onycha   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Babbie   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Horn Hill   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Sanford   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Florala   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Lockhart   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Heath   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Libertyville   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Andalusia   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Brantley   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Glenwood   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Dozier   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Social Town   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Luverne   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Merrill Mill   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Rutledge   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Level Plains   [Map]   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Holiday Village   [Map]   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Daleville   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Fort Rucker   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Clayhatchee   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Newton   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Ozark   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Pinckard   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Midland City   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Ariton   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Grimes   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Napier Field   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Scranton   [Map]   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Chancellor   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Bellwood   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Coffee Springs   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Costilla - Historic   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Hartford   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Eunola - Historic   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Geneva   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Samson   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Slocomb   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Black   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Malvern   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Headland   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Newville   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Oakey Grove   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Abbeville   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Graball   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Parker Village   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Taylor   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Dothan   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Merritts Crossroads   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Rehobeth   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Parish   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Kinsey   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Cowarts   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Madrid   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Webb   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Avon   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Cottonwood   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Centre Ridge - Historic   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Brundidge   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Mossy Grove Village   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Goshen   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Banks   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Troy   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      McClure Town   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Holmes (FL)
      Esto (FL)   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Noma (FL)   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Westville (FL)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Ponce de Leon (FL)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Jackson (FL)
      Graceville (FL)   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Campbellton (FL)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Jacob City (FL)   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Walton (FL)
      Paxton (FL)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Washington (FL)
      Caryville (FL)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Chipley (FL)   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

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 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 Pinedale Estates:

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 Coffee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

About Coffee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 starting from Pinedale Estates. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pinedale Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pinedale Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3041, Longitude: -85.8313     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pinedale Estates 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 Pinedale Estates, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Pinedale Estates.