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Crossroad Cemetery
(Chilton County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Crossroad 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 Crossroad Cemetery...

The Crossroad 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 Crossroad Cemetery

Lat:   32.7421°   (32° 44' 31")

Lon:   -86.5550°   (-86° 33' 18")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Crossroad 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 Crossroad 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Crossroad Cemetery  


  Poplar Springs Cemetery
  Morning Star Cemetery
  Popwell Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Aldridge Family Cemetery
  Midway Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah - Zion Ridge Cemetery
  Floyd Cemetery
  Maple Springs Cemetery
  Canaan Cemetery
  Chestnut Creek Cemetery
  Memorial Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  New Lily Hill Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Cooper Cemetery
  Old Bethel Cemetery
  Mountain Creek Cemetery
  Verbena Cemetery
  St. Paul Cemetery
  Eastview Cemetery
  Marbury Church of God Cemetery
  Bildee Cemetery
  Marbury Baptist Church Cemetery
  Pleasant Valley Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Crossroad Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aldridge Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethsalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bildee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chestnut Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clanton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eastview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Floyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jo Anna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Manning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maple Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marbury Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marbury Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah - Zion Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Lily Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Popwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Samaria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunny Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Temple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Verbena Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crossroad Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Crossroad Cemetery.

Aucheucaula   [Map]Holtville   [Map]Prattville   [Map]
Billingsley   [Map]Jemison   [Map]Stanton   [Map]
Booth   [Map]Maplesville   [Map]Thorsby   [Map]
Clanton   [Map]Marbury   [Map]Titus   [Map]
Deatsville   [Map]Millbrook   [Map]Verbena   [Map]
Elmore   [Map]Mountain Creek   [Map]White City   [Map]
Gibbons   [Map]Pine Level   [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 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 Crossroad 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    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw 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    
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    
Macon 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    
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 Crossroad 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 Crossroad Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #151281   (Name of Record: Crossroad Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chilton
Lat: 32.7420729     Lon: -86.5549791   [Map]
Elev: 172         Map Name: White City

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of 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: 32.7421, Longitude: -86.5550     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Crossroad Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in . 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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