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McKinney Cemetery
(Limestone County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the McKinney 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 McKinney Cemetery...

The McKinney Cemetery is located in Limestone County. The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens.

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

Lat:   34.7951°   (34° 47' 42")

Lon:   -87.0256°   (-87° 1' 32")

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


 

  McKinney Cemetery  


  Myers Cemetery
  Yarbrough Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  Farrow Cemetery
  Berea Cemetery
  Turner Cemetery
  Collier Cemetery
  Morris Cemetery
  McCully Cemetery
  West Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  Riddle Cemetery
  O'Neal Cemetery
  Sunny Hill Cemetery
  Memorial Gardens
  Burrell Cemetery
  Davchport Cemetery
  Round Island Cemetery
  Pleasant Point Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  Roselawn Cemetery
  Proctor Cemetery
  Valley View Cemetery
  Nebo Church Cemetery
  Poplar Creek Cemetery
  Stewart Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 58 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the McKinney Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Benford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Binford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bottom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cambridge Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crenshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davchport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elk River Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fielding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gordon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grigsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatchett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hughey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lentzville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCully Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nebo Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Polly Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Proctor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riddle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ripley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roselawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Round Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunny Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tanner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weir Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Witty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McKinney Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the McKinney 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 McKinney Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]Country Village   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]
Ardmore   [Map]Decatur   [Map]Lester   [Map]
Athens   [Map]Dells Vista Shores   [Map]Madison   [Map]
Belle Mina   [Map]Elkmont   [Map]Mooresville   [Map]
Cairo   [Map]Estaville   [Map]Moulton Heights   [Map]
Capshaw   [Map]Estep   [Map]Orrville   [Map]
Caro   [Map]Garner   [Map]Rogersville   [Map]
Cedar Hill   [Map]Harris Station   [Map]Russell Village   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Harvest   [Map]Tanner   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 McKinney Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Colbert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lewis County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Maury County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wayne County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #152286   (Name of Record: McKinney Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.7950882     Lon: -87.0255652   [Map]
Elev: 217         Map Name: Ripley

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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: 34.7951, Longitude: -87.0256     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the McKinney Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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