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Mount Zion Cemetery
(Clay County, Alabama)


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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 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. Zion Cemetery...

The Mt. Zion Cemetery is located in Clay County. The county seat for Clay County is located in Ashland.

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

Lat:   33.1504°   (33° 9' 1")

Lon:   -85.8650°   (-85° 51' 53")

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.

On the map below, all 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 values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


 

  Mt. Zion Cemetery  


  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Mt. Ararat Cemetery
  Liberty Hill Cemetery
  Patterson Cemetery
  Lystra Cemetery
  Rock Springs Cemetery
  Old Liberty Hill Cemetery
  Gutherie Chapel Cemetery
  Wilsons Cemetery
  Oaks Chapel Cemetery
  Big Springs Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  Bethel Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Millerville Cemetery
  Old Providence Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  Valley Grove Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mt. Zion Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location has been verified
Gutherie Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hackneyville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hackneyville Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillabee Campground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lystra Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mellow Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Millerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Ararat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oaks Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Daviston   [Map]Lineville   [Map]
Abihka   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]Mellow Valley   [Map]
Alexander City   [Map]Goldville   [Map]Millerville   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Goodwater   [Map]Motley   [Map]
Almond   [Map]Hackneyville   [Map]Mount Olive   [Map]
Ashland   [Map]Hollins   [Map]New Site   [Map]
Barfield   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Wadley   [Map]
Cragford   [Map]Kellyton   [Map]Waldo   [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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Clay County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun 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    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore 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    
Macon 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    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard 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 Clay County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Clay 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 #1805398   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clay
Lat: 33.1503956     Lon: -85.8649632   [Map]
Elev: 253         Map Name: Gibsonville

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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: 33.1504, Longitude: -85.8650     [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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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