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Mount Zion Cemetery
(Coffee 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 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 Coffee County. The county seat for Coffee County is located in Elba.

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

Lat:   31.3566°   (31° 21' 23")

Lon:   -86.1950°   (-86° 11' 41")

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  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 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 Coffee County.

Alberton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 
Brooklyn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 
Danley Cross Roads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Friendship Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Ino Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Kinston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 
New Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
New Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
New Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Old Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Peaceful Acres Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 
Pine Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Prescott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Rhoades Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Sweet Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery

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. Zion Cemetery.

Andalusia   [Map]Dozier   [Map]Libertyville   [Map]
Babbie   [Map]Elba   [Map]Merrill Mill   [Map]
Battens Crossroads   [Map]Enterprise   [Map]New Brockton   [Map]
Beulah   [Map]Gantt   [Map]Onycha   [Map]
Brantley   [Map]Glenwood   [Map]Opp   [Map]
Carolina   [Map]Heath   [Map]River Falls   [Map]
Central City   [Map]Horn Hill   [Map]Samson   [Map]
Coffee Springs   [Map]Jack   [Map]Sanford   [Map]
County Line   [Map]Kinston   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Coffee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Santa Rosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Coffee County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Coffee 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 #135384   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coffee
Lat: 31.356556     Lon: -86.19495   [Map]
Elev: 115         Map Name: Opp East

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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: 31.3566, Longitude: -86.1950     [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' distance starting 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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