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Cold Springs Cemetery
(Mobile County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Cold Springs 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 Cold Springs Cemetery...

The Cold Springs Cemetery is located in Mobile County. The county seat for Mobile County is located in Mobile.

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

Lat:   30.4521°   (30° 27' 7")

Lon:   -88.1358°   (-88° 8' 8")

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


 

  Cold Springs Cemetery  


  Noel Cemetery
  Mathis Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Boudans Cemetery
  Little Sacred Heart Cemetery
  Lundy Cemetery
  Pine Crest Cemetery
   Location verified
  Confederate Rest Cemetery
  Morning Star Cemetery
  Grand Bay Cemetery
  Lartigue Cemetery
  Piner McGrew Cemetery
  Dawes Cemetery
  Pine Hill Cemetery
  Casher Cemetery
  Oddfellows Cemetery
  Mobile Memorial Gardens
  English Cemetery
  Magnolia Springs Cemetery
  Catholic Cemetery
  Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens
  Dorlan Community Cemetery
  Serenity Memorial Gardens
  Alabama Port Cemetery
  Beverly Cemetery
  Reeds Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Cold Springs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Mobile County.

Alabama Port Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Cold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beverly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boudans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dorlan Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Cold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
English Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Cold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lundy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mathis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oddfellows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reeds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Cold Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Cold Springs Cemetery.

Alabama Port   [Map]Fairhope   [Map]Mon Louis   [Map]
Bayou La Batre   [Map]Fort Gaines   [Map]Montrose   [Map]
Bellefontaine   [Map]Fort Morgan   [Map]Park City   [Map]
Coden   [Map]Grand Bay   [Map]Point Clear   [Map]
Country Club Village   [Map]Irvington   [Map]Saint Elmo   [Map]
Dauphin Island   [Map]Mobile   [Map]Theodore   [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 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 Cold Springs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mobile County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County (FL):       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    
Harrison County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stone County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116396   (Name of Record: Cold Springs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mobile
Lat: 30.4521413     Lon: -88.1358333   [Map]
Elev: 3         Map Name: Coden

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Mobile County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

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: 30.4521, Longitude: -88.1358     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cold Springs Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Cold Springs 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' distance that begins in . 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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