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Hillcrest Cemetery
(Coffee County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Hillcrest 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 Hillcrest Cemetery...

The Hillcrest Cemetery is located in Coffee County. The county seat for Coffee County is located in Elba.

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

Lat:   31.4029°   (31° 24' 10")

Lon:   -86.0138°   (-86° 0' 49")

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


 

  Hillcrest Cemetery  


  Rosin Ridge Cemetery
  Holland Cemetery
  Wise Mill Cemetery
  New Brockton City Cemetery
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Kelly Cemetery
  White Water Cemetery
  Calvary Cemetery
  Prescott Cemetery
  New Home Cemetery
  Rocky Head Cemetery
  New Haven Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
  Phillips Cemetery
  Hutchson & Russell Family Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Evergreen Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  McGee Cemetery
  Damascus Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Mt. Gilled Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Hillcrest Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Coffee County.

Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Damascus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Danley Cross Roads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goodman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hutchson & Russell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gilled Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Brockton City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prescott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosin Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Victoria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Water Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wise Mill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zions Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Hillcrest Cemetery.

Babbie   [Map]Coffee Springs   [Map]Horn Hill   [Map]
Battens Crossroads   [Map]Costilla   [Map]Jack   [Map]
Bellwood   [Map]County Line   [Map]Kinston   [Map]
Beulah   [Map]Daleville   [Map]Level Plains   [Map]
Brantley   [Map]Elba   [Map]New Brockton   [Map]
Central City   [Map]Enterprise   [Map]Onycha   [Map]
Centre Ridge   [Map]Fort Rucker   [Map]Opp   [Map]
Chancellor   [Map]Glenwood   [Map]Ozark   [Map]
Clayhatchee   [Map]Holiday Village   [Map]Samson   [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 visit 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 Hillcrest Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Coffee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

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    
Conecuh 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    
Escambia 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    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120118   (Name of Record: Hillcrest Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coffee
Lat: 31.4029448     Lon: -86.0138333   [Map]
Elev: 118         Map Name: Elba

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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: 31.4029, Longitude: -86.0138     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hillcrest Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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