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Mount Calvary Cemetery
(Jefferson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Calvary 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 Mt. Calvary Cemetery...

The Mt. Calvary Cemetery is located in Jefferson County. The county seat for Jefferson County is located in Birmingham.

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

Lat:   33.7354°   (33° 44' 7")

Lon:   -86.5658°   (-86° 33' 56")

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


 

  Mt. Calvary Cemetery  


  Pine Bluff Cemetery
  Castle Heights Memorial Gardens
  Crump Cemetery
  Pinson Cemetery
  Clear Springs Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Vandiver Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Lilly Chapel Cemetery
  Austin Olds Cemetery
  Hooper Cemetery
  Branchville Cemetery
  Village Springs Cemetery
  Taylors Chapel Cemetery
  Creel Cemetery
  Reed Cemetery
  Fuller Cemetery
  Trussville Cemetery
  Hughes Cemetery
  Mt. Nebo Cemetery
  Mardis Cemetery
  Jefferson Memorial Gardens
  Argo Cemetery
  Moody Cemetery
   Location verified
  Low Gap Cemetery
  Alton Cemetery
   Estimated location<3>

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Argo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Austin Olds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Branchville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Clear Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Creel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fuller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hughes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jefferson Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lilly Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Low Gap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylors Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trussville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vandiver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Village Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
 - Located in Blount County
 - 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 Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Acmar   [Map]Clay   [Map]Palmerdale   [Map]
Argo   [Map]Crosston   [Map]Pinson   [Map]
Ayres   [Map]Dale   [Map]Remlap   [Map]
Branchville   [Map]Dallas   [Map]Saint Clair Springs   [Map]
Breakstone Village   [Map]East Trussville   [Map]Selfville   [Map]
Cahaba Village   [Map]Grayson Valley   [Map]Springville   [Map]
Center Point   [Map]Margaret   [Map]Trussville   [Map]
Chalkville   [Map]Masseyline   [Map]Turnbough Town   [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 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 - 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 Mt. Calvary Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jefferson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee 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    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone 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    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #151286   (Name of Record: Mount Calvary Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jefferson
Lat: 33.7353784     Lon: -86.5658202   [Map]
Elev: 294         Map Name: Argo

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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: 33.7354, Longitude: -86.5658     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Calvary Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Calvary 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in . 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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