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Chapel Hill Cemetery
(Washington 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 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 Chapel Hill Cemetery

Lat:   31.6940°   (31° 41' 38")

Lon:   -88.4425°   (-88° 26' 32")

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, 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.


 

  Chapel Hill Cemetery  


  Salem Cemetery (MS)
  North Oak Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Salem Cemetery (MS)
  Providence Cemetery (AL)
  Loften Cemetery (AL)
  Sand Ridge Cemetery (AL)
  Big Rock Cemetery (MS)
  Winsletts Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Zion Cemetery (AL)
  Shady Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Eudora Cemetery (MS)
  Healing Springs Cemetery (AL)
  Old Aquilla Cemetery (AL)
  Zion Rest Cemetery (MS)
  Singley Cemetery (AL)
  Minerva Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery (MS)
  Washam Cemetery (MS)
   Location verified
  Wilkins Cemetery (AL)
  Lewis Chapel Cemetery (MS)
  Aquilla Cemetery (AL)
  Flat Branch Cemetery (AL)
  Williamson Cemetery (AL)
  Pine Tree Cemetery (AL)
  Philadelphus Cemetery (MS)
  Antioch Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Chapel Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Aquilla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Rock Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eudora Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flat Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Healing Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewis Chapel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Loften Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Minerva Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
North Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Aquilla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Philadelphus Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Tree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Singley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Washam Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location has been verified
Wilkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Choctaw County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winsletts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Rest Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County (MS)
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Aquilla   [Map]Cullomburg   [Map]Robinsons Junction (MS)   [Map]
Barlow   [Map]Fakit Chipunta   [Map]Shubuta (MS)   [Map]
Bigbee   [Map]Frankville   [Map]Silas   [Map]
Bladon Springs   [Map]Gilbertown   [Map]State Line (MS)   [Map]
Bolinger   [Map]Junction City (MS)   [Map]Toxey   [Map]
Chatom   [Map]Melvin   [Map]Waynesboro (MS)   [Map]
Clara (MS)   [Map]Millry   [Map]Yellow Pine   [Map]
Coffeeville   [Map]Needham   [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 - 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 Chapel 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    
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    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Forrest 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    
Newton 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 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 #157553   (Name of Record: Chapel Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 31.6940485     Lon: -88.4425229   [Map]
Elev: 131         Map Name: Aquilla

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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: 31.6940, Longitude: -88.4425     [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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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