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Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
(Shelby County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Pleasant Ridge 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.

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The Location of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery...

The Pleasant Ridge Cemetery is located in Shelby County. The county seat for Shelby County is located in Columbiana.

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

Lat:   33.4798°   (33° 28' 47")

Lon:   -86.5717°   (-86° 34' 18")

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


 

  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Alton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Location is estimated<4>
 
Bass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Bass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Bold Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Brashers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 
Earltown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Forest Crest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 
Hollis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Lawleys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
McCombs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Mt. Signal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Old Sterrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Sand Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Jefferson County
 
Sterrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Stewarts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Vandiver Negro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Weldon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

Acmar   [Map]Gate City   [Map]Mountain Brook   [Map]
Alton   [Map]Inverness   [Map]Scott City   [Map]
Breakstone Village   [Map]Irondale   [Map]Shoal Creek   [Map]
Cahaba Heights   [Map]Lake Purdy   [Map]Sterrett   [Map]
Cahaba Village   [Map]Leeds   [Map]Trussville   [Map]
Cedar Grove   [Map]Lola City   [Map]Vandiver   [Map]
Dale   [Map]Marks Village   [Map]Vestavia Hills   [Map]
Dunnavant   [Map]Meadowbrook   [Map]Westover   [Map]
East Trussville   [Map]Moody   [Map]Woodland Village   [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 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 Pleasant Ridge Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Shelby County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa 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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #146646   (Name of Record: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 33.479828     Lon: -86.5716511   [Map]
Elev: 240         Map Name: Vandiver

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.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: 33.4798, Longitude: -86.5717     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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<4>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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