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Dixonville Cemetery
(Escambia County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Dixonville 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 Dixonville Cemetery...

The Dixonville Cemetery is located in Escambia County. The county seat for Escambia County is located in Brewton.

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

Lat:   31.0007°   (31° 0' 2")

Lon:   -87.0347°   (-87° 2' 4")

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


 

  Dixonville Cemetery  


  Oak Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Bethel Cemetery (AL)
  Union Cemetery (AL)
  Pollard Cemetery (AL)
  Baptist Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Hillcrest Cemetery (AL)
  Pilgrims Rest Cemetery (AL)
  Odom Cemetery (AL)
  Ft. Crawford Cemetery (AL)
  Fuqua Cemetery (AL)
  Travis Cemetery (AL)
  Gay Cemetery (AL)
  Weaver Cemetery (AL)
  Henderson Cemetery (AL)
  Brown Cemetery (AL)
  Sellersville Cemetery (FL)
  Green Acres Memorial Park (AL)
  Black Cemetery (FL)
  Catawba Springs Cemetery (AL)
  McLellan Cemetery (FL)
  Travis Creek Cemetery (AL)
  Old Fidelis Cemetery (FL)
  Travis Cemetery (AL)
  Concord Cemetery (FL)
  Brantley Cemetery (AL)
  Crossroads Cemetery (FL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Baptist Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Black Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Rosa County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brantley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Catawba Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Rosa County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Rosa County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crossroads Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Rosa County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ft. Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Acres Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
May Creek Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McLellan Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Rosa County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Odom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Fidelis Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Rosa County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pollard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sellersville Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Rosa County (FL)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Travis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Travis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Travis Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Dixonville Cemetery
 - 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 Dixonville Cemetery.

Baker (FL)   [Map]East Brewton   [Map]Molino (FL)   [Map]
Belandville (FL)   [Map]Flomaton   [Map]Nymph   [Map]
Bradley   [Map]Harold (FL)   [Map]Otahite (FL)   [Map]
Brewton   [Map]Jay Villa   [Map]Pollard   [Map]
Brooklyn   [Map]Jay (FL)   [Map]Range   [Map]
Cannon Town (FL)   [Map]Lenox   [Map]Riverview   [Map]
Castleberry   [Map]McDavid (FL)   [Map]Wing   [Map]
Century (FL)   [Map]Milton (FL)   [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 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 Dixonville Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Escambia County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #133779   (Name of Record: Dixonville Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Escambia
Lat: 31.0007373     Lon: -87.0346885   [Map]
Elev: 87         Map Name: Brewton South

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.al.us/

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: 31.0007, Longitude: -87.0347     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Dixonville Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Dixonville 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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