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Possum Trot Cemetery
(Montgomery County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Possum Trot 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 Possum Trot Cemetery...

The Possum Trot Cemetery is located in Montgomery County. The county seat for Montgomery County is located in Montgomery.

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

Lat:   32.1124°   (32° 6' 44")

Lon:   -86.0672°   (-86° 4' 1")

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


 

  Possum Trot Cemetery  


  Gilmer Cemetery
  Pickett Cemetery
  Howell Cemetery
  Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  Meriwether Cemetery
  Chesser Cemetery
  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  Urquhart Cemetery
  Barnett Cemetery
  Bethesda Cemetery
  Panhandle Cemetery
  Frazer - McLeod Cemetery
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Edwards Cemetery
  Orange Cemetery
  Hills Chapel Cemetery
  Bethany Cemetery
  China Grove Cemetery
  Underwood Cemetery
  Sentell Cemetery
  Kennedy Cemetery
  Fannin Cemetery
  Jackson Cemetery
  McNeil - Townsend Cemetery
  Orme Cemetery
  Orion Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Possum Trot Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Chesser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
China Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Edwards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Fannin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Frazer - McLeod Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Gilmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hardt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Hills Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mathis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
McNeil - Townsend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Located in Pike County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Meriwether Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Orange Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Orion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Orme Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Panhandle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pickett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Located in Bullock County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sentell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Urquhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Possum Trot Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Possum Trot Cemetery.

Ada   [Map]Hope Hull   [Map]Petrey   [Map]
Cecil   [Map]Inverness   [Map]Pike Road   [Map]
Davenport   [Map]Kent   [Map]Pine Level   [Map]
English Village   [Map]Lapine   [Map]Pintlala   [Map]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]McClure Town   [Map]Ramer   [Map]
Fusihatchi   [Map]Montgomery   [Map]Shorter   [Map]
Grady   [Map]Mount Meigs   [Map]Sunshine Village   [Map]
Hardaway   [Map]Needmore   [Map]Union Springs   [Map]
Highland Home   [Map]Orion   [Map]Waugh   [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 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 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 Possum Trot Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Montgomery County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore 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    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #125197   (Name of Record: Possum Trot Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Montgomery
Lat: 32.1123697     Lon: -86.0671803   [Map]
Elev: 98         Map Name: Pine Level

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.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: 32.1124, Longitude: -86.0672     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Possum Trot Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Possum Trot 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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