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Blackwood Cemetery
(Blount County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Blackwood 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 Blackwood Cemetery...

The Blackwood Cemetery is located in Blount County. The county seat for Blount County is located in Oneonta.

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

Lat:   34.0093°   (34° 0' 33")

Lon:   -86.5383°   (-86° 32' 17")

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


 

  Blackwood Cemetery  


  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  Mt. Joy Cemetery
  New Lebanon Cemetery
  Curl Cemetery
  Mountain Grove Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Blountsville Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Daileys Chapel Cemetery
  Graves Cemetery
  Greens Chapel Cemetery
  Hood Cemetery
  Valley View Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  Chitwood Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Oakhill Cemetery
  Mt. Tabor Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Blackwood - Cornelius Cemetery
  Tidwell Cemetery
  Fowler Springs Cemetery
  Brown - Hudson Cemetery
  Painter Cemetery
  Pine Bluff Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Blackwood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Blount County.

Blackwood - Cornelius Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blountsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown - Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chitwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daileys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greens Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Painter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tidwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blackwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Blackwood Cemetery.

Allgood   [Map]Dallas   [Map]Nectar   [Map]
Altoona   [Map]Deavers   [Map]Oneonta   [Map]
Bangor   [Map]Garden City   [Map]Remlap   [Map]
Bird   [Map]Gum Springs   [Map]Rosa   [Map]
Blountsville   [Map]Hanceville   [Map]Snead   [Map]
Brooksville   [Map]Highland Lake   [Map]Straight Mountain   [Map]
Clarence   [Map]Holly Pond   [Map]Summit   [Map]
Cleveland   [Map]Hoods Crossroads   [Map]Susan Moore   [Map]
Craig   [Map]Locust Fork   [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 Blackwood Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Blount County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman 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    
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    
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    
Talladega 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 Blount County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Blount 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 Blackwood 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 Blackwood Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #135077   (Name of Record: Blackwood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Blount
Lat: 34.0092645     Lon: -86.5383225   [Map]
Elev: 189         Map Name: Blountsville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Blount County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.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: 34.0093, Longitude: -86.5383     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blackwood Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Blackwood 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 that stretches from . 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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