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Our Genealogy Helper for Sandfield ...

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 Sandfield (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 Sandfield. 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 southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Sandfield is located in Pike 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 Pike County: Barbour, Bullock, Coffee, Crenshaw, Dale & Montgomery.

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

  • Pike County     (The home county of Sandfield)
    • Saco [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saco have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saco
      • Saco [Pike County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saco
    • Banks [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banks
      • Banks [Pike County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 164 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banks<3>
    • Needmore [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Needmore
      • Needmore [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Needmore
    • McClure Town [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McClure Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McClure Town
      • McClure Town [Pike County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McClure Town
    • Troy [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
      • Troy [Pike County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,957 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<3>
    • Meeksville [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meeksville
      • Meeksville [Pike County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meeksville
    • Brundidge [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brundidge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brundidge
      • Brundidge [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brundidge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brundidge<3>
    • Orion [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orion have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orion
      • Orion [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orion
    • Mossy Grove Village [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mossy Grove Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mossy Grove Village
      • Mossy Grove Village [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mossy Grove Village
    • Youngblood [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngblood
      • Youngblood [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the west of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Youngblood
    • Tarentum [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tarentum
      • Tarentum [Pike County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarentum
    • Tennille [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tennille
      • Tennille [Pike County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tennille
    • Centre Ridge [Pike County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centre Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centre Ridge
      • Centre Ridge [Pike County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Sandfield
  • Barbour County
    • Louisville [Barbour County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
      • Louisville [Barbour County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 462 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
    • Clio [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clio
      • Clio [Barbour County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,274 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clio<3>
    • Elamville [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elamville
      • Elamville [Barbour County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southeast of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elamville
    • Clayton [Barbour County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
      • Clayton [Barbour County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the east of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,847 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<3>
    • Blue Springs [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs
      • Blue Springs [Barbour County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 87 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
    • Comer [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comer
      • Comer [Barbour County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the east of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Comer
    • Spring Hill [Barbour County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Hill
      • Spring Hill [Barbour County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Hill
    • Baker Hill [Barbour County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baker Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baker Hill
      • Baker Hill [Barbour County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the east of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 252 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baker Hill
    • Eufaula [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eufaula
      • Eufaula [Barbour County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the east of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,709 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eufaula
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eufaula<3>
  • Bullock County
    • Perote [Bullock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perote have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perote
      • Perote [Bullock County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perote
    • Inverness [Bullock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inverness
      • Inverness [Bullock County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
    • Smuteye [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smuteye
      • Smuteye [Bullock County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smuteye
    • Union Springs [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Springs
      • Union Springs [Bullock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the north of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,410 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union Springs<3>
    • Three Notch [Bullock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Notch have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Notch
      • Three Notch [Bullock County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Notch
    • Midway [Bullock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
      • Midway [Bullock County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Fitzpatrick [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fitzpatrick
      • Fitzpatrick [Bullock County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the north of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fitzpatrick
  • Coffee County
    • Frisco [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frisco
      • Frisco [Coffee County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frisco
    • Wilkinstown [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkinstown
      • Wilkinstown [Coffee County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the southwest of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkinstown
    • Jack [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jack
      • Jack [Coffee County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jack
    • Victoria [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Victoria
      • Victoria [Coffee County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria
    • New Brockton [Coffee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Brockton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Brockton
      • New Brockton [Coffee County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
      • 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>
    • Elba [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elba
      • Elba [Coffee County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,811 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elba
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elba<3>
    • Enterprise [Coffee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
      • Enterprise [Coffee County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,376 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<3>
  • Crenshaw County
    • Petrey [Crenshaw County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petrey have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petrey
      • Petrey [Crenshaw County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the west of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 56 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petrey
    • Social Town [Crenshaw County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Social Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Social Town
      • Social Town [Crenshaw County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Social Town
    • Glenwood [Crenshaw County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
      • Glenwood [Crenshaw County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 183 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood<3>
    • Luverne [Crenshaw County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luverne have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luverne
      • Luverne [Crenshaw County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,744 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luverne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luverne<3>
    • Highland Home [Crenshaw County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland Home have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland Home
      • Highland Home [Crenshaw County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the west of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Home
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highland Home<3>
    • Rutledge [Crenshaw County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutledge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutledge
      • Rutledge [Crenshaw County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the west of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 449 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutledge
    • Brantley [Crenshaw County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brantley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brantley
      • Brantley [Crenshaw County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 768 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brantley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brantley<3>
  • Dale County
    • Ariton [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ariton
      • Ariton [Dale County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
      • 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 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the southeast of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillips Crossroads
    • Skipperville [Dale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skipperville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skipperville
      • Skipperville [Dale County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skipperville
    • Clopton [Dale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clopton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clopton
      • Clopton [Dale County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clopton
    • Ozark [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozark
      • Ozark [Dale County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,284 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<3>
    • Fort Rucker [Dale County]
    • Newton [Dale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton
      • Newton [Dale County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,456 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
  • Henry County
    • Abbeville [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbeville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbeville
      • Abbeville [Henry County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<3>
  • Macon County
    • Fort Davis [Macon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Davis have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Davis
      • Fort Davis [Macon County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the north of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Davis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Davis<3>
    • Armstrong [Macon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armstrong have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armstrong
      • Armstrong [Macon County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armstrong
    • Hardaway [Macon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardaway have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardaway
      • Hardaway [Macon County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the north of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardaway
    • Shorter [Macon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shorter have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shorter
      • Shorter [Macon County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<2> to the north of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shorter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shorter<3>
    • Tuskegee [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuskegee
      • Tuskegee [Macon County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<2> to the north of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,142 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuskegee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuskegee<3>
    • Franklin [Macon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Macon County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the north of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 512 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<3>
  • Montgomery County
    • Pine Level [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Level have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Level
      • Pine Level [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northwest of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Level
    • Grady [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grady have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grady
      • Grady [Montgomery County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the west of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grady
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grady<3>
    • Ramer [Montgomery County]
    • Lapine [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lapine have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lapine
      • Lapine [Montgomery County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the west of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lapine
    • Cecil [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cecil have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cecil
      • Cecil [Montgomery County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cecil
    • Ada [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ada
      • Ada [Montgomery County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ada
    • Pike Road [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pike Road have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pike Road
      • Pike Road [Montgomery County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,159 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pike Road
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pike Road<3>
    • Hope Hull [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hope Hull have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hope Hull
      • Hope Hull [Montgomery County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Sandfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope Hull
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hope Hull<3>
  • Russell County
    • Hurtsboro [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurtsboro
      • Hurtsboro [Russell County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Sandfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 589 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurtsboro

