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Bethlehem Cemetery
(Fayette 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 Fayette County. The county seat for Fayette County is located in Fayette.

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

Lat:   33.7476°   (33° 44' 51")

Lon:   -87.8003°   (-87° 48' 1")

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  


  Stewart Cemetery
  Harper Cemetery
  Sand Springs Cemetery
  Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Fowler Cemetery
  Gilpin Cemetery
  Oakwood Cemetery
  New River Cemetery
  Zion Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Housh Chapel Cemetery
  Pisgah Cemetery
  Elbethel Cemetery
  Glover Cemetery
  Hollingsworth Cemetery
  Piney Grove Cemetery
  Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
  Fayette City Cemetery
  Shirley Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Porter Cemetery
  Bankhead Cemetery
  Rehobeth Cemetery
  Whitson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 41 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 Fayette County.

Ballard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Caines Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Colvin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elbethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fayette City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilpin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holliman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollingsworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Housh Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbertville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mayfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rehobeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shirley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) 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 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Corona   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]
Bazemore   [Map]Eldridge   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Patton Junction   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Guin   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Vernon   [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 helpful 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 Bethlehem Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Fayette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene 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    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens 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    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Fayette County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Fayette 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 #158509   (Name of Record: Bethlehem Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fayette
Lat: 33.7476078     Lon: -87.8002966   [Map]
Elev: 117         Map Name: Fayette

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 33.7476, Longitude: -87.8003     [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.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance 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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