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Dime Cemetery
(Franklin County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Dime 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 Dime Cemetery...

The Dime Cemetery is located in Franklin County. The county seat for Franklin County is located in Russellville.

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

Lat:   34.3195°   (34° 19' 10")

Lon:   -87.6347°   (-87° 38' 4")

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

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

The locations for the following markers came from a variety of sources and we have varying levels of confidence in those locations. For each marker, we show either our confidence or the information source for the marker.


 

  Dime Cemetery  


  Smith Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Bear Creek #1 Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Dooley Cemetery
   Location verified
  Arnold Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Watson Cemetery
   Location verified
  Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Union Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  John Bull Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Phil Campbell Cemetery
   Location verified
  Factory Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  St. Paul Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bear Creek Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Sunny Home Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Mountain View Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>
  Old Union Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Chestnut Ridge Cemetery
   Location verified
  Corinth Heights Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Union Grove Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Center Point Cemetery
   Location verified
  County Line Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Bethel Cemetery
   Location verified
  New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location from GNIS
  Posey Mill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Littleville Community Cemetery
   Location from GNIS

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 53 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Dime Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bear Creek #1 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Blue Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Burnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Chestnut Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Chilcoat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Heights Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Family Cemetery North   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Family Cemetery South   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
DeGraffenreid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dooley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Duboise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Factory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fortner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gray Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
J.R. Swinney Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
John Bull Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kimbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Littleville Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mars Hill Community Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Maxwell Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Orange Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Orange Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phil Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Poplar Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Posey Mill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Scharnagle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sibley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spruce Pine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sunny Home Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Winston Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dime Cemetery
 - Located in Winston County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Dime Cemetery.

Avoca   [Map]Farriss   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]
Bear Creek   [Map]Grayson   [Map]Muck City   [Map]
Belgreen   [Map]Hackleburg   [Map]Natural Bridge   [Map]
Boar Tush   [Map]Haleyville   [Map]Phil Campbell   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Camp Spring   [Map]Hodges   [Map]Spruce Pine   [Map]
Delmar   [Map]Littleville   [Map]Wren   [Map]
Double Springs   [Map]Lynn   [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 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 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 Dime Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert 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    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1700510   (Name of Record: Dime Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 34.3195418     Lon: -87.6347487   [Map]
Elev: 290         Map Name: Phil Campbell

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Franklin 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: 34.3195, Longitude: -87.6347     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Dime Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Dime 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<4>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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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