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Eagle Creek Cemetery
(Tallapoosa County, Alabama)


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

The Eagle Creek Cemetery is located in Tallapoosa County. The county seat for Tallapoosa County is located in Dadeville.

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

Lat:   32.9432°   (32° 56' 35")

Lon:   -85.7513°   (-85° 45' 4")

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


 

  Eagle Creek Cemetery  


  Milam Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Woods Cemetery
  Harmony Cemetery
  Jacksons Gap Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Hutchinson Cemetery
  Gillam Cemetery
  Old Salem Cemetery
  Old Rocky Mount Cemetery
   Location verified
  Jackson Field Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
   Location verified
  Antioch Cemetery
  Langley Cemetery
  Ephesus Cemetery
  Farrow Dennis Graveyard
  Germany Family Cemetery
  Shepard Graveyard
  Buttston Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
   Location verified
  Punkin Hill Cemetery
  Morgan Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Spring Hill Cemetery
  Dudleyville Cemetery
  Tallapoosa County Memorial Gardens

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Eagle Creek Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Buttston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daviston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dudleyville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ephesus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farrow Dennis Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Germany Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gillam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Field Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jacksons Gap Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Langley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Vickers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Punkin Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shepard Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Slaughters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tallapoosa County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Eagle Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Eagle Creek 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 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Eagle Creek Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Daviston   [Map]Motley   [Map]
Agricola   [Map]Erie   [Map]New Site   [Map]
Alexander City   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]Our Town   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Goldville   [Map]Penton   [Map]
Almond   [Map]Hackneyville   [Map]Ray   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Wadley   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Kellyton   [Map]Waverly   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]Mellow Valley   [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 helpful 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 Eagle Creek Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tallapoosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell 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    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137410   (Name of Record: Eagle Creek Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tallapoosa
Lat: 32.9431795     Lon: -85.7513475   [Map]
Elev: 244         Map Name: Jacksons Gap

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Tallapoosa 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: 32.9432, Longitude: -85.7513     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Eagle Creek Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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