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Hibbs Cemetery
(Etowah County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Hibbs 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 Hibbs Cemetery...

The Hibbs Cemetery is located in Etowah County. The county seat for Etowah County is located in Gadsden.

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

Lat:   34.1395°   (34° 8' 22")

Lon:   -86.0761°   (-86° 4' 33")

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


 

  Hibbs Cemetery  


  Union Cemetery
  Whitesboro Cemetery
  Freedom Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mizell Cemetery
  Corinth Cemetery
  Duck Springs Cemetery
  Belchers Chapel Cemetery
   Location verified
  Jordan Cemetery
  Belcher Cemetery
   Location verified
  Gilland Cemetery
  Old Cemetery
  Cox Cemetery
  Bethsaida Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Lipscomb Cemetery
  Armstrong Cemetery
  Hillcrest Cemetery
  Butler Cemetery
  Upton Cemetery
  Webb Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Noble Hill Cemetery
  Scott Cemetery
  Cave Spring Cemetery
  Thrasher Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Hibbs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location has been verified
Belchers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location has been verified
Bethsaida Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blessing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bristow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cave Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Duck Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freedom Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location has been verified
Gilland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Howelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ivalee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mizell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Noble Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red Apple Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Upton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walls Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitesboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Hibbs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hibbs Cemetery.

Alabama City   [Map]Coat's Bend   [Map]Horton   [Map]
Albertville   [Map]Cotnam   [Map]Ivalee   [Map]
Attalla   [Map]Crossville   [Map]Mountainboro   [Map]
Bartlett   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Rainbow City   [Map]
Bennettsville   [Map]Egypt   [Map]Reece City   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Gadsden   [Map]Ridgeville   [Map]
Black Creek Falls   [Map]Gallant   [Map]Sardis City   [Map]
Boaz   [Map]Greer   [Map]Walnut Grove   [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 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 Hibbs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Etowah County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee 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    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120014   (Name of Record: Hibbs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Etowah
Lat: 34.1395398     Lon: -86.0760853   [Map]
Elev: 323         Map Name: Rodentown

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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: 34.1395, Longitude: -86.0761     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hibbs Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hibbs Cemetery should not be considered precise.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in . 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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