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(Fayette County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Oakwood Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Oakwood Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Oakwood Cemetery...

The Oakwood 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 Oakwood Cemetery

Lat:   33.7318°   (33° 43' 54")

Lon:   -87.8120°   (-87° 48' 43")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Oakwood 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 Oakwood Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Oakwood Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Oakwood Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Fayette County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Oakwood Cemetery.

Berry   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Carbon Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Guin   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County
 
Kennedy   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Millport   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Patton Junction - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Vernon   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 - Located in Marion County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Oakwood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Fayette County.

Bankhead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Caines Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Colvin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Davis Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Elbethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Fayette City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Gilpin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Hollingsworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Housh Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Mt. Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Mt. Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
New Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Rehobeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Sand Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Shirley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Whitson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Oakwood Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Eldridge   [Map]Kirkland   [Map]
Bazemore   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Beaverton   [Map]Glen Allen   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Gu-Win   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Guin   [Map]Rossland City   [Map]
Bluff   [Map]Hightogy   [Map]Twin   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Vernon   [Map]
Corona   [Map]Kennedy   [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 begin with 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 Oakwood Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Fayette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Oakwood 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 Oakwood Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158888   (Name of Record: Oakwood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fayette
Lat: 33.731775     Lon: -87.8119633   [Map]
Elev: 119         Map Name: Fayette

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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: 33.7318, Longitude: -87.8120     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oakwood Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Oakwood 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 from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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