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Concord Cemetery
(Lee County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Concord 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 Concord Cemetery...

The Concord Cemetery is located in Lee County. The county seat for Lee County is located in Opelika.

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

Lat:   32.5946°   (32° 35' 40")

Lon:   -85.1733°   (-85° 10' 23")

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


 

  Concord Cemetery  


  Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Memory Hill Cemetery
  Lamb Cemetery
  New Hope CME Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Beulah Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Bolton Family Cemetery
   Location verified
  Penn Young Gravesite
  Holt Cemetery
  Bethel Mission Cemetery
  Hephzibah Cemetery
  Stroud Cemetery
  John Calhoun Tillery Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Pitts Chapel Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Mechanicsville Cemetery
  Meadows Cemetery
  Mountain Springs Cemetery
   Location verified
  Antioch Cemetery
  County Line Baptist Church Cemetery
  Philadelphia Cemetery
  Flint Hill Cemetery
  Charnel Garden of Rest Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Concord Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bolton Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Charnel Garden of Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
County Line Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flint Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hephzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Calhoun Tillery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mechanicsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memory Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mountain Springs Cemetery (FAG ID #24813)

New Hope CME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Hope CME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2342133)

Penn Young Gravesite   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pitts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stroud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Concord Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Concord Cemetery.

Auburn   [Map]Cusseta   [Map]Opelika   [Map]
Baker Village (GA)   [Map]Eady City   [Map]Phenix City   [Map]
Beauregard   [Map]Fontaine Village   [Map]Pine Lake (GA)   [Map]
Bibb City (GA)   [Map]Fortson (GA)   [Map]Plant City   [Map]
Cataula (GA)   [Map]Huguley   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [Map]
City Village (GA)   [Map]Ladonia   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Columbus (GA)   [Map]Lanett   [Map]Smith's Station   [Map]
Crawford   [Map]Marvyn   [Map]Smiths   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Concord Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock 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    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talbot County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Taylor County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Upson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #138135   (Name of Record: Concord Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lee
Lat: 32.5945811     Lon: -85.1732725   [Map]
Elev: 202         Map Name: Bleecker

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Lee 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: 32.5946, Longitude: -85.1733     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Concord Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Concord 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 that begins in . 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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