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Mount Nebo Cemetery
(Perry County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Nebo 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. Nebo Cemetery...

The Mt. Nebo Cemetery is located in Perry County. The county seat for Perry County is located in Marion.

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

Lat:   32.6665°   (32° 39' 59")

Lon:   -87.3106°   (-87° 18' 38")

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


  Heiberger Cemetery
  Scarborough Cemetery
  Bethesda Cemetery
  Heard Cemetery
  Calvary Cemetery
  Barron - Wells Cemetery
  Campbellite Cemetery
  DeYampert Cemetery
  Dobyne - Haggard Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Daniel Cemetery
  St. Wilfrids Cemetery
  Iveys Chapel Cemetery
  Marion Cemetery
   Location verified
  Ivey Cemetery
  Edwards Cemetery
  Swann Cemetery
  Waters Cemetery
  Turner Cemetery
  Mars Hill Cemetery
  White Cemetery
  Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery
   Location verified
  Elvins Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Perry County.

Barron - Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Campbellite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edwards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elvins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Heiberger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ivey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery (FAG ID #25458)

St. Wilfrids Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scarborough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Nebo Cemetery.

Brent   [Map]Lawley   [Map]Sawyerville   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Maplesville   [Map]Selma   [Map]
Centreville   [Map]Marion Junction   [Map]Sprott   [Map]
East Town   [Map]Marion   [Map]Stanton   [Map]
Egypt   [Map]Newbern   [Map]Sunset Mill Village   [Map]
Faunsdale   [Map]Orrville   [Map]Uniontown   [Map]
Gallion   [Map]Plantersville   [Map]Valley Grande   [Map]
Greensboro   [Map]Prairieville   [Map]The Village   [Map]
Jones   [Map]Safford   [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 - 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. Nebo Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Perry 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    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson 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    
Marengo 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #160156   (Name of Record: Mount Nebo Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Perry
Lat: 32.6665196     Lon: -87.3105545   [Map]
Elev: 101         Map Name: Marion North

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Perry County: www.perrycounty-al.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: 32.6665, Longitude: -87.3106     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Nebo Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Nebo 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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