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(Lamar 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 Lamar County. The county seat for Lamar County is located in Vernon.

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

Lat:   33.6907°   (33° 41' 26")

Lon:   -88.1134°   (-88° 6' 48")

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. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lamar County.

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

Columbus   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 
Guin   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Kennedy   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Millport   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Reform   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Sulligent   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Vernon   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 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 Lamar County.

Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Christian Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Furnace Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Guin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Lamar Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Lampkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Meadow Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Morton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Oakes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Old Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Sailor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
South Carolina Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Springfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Temple Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Beaverton   [Map]Gattman (MS)   [Map]New Hope (MS)   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Caledonia (MS)   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Stafford   [Map]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Sulligent   [Map]
Ethelsville   [Map]McShan   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Fayette   [Map]Millport   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Lamar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Fayette 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter 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 Lamar County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lamar 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 #158460   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lamar
Lat: 33.690667     Lon: -88.1133625   [Map]
Elev: 130         Map Name: Hightogy

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Lamar 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: 33.6907, Longitude: -88.1134     [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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches 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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