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K Springs Cemetery
(Shelby County, Alabama)


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Profile for the K Springs Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the K Springs 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 K Springs Cemetery...

The K Springs Cemetery is located in Shelby County. The county seat for Shelby County is located in Columbiana.

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

Lat:   33.3168°   (33° 19' 0")

Lon:   -86.6536°   (-86° 39' 12")

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

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.


 

  K Springs Cemetery  


  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Quinn Cemetery
  McDaniel Cemetery
  Prospect Cemetery
  Brashers Chapel Cemetery
   Location verified
  Pleasant Valley Cemetery
  Bryan Memorial Cemetery
  Walton Cemetery
  Bailey Cemetery
  Deerhurst Cemetery
  Old Acton Cemetery
  Poindexter - Vick Cemetery
  Allen Cemetery
  Oldham Cemetery
  Shady Grove Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  Indian Springs First Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Hubbard Cemetery
  Mt. Signal Cemetery
  Roper Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Florence Cemetery
  Quinn Cemetery
  Mose Davis Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Foster Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the K Springs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Shelby County.

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brashers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bryan Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Deerhurst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Florence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fourmile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Indian Springs First Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mose Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Signal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Acton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oldham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poindexter - Vick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Quinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Quinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Southern Heritage Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the K Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the K Springs Cemetery.

Alabaster   [Map]Hoover   [Map]Saginaw   [Map]
Cahaba Heights   [Map]Indian Springs Village   [Map]Shannon   [Map]
Calera   [Map]Inverness   [Map]Shoal Creek   [Map]
Chelsea   [Map]Lake Purdy   [Map]Siluria   [Map]
Columbiana   [Map]Meadowbrook   [Map]Sterrett   [Map]
Harpersville   [Map]Mountain Brook Village   [Map]Vandiver   [Map]
Helena   [Map]Mountain Brook   [Map]Vestavia Hills   [Map]
Homewood   [Map]Pelham   [Map]Westover   [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 like to 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 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 K Springs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Shelby County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens 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    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #146484   (Name of Record: K Springs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 33.3167784     Lon: -86.6535962   [Map]
Elev: 177         Map Name: Chelsea

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.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: 33.3168, Longitude: -86.6536     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the K Springs Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for K 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 starting 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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