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Bethel Cemetery
(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bethel 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 Bethel Cemetery...

The Bethel 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 Bethel Cemetery

Lat:   33.2848°   (33° 17' 5")

Lon:   -87.5264°   (-87° 31' 35")

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


 

  Bethel Cemetery  


  Yellow Creek Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Stone Cemetery
  Oak Ridge Cemetery
  Sunset Memorial Garden
  Popular Spring Cemetery
  Holt Cemetery
  Carrolls Creek Cemetery
  Rices Hill Cemetery
  Piney Grove Cemetery
  Robertson Chapel Cemetery
  Sand Springs Cemetery
  Chambers Cemetery
  Chapel Hill Cemetery
  Williamson Cemetery
  Center Cemetery
  The Old Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Evergreen Cemetery
  Shirley Cemetery
  Greenwood Cemetery
  Jennings Chapel Cemetery
  Alberta Cemetery
  Flatwoods Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 49 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Bethel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Tuscaloosa County.

Alberta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bankston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Camp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Boyd Cemetery (FAG ID #2342684)

Carrolls Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chambers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cottondale Nature Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cowden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Darden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flatwoods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garners Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jennings Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memory Hill Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Prewitte Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pole Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Popular Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prewitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rices Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robertson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ruhama Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scales Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shake Rag Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shirley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simpson - Cain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunset Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
The Old Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tuscaloosa Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
West Highland Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yellow Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethel Cemetery.

Alberta City   [Map]Echola   [Map]Northport   [Map]
Brookwood   [Map]Elrod   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Holt   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Coaling   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Samantha   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Kellerman   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [Map]
Cottondale   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Wood Village   [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 begin 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 Bethel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tuscaloosa 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    
Chilton 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    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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 Bethel 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 Bethel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #147859   (Name of Record: Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.2848391     Lon: -87.5263945   [Map]
Elev: 100         Map Name: Lake Tuscaloosa South

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Tuscaloosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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: 33.2848, Longitude: -87.5264     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bethel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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