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Carter Cemetery
(Pike County, Alabama)


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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 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 Carter Cemetery...

The Carter Cemetery is located in Pike County. The county seat for Pike County is located in Troy.

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

Lat:   31.9590°   (31° 57' 32")

Lon:   -86.1480°   (-86° 8' 52")

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.

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.


 

  Carter Cemetery  


  Frazer - McLeod Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Hills Chapel Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Sentell Cemetery
  Mt. Gilead Cemetery
  Fair Prospect Cemetery
  Springfield Cemetery
  Fannin Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  McNeil - Townsend Cemetery
  Petrey Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Cemetery
  Head Cemetery
  Philadelphia Cemetery
  Israel Cemetery
  Garner Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Orion Cemetery
  Chapel Hill Cemetery
  Hudson Cemetery
  Sims Cemetery
  Belsor Cemetery
  Stephens Cemetery
  Sanders Cemetery
  Wingard Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Carter Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Belsor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fannin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hills Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Petrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sentell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Carter Cemetery.

Ada   [Map]Honoraville   [Map]Petrey   [Map]
Banks   [Map]Kent   [Map]Pine Level   [Map]
Cherokee Village   [Map]Lapine   [Map]Pintlala   [Map]
Davenport   [Map]Luverne   [Map]Ramer   [Map]
Glenwood   [Map]McClure Town   [Map]Rutledge   [Map]
Goshen   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [Map]Sandy Ridge   [Map]
Grady   [Map]Needmore   [Map]Social Town   [Map]
Highland Home   [Map]Orion   [Map]Troy   [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 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 Carter Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Barbour 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    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale 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    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry 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    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell 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 Pike County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Pike 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 #115661   (Name of Record: Carter Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.9590402     Lon: -86.1480152   [Map]
Elev: 125         Map Name: Grady

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Pike County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 31.9590, Longitude: -86.1480     [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' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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