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Winn Cemetery
(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Winn Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Winn 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 Winn Cemetery...

The Winn Cemetery is located in Tuscaloosa County. The county seat for Tuscaloosa County is located in Tuscaloosa.

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

Lat:   33.1768°   (33° 10' 36")

Lon:   -87.7150°   (-87° 42' 54")

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

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


 

  Winn Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Gordo   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Winn Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Moundville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Winn Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Tuscaloosa   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Winn Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Winn Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Backbone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Beale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Beautiful Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Big Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Caledonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Coker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Cornelius Chapel #1 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Cornelius Chapel #2 Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Dodd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Dry Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Flatwoods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Geer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Grants Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Guy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Hawthorne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Jennings Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Winn Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Winn Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Old Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Pate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Pine Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Romulus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Sylvan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Winn Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Sylvan Cemetery (FAG ID #26571)
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Winn Cemetery
 
West Highland Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Winn Cemetery
 
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Winn Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Winn Cemetery.

Alberta City   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Northport   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Gordo   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Holt   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Cottondale   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Duncanville   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Union   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]Moundville   [Map]Wood Village   [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 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 Winn Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Tuscaloosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers 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      
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo 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    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #154799   (Name of Record: Winn Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.1767865     Lon: -87.7150108   [Map]
Elev: 113         Map Name: Coker

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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: 33.1768, Longitude: -87.7150     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Winn Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Winn 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 that starts in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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