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Copeland Cemetery
(Walker County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Copeland 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 Copeland Cemetery...

The Copeland Cemetery is located in Walker County. The county seat for Walker County is located in Jasper.

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

Lat:   33.8115°   (33° 48' 41")

Lon:   -87.2650°   (-87° 15' 54")

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


 

  Copeland Cemetery  


  South Lowell Cemetery
  Union Chapel Cemetery
  Cross Roads Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Walker Memory Gardens
  Lawson Cemetery
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Porter Cemetery
  Tubbs Cemetery
  John Porter Family Cemetery
   Location verified
  Morris Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Reid Cemetery
  Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery
   Location verified
  Boldo Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Lollar Cemetery
  Bolden Cemetery
   Location verified
  Old City Cemetery
  Walker Cemetery
   Location verified
  Samaria Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Copeland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Walker County.

Aaron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bolden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Boldo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Roads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Easly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edgil Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Porter Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the John Porter Family Cemetery (FAG ID #25611)

Kings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Leonard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lollar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Cedrum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Samaria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
South Lowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tidwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tubbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Copeland Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Copeland Cemetery.

Barney   [Map]Dora   [Map]Patton   [Map]
Black Warrior Town   [Map]Empire   [Map]Powellville   [Map]
Burnwell   [Map]Falls City   [Map]Quinton   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Goodsprings   [Map]Reeds Ferry   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Jasper   [Map]Sipsey   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Oakahalla   [Map]Sumiton   [Map]
Cordova   [Map]Oakman   [Map]Townley   [Map]
Corona   [Map]Parrish   [Map]Twilley Town   [Map]
Creel   [Map]Patton Junction   [Map]West Jefferson   [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 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 Copeland Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Walker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116604   (Name of Record: Copeland Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 33.8114965     Lon: -87.2650045   [Map]
Elev: 110         Map Name: Jasper

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.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: 33.8115, Longitude: -87.2650     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Copeland Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Copeland 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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