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

Newspapers Published in Sandfield ...

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 23 newspapers that have been published in the area around Sandfield.

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and 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 everyone.

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

  • 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 Sandfield ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Sandfield.

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

  • Sandfield Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sandfield Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sandfield Cemetery
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  • Old Canaan Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Canaan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Canaan Cemetery
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  • Catalpa Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Catalpa Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Catalpa Cemetery
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  • Hussey Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hussey Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hussey Cemetery
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  • Alexander Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Alexander Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Alexander Cemetery
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  • Kelley Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Kelley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kelley Cemetery
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  • Continue List ...
    • Livingston Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Livingston Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Livingston Cemetery
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    • Antioch Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Antioch Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Antioch Cemetery
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    • Ramah Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ramah Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ramah Cemetery
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    • Old Ramah Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Ramah Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Old Sellers Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Sellers Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Sellers Cemetery
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    • Banks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Banks Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Banks Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Banks Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banks Cemetery
    • Mt. Harmon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Harmon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mt. Harmon Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Sandfield.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Harmon Cemetery
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    • Mt. Hermon Baptist Church Cemetery
    • Perote Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Perote Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Perote Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Sandfield.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Perote Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perote 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.<5>

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

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

  • Catalpa [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catalpa have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catalpa
    • Catalpa [Pike County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Sandfield
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Catalpa had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catalpa
  • Linwood [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linwood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linwood
    • Linwood [Pike County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Sandfield
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 20 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Linwood had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linwood
  • Josie [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Josie have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Josie
    • Josie [Pike County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Sandfield
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Josie had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Josie
  • Omega [Bullock County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Omega have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Omega
    • Omega [Bullock County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Sandfield
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Omega had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Omega
  • Banks [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banks
    • Banks [Pike County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
    • 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>
  • Perote [Bullock County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perote have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perote
    • Perote [Bullock County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Sandfield
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 195 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Perote had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perote
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    • Postoak [Bullock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Postoak have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Postoak
      • Postoak [Bullock County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Sandfield
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Postoak had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Postoak
    • Buckhorn [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckhorn
      • Buckhorn [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
      • 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
    • Inverness [Bullock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inverness
      • Inverness [Bullock County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Sandfield
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Inverness had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
    • Pronto [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pronto have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pronto
      • Pronto [Pike County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pronto had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pronto
    • Star Hill [Barbour County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star Hill
      • Star Hill [Barbour County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Sandfield
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 27 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Star Hill had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star Hill
    • Troy [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
      • Troy [Pike County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Sandfield
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 3,449 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,957 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Troy had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<3>
    • Mount Hillard [Bullock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hillard have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hillard
      • Mount Hillard [Bullock County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Sandfield
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 195 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Mount Hillard had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hillard
    • China Grove [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for China Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for China Grove
      • China Grove [Pike County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Sandfield
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 206 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, China Grove had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on China Grove
    • Brundidge [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brundidge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brundidge
      • Brundidge [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the south of Sandfield
      • 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>

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Pike County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sandfield) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9060, Longitude: -85.8077       In this case, the coordinates for Sandfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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 Sandfield, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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