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Bibbs Cemetery
(Elmore County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Bibbs 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 Bibbs Cemetery...

The Bibbs Cemetery is located in Elmore County. The county seat for Elmore County is located in Wetumpka.

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

Lat:   32.5007°   (32° 30' 2")

Lon:   -86.3391°   (-86° 20' 20")

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


 

  Bibbs Cemetery  


  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Glenn Cemetery
  Stoney Point Cemetery
  Rives Cemetery
  Pine Level Cemetery
  Durden Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Memory Gardens Cemetery
  Mt. Hebron West Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Cemetery
  Pine View Memorial Gardens
  Daniel Pratt Cemetery
  New Home Cemetery
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Owens Cemetery
  Chapman Cemetery
  Ross Cemetery
  Durdin Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Doster Cemetery
  McKeithen Cemetery
  Marshall Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Montgomery Cemetery
  Burt Cemetery
  Oakwood Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Bibbs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Burt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daniel Pratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Doster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Durden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Durdin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glenn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haggerty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marshall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKeithen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memory Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine View Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rives Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stoney Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wetumpka City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 Bibbs Cemetery.

Blue Ridge   [Map]Fusihatchi   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Booth   [Map]Gibbs Village   [Map]Pine Level   [Map]
Coosada   [Map]Highland Village   [Map]Prattville   [Map]
Deatsville   [Map]Holtville   [Map]Sunshine Village   [Map]
Elmore   [Map]Millbrook   [Map]Titus   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Montgomery   [Map]Wetumpka   [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 like to start 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 Bibbs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Elmore County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler 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    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes 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    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike 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    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #154987   (Name of Record: Bibbs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Elmore
Lat: 32.5006904     Lon: -86.3391383   [Map]
Elev: 68         Map Name: Elmore

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Elmore County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

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: 32.5007, Longitude: -86.3391     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bibbs Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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