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Mount Zion Cemetery
(Lee 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 Lee County. The county seat for Lee County is located in Opelika.

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

Lat:   32.5440°   (32° 32' 38")

Lon:   -85.1141°   (-85° 6' 50")

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, the majority 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 locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Mt. Zion Cemetery  


  Rocky Mount Cemetery (AL)
  Meadows Cemetery (AL)
  Mechanicsville Cemetery (AL)
  Antioch Cemetery (AL)
  Mountain Springs Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Philadelphia Cemetery (AL)
  County Line Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Flint Hill Cemetery (AL)
  Charnel Garden of Rest Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  New Hope CME Church Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Lk. View Memory Gardens (AL)
  Salem Cemetery (AL)
  Bealwood Cemetery (GA)
  Concord Cemetery (AL)
  Pine Grove Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Bethel Mission Cemetery (AL)
  Linwood Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Water Shiloh Cemetery (GA)
  Evans Cemetery (AL)
  Stroud Cemetery (AL)
  Crawford Cemetery (AL)
  Mealing Cemetery (GA)
  Dudleyville Cemetery (AL)
  Macedonia Cemetery (AL)
  Phillips - Barnett Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 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 Lee County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bealwood Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Charnel Garden of Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dudleyville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flint Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lk. View Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Linwood Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mealing Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mechanicsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope CME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Hope CME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2342133)

Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pine Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #2189996)

Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stroud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Water Shiloh Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Baker Village (GA)   [Map]Crawford   [Map]Marvyn   [Map]
Beauregard   [Map]Fontaine Village   [Map]Midland (GA)   [Map]
Bibb City (GA)   [Map]Fort Benning (GA)   [Map]Phenix City   [Map]
Cataula (GA)   [Map]Fort Mitchell   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [Map]
City Village (GA)   [Map]Fortson (GA)   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Columbus (GA)   [Map]Ladonia   [Map]Smith's Station   [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 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     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore 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    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta 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    
Marion County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Schley County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talbot County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Taylor County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Upson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lee County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Lee 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 #123423   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lee
Lat: 32.5440279     Lon: -85.1141035   [Map]
Elev: 162         Map Name: Smiths Station

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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: 32.5440, Longitude: -85.1141     [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 beginning in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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