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Antioch Cemetery
(Washington 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 Washington County. The county seat for Washington County is located in Chatom.

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

Lat:   31.5816°   (31° 34' 53")

Lon:   -88.4503°   (-88° 27' 1")

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, 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  


  Wilkins Cemetery (AL)
  Lewis Chapel Cemetery (MS)
  Chapel Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Flat Branch Cemetery (AL)
  North Oak Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Powe Cemetery (MS)
  Sand Ridge Cemetery (AL)
  Pine Tree Cemetery (AL)
  Winsletts Cemetery (AL)
  Mills Cemetery (MS)
  Millry Cemetery (AL)
  Copeland Cemetery (AL)
  Shady Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Carter Cemetery (AL)
  Healing Springs Cemetery (AL)
  Barlow Cemetery (AL)
  Winchester Cemetery (MS)
  Chason Cemetery (MS)
  Zion Rest Cemetery (MS)
  New Haven Cemetery (AL)
  Minerva Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (MS)
  Mt. Zion Cemetery (MS)
  Laton Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Washam Cemetery (MS)
   Location verified
  Red Bank Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 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 Washington County.

Barlow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chason Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Copeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flat Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Healing Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewis Chapel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Minerva Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
North Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Tree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powe Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Washam Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location has been verified
Winsletts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Rest Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Antioch Cemetery.

Aquilla   [Map]Chatom   [Map]Millry   [Map]
Barlow   [Map]Clara (MS)   [Map]Robinsons Junction (MS)   [Map]
Bigbee   [Map]Cullomburg   [Map]Silas   [Map]
Bladon Springs   [Map]Frankville   [Map]State Line (MS)   [Map]
Bolinger   [Map]Fruitdale   [Map]Tibbie   [Map]
Carson City (MS)   [Map]Hobson   [Map]Waynesboro (MS)   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 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 Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Forrest County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
George County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jasper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jones County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Washington County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Washington 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 #157543   (Name of Record: Antioch Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 31.5815516     Lon: -88.4503001   [Map]
Elev: 52         Map Name: Copeland

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Washington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.washingtoncountyalgov.com

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: 31.5816, Longitude: -88.4503     [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 'straight-line' distance that stretches from . 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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