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Little Hurricane Cemetery
(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Little Hurricane 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 Little Hurricane Cemetery...

The Little Hurricane Cemetery is located in Tuscaloosa County. The county seat for Tuscaloosa County is located in Tuscaloosa.

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

Lat:   33.2576°   (33° 15' 27")

Lon:   -87.3481°   (-87° 20' 53")

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


 

  Little Hurricane Cemetery  


  Antioch Cemetery
  Garners Cemetery
  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Piney Grove Cemetery
  Tuscaloosa Memorial Park
  Friendship Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Center Cemetery
  Andrews Chapel Cemetery
  West Brookwood Cemetery
  Cottondale Nature Garden Cemetery
  Scales Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Holt Cemetery
  Evergreen Cemetery
  Bankston Cemetery
  Old Salem Cemetery
  Chambers Cemetery
  Enterprise Cemetery
  Boyd Cemetery
   Location verified
  New Asia Cemetery
  Ruhama Cemetery
  Coaling Cemetery
  Big Hurricane Cemetery
  Thomas Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Little Hurricane Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bankston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Hurricane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Boyd Cemetery (FAG ID #2342684)

Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chambers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coaling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cottondale Nature Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enterprise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garners Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Gillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Asia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ruhama Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scales Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thomas Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tuscaloosa Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
West Brookwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Little Hurricane Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yellow Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Little Hurricane 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 Little Hurricane Cemetery.

Abernant   [Map]Fikestown   [Map]North Johns   [Map]
Adger   [Map]Green Pond   [Map]Northport   [Map]
Alberta City   [Map]Holt   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Brookwood   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Bull City   [Map]Kellerman   [Map]Tannehill   [Map]
Burmah   [Map]Kimbrell   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [Map]
Coaling   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Vance   [Map]
Cottondale   [Map]Lake View   [Map]West Blocton   [Map]
Duncanville   [Map]North Bibb   [Map]Wood Village   [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 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 Little Hurricane Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tuscaloosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton 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    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion 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    
Shelby 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 Tuscaloosa County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Tuscaloosa 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 Little Hurricane 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 Little Hurricane Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #148335   (Name of Record: Little Hurricane Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.2576164     Lon: -87.3480566   [Map]
Elev: 162         Map Name: Brookwood

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About Tuscaloosa County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.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: 33.2576, Longitude: -87.3481     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Little Hurricane Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Little Hurricane 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 beginning 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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