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New Prospect Cemetery
(Clay County, Alabama)


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

The New Prospect Cemetery is located in Clay County. The county seat for Clay County is located in Ashland.

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

Lat:   33.1135°   (33° 6' 48")

Lon:   -85.9955°   (-85° 59' 43")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the New Prospect 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 Prospect 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 Prospect Cemetery  


  Wilsons Cemetery
  Greenview Memorial Park
  Marvin Chapel Cemetery
  Dillard Cemetery
   Location verified
  Antioch Cemetery
  Goodwater Cemetery
  Millerville Cemetery
  Hackneyville Cemetery
  Rozelle & Chandler Cemetery
  Hackneyville Presbyterian Cemetery
  Rock Springs Cemetery
  Crestview Memorial Cemetery
  Gutherie Chapel Cemetery
  Smyrna Cemetery
  Hatchett Creek Cemetery
  Hillabee Campground Cemetery
  Oaks Chapel Cemetery
  Graham Cemetery
  Darby Cemetery
  Martin Grove Cemetery
  New Hope Cemetery
  Old Marietta Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Seleta Cemetery
  Old Providence Cemetery
  Bice Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the New Prospect Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crestview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Darby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location has been verified
Goodwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenview Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gutherie Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hackneyville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hackneyville Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hatchett Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hillabee Campground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Martin Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marvin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Millerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oaks Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Marietta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rozelle & Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seleta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the New Prospect Cemetery.

Abihka   [Map]Hollins   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]
Alexander City   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Our Town   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Kellyton   [Map]Ray   [Map]
Ashland   [Map]Lineville   [Map]Stewartville   [Map]
Comerdale   [Map]Mellow Valley   [Map]Sycamore   [Map]
Gantts Quarry   [Map]Mignon   [Map]Sylacauga   [Map]
Goldville   [Map]Millerville   [Map]Waldo   [Map]
Goodwater   [Map]Motley   [Map]Weogufka   [Map]
Hackneyville   [Map]Mount Olive   [Map]Winterboro   [Map]
Hissop   [Map]New Site   [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 - 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 New Prospect Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Clay County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun 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    
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    
Jefferson 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    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph 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    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1805403   (Name of Record: New Prospect Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clay
Lat: 33.1134515     Lon: -85.9955223   [Map]
Elev: 273         Map Name: Hackneyville

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Clay County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 33.1135, Longitude: -85.9955     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the New Prospect Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for New Prospect 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 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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