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Flatwoods Cemetery
(Fayette County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Flatwoods 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 Flatwoods Cemetery...

The Flatwoods Cemetery is located in Fayette County. The county seat for Fayette County is located in Fayette.

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

Lat:   33.6109°   (33° 36' 39")

Lon:   -87.4556°   (-87° 27' 20")

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


 

  Flatwoods Cemetery  


  Key Cemetery
  Gilchrist Cemetery
  Frost Cemetery
  Earnest Cemetery
  Infant Hill Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Pendley Cemetery
  Lower Sulpher Springs Cemetery
  Alta Cemetery
   Location verified
  Fairview Cemetery
  Gibson Hill Cemetery
  Sandtown Cemetery
  New Salem Cemetery
  Whitson Place Cemetery
  Cedar Creek Cemetery
  Sterling Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Rock Springs Cemetery
  Woods Cemetery
  Stanley Cemetery
  Madison Cemetery
  Liberty Hill Cemetery
  Boley Springs Cemetery
   Location verified
  Wiley Cemetery
  Liberty Hill Cemetery
  Goodwater Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Flatwoods Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Beaven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berry City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethabara Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boley Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Cedar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Day Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Earnest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Frost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gibson Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilchrist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goodwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Infant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lower Sulpher Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Madison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patton Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pendley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pendley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandtown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sterling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Swindle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Utley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitson Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wiley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Flatwoods Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Flatwoods Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Parrish   [Map]
Barney   [Map]Goodsprings   [Map]Patton Junction   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Jasper   [Map]Patton   [Map]
Bull City   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Quinton   [Map]
Burnwell   [Map]Kellerman   [Map]Reeds Ferry   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]Samantha   [Map]
Cordova   [Map]Oakahalla   [Map]Townley   [Map]
Corona   [Map]Oakman   [Map]Twilley Town   [Map]
Dora   [Map]Old Town   [Map]West Jefferson   [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 like to start 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 - 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 Flatwoods Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Fayette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158830   (Name of Record: Flatwoods Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fayette
Lat: 33.6109451     Lon: -87.45556   [Map]
Elev: 194         Map Name: Wiley

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Fayette 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: 33.6109, Longitude: -87.4556     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Flatwoods Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Flatwoods 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 that begins 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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