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(Calhoun County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Mt. Zion Cemetery ...

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

The Mt. Zion Cemetery is located in Calhoun County. The county seat for Calhoun County is located in Anniston.

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

Lat:   33.7579°   (33° 45' 28")

Lon:   -85.8925°   (-85° 53' 32")

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


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Mt. Zion Cemetery. The following communities are located in Calhoun County.

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

Anniston   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Fort McClellan - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Jacksonville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Weaver   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Zion Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Calhoun County.

Alexandria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Anniston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Crooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Crystal Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Edgemont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Ft. McClellan Military Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Ft. McClellan Military Cemetery (FAG ID #2131095)
 
Fourmile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Gladden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Halls Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Hampton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Lloyds Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Hope Cemetery (FAG ID #2328802)
 
New Mt. Sellers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Prisoner of War Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Seven Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Westview Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery

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. Zion Cemetery.

Alexandria   [Map]Boozer   [Map]Fort McClellan   [Map]
Anniston   [Map]Bynum   [Map]Germania Springs   [Map]
Beasley   [Map]Cane Creek   [Map]Hobson City   [Map]
Bera   [Map]Chigger Ridge   [Map]Jacksonville   [Map]
Blue Eye   [Map]Clark   [Map]Oak Level   [Map]
Blue Mountain   [Map]Cobb Town   [Map]Ohatchee   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Cochran Springs   [Map]Saks   [Map]
Booker T City   [Map]Douthrittville   [Map]Weaver   [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 - 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. Zion Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Calhoun County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #140976   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Calhoun
Lat: 33.7578782     Lon: -85.8924675   [Map]
Elev: 176         Map Name: Wellington

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.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: 33.7579, Longitude: -85.8925     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Zion Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Zion 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 beginning in . 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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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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