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(Jefferson County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Providence Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 Providence Cemetery...

The Providence Cemetery is located in Jefferson County. The county seat for Jefferson County is located in Birmingham.

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

Lat:   33.4523°   (33° 27' 8")

Lon:   -87.3017°   (-87° 18' 6")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Providence 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 Providence Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Providence Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Hueytown   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the East (E) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Oakman   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Providence Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Dug Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Goodwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Heard Shoal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Patton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Piney Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Prudes Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Spencer Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Toadvine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Warrior Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Providence Cemetery
 
Whitson Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 
Wiley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Providence Cemetery
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Providence Cemetery.

Abernant   [Map]Industrial City   [Map]Patton   [Map]
Adger   [Map]Kellerman   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Brookwood   [Map]Kimbrell   [Map]Pleasant Grove   [Map]
Bull City   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Reeds Ferry   [Map]
Bullard Shoals   [Map]Lake View   [Map]Rock Creek   [Map]
Concord   [Map]Maytown   [Map]Samantha   [Map]
Goodsprings   [Map]McCalla   [Map]Sylvan Springs   [Map]
Green Pond   [Map]North Johns   [Map]Tannehill   [Map]
Holt   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]Wood Village   [Map]
Hueytown   [Map]Oakman   [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 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 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 Providence Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Jefferson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #144487   (Name of Record: Providence Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jefferson
Lat: 33.4523341     Lon: -87.3016666   [Map]
Elev: 172         Map Name: Burchfield Store

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About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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: 33.4523, Longitude: -87.3017     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Providence Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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