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(Fayette County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Mt. Vernon Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Vernon Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery...

The Mt. Vernon Cemetery is located in Fayette County. The county seat for Fayette County is located in Fayette.

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

Lat:   33.7329°   (33° 43' 58")

Lon:   -87.9039°   (-87° 54' 14")

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

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Mt. Vernon Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Fayette County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Mt. Vernon Cemetery.

Berry   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Guin   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Kennedy   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Millport   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Sulligent   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Vernon   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Bethabra Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Blooming Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Blooming Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Branyon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Caines Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Colvin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Elbethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Fayette City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Gilpin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Guin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Holliman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Housh Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Mt. Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Mt. Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
New Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Oakes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Rowland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Shirley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Sudduth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Temple Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Wesleys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Whitson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery

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 Mt. Vernon Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Bazemore   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Guin   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Eldridge   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Vernon   [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 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 - 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 Mt. Vernon Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Fayette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158550   (Name of Record: Mount Vernon Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fayette
Lat: 33.7328864     Lon: -87.903911   [Map]
Elev: 153         Map Name: Belk

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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: 33.7329, Longitude: -87.9039     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Vernon Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Vernon 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 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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