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Oak Ridge Cemetery
(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)


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

The Oak Ridge Cemetery is located in Tuscaloosa County. The county seat for Tuscaloosa County is located in Tuscaloosa.

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

Lat:   33.3293°   (33° 19' 45")

Lon:   -87.6211°   (-87° 37' 15")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Oak Ridge 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 Ridge 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 Ridge Cemetery  


  Nazareth Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  Pole Bridge Cemetery
  Carrolls Creek Cemetery
  Harkey Cemetery
  Pool Cemetery
  Holly Springs Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Old Prewitte Cemetery
  Watkins Cemetery
  Bethabara Cemetery
  Sand Springs Cemetery
  Prewitt Cemetery
  Chapel Hill Cemetery
  Cowden Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Tabernacle Cemetery
  AME Church Cemetery
  Hendrix Cemetery
  Shirley Cemetery
  Bone Camp Cemetery
  Big Creek Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Jennings Chapel Cemetery
  Old Bethany Cemetery
  Flatwoods Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Oak Ridge Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Tuscaloosa County.

AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Arbor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethabara Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bone Camp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Carrolls Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Coker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cowden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Flatwoods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Harkey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hendrix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jennings Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGuire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nazareth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Prewitte Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pole Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pool Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prewitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rices Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sand Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shirley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Simpson - Cain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sunset Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Alberta City   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Holt   [Map]Samantha   [Map]
Cottondale   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Wood Village   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]Northport   [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 Ridge Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tuscaloosa 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    
Pickens 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    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124131   (Name of Record: Oak Ridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.3292831     Lon: -87.6211196   [Map]
Elev: 116         Map Name: Lake Tuscaloosa South

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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: 33.3293, Longitude: -87.6211     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oak Ridge Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Oak Ridge 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 that stretches from . 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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