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Our Genealogy Helper for Roeton ...

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 Roeton (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 an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Roeton. 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.

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.

Roeton is located in Coffee County.

To see how the shape of Alabama's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

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

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

  • Coffee County     (The home county of Roeton)
    • Frisco [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frisco
      • Frisco [Coffee County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frisco
    • Victoria [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Victoria
      • Victoria [Coffee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
    • Mixson [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mixson
      • Mixson [Coffee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mixson
    • Jack [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jack
      • Jack [Coffee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jack
    • Wilkinstown [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkinstown
      • Wilkinstown [Coffee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkinstown
    • Clintonville [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clintonville
      • Clintonville [Coffee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clintonville
    • New Brockton [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Brockton
      • New Brockton [Coffee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Brockton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Brockton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Brockton<3>
    • Zoar [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zoar
      • Zoar [Coffee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zoar
    • Enterprise [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
      • Enterprise [Coffee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,376 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<3>
    • Elba [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elba
      • Elba [Coffee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Roeton
      • Former name for Elba: Bridgeville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,811 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elba
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elba<3>
    • Pine Level [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Level
      • Pine Level [Coffee County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Level
    • Battens Crossroads [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battens Crossroads
      • Battens Crossroads [Coffee County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Battens Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battens Crossroads
  • Barbour County
    • Elamville [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elamville
      • Elamville [Barbour County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elamville
    • Clio [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clio
      • Clio [Barbour County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Roeton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,274 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clio<3>
    • Blue Springs [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs
      • Blue Springs [Barbour County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Roeton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 87 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
    • Louisville [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
      • Louisville [Barbour County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 462 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
    • Clayton [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
      • Clayton [Barbour County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,847 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<3>
    • Baker Hill [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baker Hill
      • Baker Hill [Barbour County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baker Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 252 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baker Hill
  • Bullock County
    • Perote [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perote
      • Perote [Bullock County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perote have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perote
    • Smuteye [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smuteye
      • Smuteye [Bullock County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smuteye
    • Inverness [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inverness
      • Inverness [Bullock County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
    • Midway [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
      • Midway [Bullock County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Union Springs [Bullock County]
  • Covington County
    • County Line [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for County Line
      • County Line [Covington County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for County Line have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on County Line
    • Opp [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opp
      • Opp [Covington County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Roeton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,390 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Opp<3>
    • Babbie [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Babbie
      • Babbie [Covington County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babbie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 596 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Babbie
    • Horn Hill [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horn Hill
      • Horn Hill [Covington County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horn Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 229 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horn Hill
    • Onycha [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onycha
      • Onycha [Covington County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Roeton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 186 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onycha
    • Sanford [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanford
      • Sanford [Covington County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 254 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanford
    • Heath [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heath
      • Heath [Covington County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heath have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 256 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
    • Gantt [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gantt
      • Gantt [Covington County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gantt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 215 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gantt
  • Crenshaw County
    • Glenwood [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
      • Glenwood [Crenshaw County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 183 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood<3>
    • Social Town [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Social Town
      • Social Town [Crenshaw County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Social Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Social Town
    • Brantley [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brantley
      • Brantley [Crenshaw County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the west of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brantley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 768 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brantley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brantley<3>
    • Luverne [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luverne
      • Luverne [Crenshaw County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luverne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,744 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luverne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luverne<3>
    • Petrey [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petrey
      • Petrey [Crenshaw County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petrey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 56 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petrey
    • Rutledge [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutledge
      • Rutledge [Crenshaw County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutledge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 449 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutledge
    • Cherokee Village [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee Village
      • Cherokee Village [Crenshaw County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee Village
    • Dozier [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dozier
      • Dozier [Crenshaw County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the west of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dozier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 320 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dozier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dozier<3>
    • Highland Home [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland Home
      • Highland Home [Crenshaw County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland Home have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Home
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highland Home<3>
  • Dale County
    • Ariton [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ariton
      • Ariton [Dale County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Roeton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 739 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ariton
    • Phillips Crossroads [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillips Crossroads
      • Phillips Crossroads [Dale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillips Crossroads
    • Ozark [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozark
      • Ozark [Dale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,284 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<3>
    • Skipperville [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skipperville
      • Skipperville [Dale County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skipperville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skipperville
    • Holiday Village [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holiday Village
      • Holiday Village [Dale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holiday Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holiday Village
    • Mabson [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabson
      • Mabson [Dale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabson
    • Fort Rucker [Dale County]
    • Level Plains [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Level Plains
      • Level Plains [Dale County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Level Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,002 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Level Plains
    • Daleville [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleville
      • Daleville [Dale County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,102 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daleville<3>
    • Newton [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton
      • Newton [Dale County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,456 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Clopton [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clopton
      • Clopton [Dale County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clopton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clopton
    • Bertha [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bertha
      • Bertha [Dale County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bertha
  • Geneva County
    • Scranton [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scranton
      • Scranton [Geneva County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scranton
    • Chancellor [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chancellor
      • Chancellor [Geneva County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chancellor
    • Bellwood [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellwood
      • Bellwood [Geneva County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellwood
    • Coffee Springs [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coffee Springs
      • Coffee Springs [Geneva County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coffee Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffee Springs
    • Hartford [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
      • Hartford [Geneva County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,578 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<3>
    • Samson [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Samson
      • Samson [Geneva County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,854 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Samson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Samson<3>
    • Malvern [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malvern
      • Malvern [Geneva County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Malvern have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,463 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malvern
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malvern<3>
    • Slocomb [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slocomb
      • Slocomb [Geneva County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slocomb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,898 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slocomb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slocomb<3>
    • Geneva [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
      • Geneva [Geneva County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,289 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<3>
    • Black [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black
      • Black [Geneva County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 203 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black
  • Henry County
    • Newville [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newville
      • Newville [Henry County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the east of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 512 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newville
    • Headland [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Headland
      • Headland [Henry County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,712 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Headland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Headland<3>
    • Abbeville [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbeville
      • Abbeville [Henry County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<3>
  • Houston County
    • Dothan [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dothan
      • Dothan [Houston County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dothan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 68,941 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dothan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dothan<3>
    • Kinsey [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinsey
      • Kinsey [Houston County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinsey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,267 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinsey
    • Taylor [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
      • Taylor [Houston County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,428 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
    • Parish [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parish
      • Parish [Houston County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parish have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parish
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parish<3>
    • Webb [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webb
      • Webb [Houston County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webb<3>
    • Rehobeth [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rehobeth
      • Rehobeth [Houston County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rehobeth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,657 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rehobeth
  • Montgomery County
    • Grady [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grady
      • Grady [Montgomery County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grady have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grady
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grady<3>
    • Ramer [Montgomery County]
  • Pike County
    • Tarentum [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tarentum
      • Tarentum [Pike County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarentum
    • Tennille [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tennille
      • Tennille [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tennille
    • Brundidge [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brundidge
      • Brundidge [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brundidge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brundidge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brundidge<3>
    • Centre Ridge [Pike County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centre Ridge
      • Centre Ridge [Pike County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centre Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mossy Grove Village [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mossy Grove Village
      • Mossy Grove Village [Pike County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mossy Grove Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mossy Grove Village
    • Banks [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banks
      • Banks [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 164 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banks<3>
    • Troy [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
      • Troy [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Roeton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,957 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<3>
    • Goshen [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
      • Goshen [Pike County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 255 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goshen<3>
    • McClure Town [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McClure Town
      • McClure Town [Pike County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McClure Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McClure Town
    • Needmore [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Needmore
      • Needmore [Pike County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Roeton
      • Former name for Needmore: Rough Log
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Needmore
    • Youngblood [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngblood
      • Youngblood [Pike County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Youngblood
    • Meeksville [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meeksville
      • Meeksville [Pike County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Roeton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meeksville

