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Cave Spring Cemetery
(Etowah County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Cave Spring 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 Cave Spring Cemetery...

The Cave Spring Cemetery is located in Etowah County. The county seat for Etowah County is located in Gadsden.

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

Lat:   34.0795°   (34° 4' 46")

Lon:   -86.0639°   (-86° 3' 50")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Cave Spring 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 Cave Spring 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, the majority 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 locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Cave Spring Cemetery  


  Sardis Cemetery
  Webb Cemetery
  Scott Cemetery
  Noble Hill Cemetery
  Thrasher Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Whitesboro Cemetery
  Howelton Cemetery
  Mizell Cemetery
  Carnes Cemetery
  Duck Springs Cemetery
  Ivalee Cemetery
  Hibbs Cemetery
  Red Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Leath Cemetery
  Beth Israel Cemetery
  Gilland Cemetery
  Forrest Cemetery
  Cox Cemetery
  Hughes Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  McCartney Cemetery
  Armstrong Cemetery
  Alabama City Cemetery
  Butler Cemetery
  Rainbow Memorial Gardens

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Cave Spring Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Etowah County.

Alabama City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beth Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
Duck Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Howelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hughes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ivalee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leath Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCartney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mizell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Noble Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rainbow Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Cave Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitesboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Cave Spring 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 Cave Spring Cemetery.

Alabama City   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Mountainboro   [Map]
Attalla   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Rainbow City   [Map]
Bennettsville   [Map]Gadsden   [Map]Reece City   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Gallant   [Map]Ridgeville   [Map]
Black Creek Falls   [Map]Glencoe   [Map]Sardis City   [Map]
Boaz   [Map]Greer   [Map]Southside   [Map]
Coato Bend   [Map]Hokes Bluff   [Map]Steele   [Map]
Coat's Bend   [Map]Ivalee   [Map]Walnut Grove   [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 either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Cave Spring Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Etowah County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne 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    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson 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    
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    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #140478   (Name of Record: Cave Spring Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Etowah
Lat: 34.0795407     Lon: -86.0638626   [Map]
Elev: 195         Map Name: Gadsden West

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Etowah County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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: 34.0795, Longitude: -86.0639     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cave Spring Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Cave Spring 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 'point-to-point' distance starting 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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