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Our GPS coordinates for the Carter Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Carter Cemetery...

The Carter Cemetery is located in Limestone County. The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens.

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

Lat:   34.8559°   (34° 51' 21")

Lon:   -86.7947°   (-86° 47' 40")

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

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Carter Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Carter Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Limestone County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Carter Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Elkmont   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Huntsville   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 70 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Carter Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams - Crutcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Bayless Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Booker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Bouldin - Hammond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Carroll Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Center Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Concord Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Conley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Crutcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Cummins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Dedman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Douglass - Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Fairview Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Fearn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Fielding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Fords Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
German Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Golightly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Hammond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Hardin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Hatchett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Hutchings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Isom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Joyner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Madison Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
McClellan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Menefee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Milhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Minor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Moore Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Morgan - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Motes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Newby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Nick Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Powers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Pulley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Ready Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Reunion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
St. James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Slave Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Tibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Tuck Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Vasser - Pettus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Walls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County

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 Carter Cemetery.

Ardmore (TN)   [Map]Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]
Ardmore   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Madison   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Elkton (TN)   [Map]Mercury   [Map]
Belle Mina   [Map]Estaville   [Map]Meridianville   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Garner   [Map]Moore's Mill   [Map]
Caro   [Map]Harvest   [Map]Normal   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Hazel Green   [Map]Rideout Village   [Map]
Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]Huntsville   [Map]Tanner   [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 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 Carter Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #115666   (Name of Record: Carter Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.8559215     Lon: -86.7947229   [Map]
Elev: 234         Map Name: Capshaw

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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: 34.8559, Longitude: -86.7947     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Carter Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Carter 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 begins in . 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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