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Clarks Ferry, Tennessee

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Our Genealogy Helper for Clarks Ferry ...

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 Clarks Ferry (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 Clarks Ferry. 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 Clarks Ferry ...

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 Clarks Ferry.

  • While the name of this community is Clarks Ferry, be aware that it's the common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Clarks Ferry may originally have been Clark's Ferry.
  • Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Clarks Ferry might be written as Clark Ferry.

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 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.

Clarks Ferry is located in Lincoln County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lincoln County: Limestone (AL), Madison (AL), Bedford, Franklin, Giles, Marshall & Moore.

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

Lincoln     (The home county for Clarks Ferry)
  Fayetteville   [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Elk Mill Village   [Map]     NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Park City Heights   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Park City   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Corder Crossroads   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
  Flintville   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Pearl City   [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Belleville   [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Gattistown   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Boonshill   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Petersburg   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Dellrose   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Raus   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Whitaker   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Palmetto   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Shelbyville   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Cascade Hollow   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Anchor Mill - Historic   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Normandy   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Wartrace   [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Bell Buckle   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Unionville   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Vannatta   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Homaway Village   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Southgate Park   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Tullahoma   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Royal Oaks   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Manchester   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Ruthledge Ford   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  New Union   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Forest Mill   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Garner Ford   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Huntland   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Beans Creek   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Winchester Springs   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Estill Springs   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Liberty   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Winchester   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Decherd   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Sal City   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Cowan   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Greenhaw   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Saint Marys   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Wheelerton   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Ardmore   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Elkmont Springs   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Dickson Town   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Elkton   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Trigg   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Aymett Town   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
  Powell Chapel   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Pulaski   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Gordon   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Green Field   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Olivet   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Pelham   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Fall River   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  New Prospect   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Delina   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Cornersville   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Orrs   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  New Town   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
  Oak Hill   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Lewisburg   [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Chapel Hill   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Philadelphia   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Southport   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Lynchburg   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Plainview   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Colbert (AL)
  Garner (AL) - Historic   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jackson (AL)
  Estillfork (AL)   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Princeton (AL)   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Beachboro (AL) - Historic   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Greerton (AL) - Historic   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Hollytree (AL)   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Hytop (AL)   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Trenton (AL)   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Skyline (AL)   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony (AL) - Historic   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Pleasant Groves (AL)   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Paint Rock (AL)   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Woodville (AL)   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lauderdale (AL)
  Bethel (AL)   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Limestone (AL)
  Ardmore (AL)   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Caro (AL)   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Estaville (AL) - Historic   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Capshaw (AL)   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Elkmont (AL)   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Country Village (AL)   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Athens (AL)   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Clifton (AL) - Historic   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Lester (AL)   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Tanner (AL)   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Belle Mina (AL)   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Cairo (AL)   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Madison (AL)
  Hazel Green (AL)   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Hillsboro (AL)   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  New Market (AL)   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Meridianville (AL)   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Toney (AL)   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Moore's Mill (AL)   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Harvest (AL)   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Country Village (AL)   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Normal (AL)   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Mercury (AL)   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Ryland (AL)   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Lincoln (AL)   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]

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

Newspapers Published in Clarks Ferry ...

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 30 newspapers that have been published in the area around Clarks Ferry.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Clarks Ferry, there are papers which were published within 13 miles [20.9 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Clarks Ferry.

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 and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned 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 Clarks Ferry:

These websites are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Tennessee to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Lincoln County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bedford County:     Cyndi's



Coffee County:     Cyndi's



Franklin County:     Cyndi's



Giles County:     Cyndi's



Grundy County:     Cyndi's



Lawrence County:     Cyndi's



Marshall County:     Cyndi's



Maury County:     Cyndi's



Moore County:     Cyndi's



Rutherford County:     Cyndi's



Colbert County (AL):     Cyndi's



Jackson County (AL):     Cyndi's



Lauderdale County (AL):     Cyndi's



Limestone County (AL):     Cyndi's



Madison County (AL):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Lincoln County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Tennessee

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 Tennessee
Also see Disaster Stories for ...

