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Clearwater Cemetery
(Washington County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Clearwater 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 Clearwater Cemetery...

The Clearwater 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 Clearwater Cemetery

Lat:   31.4635°   (31° 27' 48")

Lon:   -88.0350°   (-88° 2' 5")

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


 

  Clearwater Cemetery  


  Midway Cemetery
  Leroy Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Faith Cemetery
  Pine Level Cemetery
  Crawford Cemetery
  Wagarville Cemetery
  Old St. Stephens Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Stave Creek Cemetery
  Cortelyou Cemetery
  Mt. Nebo Cemetery
  Lewis Grove Cemetery
  St. Stephens Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  St. Stephens Cemetery
  Sunflower Cemetery
  McKenzie Cemetery
  Mt. Shady Cemetery
  St. Union - Mt. Stoney Cemetery
  Fields Cemetery
  Pine Crest Cemetery
  Washington Cemetery
  Stoker Cemetery
  Harris Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Clearwater Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cortelyou Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Faith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fields Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leroy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewis Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKenzie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Shady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old St. Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Crest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Union - Mt. Stoney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stave Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Located in Clarke County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stoker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunflower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wagarville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Clearwater Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Clearwater Cemetery.

Alma   [Map]Hobson   [Map]Salitpa   [Map]
Bassetts Creek   [Map]Jackson   [Map]Stave Creek   [Map]
Bigbee   [Map]Leroy   [Map]Sunflower   [Map]
Carlton   [Map]McIntosh   [Map]Tibbie   [Map]
Chatom   [Map]Rockville   [Map]Wagarville   [Map]
Frankville   [Map]Saint Stephen's   [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 - 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 Clearwater 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    
Conecuh 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    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke 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    
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 Clearwater 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 Clearwater Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #157554   (Name of Record: Clearwater Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 31.4634987     Lon: -88.0350029   [Map]
Elev: 15         Map Name: Wagarville

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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: 31.4635, Longitude: -88.0350     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Clearwater Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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