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Garwin Cemetery
(Covington County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Garwin 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 Garwin Cemetery...

The Garwin Cemetery is located in Covington County. The county seat for Covington County is located in Andalusia.

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

Lat:   31.3141°   (31° 18' 50")

Lon:   -86.6833°   (-86° 40' 59")

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


 

  Garwin Cemetery  


  Brooks Cemetery
  Johnson Memorial Cemetery
  Herbert Cemetery
  Johnston Cemetery
  Fairmount Cemetery
  Adellum Cemetery
  Mt. Union Cemetery
  Southside Cemetery
  Long Branch Cemetery
  Marshall Memorial Cemetery
  Mancill Cemetery
  Andalusia Memorial Garden
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Johnston Cemetery
  River Falls Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  Horton Cemetery
  Feagin Cemetery
  Mitchell Cemetery
  Carolina Cemetery
  Davison Cemetery
  Hoomesville Church Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery
  McGowin Ferry Cemetery
  New Home Cemetery
  Mason Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Garwin Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adellum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Garwin Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Garwin Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairmount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Garwin Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Feagin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Garwin Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Herbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Garwin Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Garwin Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Garwin Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Long Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Garwin Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mancill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Garwin Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Garwin Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Garwin Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Garwin Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
River Falls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Garwin Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Garwin Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Garwin Cemetery.

Andalusia   [Map]Evergreen   [Map]Nymph   [Map]
Bradley   [Map]Gantt   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Brooklyn   [Map]Heath   [Map]Red Level   [Map]
Carolina   [Map]Jay Villa   [Map]River Falls   [Map]
Castleberry   [Map]Libertyville   [Map]Sanford   [Map]
Centerville   [Map]McKenzie   [Map]Wing   [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 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 Garwin Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Covington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #164056   (Name of Record: Garwin Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Covington
Lat: 31.3140583     Lon: -86.6832963   [Map]
Elev: 83         Map Name: Loango

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 31.3141, Longitude: -86.6833     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Garwin Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Garwin 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 starting from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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