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Fairhope Cemetery
(Washington County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Fairhope 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 Fairhope Cemetery...

The Fairhope 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 Fairhope Cemetery

Lat:   31.4149°   (31° 24' 53")

Lon:   -88.2528°   (-88° 15' 10")

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

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


 

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Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Fairhope Cemetery. The following communities are located in Washington County.

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

Chatom   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Fruitdale   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairhope Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Fairhope Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Washington County.

Chalker Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Four Points Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Gilley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Howard Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Laton Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Old Methodist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Pine Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Rutan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
South Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Spring Bank Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Tibbie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Fairhope Cemetery
 
Yarbo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Fairhope Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Fairhope Cemetery.

Barlow   [Map]Hobson   [Map]State Line (MS)   [Map]
Bassetts Creek   [Map]Leroy   [Map]Sunflower   [Map]
Bigbee   [Map]McIntosh   [Map]Tibbie   [Map]
Chatom   [Map]Mehaffey   [Map]Vinegar Bend   [Map]
Deer Park   [Map]Millry   [Map]Wagarville   [Map]
Frankville   [Map]Saint Stephen's   [Map]Yellow Pine   [Map]
Fruitdale   [Map]Sims Chapel   [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 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 - 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 Fairhope 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    
Marengo 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    
Wilcox 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    
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    
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 Fairhope 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 Fairhope Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #157563   (Name of Record: Fairhope Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 31.414889     Lon: -88.2527887   [Map]
Elev: 52         Map Name: Chatom

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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: 31.4149, Longitude: -88.2528     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Fairhope Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Fairhope 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' distance that starts 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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