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Fargason Cemetery
(Tallapoosa County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Fargason Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Fargason 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 Fargason Cemetery...

The Fargason 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 Fargason Cemetery

Lat:   32.8429°   (32° 50' 34")

Lon:   -85.6238°   (-85° 37' 25")

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

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


 

  Fargason Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Alexander City   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
Auburn   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 
Camp Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
Dadeville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
Erie - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
LaFayette   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
Notasulga   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 
Opelika   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Fargason Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Blanton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
Buttston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
Dean - Shirley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
Dudleyville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
Gillam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
Holley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
Langley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
McCord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
Midway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
New Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
New Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
Old Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
Punkin Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
Shepard Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
Slaughters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
Smith - Willoughby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
Tallapoosa County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fargason Cemetery
 
Waites Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fargason Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Fargason Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Daviston   [Map]New Site   [Map]
Agricola   [Map]Erie   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]
Alexander City   [Map]Five Points   [Map]Opelika   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]Our Town   [Map]
Auburn   [Map]Goldville   [Map]Penton   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Reeltown   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]LaFayette   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Slaughters   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Wadley   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]Motley   [Map]Waverly   [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 begin with 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 - 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 Fargason Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Tallapoosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Fargason 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 Fargason Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137417   (Name of Record: Fargason Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tallapoosa
Lat: 32.8429049     Lon: -85.6238432   [Map]
Elev: 214         Map Name: Camp Hill SE

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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: 32.8429, Longitude: -85.6238     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Fargason Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Fargason 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches 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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