Cemeteries Near Clarks Ferry ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Clarks Ferry.

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 Google map will open 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 or 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 Clarks Ferry covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  N Green Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Solomon Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Woodroof Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Old City Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Slater Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW Beard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Routt - Wells Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Thomison Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Gregory Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Rhea Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Pamplin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Norris Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Prospect Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Rowland Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Stewart Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE McGee - McCartney Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Grills Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Corder - McCullock Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE McClellan Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Brady Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Kelso Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Webb Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE McDaniel - Parks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Solomon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hulsey Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ashby Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ashby Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  W Hairston Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hanks Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Wells Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Sharp Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Dave Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Thomison Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Taylor - Gray Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Warren Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mead Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Parks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Walker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Cowen Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Whitaker Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Fullerton Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Fife Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hunter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Higgins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SSE Land Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Campbell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Fanning Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Golden Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Snoddy Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Moores Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Shelton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Howard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Renegar Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Whitaker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Isom Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Alexander Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Fayetteville Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Dickey Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Whitaker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bates Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Stone Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Towry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Shull Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Towry Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hester Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Southworth Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bray Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Whitworth Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Harris - Jean Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Jean Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Pryor Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Benson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Benson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Stiles Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ratlief Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Moorehead Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Stephens - Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Burns Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE White Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Morgan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Conger Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Gains Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ashby Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Pamplin Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Pamplin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Crawford Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Parker Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Browns Temple AME Church Cemetery<3>   [Map]     
  W Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  N Buntley Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Rawls Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Pitts Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW McFerrin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Kirkland Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Moyers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Marys Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Cole Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Walker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Giles Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Stone Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hopkins - Eastland Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE McNeal Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Wicks Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Kilpatrick Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Wade Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hunter Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Fanning Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Scott Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Jared Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Loyd Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Pitt Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Renegar Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Noles Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Whitaker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Campbell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Conner Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Keith Cemetery   [Map]     
  N George Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW McCollum Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Gibson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Crawford Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Kent Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Commons Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Cary Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Phagan Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Pitts Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Pitts Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Prosperity Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Rogers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Henderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hancock Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hancock Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Simms Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Travis Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Beverly Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Patton Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Pryor Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Lincoln Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Beavers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Simms Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Flintville Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Flintville Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Kimes Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Gum Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Gray Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Unity Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Tipps Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Whitaker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mulberry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McGee Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Ward - Ashby Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Groce Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Colter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Derrick Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Martin - Chitwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Lay Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Stephens Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hastings Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Pitts Cemetery   [Map]     
  N George Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Bryant Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Pitts Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Blair Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Armstrong - Cole Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Conwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bearden Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Patterson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Kilpatrick Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Warren Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bostick Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Holman Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Arnold Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Porter Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ward Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Copeland Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Howard Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE McClure Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Gattis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Brady Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Holman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Logan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Shofner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Johnston Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McGee - Waggoner Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ashby Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ashby Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Lane Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Childs Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ferguson - Thornton Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Clarke Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW McLean Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Wylie Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W East Cyruston Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Ford Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  N Concord Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Milam Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Neeley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Renfro Cemetery   [Map]     
  S State Line Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Driskill Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bevill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Baxter Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Stiles Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Shelton Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Walker Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ervin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Reed Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Snow Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Gase Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Booneville Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Jackson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ashby - Warden - Groce Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mansfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Center Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Porch Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Barnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Turney Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Halbert Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Sugg Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Whitaker 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.<4>

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

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

Fayetteville   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Clarks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 2,410 people (with 7,017 people in 2018)
 - Fayetteville had a post office and railroad service
Kelso   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Clarks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 190 people
 - Kelso had a post office and railroad service
Camargo   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Clarks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Camargo had a post office and no railroad service
Goshen - Historic   [Map]
 - While Goshen was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Clarks Ferry
 - Goshen had a post office and no railroad service
Brighton   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Clarks Ferry
 - Brighton had railroad service and no post office
Mulberry   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Clarks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - Mulberry had a post office and no railroad service
Harms   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Clarks Ferry
 - Harms had a post office and no railroad service
Molino   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Clarks Ferry
 - 1895 population of 148 people
 - Molino had a post office and no railroad service

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

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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- Clarks Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarks Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1343, Longitude: -86.5394     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clarks Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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:
<3>AME is the abbreviation for the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Although we don't have a link to the cemetery itself, you might be curious about the African Methodist Episcopal Church. See their website at: African Methodist Episcopal Church
<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 Clarks Ferry, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






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