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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:   33.1179°   (33° 7' 4")

Lon:   -87.4294°   (-87° 25' 45")

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  


  Garners Cemetery
  Coaling Cemetery
  Alberta Cemetery
  Thomas Chapel Cemetery
  Hopewell Cemetery
  Taylorville Cemetery
  Tuscaloosa Memorial Park
  Ward Cemetery
  Andrews Chapel Cemetery
  Gilgal Cemetery
  Darden Cemetery
  Little Sandy Cemetery
  Cottondale Nature Garden Cemetery
  Sandy Creek Cemetery
  Memory Hill Gardens
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Old Salem Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Shake Rag Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  New Asia Cemetery
  Big Sandy Cemetery
  Cedar Oak Cemetery
  Duncanville Cemetery
  Jerusalem Cemetery
  Mt. Sinai Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 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 Tuscaloosa County.

Alberta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bankston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Boyd Cemetery (FAG ID #2342684)

Cedar Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chambers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coaling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cottondale Nature Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Darden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Duncanville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enterprise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garners Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilgal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Little Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memory Hill Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Asia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ruhama Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandy Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shake Rag Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
South Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylorville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thomas Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tuscaloosa Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) 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 16 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Alberta City   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Brookwood   [Map]Holt   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Coaling   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [Map]
Cottondale   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Vance   [Map]
Duncanville   [Map]Moundville   [Map]Wood Village   [Map]
Egypt   [Map]Northport   [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 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 - you should note 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:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas 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    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo 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    

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 #162810   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.1178981     Lon: -87.4294472   [Map]
Elev: 130         Map Name: Duncanville

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: 33.1179, Longitude: -87.4294     [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 beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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