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Clanton Cemetery
(Chilton County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Clanton 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 Clanton Cemetery...

The Clanton Cemetery is located in Chilton County. The county seat for Chilton County is located in Clanton.

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

Lat:   32.8418°   (32° 50' 30")

Lon:   -86.6241°   (-86° 37' 26")

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


 

  Clanton Cemetery  


  New Salem Cemetery
  Chilton County Memorial Gardens
  Hardiman Cemetery
  Walnut Creek Cemetery
  Pinedale Cemetery
  Liberty Hill Cemetery
  Lomax Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  New Harmony Cemetery
  Temple Cemetery
  Jacksons Chapel Cemetery
  Samaria Cemetery
  Bell Lane Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Morning Star Cemetery
  New Bethel Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Martin Memorial Cemetery
  Popwell Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Highland Cemetery
  Glad Tidings Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah - Zion Ridge Cemetery
  Sunshine Cemetery
  Maple Springs Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Clanton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Chilton County.

Aldridge Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bell Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cane Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chestnut Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chilton County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eastview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glad Tidings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hardiman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jacksons Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lomax Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maple Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah - Zion Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinedale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Popwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Refuge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinson Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Samaria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunshine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Temple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thorsby Scandinavian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walnut Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Clanton Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Clanton Cemetery.

Aucheucaula   [Map]Lawley   [Map]Randolph   [Map]
Billingsley   [Map]Maplesville   [Map]Shelby   [Map]
Brierfield   [Map]Marbury   [Map]Stanton   [Map]
Calera   [Map]Merrell Beach   [Map]Talladega Springs   [Map]
Clanton   [Map]Montevallo   [Map]Thorsby   [Map]
Deatsville   [Map]Mountain Creek   [Map]Titus   [Map]
Gibbons   [Map]Pine Grove Village   [Map]Verbena   [Map]
Holtville   [Map]Pine Level   [Map]Weogufka   [Map]
Jemison   [Map]Plantersville   [Map]White City   [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 begin 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 it should be mentioned 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 Clanton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Chilton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb 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    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore 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    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes 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    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens 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    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136671   (Name of Record: Clanton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chilton
Lat: 32.8417926     Lon: -86.6241484   [Map]
Elev: 180         Map Name: Clanton East

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Chilton 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: 32.8418, Longitude: -86.6241     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Clanton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Clanton 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 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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