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Greenwood Church Cemetery
(Chambers County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Greenwood Church 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 Greenwood Church Cemetery...

The Greenwood Church Cemetery is located in Chambers County. The county seat for Chambers County is located in LaFayette.

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

Lat:   32.8462°   (32° 50' 46")

Lon:   -85.2422°   (-85° 14' 31")

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


 

  Greenwood Church Cemetery  


  Emory Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Shawmut Cemetery (AL)
  Sharon Cemetery (AL)
  Pine Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Holstum Cemetery (AL)
  Huguley Cemetery (AL)
  Holstun Cemetery (AL)
  Cooks Cemetery (GA)
  Lovelace Cemetery (GA)
  Langdale Cemetery (AL)
  Providence Cemetery (AL)
  Hall Memorial CME Church Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Hillcrest Garden Cemetery (AL)
  Rehobeth Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Forty Tyler Cemetery (GA)
  Cusseta Cemetery (AL)
  Pinewood Cemetery (GA)
  Fairfax Cemetery (AL)
  Oak Wood Cemetery (AL)
  Glass Cemetery (AL)
  Eastview Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Mt. Nebo Cemetery (AL)
  Bell Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Fairview Cemetery (AL)
  Rest Haven Memorial Gardens (AL)
  Sweet Hope Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Greenwood Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooks Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cusseta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eastview Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Fairfax Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forty Tyler Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hall Memorial CME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hall Memorial CME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2358126)

Hillcrest Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holstum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holstun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huguley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Langdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovelace Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinewood Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rehobeth Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Rest Haven Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shawmut Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Greenwood Church Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sweet Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Greenwood Church 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 Greenwood Church Cemetery.

Abbottsford (GA)   [Map]Huguley   [Map]Pine Lake (GA)   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]LaFayette   [Map]Pioneer Village (GA)   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]LaGrange (GA)   [Map]Plant City   [Map]
Eady City   [Map]Lanett   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Evansville   [Map]McCosh Mill   [Map]Standing Rock   [Map]
Five Points   [Map]Opelika   [Map]Valley   [Map]
Fredonia   [Map]Penton   [Map]West Lake Village (GA)   [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 first turn to 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 - 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 Greenwood Church Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Chambers County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talbot County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Upson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1766213   (Name of Record: Greenwood Church Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chambers
Lat: 32.8462395     Lon: -85.2421652   [Map]
Elev: 217         Map Name: Lanett South

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chambers County: www.chamberscounty.com/

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: 32.8462, Longitude: -85.2422     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Greenwood Church Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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