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Mitchell Cemetery
(Covington County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mitchell 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 Mitchell Cemetery...

The Mitchell Cemetery is located in Covington County. The county seat for Covington County is located in Andalusia.

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

Lat:   31.3393°   (31° 20' 21")

Lon:   -86.6655°   (-86° 39' 55")

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


 

  Mitchell Cemetery  


  Bushfield Cemetery
  Davison Cemetery
  Brooks Cemetery
  Garwin Cemetery
  Hall Cemetery
  Magnolia Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  New Home Cemetery
  Herbert Cemetery
  Johnson Memorial Cemetery
  Able Cemetery
  Johnston Cemetery
  Fairmount Cemetery
  Adellum Cemetery
  Mt. Union Cemetery
  Southside Cemetery
  Long Branch Cemetery
  Marshall Memorial Cemetery
  Mancill Cemetery
  Johnston Cemetery
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Smith Cemetery
  River Falls Cemetery
  Feagin Cemetery
  Horton Cemetery
  Carolina Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mitchell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adellum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mitchell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mitchell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Mitchell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairmount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mitchell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Feagin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Mitchell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mitchell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Herbert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mitchell Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mitchell Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Long Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mitchell Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mancill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mitchell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mitchell Cemetery
 - Located in Conecuh County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mitchell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
River Falls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mitchell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Mitchell Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mitchell Cemetery.

Andalusia   [Map]Dozier   [Map]Libertyville   [Map]
Babbie   [Map]Evergreen   [Map]McKenzie   [Map]
Bradley   [Map]Gantt   [Map]Nymph   [Map]
Brooklyn   [Map]Georgiana   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Carolina   [Map]Heath   [Map]Red Level   [Map]
Castleberry   [Map]Horn Hill   [Map]River Falls   [Map]
Centerville   [Map]Jay Villa   [Map]Sanford   [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 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 Mitchell Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Covington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Escambia County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #122893   (Name of Record: Mitchell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Covington
Lat: 31.3393354     Lon: -86.6655189   [Map]
Elev: 101         Map Name: Loango

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Covington 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: 31.3393, Longitude: -86.6655     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mitchell Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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