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New Hope Cemetery
(Chambers County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the New Hope 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 New Hope Cemetery...

The New Hope Cemetery is located in Chambers County. The county seat for Chambers County is located in LaFayette.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the New Hope Cemetery

Lat:   32.9940°   (32° 59' 38")

Lon:   -85.2858°   (-85° 17' 8")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the New Hope 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 New Hope 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.


 

  New Hope Cemetery  


  Rocky Mount Cemetery (GA)
  Lebanon Cemetery (AL)
  Bethel Cemetery (AL)
  Long Cane Cemetery (GA)
  Standing Rock Cemetery (AL)
  Sandy Ridge Cemetery (AL)
  Freeman Cemetery (GA)
  Traylor Cemetery (GA)
  Sky View Memorial Cemetery (AL)
  Emory Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  Mt. Pisgah Primitive Baptist Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Sharon Cemetery (AL)
  Sanders Cemetery (AL)
  Holstum Cemetery (AL)
  Higgins Family Cemetery (AL)
  Holstun Cemetery (AL)
  Harmony Cemetery (GA)
  Lafayette Cemetery (AL)
  Finney Cemetery (AL)
  Stamps Cemetery (AL)
  Wehadkee Cemetery (GA)
  Providence Cemetery (AL)
  Sharps Cemetery (AL)
  Hillcrest Garden Cemetery (AL)
  Hill - Thompson Cemetery (AL)
  Bell Chapel Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the New Hope Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chappell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Eastview Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Emory Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Finney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Forty Tyler Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freeman Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenwood Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Handy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Higgins Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hill - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillcrest Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holstum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holstun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lafayette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Long Cane Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lovelace Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Loyd Chapel Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pisgah Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Oak Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pinewood Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rest Haven Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Mount Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sandy Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sharps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sky View Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stamps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Standing Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tatum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tatum Chapel Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Traylor Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wehadkee Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whatley Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the New Hope Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]Glenn (GA)   [Map]Pioneer Village (GA)   [Map]
Abbottsford (GA)   [Map]Huguley   [Map]Plant City   [Map]
Cusseta   [Map]LaFayette   [Map]Roanoke   [Map]
Eady City   [Map]LaGrange (GA)   [Map]Rock Mills   [Map]
Evansville   [Map]Lanett   [Map]Standing Rock   [Map]
Five Points   [Map]McCosh Mill   [Map]Valley   [Map]
Fredonia   [Map]Penton   [Map]West Lake Village (GA)   [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 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 New Hope Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Chambers County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun 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    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee 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    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coweta County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson 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    
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    
Talbot 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Chambers County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Chambers 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 New Hope 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 New Hope Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #147450   (Name of Record: New Hope Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chambers
Lat: 32.9940128     Lon: -85.2857785   [Map]
Elev: 239         Map Name: Fredonia

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Chambers County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chambers County: www.chamberscounty.com/

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: 32.9940, Longitude: -85.2858     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the New Hope Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for New Hope 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 stretches from . 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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