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Akron New Cemetery
(Hale County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Akron New Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized this page based upon a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Akron New Cemetery...

The Akron New Cemetery is located in Hale County. The county seat for Hale County is located in Greensboro.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Akron New Cemetery

Lat:   32.8685°   (32° 52' 6")

Lon:   -87.7347°   (-87° 44' 4")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Akron New Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Akron New Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

On the map below, all of the marker locations have been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While the values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Akron New Cemetery  


  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Pruitt Springs Cemetery
  Knoxville Cemetery
  Five Mile Cemetery
  Spencers Cemetery
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  New Bethany Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Mileous Chapel Cemetery
  Sample Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery
  Havana Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Star of Bethlehem Cemetery
  Langham Cemetery
  Springhill Cemetery
  Mays Cemetery
  Martin Mission Cemetery
  Robertson Cemetery
  Long Cemetery
  Rhone Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Jackson Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Akron New Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Hale County.

Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Five Mile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Havana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Knoxville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Langham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mileous Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pruitt Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rhone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sample Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spencers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Star of Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitsitt - Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Akron New Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Akron New Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Arcola   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Union   [Map]
Duncanville   [Map]Moundville   [Map]West Greene   [Map]
Eutaw   [Map]Newbern   [Map] 

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

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 and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Akron New Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Hale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Akron New Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Akron New Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158771   (Name of Record: Akron New Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hale
Lat: 32.8684611     Lon: -87.7347325   [Map]
Elev: 48         Map Name: Sawyerville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8685, Longitude: -87.7347     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Akron New Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Akron New Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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