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Oak Hill Cemetery
(Pickens County, Alabama)


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

The Oak Hill 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 Hill Cemetery

Lat:   33.1412°   (33° 8' 28")

Lon:   -88.1450°   (-88° 8' 41")

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


 

  Oak Hill Cemetery  


  Big Creek Cemetery
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  Brooks Cemetery
  New Cemetery
  New Cumberland Cemetery
  Blubber Cemetery
  Spiller Cemetery
  Fowler Cemetery
  Pilgrim Rest Cemetery
  Miller Place Cemetery
  Mt. Sinal Cemetery
  Gardner Cemetery
  Fleming Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Union Chapel Cemetery
  McCaa Cemetery
  Bigbee Cemetery
  Trantham Cemetery
  Unity Cemetery
  Shedd Hill Cemetery
  Bradford Cemetery
  Shea Cemetery
  Garden Cemetery
  Old Bethany Cemetery
  Aliceville Memorial Gardens
  William Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Oak Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Pickens County.

Aliceville Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bigbee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Blubber Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gardner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McCaa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Miller Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Sinal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shedd Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Trantham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
William Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Oak Hill Cemetery.

Aliceville   [Map]Geiger   [Map]Memphis   [Map]
Beaver Town   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Panola   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Pickensville   [Map]
Clinton   [Map]Macedonia   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]Macon (MS)   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Ethelsville   [Map]McMullen   [Map]Stafford   [Map]
Gainesville   [Map]McShan   [Map]Union   [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 helpful 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 Hill 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    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry 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    
Lauderdale 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    
Neshoba 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    
Winston 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 Hill 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 Hill Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158370   (Name of Record: Oak Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pickens
Lat: 33.1412345     Lon: -88.1450275   [Map]
Elev: 87         Map Name: Aliceville North

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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: 33.1412, Longitude: -88.1450     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oak Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Oak Hill 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 starting from . 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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