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

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

Lat:   33.0451°   (33° 2' 42")

Lon:   -85.7672°   (-85° 46' 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  


  Sardis Cemetery
  Milam Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Daviston Cemetery
  Mt. Ararat Cemetery
  Hillabee Campground Cemetery
  Patterson Cemetery
  Daviston Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Seleta Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Harmony Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Hutchinson Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Old Salem Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Jackson Field Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Ephesus Cemetery
  Valley Grove Cemetery
  Germany Family Cemetery
  Old Vickers Cemetery
  Eagle Creek Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Bethlehem Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Tallapoosa County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daviston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daviston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eagle Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ephesus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Germany Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillabee Campground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Field Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Ararat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Vickers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seleta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) 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.

Abanda   [Map]Daviston   [Map]Mellow Valley   [Map]
Alexander City   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]Millerville   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Goldville   [Map]Motley   [Map]
Almond   [Map]Goodwater   [Map]New Site   [Map]
Ashland   [Map]Hackneyville   [Map]Our Town   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Penton   [Map]
Cragford   [Map]Kellyton   [Map]Wadley   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]Lineville   [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 turn to 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 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 Tallapoosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun 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    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph 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    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Tallapoosa County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Tallapoosa 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 #158680   (Name of Record: Bethlehem Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tallapoosa
Lat: 33.0451211     Lon: -85.767182   [Map]
Elev: 264         Map Name: New Site

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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: 33.0451, Longitude: -85.7672     [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 'point-to-point' distance that starts 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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