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Good Hope Cemetery
(Pike County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Good Hope 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 Good Hope Cemetery...

The Good Hope Cemetery is located in Pike County. The county seat for Pike County is located in Troy.

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

Lat:   31.8157°   (31° 48' 56")

Lon:   -86.0647°   (-86° 3' 52")

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


 

  Good Hope Cemetery  


  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Greene Hills Memorial Cemetery
  Springfield Cemetery
  Murphree Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Israel Cemetery
  Williams Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Mullins Cemetery
  Chapel Hill Cemetery
  Hillard & Howard Cemetery
  Sims Cemetery
  Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Wingard Cemetery
  Hepzibah Cemetery
  Jordan Cemetery
  Davidson Cemetery
  Carroll Street Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Copeland Cemetery
  Meadows Cemetery
  Oakwood Cemetery
  Old Salem Cemetery
  Hinson Cemetery
  Ward - Thompson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Good Hope Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Pike County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bethel AME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2589003)

Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carroll Street Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Copeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davidson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elam - Davidson Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greene Hills Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hepzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillard & Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mossy Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Murphree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2585939)

Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smilie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spillars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ward - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
William Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wingard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Good Hope 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 Good Hope Cemetery.

Banks   [Map]Highland Home   [Map]Needmore   [Map]
Brundidge   [Map]Jack   [Map]Orion   [Map]
Centre Ridge   [Map]Kent   [Map]Petrey   [Map]
Cherokee Village   [Map]Lapine   [Map]Pine Level   [Map]
Glenwood   [Map]Luverne   [Map]Ramer   [Map]
Goshen   [Map]McClure Town   [Map]Rutledge   [Map]
Grady   [Map]Mossy Grove Village   [Map]Social Town   [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 - 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 Good Hope Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
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    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805510   (Name of Record: Good Hope Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.8157111     Lon: -86.0646765   [Map]
Elev: 132         Map Name: Youngblood

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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: 31.8157, Longitude: -86.0647     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Good Hope Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Good Hope 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 beginning in . 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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