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Beautiful Zion Cemetery
(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Beautiful Zion Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, 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 Beautiful Zion Cemetery...

The Beautiful Zion Cemetery is located in Tuscaloosa County. The county seat for Tuscaloosa County is located in Tuscaloosa.

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

Lat:   33.1796°   (33° 10' 46")

Lon:   -87.6292°   (-87° 37' 45")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Beautiful Zion 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 Beautiful Zion Cemetery.

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


 

  Beautiful Zion Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 59 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Tuscaloosa County.

AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Alberta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Beale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Big Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Caledonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Cedar Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Coker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Cornelius Chapel #1 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Cornelius Chapel #2 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Darden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Dodd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Dry Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Flatwoods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Geer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Gilgal Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Gilgal Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #23009)
 
Grants Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Hawthorne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Jennings Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Little Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Memory Hill Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Old Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Pate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Pine Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Rices Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Robertson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Romulus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Sand Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Shake Rag Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Shirley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Sunset Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Sylvan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Sylvan Cemetery (FAG ID #26571)
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Taylorville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
The Old Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
West Highland Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Winn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery
 
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Beautiful Zion Cemetery

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 Beautiful Zion Cemetery.

Alberta City   [Map]Elrod   [Map]Moundville   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Northport   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Holt   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Cottondale   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Duncanville   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [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 - 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 Beautiful Zion Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Tuscaloosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #147842   (Name of Record: Beautiful Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.1795639     Lon: -87.6291751   [Map]
Elev: 43         Map Name: Coker

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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: 33.1796, Longitude: -87.6292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Beautiful Zion Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Beautiful Zion 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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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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