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Blue Springs Cemetery
(Coosa County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Blue Springs 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 Blue Springs Cemetery...

The Blue Springs Cemetery is located in Coosa County. The county seat for Coosa County is located in Rockford.

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

Lat:   33.0760°   (33° 4' 33")

Lon:   -86.4739°   (-86° 28' 26")

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


 

  Blue Springs Cemetery  


  Johnson Cemetery
  Old Shelby Cemetery
  Cedar Grove Cemetery
  Talladega Springs Cemetery
  Old Chapel Cemetery
  Gardens of Rest
  Heaton Cemetery
  Armstrong Cemetery
  Heaslet Cemetery
  Brasher Cemetery
  Verchot Cemetery
  Brasher Cemetery
  Pine Lawn Gardens Cemetery
  Marble Valley Memorial Cemetery
  Columbiana Cemetery
  Stewarts Cemetery
  Crumpton Cemetery
  Unity Cemetery
  Beaver Creek Cemetery
  Jennings Cemetery
  Old Good Hope Cemetery
  Duke Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  McKee Cemetery
  Ft. Williams Cemetery
  Quinsey Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 45 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Blue Springs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Archers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beaver Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Columbiana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crumpton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Duke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ft. Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gardens of Rest   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grimes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heaslet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heaton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jennings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kahatchee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lime Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marble Valley Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
O J Mooney Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Shelby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Lawn Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Quinsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewarts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Talladega Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Verchot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weogufka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilsonville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Blue Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Wilsonville Cemetery (FAG ID #27156)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Blue Springs Cemetery.

Aucheucaula   [Map]Fayetteville   [Map]Pine Grove Village   [Map]
Bon Air   [Map]Gantts Quarry   [Map]Shelby   [Map]
Calera   [Map]Harpersville   [Map]Stewartville   [Map]
Childersburg   [Map]Jemison   [Map]Sylacauga   [Map]
Clanton   [Map]Merrell Beach   [Map]Talladega Springs   [Map]
Columbiana   [Map]Mignon   [Map]Thorsby   [Map]
Comerdale   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]Weogufka   [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 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 - 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 Blue Springs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Coosa 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    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun 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    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson 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    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens 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    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #135658   (Name of Record: Blue Springs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coosa
Lat: 33.0759523     Lon: -86.4738682   [Map]
Elev: 129         Map Name: Talladega Springs

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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: 33.0760, Longitude: -86.4739     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blue Springs Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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