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Pisgah Cemetery
(Cherokee County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Pisgah 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 Pisgah Cemetery...

The Pisgah Cemetery is located in Cherokee County. The county seat for Cherokee County is located in Centre.

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

Lat:   33.9959°   (33° 59' 45")

Lon:   -85.6780°   (-85° 40' 40")

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


 

  Pisgah Cemetery  


  Garrett Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Parker Grove Cemetery
  Taylors Chapel Cemetery
  Morrison Cemetery
  Lebanon Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Pleasant Gap Cemetery
  Providence Cemetery
  Youngs Chapel Cemetery
  Weaver Cemetery
  Farmer Cemetery
  New Bethel Cemetery
  Goshen Cemetery
  Mt. Olive Cemetery
  Carmel Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Ladiga Cemetery
  Sheepskin Cemetery
  Littlejohn Cemetery
  Sardis Hill Cemetery
  Highland Cemetery
  Mountain Springs Cemetery
  Memorial Garden
  Davis Chapel Cemetery
  Hanks Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Pisgah Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Davis Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Farmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Goshen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hanks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ladiga Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Littlejohn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Morrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Parker Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Gap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sheepskin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Taylors Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Youngs Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pisgah Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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 Pisgah Cemetery.

Adelia   [Map]Collins   [Map]Howells Crossroads   [Map]
Ballplay   [Map]Coloma   [Map]Jacksonville   [Map]
Banner   [Map]Dailey   [Map]Leesburg   [Map]
Borden Springs   [Map]Edwardsville   [Map]Merrellton   [Map]
Centre   [Map]Germania Springs   [Map]Nances Creek   [Map]
Coato Bend   [Map]Glencoe   [Map]Piedmont   [Map]
Coat's Bend   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Spring Garden   [Map]
Cobb City   [Map]Hokes Bluff   [Map]Turkey Town   [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 first visit 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 Pisgah Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cherokee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Douglas County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #161877   (Name of Record: Pisgah Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cherokee
Lat: 33.9959335     Lon: -85.6780192   [Map]
Elev: 215         Map Name: Piedmont NW

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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: 33.9959, Longitude: -85.6780     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pisgah Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Pisgah 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 that stretches 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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