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Antioch Cemetery
(Covington County, Alabama)


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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Antioch Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Antioch Cemetery (FAG ID #2231111)

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 Antioch Cemetery...

The Antioch Cemetery is located in Covington County. The county seat for Covington County is located in Andalusia.

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

Lat:   31.3846°   (31° 23' 4")

Lon:   -86.3829°   (-86° 22' 58")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Antioch 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.


 

  Antioch Cemetery  


  Dozier Cemetery
  River Falls Cemetery
  Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
  Cedar Grove Cemetery
  Bozeman Cemetery
  Covington Memorial Gardens
  Mitchell Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery
  Rose Hill Cemetery
  Hillside Memorial Gardens
  Carter Cemetery
  Johnson Memorial Cemetery
  Bryant Cemetery
  Sanford Baptist Church Cemetery
  Stewart Cemetery
  Adellum Cemetery
  Able Cemetery
  Marshall Memorial Cemetery
  Gantt Cemetery
  Southside Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Andalusia Memorial Garden
  Henderson Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Sweet Home Cemetery
  Oakey Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Antioch Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Able Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS<2>
Andalusia Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bozeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Covington Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dozier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gantt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillside Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marshall Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanford Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Southside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sweet Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Antioch Cemetery.

Andalusia   [Map]Dozier   [Map]Libertyville   [Map]
Babbie   [Map]Elba   [Map]Merrill Mill   [Map]
Beulah   [Map]Gantt   [Map]Onycha   [Map]
Brantley   [Map]Heath   [Map]Opp   [Map]
Carolina   [Map]Horn Hill   [Map]Red Level   [Map]
County Line   [Map]Kinston   [Map]River Falls   [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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 might help with the Antioch Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Covington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Covington County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     The Antioch Cemetery (FAG ID #2231111)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Covington 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 Antioch Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Antioch Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Antioch Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Antioch Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2231111

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Covington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Antioch Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3846, Longitude: -86.3829     [Map].

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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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