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Hill Cemetery
(Lamar County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Hill 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 Hill Cemetery...

The Hill Cemetery is located in Lamar County. The county seat for Lamar County is located in Vernon.

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

Lat:   33.8707°   (33° 52' 14")

Lon:   -88.1056°   (-88° 6' 20")

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


 

  Hill Cemetery  


  Pine Springs Cemetery
  Rising Star Cemetery
  Sandlin Cemetery
  Kennedy Cemetery
  Crews Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Hollis Cemetery
  Holliday Cemetery
  Sulligent Cemetery
  Hill Cemetery
  Nolen Cemetery
  Owens Cemetery
  Hollis Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Thompson Cemetery
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
  New Church Cemetery
  Bankhead Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Herron Cemetery
  Wofford Cemetery
  Plynn Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  Taylor Springs Cemetery
  Emmaus Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 48 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lamar County.

Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beaverton Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blaylock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Emmaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Herron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holliday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamar Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Love Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nolen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Plynn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rising Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seven Oaks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sizemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sizemore Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spruiell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sulligent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wofford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Hill Cemetery.

Amory (MS)   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Guin   [Map]Smithville (MS)   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Hamilton   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Hatley (MS)   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Detroit   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Fayette   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Winfield   [Map]
Gattman (MS)   [Map]Millport   [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 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 Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pontotoc 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120097   (Name of Record: Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.8706629     Lon: -88.1055872   [Map]
Elev: 119         Map Name: Vernon

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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: 33.8707, Longitude: -88.1056     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hill 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 that begins 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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