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Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
(Tuscaloosa 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 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 Pleasant Ridge Cemetery...

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

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

Lat:   33.4646°   (33° 27' 52")

Lon:   -87.8233°   (-87° 49' 23")

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.

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.


 

  Pleasant Ridge Cemetery  


  Old Shepherd Cemetery
  Big Hill Cemetery
  Shepherd Cemetery
  Moores Bridge Cemetery
  Chapel Hill Cemetery
  Doublebranches Cemetery
  Ashcraft Corner Cemetery
  Winn Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  El Bethel Cemetery
  Zion Cemetery
  Spring Hill Cemetery
  New Doublebranches Cemetery
  Macedonia Cemetery
  McGee Cemetery
  Wommack Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Rogers Cemetery
  Hannah Cemetery
  Marvin Hill Cemetery
  Crossroads Cemetery
  Mayfield Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Phillips Chapel Cemetery
  Freeman Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 57 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 Tuscaloosa County.

Ashcraft Corner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Big Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brotherton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Doublebranches Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dunns Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
El Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gravlee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hannah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hendrix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kemp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marvin Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mayfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Moores Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Doublebranches Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
New Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Dunn Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Savage Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Summers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Traweek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Grove Lower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Unity Grove Upper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Winters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wommack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Echola   [Map]McShan   [Map]
Belk   [Map]Elrod   [Map]Millport   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Northport   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Old Town   [Map]
Carrollton   [Map]Kennedy   [Map]Reform   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Rossland City   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Pleasant Ridge Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tuscaloosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Hale 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    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Oktibbeha County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Tuscaloosa County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Tuscaloosa 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 #158752   (Name of Record: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.4645592     Lon: -87.8233491   [Map]
Elev: 159         Map Name: Brownville

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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: 33.4646, Longitude: -87.8233     [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 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.

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