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Old Zion Hill Cemetery
(Barbour County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Old Zion 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 Old Zion Hill Cemetery...

The Old Zion Hill Cemetery is located in Barbour County. The county seat for Barbour County is located in Clayton.

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

Lat:   32.0235°   (32° 1' 24")

Lon:   -85.0708°   (-85° 4' 14")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Old Zion 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 Old Zion 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, 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 Zion Hill Cemetery  


  Wesley Chapel Cemetery (AL)
  James Templeton Cemetery (GA)
  Glennville Cemetery (AL)
  Tennille Chapel AME Church Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Browder Cemetery (AL)
  Wesley Chapel Cemetery (GA)
  Mount Mariah Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Elam Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Glenville Cemetery (AL)
  Elam Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Union Grove Cemetery (AL)
  Haven of Rest Cemetery (AL)
  McClendon Cemetery (AL)
  Hogan Cemetery (GA)
  Ivey Cemetery (AL)
  McGee Cemetery (AL)
  Florence Cemetery (GA)
  Antioch Cemetery (AL)
  Trinity Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Memory Garden Cemetery (AL)
  Williams Cemetery (AL)
  Pataula Church Cemetery (GA)
   Estimated location<3>
  Mt. McKeithan Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)
   Estimated location
  Jones Cemetery (AL)
  Fairview Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<4> of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Barbour County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Browder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Elam Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Elam Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fitzgerald Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Florence Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glennville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Glenville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Quitman County (GA)
 - Location is estimated
Haven of Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hogan Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Quitman County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ivey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
James Templeton Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McClendon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memory Garden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mount Mariah Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Mt. McKeithan Baptist Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mt. McKeithan Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2179335)

Pataula Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Quitman County (GA)
 - Location is estimated
Providence Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tennille Chapel AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Trinity Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wesley Chapel Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Stewart County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Russell County
 - 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Old Zion Hill Cemetery.

Baker Hill   [Map]Georgetown (GA)   [Map]Mount Zion (GA)   [Map]
Big Eddy   [Map]Hatchechubbee   [Map]Omaha (GA)   [Map]
Comer   [Map]Holy Trinity   [Map]Pittsview   [Map]
Cottonton   [Map]Louvale (GA)   [Map]Seale   [Map]
Eufaula   [Map]Lumpkin (GA)   [Map]Spring Hill   [Map]
Fort Mitchell   [Map]Morris (GA)   [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 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 Old Zion Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Barbour County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Schley County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talbot County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Taylor County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Terrell County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124271   (Name of Record: Old Zion Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Barbour
Lat: 32.0234901     Lon: -85.0707637   [Map]
Elev: 72         Map Name: Twin Springs

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 32.0235, Longitude: -85.0708     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Zion Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old Zion 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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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