RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     
>> >> >> >>
 
   
 

Chamlee Cemetery
(Lee County, Alabama)


Cemetery
Profile
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  AL
Communities

Profile for the Chamlee Cemetery ...

Click for Interactive Map

Our GPS coordinates for the Chamlee 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 Chamlee Cemetery...

The Chamlee Cemetery is located in Lee County. The county seat for Lee County is located in Opelika.

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

Lat:   32.5643°   (32° 33' 51")

Lon:   -85.3980°   (-85° 23' 52")

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


 

  Chamlee Cemetery  


  Memory Hill Cemetery
  Penn Young Gravesite
  Evergreen Cemetery
  Green Chapel Cemetery
  Garden Hill Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  Rosemere Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Mt. Vernon Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Pierce Chapel Cemetery
  Westwood Drive Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Morris Chapel Cemetery
  Cobb Cemetery
   Location verified
  Pine Hill Cemetery
  Whatley Cemetery
  Memorial Park
  Dupree Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Jenkins Cemetery
  Cherry Cemetery
  Holt Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Watoola Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Chamlee Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cherry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location has been verified
Dupree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elam Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location has been verified
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farmville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garden Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memory Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Penn Young Gravesite   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pierce Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Knot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2572075)

Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosemere Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watoola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Westwood Drive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whatley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chamlee Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Chamlee Cemetery.

Auburn   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
Beauregard   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Salem   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]Marvyn   [Map]Smith's Station   [Map]
Crawford   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]Smiths   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]Opelika   [Map]Tuskegee   [Map]
Ladonia   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [Map]Valley   [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 visit 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 Chamlee Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph 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    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talbot County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138123   (Name of Record: Chamlee Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lee
Lat: 32.5643029     Lon: -85.398002   [Map]
Elev: 189         Map Name: Auburn

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Alabama

About Lee 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: 32.5643, Longitude: -85.3980     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Chamlee Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Chamlee Cemetery should not be considered precise.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

- Return to Citation



 
 
 

Cemetery
Profile
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  Other   AL
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 26 Nov 2016
By John Hall