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McCarty Cemetery
(Wilcox County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the McCarty 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 McCarty Cemetery...

The McCarty Cemetery is located in Wilcox County. The county seat for Wilcox County is located in Camden.

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

Lat:   31.8577°   (31° 51' 27")

Lon:   -87.3836°   (-87° 23' 0")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the McCarty 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 McCarty 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, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  McCarty Cemetery  


  Powell Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Cook Cemetery
  New Providence Cemetery
  Tait Cemetery
  Dees Cemetery
  Burford Cemetery
  Pine Flat Cemetery
  Wheeler Quarter Cemetery
  Apple Grove Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery
  Tinela Cemetery
  McCaskill Cemetery
  Hybart Cemetery
  Mt. Andrew Cemetery
  St. Matthews Cemetery
  Capell Cemetery
  Basidonia Cemetery
  Tait Cemetery
  Buena Vista Cemetery
  Tait Cemetery
  Powell Cemetery
  McPherson Cemetery
  York Cemetery
  Gravel Hill Cemetery
  Red Hills Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the McCarty Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Apple Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Basidonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Buena Vista Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Capell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dees Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hybart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McPherson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Flat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Red Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tait Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tait Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tait Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tinela Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wheeler Quarter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the McCarty Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the McCarty Cemetery.

Anne Manie   [Map]Franklin   [Map]Pine Hill   [Map]
Arlington   [Map]Fulton   [Map]Pine Orchard   [Map]
Beatrice   [Map]Kimbrough   [Map]Scratch Ankle   [Map]
Boykin   [Map]Lovan   [Map]Thomasville   [Map]
Buena Vista   [Map]Lower Peach Tree   [Map]Tunnel Springs   [Map]
Camden   [Map]McWilliams   [Map]Vineland   [Map]
Coy   [Map]Millers Ferry   [Map]Vredenburgh   [Map]
Dickinson   [Map]Oak Hill   [Map]Yellow Bluff   [Map]
Finchburg   [Map]Peterman   [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 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 McCarty Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Wilcox County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Baldwin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler 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    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale 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    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122467   (Name of Record: McCarty Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wilcox
Lat: 31.8576515     Lon: -87.3836027   [Map]
Elev: 58         Map Name: Hybart

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Wilcox 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: 31.8577, Longitude: -87.3836     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the McCarty Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for McCarty 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 that stretches from . 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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