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

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

Lat:   33.4134°   (33° 24' 48")

Lon:   -87.7156°   (-87° 42' 56")

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  


  Macedonia Cemetery
  Winn Cemetery
  Wommack Cemetery
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  Rogers Cemetery
  Traweek Cemetery
  Mayfield Cemetery
  Nazareth Cemetery
  Phillips Chapel Cemetery
  McGee Cemetery
  Kemp Cemetery
  Harkey Cemetery
  Haygood Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Edmondson Cemetery
  Bethabara Cemetery
  Wilson Cemetery
  Old Dunn Creek Cemetery
  Moores Bridge Cemetery
  Dunns Creek Cemetery
  Hendrix Cemetery
  Tabernacle Cemetery
  Winters Cemetery
  Hendrix Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  Old Bethany Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 45 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Mt. Zion Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Tuscaloosa County.

Arbor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethabara Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Camp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cowden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dunns Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edmondson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
El Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Espy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harkey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Haygood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hendrix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hendrix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kemp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mayfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGuire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moores Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nazareth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Dunn Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Prewitte Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pole Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pool Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prewitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Traweek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wommack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) 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 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Alberta City   [Map]Elrod   [Map]Northport   [Map]
Bankston   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Holt   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Cottondale   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Samantha   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [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 visit 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 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 Tuscaloosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Tuscaloosa County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Tuscaloosa 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 #148356   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.4134484     Lon: -87.7155673   [Map]
Elev: 118         Map Name: Gin Creek

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Tuscaloosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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: 33.4134, Longitude: -87.7156     [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 starting from . 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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