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New Horizon Memorial Gardens
(Jefferson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the New Horizon Memorial Gardens 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 Horizon Memorial Gardens...

New Horizon Memorial Gardens is located in Jefferson County. The county seat for Jefferson County is located in Birmingham.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens

Lat:   33.7365°   (33° 44' 11")

Lon:   -87.0128°   (-87° 0' 46")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the New Horizon Memorial Gardens 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 Horizon Memorial Gardens.

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 Horizon Memorial Gardens  


  Mauldin Cemetery
  Narl Cemetery
  Drummond Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Phillips Cemetery
  Brasfield Cemetery
   Location verified
  Harmony Cemetery
  Friendship Cemetery
  New Canaan Cemetery
  Adams Cemetery
  Sipsey Cemetery
   Location verified
  Linns Crossing Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Burton Cemetery
  Shanghai Cemetery
  Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bagley Bend Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Cardiff Cemetery
  Davis Cemetery
  Linn Cemetery
  Bibb Cemetery
  Maben Cemetery
  Crooked Creek Cemetery
  St. Michaels Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bagley Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bibb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bivens Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brasfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Brasfield Cemetery (FAG ID #2168058)

Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Burton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cardiff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crooked Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Drummond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glasgow Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Blount County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Linn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Linns Crossing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Maben Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mauldin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Cedrum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Narl Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location has been verified
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Location has been verified
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shanghai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sipsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - Located in Walker County
 - Location has been verified
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Horizon Memorial Gardens
 - 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 New Horizon Memorial Gardens.

Adamsville   [Map]Corner   [Map]Quinton   [Map]
Alden   [Map]Creel   [Map]Red Hill   [Map]
Barney   [Map]Daisey City   [Map]Reeds Ferry   [Map]
Black Warrior Town   [Map]Dora   [Map]Robbins Crossroads   [Map]
Brookside   [Map]Empire   [Map]Sayre   [Map]
Burnwell   [Map]Graysville   [Map]Sipsey   [Map]
Cardiff   [Map]Oakahalla   [Map]Sumiton   [Map]
Cordova   [Map]Pinkney City   [Map]Twilley Town   [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 turn to 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 New Horizon Memorial Gardens:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jefferson 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    
Chilton 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    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair 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    
Tuscaloosa 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Jefferson County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Jefferson 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 Horizon Memorial Gardens ...

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 Horizon Memorial Gardens.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1700576   (Name of Record: New Horizon Memorial Gardens)

Class: cemetery
County: Jefferson
Lat: 33.7364935     Lon: -87.012776   [Map]
Elev: 172         Map Name: Dora

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.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: 33.7365, Longitude: -87.0128     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the New Horizon Memorial Gardens have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for New Horizon Memorial Gardens 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts in . 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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