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Hollins Springs Cemetery
(Clay County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Hollins Springs Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Hollins Springs Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Hollins Springs Cemetery...

The Hollins Springs Cemetery is located in Clay County. The county seat for Clay County is located in Ashland.

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

Lat:   33.1143°   (33° 6' 51")

Lon:   -86.1572°   (-86° 9' 25")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Hollins Springs 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 Hollins Springs Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Hollins Springs Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Hollins Springs Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Clay County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Hollins Springs Cemetery.

Alexander City   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 
Childersburg   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 
Goodwater   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Mignon   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 
Rockford   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Sylacauga   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Hollins Springs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Comers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 
Crestview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Darby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 
Goodwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Greenview Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Grimes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Hatchett Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Old Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Rising Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 
Rocky Mount Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 
Rozelle & Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 
Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Stewartville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Summer Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Westview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hollins Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hollins Springs Cemetery.

Abihka   [Map]Hackneyville   [Map]Rockford   [Map]
Alpine   [Map]Hissop   [Map]Stewartville   [Map]
Bon Air   [Map]Hollins   [Map]Sycamore   [Map]
Childersburg   [Map]Kellyton   [Map]Sylacauga   [Map]
Comerdale   [Map]Mignon   [Map]Talladega Springs   [Map]
Fayetteville   [Map]Millerville   [Map]Weogufka   [Map]
Gantts Quarry   [Map]Mount Olive   [Map]Winterboro   [Map]
Goodwater   [Map]Oak 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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Hollins Springs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Clay County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805384   (Name of Record: Hollins Springs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clay
Lat: 33.1142845     Lon: -86.1571933   [Map]
Elev: 242         Map Name: Hollins

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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: 33.1143, Longitude: -86.1572     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hollins Springs Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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