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New Prospect Cemetery
(Fayette 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 Fayette County. The county seat for Fayette County is located in Fayette.

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

Lat:   33.7982°   (33° 47' 53")

Lon:   -87.6820°   (-87° 40' 55")

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, 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.


 

  New Prospect Cemetery  


  Whites Chapel Cemetery
  New River Cemetery
  Box Cemetery
  Sand Springs Cemetery
  Sprinkle Cemetery
  Wade Cemetery
  Tidwell Chapel Cemetery
  Johnson Cemetery
  Whitehead Cemetery
  New River Cemetery
  Berea Cemetery
  Mayfield Cemetery
  New River Cemetery
  Enis Cemetery
  Phillips Cemetery
  Hollingsworth Cemetery
  Thornton Cemetery
  Rehobeth Cemetery
  McCollum Cemetery
  Cedar Grove Cemetery
  New River Cemetery
  Dobbs Cemetery
  Johnson School House Cemetery
  Davis Chapel Cemetery
  Hubbertville Cemetery
  Philadelphia Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 52 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the New Prospect Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Fayette County.

Ballard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Berea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Box Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cleveland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dobbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dykes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elm Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Enis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilpin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hollingsworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Housh Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hubbertville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Johnson School House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mayfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCollum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Panter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rehobeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shirley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sprinkle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thornton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tidwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tidwell Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
White Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Whites Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the New Prospect Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) 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 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the New Prospect Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Farriss   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Bazemore   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Patton Junction   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Patton   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Guin   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Brilliant   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Slicklizzard   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]Townley   [Map]
Corona   [Map]Nauvoo   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Eldridge   [Map]Oakman   [Map]Winfield   [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 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 New Prospect Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Fayette 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    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene 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    
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    
Morgan 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    
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    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Fayette County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Fayette 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 #158538   (Name of Record: New Prospect Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fayette
Lat: 33.7981631     Lon: -87.68196   [Map]
Elev: 207         Map Name: Hubbertville

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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: 33.7982, Longitude: -87.6820     [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' distance that begins in . 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.

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