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McKeithen Cemetery
(Elmore County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the McKeithen 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 McKeithen Cemetery...

The McKeithen Cemetery is located in Elmore County. The county seat for Elmore County is located in Wetumpka.

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

Lat:   32.5321°   (32° 31' 55")

Lon:   -86.3758°   (-86° 22' 32")

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


 

  McKeithen Cemetery  


  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Coosada Cemetery
  Thrasher Cemetery
  Bibbs Cemetery
  Tatum Cemetery
  Burt Cemetery
  Stoney Point Cemetery
  Glenn Cemetery
  Holland Cemetery
  Rives Cemetery
  Pine Level Cemetery
  Durden Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Memory Gardens Cemetery
  Mt. Hebron West Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Cemetery
  New Home Cemetery
  Daniel Pratt Cemetery
  Owens Cemetery
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Ross Cemetery
  Chapman Cemetery
  County Line Cemetery
  Doster Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the McKeithen Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bibbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coosada Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daniel Pratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Doster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Durden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glenn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memory Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rives Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stoney Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tatum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McKeithen Cemetery
 - Located in Autauga County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the McKeithen 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 McKeithen Cemetery.

Blue Ridge   [Map]Gibbons   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Booth   [Map]Gibbs Village   [Map]Pine Level   [Map]
Burkville   [Map]Highland Village   [Map]Prattville   [Map]
Coosada   [Map]Holtville   [Map]Sunshine Village   [Map]
Deatsville   [Map]Marbury   [Map]Titus   [Map]
Elmore   [Map]Millbrook   [Map]Verbena   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Montgomery   [Map]Wetumpka   [Map]
Fusihatchi   [Map]Mountain Creek   [Map]White City   [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 begin 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 - although it should be mentioned 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 McKeithen Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Elmore 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    
Bullock 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    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas 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    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby 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    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1730575   (Name of Record: McKeithen Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Elmore
Lat: 32.5320783     Lon: -86.3758061   [Map]
Elev: 110         Map Name: Deatsville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

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: 32.5321, Longitude: -86.3758     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the McKeithen Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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