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Flint Cemetery
(Lauderdale County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Flint 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 Flint Cemetery...

The Flint Cemetery is located in Lauderdale County. The county seat for Lauderdale County is located in Florence.

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

Lat:   34.8248°   (34° 49' 29")

Lon:   -87.7678°   (-87° 46' 4")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Flint 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 Flint 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Flint Cemetery  


  Simmons Cemetery
  Walston Cemetery
  Sherrod Cemetery
  Vaughn Cemetery
  Pearson Cemetery
  Zion Cemetery
  Lipscomb Cemetery
  Simpson Cemetery
  George Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  Greenview Memorial Cemetery
  Cunningham Cemetery
  Duncan Cemetery
  Peters Cemetery
  Jackson Cemetery
  Peters Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Winbourn Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
  Anderson Cemetery
  Smith Bottom Cemetery
  Coffee Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
  Noel Cemetery
  Key Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Flint Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Florence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
George Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gresham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Noel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Located in Colbert County
 - Location has been verified
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sherrod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Bottom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winbourn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Flint Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Flint Cemetery.

Arnot   [Map]Doubleheads Village   [Map]McGee Town   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Florence   [Map]Muscle Shoals   [Map]
Canaan   [Map]Ford City   [Map]Nitrate City   [Map]
Cherokee   [Map]Furnace Hill   [Map]Saint Florian   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]Gatesville   [Map]Sheffield   [Map]
Cypress Creek   [Map]Green Tree   [Map]Tuscumbia   [Map]
Davidsons Cross Roads   [Map]Killen   [Map]Wilson Dam   [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 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 Flint Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lauderdale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin 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    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Prentiss County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Decatur County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henderson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #118424   (Name of Record: Flint Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lauderdale
Lat: 34.8248099     Lon: -87.7678081   [Map]
Elev: 170         Map Name: Sinking Creek

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Lauderdale 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: 34.8248, Longitude: -87.7678     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Flint Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Flint 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 starting 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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