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Mount Zion Cemetery
(Saint Clair 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 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 Saint Clair County. The county seat for Saint Clair County is located in Ashville.

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

Lat:   33.4854°   (33° 29' 7")

Lon:   -86.3494°   (-86° 20' 57")

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  


  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Hubbard Cemetery
  Oak Ridge Cemetery
  Old Sterrett Cemetery
  Roberts Cemetery
  Macedonia North Cemetery
   Location verified
  Boykin Truitt Cemetery
  Hepzibah Cemetery
  Valley Hill Cemetery
  Freeze Cemetery
  Hollis Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Sterrett Cemetery
  Walkers Family Cemetery
  Allen Cemetery
  Stewarts Cemetery
  Glover Cemetery
  Sand Ridge Cemetery
  Elliott Cemetery
  Old Florence Cemetery
  Raley Family Cemetery
  Lawleys Chapel Cemetery
  Vincent Cemetery
  Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  Vincent Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 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 Saint Clair County.

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Allen - Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arkwright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Baker Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bowman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boykin Truitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freeze Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hepzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawleys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia North Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location has been verified
Masters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Florence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Sterrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Raley Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robert Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seddon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sterrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stewarts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Valley Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vandiver Negro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vincent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vincent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walkers Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weldon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 31 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Acmar   [Map]Glen City   [Map]Sterrett   [Map]
Alpine   [Map]Harpersville   [Map]Talladega   [Map]
Avondale Village   [Map]Leeds   [Map]Turnbough Town   [Map]
Cedar Grove   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Vandiver   [Map]
Childersburg   [Map]Logan Martin Dam   [Map]Vincent   [Map]
Coal City   [Map]Margaret   [Map]Wattsville   [Map]
Colony   [Map]Moody   [Map]Westover   [Map]
Cook's Springs   [Map]Odenville   [Map]Windsong Island   [Map]
Cropwell   [Map]Pell City   [Map]Winterboro   [Map]
Dunnavant   [Map]Riverside   [Map]Woodland Village   [Map]
Fountainrun   [Map]Scott City   [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 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 it should be mentioned that 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 Saint Clair County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay 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    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Saint Clair County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Saint Clair 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 #1805529   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: St. Clair
Lat: 33.485384     Lon: -86.3494233   [Map]
Elev: 179         Map Name: Laniers

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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: 33.4854, Longitude: -86.3494     [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 that begins 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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