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McCoy Cemetery
(Hale County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the McCoy 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 McCoy Cemetery...

The McCoy Cemetery is located in Hale County. The county seat for Hale County is located in Greensboro.

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

Lat:   32.6807°   (32° 40' 50")

Lon:   -87.6039°   (-87° 36' 14")

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


 

  McCoy Cemetery  


  Shelton Cemetery
  Greensboro Cemetery
  Martian Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Curry Cemetery
  Crooks Cemetery
  Hatche Cemetery
  Mt. Moriah Cemetery
  Burk Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Jerusalem Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Redick Cemetery
  Hill Place Cemetery
  Boston Cemetery
  St. Marys Cemetery
  Burton Cemetery
  Weaver Cemetery
  Stokes Cemetery
  Agnew Cemetery
   Location verified
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Washington Cemetery
  May Cemetery
  Terrell Cemetery
  Oakwood Cemetery
  St. Pauls Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 41 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the McCoy Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Agnew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Agnew Cemetery (FAG ID #2589550)

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Curry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eaton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greensboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatche Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Limestone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
May Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Micken Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Newbern Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ramey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Redick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rhone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stokes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Terrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turpin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walthill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McCoy Cemetery
 - 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 McCoy Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Faunsdale   [Map]Newbern   [Map]
Arcola   [Map]Forkland   [Map]Oak Village   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Gallion   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]
Dayton   [Map]Greensboro   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Demopolis   [Map]Marion   [Map]Sprott   [Map]
Eutaw   [Map]Moundville   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 McCoy Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Hale 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    
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    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo 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    
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    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122495   (Name of Record: McCoy Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hale
Lat: 32.680687     Lon: -87.6038953   [Map]
Elev: 71         Map Name: Greensboro

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Hale 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: 32.6807, Longitude: -87.6039     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the McCoy Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for McCoy 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.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting 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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