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(Cherokee County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Hunts 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 Hunts Cemetery...

The Hunts Cemetery is located in Cherokee County. The county seat for Cherokee County is located in Centre.

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

Lat:   34.2248°   (34° 13' 29")

Lon:   -85.8136°   (-85° 48' 48")

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


 

  Hunts Cemetery  


  Copeland Bridge Cemetery
  Sand Rock Cemetery
  Smith Chapel Cemetery
  New Bethel Cemetery
  Hall Cemetery
  Mt. Lookout Cemetery
  Mt. Vernon Cemetery
  Boyd Cemetery
  Anthony Collins Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Longshore Cemetery
  Harbour Cemetery
  Nicholson Cemetery
  Pleasant Valley Cemetery
  Collins Cemetery
  Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
  Plunket Cemetery
  Yellow Creek Cemetery
  Smith Chapel Cemetery
  Black Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Collinsville Cemetery
  Mackey Cemetery
  Kerley Cemetery
  Cedar Hill Cemetery
  Mathis Cemetery
  Shepard Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Hunts Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anthony Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Black Creek Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Black Creek Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #591836)

Boyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chesnut Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collinsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Copeland Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilbreath Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harbour Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kerley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Longshore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mackey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mathis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Lookout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nicholson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Plunket Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location has been verified
Sand Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shepard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Starling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tates Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tuckers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Welcome Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Located in DeKalb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yellow Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hunts Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hunts Cemetery.

Ballplay   [Map]Coloma   [Map]Geraldine   [Map]
Banner   [Map]Cotnam   [Map]Howells Crossroads   [Map]
Bootsville   [Map]Crossville   [Map]Lakeview   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]Dawson   [Map]Leesburg   [Map]
Centre   [Map]Dog Town   [Map]Lickskillet   [Map]
Clyde   [Map]Douglas   [Map]Mount Vernon   [Map]
Coato Bend   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Pine Ridge   [Map]
Coat's Bend   [Map]Floy   [Map]Sand Rock   [Map]
Collinsville   [Map]Gaylesville   [Map]Turkey Town   [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 Hunts Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cherokee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun 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    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson 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    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136912   (Name of Record: Hunts Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cherokee
Lat: 34.2248165     Lon: -85.8135791   [Map]
Elev: 299         Map Name: Leesburg

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cherokee County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 34.2248, Longitude: -85.8136     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hunts Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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