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Old City Cemetery
(Walker County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Old City 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 Old City Cemetery...

The Old City Cemetery is located in Walker County. The county seat for Walker County is located in Jasper.

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

Lat:   33.8371°   (33° 50' 13")

Lon:   -87.2786°   (-87° 16' 42")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Old City 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 Old City 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.


 

  Old City Cemetery  


  Gaddy Cemetery
  Kings Cemetery
  Jones Cemetery
  Lollar Cemetery
  South Lowell Cemetery
  Easly Cemetery
  Edgil Grove Cemetery
  Kings Cemetery
  Cross Roads Cemetery
  Samaria Cemetery
  New Prospect Cemetery
  Union Chapel Cemetery
  Walker Memory Gardens
  Copeland Cemetery
  Oak Hill Cemetery
  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  Porter Cemetery
  Lawson Cemetery
  John Porter Family Cemetery
   Location verified
  Sardis Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  Tubbs Cemetery
  Reid Cemetery
  Morris Cemetery
  Boldo Cemetery
  Bolden Cemetery
   Location verified

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Old City Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Walker County.

Aaron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bolden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Boldo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Copeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cross Roads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Easly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edgil Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gaddy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Porter Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the John Porter Family Cemetery (FAG ID #25611)

Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lollar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Reid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Samaria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
South Lowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tubbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Walker Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Old City Cemetery.

Barney   [Map]Dora   [Map]Parrish   [Map]
Black Warrior Town   [Map]Empire   [Map]Patton Junction   [Map]
Burnwell   [Map]Falls City   [Map]Patton   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Goodsprings   [Map]Powellville   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Jasper   [Map]Reeds Ferry   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Nauvoo   [Map]Sipsey   [Map]
Cordova   [Map]Oakahalla   [Map]Slicklizzard   [Map]
Corona   [Map]Oakman   [Map]Sumiton   [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 Old City Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Walker County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Franklin 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    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan 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    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #142407   (Name of Record: Old City Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 33.8370518     Lon: -87.2786166   [Map]
Elev: 116         Map Name: Jasper

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Walker County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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: 33.8371, Longitude: -87.2786     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old City Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old City 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 beginning 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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