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Our GPS coordinates for the Community Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, 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 Community Cemetery...

The Community Cemetery is located in Pickens County. The county seat for Pickens County is located in Carrollton.

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

Lat:   33.2640°   (33° 15' 50")

Lon:   -88.1209°   (-88° 7' 15")

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


 

  Community Cemetery  


  Union Hill Cemetery
  Big Creek Cemetery
  Zion Possum Bend Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Poplar Springs Cemetery
  Brooks Cemetery
  Crossroads Cemetery
  Windle Cemetery
  Hebron Church Cemetery
  New Cumberland Cemetery
  New Providence Cemetery
  Spiller Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
  Holly Springs Cemetery
  Mt. Sinal Cemetery
  Spring Hill Cemetery
  Fleming Cemetery
  Cockrell Cemetery
  Union Chapel Cemetery
  Glen Echo Cemetery
  Unity Cemetery
  Spring Hill Church Cemetery
  Garden Cemetery
  Carrollton Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in Pickens County.

Aliceville Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Big Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Carrollton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Carrollton Cemetery (FAG ID #<21988>)
 
Cockrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Franconia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Glen Echo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Gore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hebron Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Hopewell Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Lower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Mt. Sinal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
New Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
New Cumberland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
New Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Old Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Old Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Phoenix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Spiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Spring Hill Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Upper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Windle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 
Zion Possum Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Community Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Community Cemetery.

Aliceville   [Map]Ethelsville   [Map]Memphis   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Gordo   [Map]New Hope (MS)   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Pickensville   [Map]
Echola   [Map]McMullen   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]McShan   [Map]Stafford   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Community Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Pickens County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158368   (Name of Record: Community Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pickens
Lat: 33.2640095     Lon: -88.1208607   [Map]
Elev: 118         Map Name: Carrollton

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 33.2640, Longitude: -88.1209     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Community Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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