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Bethlehem Cemetery
(Cullman County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bethlehem 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 Bethlehem Cemetery...

The Bethlehem Cemetery is located in Cullman County. The county seat for Cullman County is located in Cullman.

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

Lat:   34.0632°   (34° 3' 47")

Lon:   -86.8797°   (-86° 52' 46")

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


 

  Bethlehem Cemetery  


  Pullen Cemetery
  Brushy Creek Cemetery
  Spitznagl Cemetery
  Valley Springs Cemetery
  Bethsadia Cemetery
  Beech Grove Cemetery
  Pfiel Cemetery
  Laodicea Cemetery
  Hartwic Cemetery
  Ryans Creek Cemetery
  Prospect Cemetery
  Johnson Grove Cemetery
  Sharon Grove Cemetery
  Fairview West Cemetery
  Shedd Cemetery
  Kinneys Grove Cemetery
  Good Hope Cemetery
  Shelton Grove Cemetery
  Bowmans Chapel Cemetery
  Tedder Cemetery
  Mountain Grove Cemetery
  Damascus Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Union Hill Cemetery
  Calvert Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Bethlehem Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Cullman County.

Baldwin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baldwin Heights Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem East Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethsadia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bowmans Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brushy Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Calvert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cullman City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Damascus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dorsey Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garden City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hartwic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kinneys Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Laodicea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Logan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Persimmon Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pfiel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pullen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ryans Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Bernard Abbey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharon Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shedd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelton Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spitznagl Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tedder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Arkadelphia   [Map]Dodge City   [Map]Nectar   [Map]
Baltimore   [Map]East Point   [Map]Red Hill   [Map]
Bangor   [Map]Garden City   [Map]Smoke Rise   [Map]
Blount Springs   [Map]Good Hope   [Map]South Vinemont   [Map]
Bremen   [Map]Gum Springs   [Map]Vinemont   [Map]
Colony   [Map]Hanceville   [Map]West Point   [Map]
Crane Hill   [Map]Hayden   [Map]White City   [Map]
Cullman   [Map]Logan   [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 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 Bethlehem Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cullman County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1730297   (Name of Record: Bethlehem Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cullman
Lat: 34.0631559     Lon: -86.8797234   [Map]
Elev: 200         Map Name: Trimble

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.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: 34.0632, Longitude: -86.8797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bethlehem Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Bethlehem 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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