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Camp Branch Cemetery
(Bibb County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Camp Branch 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 Camp Branch Cemetery...

The Camp Branch Cemetery is located in Bibb County. The county seat for Bibb County is located in Centreville.

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

Lat:   33.2071°   (33° 12' 25")

Lon:   -87.0689°   (-87° 4' 8")

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


 

  Camp Branch Cemetery  


  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Thrasher Cemetery
  George Cemetery
  Hebron Cemetery
  Bucksville Cemetery
  McKensey Cemetery
  Hephzibah Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery #2
  Marvin Chapel Cemetery
  Shuttlesworth Cemetery
  Hickman Chapel Cemetery
  Caffee Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Banks Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
  Clements Cemetery
  Higganbotham Cemetery
  Hillcrest Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Bibbville Cemetery
  Hickory Hill Cemetery
  McKinney Cemetery
  Shiney Rock Cemetery
  Boothton Cemetery
  Italian Catholic Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Camp Branch Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery #2   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bibbville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boothton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bucksville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Caffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
George Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hephzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hickman Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hickory Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Higganbotham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Italian Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marvin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKensey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiney Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Camp Branch Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Camp Branch 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 Camp Branch Cemetery.

Abernant   [Map]Eddings   [Map]McCalla   [Map]
Adger   [Map]Fikestown   [Map]Nash Town   [Map]
Blocton   [Map]Green Pond   [Map]North Bibb   [Map]
Brantleyville   [Map]Greenwood   [Map]North Johns   [Map]
Bucktown   [Map]Italian Town   [Map]Sawmill Town   [Map]
Burmah   [Map]Kimbrell   [Map]Tannehill   [Map]
Cane Creek   [Map]Lake View   [Map]Vance   [Map]
Corinne   [Map]Maylene   [Map]West Blocton   [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 - 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 Camp Branch Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bibb County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount 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    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman 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    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale 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    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1959561   (Name of Record: Camp Branch Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bibb
Lat: 33.2070609     Lon: -87.068883   [Map]
Elev: 116         Map Name: Halfmile Shoals

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Bibb County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.ga.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: 33.2071, Longitude: -87.0689     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Camp Branch Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Camp Branch 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 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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