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Creek Stand Cemetery
(Macon County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Creek Stand 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 Creek Stand Cemetery...

The Creek Stand Cemetery is located in Macon County. The county seat for Macon County is located in Tuskegee.

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

Lat:   32.2949°   (32° 17' 41")

Lon:   -85.4811°   (-85° 28' 51")

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


 

  Creek Stand Cemetery  


  Wright Cemetery
  Chapple Cemetery
  Little Texas Cemetery
  Warrior Stand Cemetery
  Darlington Cemetery
   Location verified
  Borom Cemetery
  Society Hill Cemetery
  Whitlow Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Sweet Pilgrim Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  St. Pauls Cemetery
  Joshua Cemetery
  Hurtsboro Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery
  Glenford Cemetery
  Good Hope Cemetery
  Shepherd Cemetery
  Walker Williamson Cemetery
  Provo Cemetery
  Uchee Cemetery
  Brown Road Cemetery
  Ligon Cemetery
  Jericho Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Creek Stand Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Borom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glenford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hurtsboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Joshua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Provo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sweet Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Warrior Stand Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Creek Stand Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Creek Stand Cemetery.

Armstrong   [Map]Hardaway   [Map]Pittsview   [Map]
Auburn   [Map]Hatchechubbee   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [Map]
Beauregard   [Map]Hurtsboro   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
Comer   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Seale   [Map]
Crawford   [Map]Marvyn   [Map]Spring Hill   [Map]
Fort Davis   [Map]Midway   [Map]Three Notch   [Map]
Franklin   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]Tuskegee   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Creek Stand Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Macon 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    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry 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    
Pike 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    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup 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 Macon County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Macon 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 Creek Stand 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 Creek Stand Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137110   (Name of Record: Creek Stand Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Macon
Lat: 32.2948677     Lon: -85.4810573   [Map]
Elev: 137         Map Name: Creek Stand

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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: 32.2949, Longitude: -85.4811     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Creek Stand Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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