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Long Cemetery
(Dallas County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Long 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 Long Cemetery...

The Long Cemetery is located in Dallas County. The county seat for Dallas County is located in Selma.

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

Lat:   32.3996°   (32° 23' 58")

Lon:   -87.4078°   (-87° 24' 28")

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


 

  Long Cemetery  


  Blanks Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Pickens Cemetery
  Living Hope Cemetery
  Rosemount Cemetery
  Bell Cemetery
   Location verified
  Holy Cross Cemetery
  St. Chapter Cemetery
  Goldman Cemetery
  St. John Cemetery
  Winfield Cemetery
  Barnes Cemetery
  Ellawhite Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Barnes Cemetery
  Greenlawn Gardens
  New Hope Cemetery
  Asbury Cemetery
  Martins Station Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  New Bethel Springs Cemetery
  Vernon Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  New Vernon Cemetery
  Christian Light Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Long Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Long Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Long Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bell Cemetery (FAG ID #21470)

Ellawhite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Long Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Long Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goldman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Long Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenlawn Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Long Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Long Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Living Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Long Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Long Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Long Cemetery
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Long Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Long Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Long Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosemount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Long Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Chapter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Long Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Long Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Long Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Long Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Long Cemetery.

Alberta   [Map]Faunsdale   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]
Cahaba   [Map]Marion Junction   [Map]Safford   [Map]
Catherine   [Map]Marion   [Map]Sunset Mill Village   [Map]
Crenshaw   [Map]Millers Ferry   [Map]Thomaston   [Map]
Dayton   [Map]Newbern   [Map]Uniontown   [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 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 Long Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Dallas 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    
Butler 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    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke 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    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122000   (Name of Record: Long Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Dallas
Lat: 32.3995815     Lon: -87.4077767   [Map]
Elev: 64         Map Name: Uniontown East

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Dallas County

About Alabama

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: 32.3996, Longitude: -87.4078     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Long Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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