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Poplar Spring Cemetery
(Houston County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Poplar Spring 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 Poplar Spring Cemetery...

The Poplar Spring Cemetery is located in Houston County. The county seat for Houston County is located in Dothan.

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

Lat:   31.2566°   (31° 15' 23")

Lon:   -85.2497°   (-85° 14' 58")

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


 

  Poplar Spring Cemetery  


  Bethlehem Cemetery
  Hunters Cemetery
  Hebron Cemetery
  St. Stephens Cemetery
  West Side Cemetery
  Dothan City Cemetery
  East Side Cemetery
  Hurts Chapel Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
  Cowarts Cemetery
  Old Pleasant Plains Cemetery
  Crestlawn Cemetery
  Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
  Bluff Springs Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Ashford City Cemetery
  Gardens of Memory Cemetery
  Union Springs Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Webb Cemetery
  Liberty Cemetery
  Gates of Heaven Cemetery
  Cowarts Creek Cemetery
  Cedar Springs Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Poplar Spring Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Ashford City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bluff Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Camp Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cedar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cowarts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cowarts Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Crestlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Culpepper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dothan City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
East Side Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gardens of Memory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gates of Heaven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Granberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hunters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hurts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Pleasant Plains Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
St. Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Union Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
West Side Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Poplar Spring Cemetery
 - Located in Henry 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 Poplar Spring Cemetery.

Ashford   [Map]Grimes   [Map]Newville   [Map]
Avon   [Map]Haleburg   [Map]Oakey Grove   [Map]
Cedar Springs (GA)   [Map]Headland   [Map]Parish   [Map]
Columbia   [Map]Kinsey   [Map]Parker Village   [Map]
Cottonwood   [Map]Madrid   [Map]Pinckard   [Map]
Cowarts   [Map]Malvern   [Map]Rehobeth   [Map]
Dothan   [Map]Midland City   [Map]Taylor   [Map]
Gordon   [Map]Napier Field   [Map]Webb   [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 - 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 Poplar Spring Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Houston County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Gadsden County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Baker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Calhoun County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Decatur County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Miller 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    
Seminole County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Terrell County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125162   (Name of Record: Poplar Spring Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Houston
Lat: 31.2565648     Lon: -85.2496545   [Map]
Elev: 79         Map Name: Sigma

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

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: 31.2566, Longitude: -85.2497     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Poplar Spring Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Poplar Spring 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in . 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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