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

Newspapers Published in Roeton ...

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 24 newspapers that have been published in the area around Roeton.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Roeton, there are papers which were published within 18 miles [29 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Roeton.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Roeton:

  • 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.
    • Stories from Alabama

Cemeteries Near Roeton ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Roeton.

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

  • Roeton Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Roeton Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Roeton Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roeton Cemetery
  • Strickland Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Strickland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Strickland Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strickland Cemetery
  • Selgar Family Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Selgar Family Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Selgar Family Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selgar Family Cemetery
  • Mt. Zion Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Zion Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Zion Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Zion Cemetery
  • New Hope Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the New Hope Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Hope Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope Cemetery
  • St. Johns Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Johns Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Johns Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Johns Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Hamilton Crossroads Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hamilton Crossroads Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hamilton Crossroads Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton Crossroads Cemetery
    • St. John Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. John Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. John Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. John Cemetery
    • Hawhill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hawhill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hawhill Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawhill Cemetery
    • Mt. Olive Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Olive Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Olive Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Olive Cemetery
    • Chestnut Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chestnut Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chestnut Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Grove Cemetery
    • Flowers Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Flowers Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Flowers Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowers Cemetery
    • New Tabernacle Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the New Tabernacle Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • New Tabernacle Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Roeton.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Tabernacle Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Tabernacle Cemetery
    • Mossy Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mossy Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mossy Grove Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mossy Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mossy Grove Cemetery
    • Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pleasant Ridge Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Ridge Cemetery

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.<4>

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

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

  • Tennille [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tennille
    • Tennille [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Roeton
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tennille had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tennille
  • Victoria [Coffee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Victoria
    • Victoria [Coffee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Roeton
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 85 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Victoria had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
  • Brundidge [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brundidge
    • Brundidge [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Roeton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brundidge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 421 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brundidge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brundidge<3>
  • Dillard [Dale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dillard
    • Dillard [Dale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Dillard had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillard
  • Tabernacle [Coffee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tabernacle
    • Tabernacle [Coffee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tabernacle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tabernacle
  • Elamville [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elamville
    • Elamville [Barbour County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Roeton
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 62 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Elamville had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elamville
  • Continue List ...
    • Pronto [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pronto
      • Pronto [Pike County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pronto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pronto had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pronto
    • Clintonville [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clintonville
      • Clintonville [Coffee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Roeton
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 172 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clintonville
    • Banks [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banks
      • Banks [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 164 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Banks had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banks<3>
    • Ozark [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozark
      • Ozark [Dale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Roeton
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,195 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,284 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Ozark had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<3>
    • Arguta [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arguta
      • Arguta [Dale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arguta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Arguta had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arguta
    • Buckhorn [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckhorn
      • Buckhorn [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 39 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Buckhorn had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
    • Henderson [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
      • Henderson [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henderson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 159 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson
    • Clio [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clio
      • Clio [Barbour County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Roeton
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 178 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,274 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Clio had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clio<3>
    • Little Oak [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Oak
      • Little Oak [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Roeton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Oak

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Roeton. See our List of 1890's Communities around Roeton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Coffee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Roeton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roeton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5977, Longitude: -85.8347       In this case, the coordinates for Roeton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 Roeton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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