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Tuckahoe Heights, Alabama

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Our Genealogical Helper for Tuckahoe Heights ...

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 Tuckahoe Heights (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 Tuckahoe Heights. 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 Tuckahoe Heights ...

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 Tuckahoe Heights.

  • Typical abbreviation for Tuckahoe Heights: Tuckahoe Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Newspapers Published in Tuckahoe Heights ...

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 37 newspapers that have been published in the area around Tuckahoe Heights.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Tuckahoe Heights, there are papers which were published within 11 miles [17.7 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Tuckahoe Heights.

Cemeteries Near Tuckahoe Heights ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Tuckahoe Heights.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NNW Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Cave Spring Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  S Forrest Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Beth Israel Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Alabama City Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hughes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW McCartney Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Tillison Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Leath Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hibbs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Duck Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Butler Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Noble Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  N Scott Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Rainbow Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  SSE Crestwood Memorial Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Ivalee Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Whitesboro Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Gilland Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Webb Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  W Carnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Dillard Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Lee Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Croft Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bristow Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Belcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Belchers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Sardis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mizell Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Howelton Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Brasher Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Conn Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Corinth Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Freedom Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Beulah Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Patrick Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bethsaida Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Upton Cemetery   [Map]     


Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

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

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

Avery   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tuckahoe Heights
 - Avery had a post office and no railroad service
Crudup   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tuckahoe Heights
 - Crudup had a post office and no railroad service
Brice   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tuckahoe Heights
 - Brice had a post office and no railroad service
Gadsden   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Tuckahoe Heights
 - 1895 population of 2,901 people (with 35,837 people in 2016)
 - Gadsden had a post office and railroad service
Haworth - Historic   [Map]
 - While Haworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tuckahoe Heights
 - Haworth had a post office and no railroad service
Upton   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Tuckahoe Heights
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
Norton   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tuckahoe Heights
 - Norton had a post office and railroad service
East Gadsden   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tuckahoe Heights
 - East Gadsden had a post office and no railroad service
Duck Springs   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tuckahoe Heights
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Duck Springs had a post office and no railroad service
Littleton   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Tuckahoe Heights
 - Littleton had railroad service and no post office

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Tuckahoe Heights. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Tuckahoe Heights in the 1890's.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

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

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

Tuckahoe Heights is located in Etowah County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Etowah County: Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, DeKalb, Marshall & Saint Clair.

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

Etowah     (The home county for Tuckahoe Heights)
      Reece City   [Map]   NW   Less than 2 miles
      Black Creek Falls - Historic   [Map]   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Alabama City   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Bennettsville - Historic   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Gadsden   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Ridgeville   [Map]   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Edwardsville   [Map]   E   5 miles [8 km]
      Coat's Bend   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Whitesboro   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Egypt   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Ivalee   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Attalla   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Bird - Historic   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Snead   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Susan Moore   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Clarence   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Fridays Crossing   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Hoods Crossroads   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Craig   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Straight Mountain   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Fowler - Historic   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Highland Lake   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Brooksville   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Oneonta   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Oak Level   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Douthrittville - Historic   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Cochran Springs   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Adelia - Historic   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Wellington   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Ohatchee   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Collins - Historic   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Chigger Ridge - Historic   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Clark - Historic   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Alexandria   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Beasley - Historic   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Germania Springs - Historic   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Leesburg   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Sand Rock   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Turkey Town - Historic   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Centre   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Coloma - Historic   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Cedar Bluff   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Spring Garden   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Howells Crossroads   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Gaylesville   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Rock Run   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Kirk's Grove   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Broomtown   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Borden Springs   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Edwardsville   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Heflin   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Abel   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Joppa   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Holly Pond   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Baileyton   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Cotnam   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Crossville   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Collinsville   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Dawson   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Geraldine   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Mount Vernon   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Chigger Hill   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Clyde - Historic   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Floy - Historic   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Lakeview   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Grove Oak   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Dog Town   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Langston   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Rock City   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Dodsonville - Historic   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Section   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Dutton   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Dry Cove - Historic   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Ferncliff - Historic   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Scottsboro   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Ayres   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      New Hope   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Boaz   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Bartlett - Historic   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Albertville   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Horton   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Douglas   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Rabbit Town   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Gregory   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bowen - Historic   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Big Spring - Historic   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Guntersville   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Wyeth City   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Mill Village   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Hulaco   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Saint Clair
      Steele   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Ashville   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Ragland   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Saint Clair Springs   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wattsville   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Coal City   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Riverside   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Branchville   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Odenville   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Springville   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Avondale Village   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Pell City   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Colony   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Grant Town   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Munford   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Windsong Island   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Floyd (GA)
      Cave Spring (GA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Coosa (GA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Polk (GA)
      Esom Hill (GA)   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These 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 Tuckahoe Heights:

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 Etowah County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alabama
Also see ...

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About Etowah County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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 from Tuckahoe Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tuckahoe Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tuckahoe Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0698, Longitude: -86.0203     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tuckahoe Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Tuckahoe Heights, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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