RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     
>> >> >> >>
 
   
 

Oak Grove Cemetery
(Chilton County, Alabama)


Cemetery
Profile
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  AL
Communities

Profile for the Oak Grove Cemetery ...

Click for Interactive Map

Our GPS coordinates for the Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove Cemetery...

The Oak Grove Cemetery is located in Chilton County. The county seat for Chilton County is located in Clanton.

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

Lat:   32.9898°   (32° 59' 23")

Lon:   -86.7583°   (-86° 45' 29")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove 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.


 

  Oak Grove Cemetery  


  Session Cemetery
  Old Mars Cemetery
  Shiloh - Busby Cemetery
  Holly Grove Cemetery
  Old Rock Springs Cemetery
  Pine Hill Cemetery
  Rock Springs Cemetery
  Collins Chapel Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Crumpton Cemetery
  Cobb Cemetery
  Posey Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Rocky Mount Community Cemetery
   Location verified
  Pine Hill Cemetery
  St. Pauls Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Union Grove Cemetery
  Pates Chapel Cemetery
  Center Hill Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  New Mars Hill Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Oak Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Archers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Collins Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crumpton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mineral Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pates Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Posey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Richardson - Randall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Robinson Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rocky Mount Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Rocky Mount Community Cemetery (FAG ID #25875)

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Session Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shelby Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh - Busby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thorsby Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thorsby Scandinavian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Alabaster   [Map]Jemison   [Map]Randolph   [Map]
Aucheucaula   [Map]Lawley   [Map]Saginaw   [Map]
Brantleyville   [Map]Maplesville   [Map]Sawmill Town   [Map]
Brierfield   [Map]Maylene   [Map]Shelby   [Map]
Calera   [Map]Merrell Beach   [Map]Siluria   [Map]
Cane Creek   [Map]Montevallo   [Map]Stanton   [Map]
Clanton   [Map]Nash Town   [Map]Thorsby   [Map]
Columbiana   [Map]Pine Grove Village   [Map]Wilton   [Map]
Eddings   [Map]Pratt Ferry   [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 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 Oak Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Chilton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb 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    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale 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    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry 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    
Tallapoosa 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #151256   (Name of Record: Oak Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chilton
Lat: 32.9898444     Lon: -86.7583193   [Map]
Elev: 230         Map Name: Jemison West

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Chilton 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: 32.9898, Longitude: -86.7583     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oak Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Oak Grove Cemetery should not be considered precise.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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.

- Return to Citation



 
 
 

Cemetery
Profile
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  Other   AL
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 26 Nov 2016
By John Hall