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(Walker County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Johnston 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 Johnston Cemetery...

The Johnston Cemetery is located in Walker County. The county seat for Walker County is located in Jasper.

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

Lat:   33.7501°   (33° 45' 0")

Lon:   -87.5106°   (-87° 30' 38")

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

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


 

  Johnston Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Berry   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Carbon Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Cordova   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Jasper   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Oakman   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Patton Junction - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 41 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Johnston Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Beaven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Berry City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Bethabara Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Boley Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Boshell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Cedar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Day Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Dobbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Enis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Fike & Inman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Files Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Frost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Gibson Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Guthrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Infant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Kings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Manasco Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
New Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Oakman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Palmers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Panter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Panter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Patton Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Pendley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Pendley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Pendley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Swindle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnston Cemetery
 
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Whitley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnston Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Johnston Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Johnston Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Farriss   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Bazemore   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Parrish   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Patton Junction   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Goodsprings   [Map]Patton   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Jasper   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Cordova   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Corona   [Map]Nauvoo   [Map]Slicklizzard   [Map]
Eldridge   [Map]Oakman   [Map]Townley   [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 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 - 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 Johnston Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Walker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #120969   (Name of Record: Johnston Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 33.7501106     Lon: -87.5105631   [Map]
Elev: 182         Map Name: Howard

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.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: 33.7501, Longitude: -87.5106     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Johnston Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Johnston 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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