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Epworth Cemetery
(Washington County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Epworth Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Epworth Cemetery...

The Epworth Cemetery is located in Washington County. The county seat for Washington County is located in Chatom.

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

Lat:   31.2602°   (31° 15' 36")

Lon:   -88.4236°   (-88° 25' 24")

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

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


 

  Epworth Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Epworth Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washington County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Epworth Cemetery.

Chatom   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the Epworth Cemetery
 
Citronelle   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Epworth Cemetery
 - Located in Mobile County
 
Fruitdale   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Epworth Cemetery
 
Leakesville   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Epworth Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County (MS)
 
Lucedale   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Epworth Cemetery
 - Located in George County (MS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Epworth Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adamsville Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Epworth Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County (MS)
 
Avera Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Epworth Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County (MS)
 
Burbank Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Epworth Cemetery
 
Deer Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Epworth Cemetery
 
East Salem Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Epworth Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County (MS)
 
Escatawpa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Epworth Cemetery
 
Fellowship Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Epworth Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County (MS)
 
Four Points Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Epworth Cemetery
 
Fruitdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Epworth Cemetery
 
Griffin Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Epworth Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County (MS)
 
Johnson Creek Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Epworth Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County (MS)
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Epworth Cemetery
 
Odom Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Epworth Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County (MS)
 
Platt Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Epworth Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County (MS)
 
Robertson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Epworth Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County (MS)
 
Rounsaville Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Epworth Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County (MS)
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Epworth Cemetery
 
South Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Epworth Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Epworth Cemetery
 
Weldy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Epworth Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery (MS)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Epworth Cemetery
 - Located in Greene County (MS)
 
Yellow Pine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Epworth Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Epworth Cemetery.

Barlow   [Map]Deer Park   [Map]Leakesville (MS)   [Map]
Brown Town (MS)   [Map]Fairford   [Map]Sims Chapel   [Map]
Carson City (MS)   [Map]Fruitdale   [Map]State Line (MS)   [Map]
Chatom   [Map]Gulfcrest   [Map]Tibbie   [Map]
Citronelle   [Map]Hobson   [Map]Vinegar Bend   [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 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 Epworth Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mobile County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forrest County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
George County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jones County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stone County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #157560   (Name of Record: Epworth Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 31.2601761     Lon: -88.423627   [Map]
Elev: 89         Map Name: Fruitdale

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.washingtoncountyalgov.com

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: 31.2602, Longitude: -88.4236     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Epworth Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Epworth 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 beginning in . 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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