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Chapel Hill Cemetery
(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)


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

The Chapel Hill Cemetery is located in Tuscaloosa County. The county seat for Tuscaloosa County is located in Tuscaloosa.

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

Lat:   33.2818°   (33° 16' 54")

Lon:   -87.6008°   (-87° 36' 2")

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


 

  Chapel Hill Cemetery  


  Prewitt Cemetery
  Shirley Cemetery
  Cowden Cemetery
  Big Creek Cemetery
  Bone Camp Cemetery
  Jennings Chapel Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Flatwoods Cemetery
  Oak Ridge Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Popular Spring Cemetery
  Stone Cemetery
  Carrolls Creek Cemetery
  Sunset Memorial Garden
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Rices Hill Cemetery
  Watkins Cemetery
  Robertson Chapel Cemetery
  Sand Springs Cemetery
  Williamson Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  The Old Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Evergreen Cemetery
  AME Church Cemetery
  Greenwood Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Chapel Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Tuscaloosa County.

AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Alberta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beautiful Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Camp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carrolls Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cowden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dodd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flatwoods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harkey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hendrix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jennings Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Prewitte Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pool Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Popular Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prewitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rices Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robertson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shirley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunset Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
The Old Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
West Highland Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Alberta City   [Map]Elrod   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Brookwood   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Holt   [Map]Samantha   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [Map]
Cottondale   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Wood Village   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Northport   [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 Chapel Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tuscaloosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #147962   (Name of Record: Chapel Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.2817838     Lon: -87.6008412   [Map]
Elev: 87         Map Name: Lake Tuscaloosa South

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.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: 33.2818, Longitude: -87.6008     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Chapel Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Chapel 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 '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.

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