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Hopwood Cemetery
(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Hopwood 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 Hopwood Cemetery...

The Hopwood Cemetery is located in Limestone County. The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens.

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

Lat:   34.9918°   (34° 59' 30")

Lon:   -86.8172°   (-86° 49' 1")

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


 

  Hopwood Cemetery  


  Smith Cemetery (TN)
  Ezell Cemetery (TN)
  Anderson Cemetery (TN)
  White Cemetery (TN)
  Maddox Cemetery (TN)
  Gatlin Cemetery (TN)
  Thornton Cemetery (TN)
  Austin Cemetery (TN)
  Malone Cemetery (TN)
  Franklin Cemetery (TN)
  Smith Cemetery (TN)
  Scrouge Cemetery (AL)
  Bledsoe Cemetery (TN)
  Hasting Cemetery (AL)
  Cross Cemetery (TN)
  Delap - Clemant Cemetery (AL)
  Boswell Cemetery (TN)
  Tillery Cemetery (AL)
  Lewter Cemetery (TN)
  Motes Cemetery (AL)
  Corpier Cemetery (TN)
  Moore Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Roper Cemetery (TN)
  Johnson Cemetery (AL)
  Elliot Cemetery (TN)
   Location verified
  Jones Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 58 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Hopwood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abernathy Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Abernathy Cemetery (FAG ID #8472)

Adams - Crutcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Anderson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Austin Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bledsoe Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boswell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carpenter Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carpenter Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corpier Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Croney Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cylone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daly Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Delap - Clemant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eagin Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elkton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elkton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elliot Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location has been verified
Ewing Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ezell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Franklin Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gatlin Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
German Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Golightly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Golightly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hardin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hasting Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatchett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lewter Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maddox Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Major Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Merrell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Milhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Minor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moore Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Motes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Grove Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Park Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ready Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roper Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scrouge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sulser Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sylone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Sylone Cemetery (FAG ID #22401)

Thornton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Giles County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tillery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Young Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Hopwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lincoln County (TN)
 - 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 Hopwood Cemetery.

Ardmore (TN)   [Map]Dellrose (TN)   [Map]Harvest   [Map]
Ardmore   [Map]Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]Hazel Green   [Map]
Aymett Town (TN)   [Map]Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]Park City Heights (TN)   [Map]
Boonshill (TN)   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Park City (TN)   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Elkton (TN)   [Map]Pearl City (TN)   [Map]
Caro   [Map]Estaville   [Map]Toney   [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 helpful 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 Hopwood Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence 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    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Rutherford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Williamson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120394   (Name of Record: Hopwood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.9917517     Lon: -86.817224   [Map]
Elev: 268         Map Name: Ardmore

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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: 34.9918, Longitude: -86.8172     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hopwood Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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