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Oak Grove Cemetery
(Pickens County, Alabama)


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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 Pickens County. The county seat for Pickens County is located in Carrollton.

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

Lat:   33.2701°   (33° 16' 12")

Lon:   -87.8820°   (-87° 52' 55")

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  


  Greenhill Memorial Gardens
  Elmore Cemetery
  Hargrove Cemetery
  Springer Cemetery
  Sand Hill Cemetery
  Center Springs Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Corinth Cemetery
  Gordo City Cemetery
  Ebenezer Cemetery
  Sand Springs Cemetery
  Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
   Location verified
  Browns Chapel Cemetery
  Mt. Nebo Cemetery
  Thrasher Cemetery
  Old Trinity Cemetery
  Linebarge Cemetery
  Flatwood Cemetery
  Arbor Springs Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery
  Backbone Cemetery
  Wilburn Cemetery
  Jordan Cemetery
  Dennis Springer Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 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 Pickens County.

Arbor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Backbone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Browns Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Center Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dennis Springer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elmore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flatwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glen Echo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gordo City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenhill Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Greenhill Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hargrove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Linebarge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Dunn Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Springer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Alberta City   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Northport   [Map]
Aliceville   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Pickensville   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Samantha   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]McMullen   [Map]Union   [Map]
Ethelsville   [Map]McShan   [Map]Wood Village   [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 start with 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 it should be mentioned 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 Oak Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pickens County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette 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    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter 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    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper 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    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Pickens County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Pickens 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 #138753   (Name of Record: Oak Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pickens
Lat: 33.2701185     Lon: -87.8819619   [Map]
Elev: 86         Map Name: Gordo

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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: 33.2701, Longitude: -87.8820     [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.

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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