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Alabama City Cemetery
(Etowah County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Alabama City Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Alabama City 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 Alabama City Cemetery...

The Alabama City Cemetery is located in Etowah County. The county seat for Etowah County is located in Gadsden.

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

Lat:   34.0048°   (34° 0' 17")

Lon:   -86.0458°   (-86° 2' 44")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Alabama City 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 Alabama City 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, the majority 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 locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Alabama City Cemetery  


  Leath Cemetery
  Beth Israel Cemetery
  Cox Cemetery
  Conn Cemetery
   Location verified
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Brasher Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Butler Cemetery
  Lee Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Webb Cemetery
  Forrest Cemetery
  Noble Hill Cemetery
  Hughes Cemetery
  Cave Spring Cemetery
  McCartney Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Tillison Cemetery
  Howelton Cemetery
  Rainbow Memorial Gardens
  Carnes Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Ivalee Cemetery
  Crestwood Memorial Cemetery
   Location verified
  Dillard Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Red Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Pilgrims Rest Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Alabama City Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Etowah County.

Beth Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cave Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crestwood Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Crestwood Memorial Cemetery (FAG ID #22342)

Forrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hughes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ivalee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCartney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Noble Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rainbow Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tillison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Alabama City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Alabama City Cemetery.

Alabama City   [Map]Cochran Springs   [Map]Mountainboro   [Map]
Attalla   [Map]Douthrittville   [Map]Oak Level   [Map]
Bennettsville   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Rainbow City   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Reece City   [Map]
Black Creek Falls   [Map]Gadsden   [Map]Ridgeville   [Map]
Brannon Springs   [Map]Gallant   [Map]Southside   [Map]
Coato Bend   [Map]Glencoe   [Map]Steele   [Map]
Coat's Bend   [Map]Hokes Bluff   [Map]Whitesboro   [Map]
Cobb City   [Map]Ivalee   [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 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 might help with the Alabama City Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Etowah County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
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    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Alabama City 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 Alabama City Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #112956   (Name of Record: Alabama City Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Etowah
Lat: 34.0048197     Lon: -86.0458062   [Map]
Elev: 168         Map Name: Gadsden West

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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







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: 34.0048, Longitude: -86.0458     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Alabama City Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Alabama City 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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