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Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
(Tallapoosa County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery ...

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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 Pleasant Ridge Cemetery...

The Pleasant Ridge Cemetery is located in Tallapoosa County. The county seat for Tallapoosa County is located in Dadeville.

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

Lat:   32.7923°   (32° 47' 32")

Lon:   -85.7907°   (-85° 47' 26")

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  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Alexander City   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Camp Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Dadeville   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Eclectic   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Erie - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Notasulga   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Benson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<2>
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Farrow Dennis Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Harper Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Holley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Jacksons Gap Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
John Johnston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Old Rocky Mount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Red Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Shepard Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Slaughters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Spain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Tallapoosa County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

Agricola   [Map]Equality   [Map]Our Town   [Map]
Alexander City   [Map]Erie   [Map]Ray   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Reeltown   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Kent   [Map]Slaughters   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Tallapoosa City   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Tallassee   [Map]
East Tallassee   [Map]New Site   [Map]Waverly   [Map]
Eclectic   [Map]Notasulga   [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 turn to 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 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 Tallapoosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers 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    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Tallapoosa County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Tallapoosa 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 #137504   (Name of Record: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tallapoosa
Lat: 32.7923501     Lon: -85.7907918   [Map]
Elev: 202         Map Name: Dadeville

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7923, Longitude: -85.7907     [Map].

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<2>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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