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Union Grove Cemetery
(Cherokee County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Union Grove Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Union Grove 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 Union Grove Cemetery...

The Union Grove Cemetery is located in Cherokee County. The county seat for Cherokee County is located in Centre.

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

Lat:   34.0159°   (34° 0' 57")

Lon:   -85.4972°   (-85° 29' 49")

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

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


 

  Union Grove Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Cedar Bluff   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Cedartown   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County (GA)
 
Centre   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Union Grove Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Union Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Cleburne County
 
Arrington Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Cherry Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Cleburne County
 
Edmondson Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County (GA)
 
Ellis Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County (GA)
 
Farmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Goshen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Hanks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Ladiga Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County (GA)
 
Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Calhoun County
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Mountain Spring Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County (GA)
 
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Nazareth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Noah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Cleburne County
 
Pleasant Gap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Red Hill Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County (GA)
 
Rehobeth Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County (GA)
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Sheepskin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Union Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Cleburne County

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 Union Grove Cemetery.

Abernathy   [Map]Collins   [Map]Howells Crossroads   [Map]
Adelia   [Map]Coloma   [Map]Kirk's Grove   [Map]
Banner   [Map]Dailey   [Map]Merrellton   [Map]
Borden Springs   [Map]Esom Hill (GA)   [Map]Nances Creek   [Map]
Cave Spring (GA)   [Map]Felton (GA)   [Map]Piedmont   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]Gaylesville   [Map]Rock Run   [Map]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Spring Garden   [Map]
Centre   [Map]Grantville   [Map]Turkey 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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Union Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Cherokee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bartow County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cobb County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Douglas County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Paulding County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #136998   (Name of Record: Union Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cherokee
Lat: 34.0159329     Lon: -85.4971805   [Map]
Elev: 241         Map Name: Indian Mountain

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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: 34.0159, Longitude: -85.4972     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Union Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Union Grove 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 that begins 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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