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Collins Chapel Cemetery
(Chilton County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Collins Chapel 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 Collins Chapel Cemetery...

The Collins Chapel 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 Collins Chapel Cemetery

Lat:   32.9423°   (32° 56' 32")

Lon:   -86.6797°   (-86° 40' 46")

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


 

  Collins Chapel Cemetery  


  Cobb Cemetery
  Pine Hill Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Cemetery
  Robinson Springs Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Pates Chapel Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Community Cemetery
   Location verified
  Thorsby Memorial Cemetery
  St. Pauls Cemetery
  Thorsby Scandinavian Cemetery
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Cane Creek Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  New Salem Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Hardiman Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Cedar Grove Cemetery
  Holly Grove Cemetery
  Lomax Cemetery
  Pine Hill Cemetery
  New Harmony Cemetery
  Mineral Springs Cemetery
  Jacksons Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 51 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Collins Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Chilton County.

Archers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bell Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cane Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chilton County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clanton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hardiman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jacksons Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lime Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lomax Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McKee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mineral Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pates Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinedale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Refuge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinson Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Mount Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Rocky Mount Community Cemetery (FAG ID #25875)

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thorsby Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thorsby Scandinavian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walnut Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Collins Chapel Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Collins Chapel Cemetery.

Aucheucaula   [Map]Maplesville   [Map]Saginaw   [Map]
Billingsley   [Map]Marbury   [Map]Shelby   [Map]
Brierfield   [Map]Maylene   [Map]Stanton   [Map]
Calera   [Map]Merrell Beach   [Map]Talladega Springs   [Map]
Clanton   [Map]Montevallo   [Map]Thorsby   [Map]
Columbiana   [Map]Mountain Creek   [Map]Verbena   [Map]
Jemison   [Map]Pine Grove Village   [Map]White City   [Map]
Lawley   [Map]Randolph   [Map]Wilton   [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 Collins Chapel 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    
Chambers 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    
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 Collins Chapel 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 Collins Chapel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #151528   (Name of Record: Collins Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chilton
Lat: 32.9423455     Lon: -86.6797059   [Map]
Elev: 221         Map Name: Jemison East

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for 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: 32.9423, Longitude: -86.6797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Collins Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Collins Chapel 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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