RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     
>> >> >> >>
 
   
 

Mount Perry Cemetery
(Cleburne County, Alabama)


Cemetery
Profile
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  AL
Communities

Profile for the Mt. Perry Cemetery ...

Click for Interactive Map

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

The Mt. Perry Cemetery is located in Cleburne County. The county seat for Cleburne County is located in Heflin.

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

Lat:   33.8207°   (33° 49' 14")

Lon:   -85.4252°   (-85° 25' 30")

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


  Cherry Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Salem Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Williams Cemetery (AL)
  Mann Cemetery (GA)
  Payne Cemetery (AL)
  Bethany Cemetery (GA)
  Antioch Cemetery (AL)
  Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Littlecreek Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Mt. Zion West Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Roe Cemetery (AL)
  Ebenezer Cemetery (GA)
  Grimes Cemetery (AL)
  Riverside Cemetery (GA)
  Stead Cemetery (AL)
  Laurel Hill Cemetery (GA)
  Mars Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Edgewood Cemetery (GA)
  Steadman Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Upper Cane Creek Cemetery (AL)
  Cherry Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Harmony Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Poplar Springs Cemetery (GA)
  Liner Cemetery (GA)
  Bethel Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mt. Perry Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #32751)

Bethany Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cherry Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cherry Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edgewood Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edmondson Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Grimes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hutching Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Laurel Hill Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liner Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Littlecreek Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Mann Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion West Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
New Canaan Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Poplar Springs Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riverside Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Stead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Steadman Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Upper Cane Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Perry Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Perry 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 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Perry Cemetery.

Abernathy   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Mount Zion (GA)   [Map]
Arbacoochee   [Map]Esom Hill (GA)   [Map]Muscadine   [Map]
Borden Springs   [Map]Felton (GA)   [Map]Nances Creek   [Map]
Bremen (GA)   [Map]Fruithurst   [Map]Piedmont   [Map]
Buchanan (GA)   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Spring Garden   [Map]
Budapest (GA)   [Map]Heflin   [Map]Tallapoosa (GA)   [Map]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]Iron City   [Map]Waco (GA)   [Map]
Collins   [Map]Jacksonville   [Map]White Plains   [Map]
Dailey   [Map]Merrellton   [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. Perry Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cleburne County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay 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    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cobb County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Douglas County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fulton County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #160168   (Name of Record: Mount Perry Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cleburne
Lat: 33.8206589     Lon: -85.4252334   [Map]
Elev: 343         Map Name: Oak Level

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Alabama

About Cleburne 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: 33.8207, Longitude: -85.4252     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Perry Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Perry Cemetery should not be considered precise.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins 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.

- Return to Citation



 
 
 

Cemetery
Profile
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  Other   AL
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 26 Nov 2016
By John Hall