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Mountain Springs Cemetery
(Lee County, Alabama)


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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Mountain Springs Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Mountain Springs Cemetery (FAG ID #24813)

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 Mountain Springs Cemetery...

The Mountain Springs 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 Mountain Springs Cemetery

Lat:   32.6486°   (32° 38' 54")

Lon:   -85.2314°   (-85° 13' 53")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Mountain Springs 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.


 

  Mountain Springs Cemetery  


  Sweet Hope Cemetery
  Mechanicsville Cemetery
  Scott Cemetery
  Flint Hill Cemetery
  Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Memory Hill Cemetery
  Lamb Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bolton Family Cemetery
   Location verified
  Morris Chapel Cemetery
  Holt Cemetery
  New Hope CME Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Shady Grove Cemetery
  Salem Cemetery
  Hephzibah Cemetery
  Penn Young Gravesite
  John Calhoun Tillery Cemetery
  Concord Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Brown Cemetery
  Pitts Chapel Cemetery
  Stroud Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Cemetery
  Meadows Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Mountain Springs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Lee County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS<2>
Bethel Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bolton Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burrell Chapel AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flint Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hephzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Calhoun Tillery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lamb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mechanicsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memory Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope CME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the New Hope CME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2342133)

Penn Young Gravesite   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pitts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2572075)

Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stroud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sweet Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mountain Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mountain Springs 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 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mountain Springs Cemetery.

Auburn   [Map]Eady City   [Map]Pine Lake (GA)   [Map]
Beauregard   [Map]Fortson (GA)   [Map]Plant City   [Map]
Bibb City (GA)   [Map]Huguley   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [Map]
The Bottle   [Map]Ladonia   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
City Village (GA)   [Map]Lanett   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Columbus (GA)   [Map]Marvyn   [Map]Smith's Station   [Map]
Crawford   [Map]Opelika   [Map]Smiths   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]Phenix City   [Map]Valley   [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 Mountain Springs 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    
Coosa 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    
Montgomery 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    
Stewart 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:     The Mountain Springs Cemetery (FAG ID #24813)
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 Mountain Springs Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Mountain Springs Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Mountain Springs Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Mountain Springs Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #152554   (Name of Record: Mountain Springs Cemeteries)

Class: cemetery
County: Lee
Lat: 32.6484678     Lon: -85.2310527   [Map]
Elev: 225         Map Name: Beulah

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #24813

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mountain Springs Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6486, Longitude: -85.2314     [Map].

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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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