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Clarkville Cemetery
(Clarke County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Clarkville 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 Clarkville Cemetery...

The Clarkville Cemetery is located in Clarke County. The county seat for Clarke County is located in Grove Hill.

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

Lat:   31.7327°   (31° 43' 57")

Lon:   -87.8778°   (-87° 52' 40")

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


 

  Clarkville Cemetery  


  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Spinks Cemetery
  Huggins Cemetery
  Wilson Chapel Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  Grove Hill Cemetery
  Henley Cemetery
  Pugh Cemetery
  Bell Brewer Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Smiths Cemetery
  Bumpers Cemetery
  Bassett Creek Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Kiels Cemetery
  Mathews Cemetery
  James Cemetery
  Old Union Cemetery
  Magnolia Lawns Cemetery
  Hollingsworth Cemetery
  Cobb Cemetery
  Pine Chapel Cemetery
  Griffin Chapel Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Austin Cemetery
  Peniel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Clarkville Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Clarke County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bassett Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bell Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bumpers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dacy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Griffin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grove Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollingsworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huggins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kiels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Lawns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mathews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smiths Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spinks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Clarkville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Clarkville Cemetery.

Alma   [Map]Fakit Chipunta   [Map]Morvin   [Map]
Bassetts Creek   [Map]Frankville   [Map]Rockville   [Map]
Bigbee   [Map]Fulton   [Map]Saint Stephen's   [Map]
Bladon Springs   [Map]Grove Hill   [Map]Salitpa   [Map]
Campbell   [Map]Jackson   [Map]Stave Creek   [Map]
Coffeeville   [Map]Leroy   [Map]Thomasville   [Map]
Dickinson   [Map]Lower Peach Tree   [Map]Walker Springs   [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 helpful 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 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 Clarkville Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Clarke 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    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas 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    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington 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    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale 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 Clarke County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Clarke 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 Clarkville 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 Clarkville Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116192   (Name of Record: Clarkville Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clarke
Lat: 31.7326573     Lon: -87.8777804   [Map]
Elev: 117         Map Name: Winn

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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: 31.7327, Longitude: -87.8778     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Clarkville Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Clarkville 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 starting from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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