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Chalk Hill Cemetery
(Washington County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Chalk Hill 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 Chalk Hill Cemetery...

The Chalk Hill Cemetery is located in Washington County. The county seat for Washington County is located in Chatom.

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

Lat:   31.6607°   (31° 39' 38")

Lon:   -88.2531°   (-88° 15' 11")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Chalk Hill 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 Chalk Hill 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.


 

  Chalk Hill Cemetery  


  Shady Grove Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Hall Cemetery
  Frankville Cemetery
  Bladon Springs Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Singley Cemetery
  Smiths Cemetery
  McDowell Cemetery
  Millry Cemetery
  Cullomburg Cemetery
  Browns Cemetery
  Floyd Cemetery
  Grenade Cemetery
  Williamson Cemetery
  Mt. Bethel Cemetery
  White Cemetery
  Healing Springs Cemetery
  Reeds Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Three Forks Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Wesley Chapel Cemetery
  Winsletts Cemetery
  Rocky Ridge Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Chalk Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barlow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bladon Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Browns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cullomburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Floyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Frankville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grenade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Healing Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Millry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
North Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reeds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Singley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smiths Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Three Forks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winsletts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yarbo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Chalk Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Chalk Hill Cemetery.

Aquilla   [Map]Chatom   [Map]Hobson   [Map]
Barlow   [Map]Coffeeville   [Map]Millry   [Map]
Bassetts Creek   [Map]Cullomburg   [Map]Robinsons Junction (MS)   [Map]
Bigbee   [Map]Fakit Chipunta   [Map]Saint Stephen's   [Map]
Bladon Springs   [Map]Frankville   [Map]Salitpa   [Map]
Bolinger   [Map]Gilbertown   [Map]Silas   [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 - 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 Chalk Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
George County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jasper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jones County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #115907   (Name of Record: Chalk Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 31.6607153     Lon: -88.2530679   [Map]
Elev: 75         Map Name: Millry North

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.washingtoncountyalgov.com

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: 31.6607, Longitude: -88.2531     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Chalk Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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