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Swindle Cemetery
(Walker County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Swindle 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 Swindle Cemetery...

The Swindle Cemetery is located in Walker County. The county seat for Walker County is located in Jasper.

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

Lat:   33.7284°   (33° 43' 42")

Lon:   -87.3967°   (-87° 23' 48")

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

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


 

  Swindle Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Berry   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Swindle Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Carbon Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Cordova   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Jasper   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Oakman   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Patton Junction - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Swindle Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Swindle Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Day Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Fike & Inman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Frost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Gibson Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Swindle Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Gilchrist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Infant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Johnston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Kings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Manasco Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Morris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
New Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Swindle Cemetery
 - Located in Fayette County
 
Oakman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Palmers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Patton Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Pendley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Pleasant Field Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Tubbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Swindle Cemetery
 
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Swindle Cemetery

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 Swindle Cemetery.

Bankston   [Map]Corona   [Map]Oakman   [Map]
Barney   [Map]Dora   [Map]Parrish   [Map]
Berry   [Map]Eldridge   [Map]Patton Junction   [Map]
Burnwell   [Map]Goodsprings   [Map]Patton   [Map]
Burrows Crossroads   [Map]Jasper   [Map]Reeds Ferry   [Map]
Camak Mills   [Map]Kansas   [Map]Slicklizzard   [Map]
Carbon Hill   [Map]Nauvoo   [Map]Townley   [Map]
Cordova   [Map]Oakahalla   [Map]Twilley Town   [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 helpful 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 Swindle Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Walker 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    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence 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    
Morgan 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    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #127600   (Name of Record: Swindle Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 33.7284431     Lon: -87.3966716   [Map]
Elev: 120         Map Name: Oakman

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.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: 33.7284, Longitude: -87.3967     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Swindle Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Swindle 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 from . 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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