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Antioch Cemetery
(Pickens County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Antioch 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 Antioch Cemetery...

The Antioch Cemetery is located in Pickens County. The county seat for Pickens County is located in Carrollton.

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

Lat:   33.0015°   (33° 0' 5")

Lon:   -88.2467°   (-88° 14' 48")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Antioch 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 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, 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.


 

  Antioch Cemetery  


  Memphis Cemetery (AL)
  Cooksville Cemetery (MS)
  Cedar Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Hargrove Cemetery (AL)
  McCaa Cemetery (AL)
  Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Trantham Cemetery (AL)
  Mobley Cemetery (AL)
  Cluster Cemetery (AL)
  Hutton Cemetery (AL)
  Hebron Church Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Old Bethany Cemetery (AL)
  Jamestown Cemetery (AL)
  William Cemetery (AL)
  Coleman Cemetery (AL)
  Prairie Ridge Cemetery (MS)
  Watts Cemetery (AL)
  Jones Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Valley Cemetery (AL)
  Dancy Cemetery (AL)
  Craig Cemetery (AL)
  Adams Cemetery (AL)
  Sardis Cemetery (AL)
  White Cemetery (AL)
  Spencer Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Antioch Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blubber Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cluster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coleman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooksville Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Craig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dancy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gardner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hargrove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hebron Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hutton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jamestown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCaa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memphis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mobley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prairie Ridge Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trantham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
William Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) 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 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Antioch Cemetery.

Aliceville   [Map]Emelle   [Map]Memphis   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Epes   [Map]Panola   [Map]
Bethel   [Map]Eutaw   [Map]Pickensville   [Map]
Boligee   [Map]Gainesville   [Map]Scooba (MS)   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Geiger   [Map]Shuqualak (MS)   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]Macon (MS)   [Map]Union   [Map]
Electric Mills (MS)   [Map]McMullen   [Map]West Greene   [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 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 Antioch Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pickens 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    
Choctaw 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    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar 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    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (MS):       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    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Neshoba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

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 Antioch Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163324   (Name of Record: Antioch Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pickens
Lat: 33.001516     Lon: -88.2466981   [Map]
Elev: 62         Map Name: Aliceville South

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Pickens County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 33.0015, Longitude: -88.2467     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Antioch Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Antioch 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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