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Reeltown Cemetery
(Tallapoosa County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Reeltown 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 Reeltown Cemetery...

The Reeltown Cemetery is located in Tallapoosa County. The county seat for Tallapoosa County is located in Dadeville.

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

Lat:   32.6010°   (32° 36' 3")

Lon:   -85.8055°   (-85° 48' 19")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Reeltown 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 Reeltown 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, the majority 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 locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Reeltown Cemetery  


  Lovejoy Cemetery
  Hornsby Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
   Location verified
  Liberty Cemetery
  Sardis Cemetery
   Location verified
  Salem Macon Cemetery
  Shiloh Cemetery
   Location verified
  Bethlehem Cemetery
  John Johnston Cemetery
  Notasulga City Cemetery
  Roxanna Cemetery
  Rosehill Cemetery
  Roxana Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Harper Hill Cemetery
   Location verified
  Friendship Cemetery
  Antioch Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
   Location verified
  Guthrie Cemetery
   Location verified
  Mt. Zion Cemetery
  Beulah Cemetery
   Location verified
  Shiloh Cemetery
  Pentecost Cemetery
  Zion Cemetery
  Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery
  Walker Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Guthrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Harper Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hornsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
John Johnston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Notasulga City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Old Sharon Primitive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pentecost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Rosehill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roxana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Roxanna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Salem Macon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Woodland Cemetery (FAG ID #27194)

Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Reeltown Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Reeltown Cemetery.

Agricola   [Map]Erie   [Map]Ridgewood Village   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Franklin   [Map]Shorter   [Map]
Camp Hill   [Map]Kent   [Map]Tallapoosa City   [Map]
Claud   [Map]Liberty City   [Map]Tallassee   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]Loachapoka   [Map]Tuskegee   [Map]
East Tallassee   [Map]Notasulga   [Map]Waverly   [Map]
Eclectic   [Map]Reeltown   [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 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 - you should note 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 Reeltown Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tallapoosa 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    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Elmore 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    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137507   (Name of Record: Reeltown Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tallapoosa
Lat: 32.6009668     Lon: -85.8055129   [Map]
Elev: 184         Map Name: Carrville

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Tallapoosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 32.6010, Longitude: -85.8055     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Reeltown Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Reeltown 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 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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