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Poplar Springs Cemetery
(Wilcox County, Alabama)


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

The Poplar Springs Cemetery is located in Wilcox County. The county seat for Wilcox County is located in Camden.

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

Lat:   32.1832°   (32° 10' 59")

Lon:   -87.3725°   (-87° 22' 21")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Poplar Springs 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 Springs 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 Springs Cemetery  


  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Shell Creek Cemetery
  Christian Light Cemetery
  Young Cemetery
  Boiling Spring Cemetery
  Rehoboth Cemetery
  Wilsor Cemetery
  Cobbs Cemetery
  Vaughn Cemetery
  Marsh Cemetery
  Hardy Young Cemetery
  Marsh Cemetery
  Cooper Cemetery
  Bennett Cemetery
  Hennon Cemetery
  Bennett Cemetery
  Gastonburg Cemetery
  Prairie Bluff Cemetery
  Malone Cemetery
  McMillan Cemetery
  Welcome Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Gross Cemetery
  Young Cemetery
  Athens Cemetery
  Young Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Poplar Springs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Athens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boiling Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cobbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gastonburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hardy Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hennon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Malone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marsh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Marsh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McMillan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Prairie Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rehoboth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shell Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Welcome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Wilsor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Poplar Springs Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Poplar Springs Cemetery.

Alberta   [Map]Coy   [Map]Pine Hill   [Map]
Anne Manie   [Map]Crenshaw   [Map]Safford   [Map]
Arlington   [Map]Dayton   [Map]Thomaston   [Map]
Boykin   [Map]Kimbrough   [Map]Uniontown   [Map]
Browns   [Map]Magnolia   [Map]The Village   [Map]
Cahaba   [Map]Marion Junction   [Map]Vineland   [Map]
Camden   [Map]Millers Ferry   [Map]Yellow Bluff   [Map]
Catherine   [Map]Orrville   [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 begin 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 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 Springs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Wilcox County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas 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    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125167   (Name of Record: Poplar Springs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wilcox
Lat: 32.1831986     Lon: -87.3724956   [Map]
Elev: 73         Map Name: Crumptonia

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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: 32.1832, Longitude: -87.3725     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Poplar Springs Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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