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Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
(Chambers County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Hillcrest Garden 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 Garden Cemetery...

The Hillcrest Garden 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 Hillcrest Garden Cemetery

Lat:   32.8765°   (32° 52' 35")

Lon:   -85.2294°   (-85° 13' 45")

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


 

  Hillcrest Garden Cemetery  


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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Hillcrest Garden 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 Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooks Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cusseta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eastview Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Emory Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairfax Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forty Tyler Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hall Memorial CME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hall Memorial CME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2358126)

Holstum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holstun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Huguley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Langdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Long Cane Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovelace Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinewood Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rehobeth Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Rest Haven Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shawmut Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Traylor Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery.

Abbottsford (GA)   [Map]Huguley   [Map]Pine Lake (GA)   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]LaFayette   [Map]Pioneer Village (GA)   [Map]
Eady City   [Map]LaGrange (GA)   [Map]Plant City   [Map]
Evansville   [Map]Lanett   [Map]Standing Rock   [Map]
Five Points   [Map]McCosh Mill   [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 visit 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 Hillcrest Garden 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    
Fayette 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    
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 Hillcrest Garden 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 Garden Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120122   (Name of Record: Hillcrest Garden)

Class: cemetery
County: Chambers
Lat: 32.8765165     Lon: -85.2293872   [Map]
Elev: 220         Map Name: Lanett North

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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: 32.8765, Longitude: -85.2294     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hillcrest Garden Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hillcrest Garden 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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