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The location of Alabama National Cemetery









A visit to the Alabama National Cemetery ...

The location of the Alabama National Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on 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 five sections:

The Location of the Alabama National Cemetery ...

The Alabama National Cemetery is located in Shelby County. The county seat for Shelby County is located in Columbiana.

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

Lat:   33.1302°   (33° 7' 48")

Lon:   -86.8390°   (-86° 50' 20")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Alabama National Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Antioch Cemetery #2   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Benten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Brierfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Dargin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Goodson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Harles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Jones Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Linholm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Longview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Maylene Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Montevallo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Moores Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Moores Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Nabors Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Old Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Ozley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Richardson - Randall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Ryan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Session Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Shelby Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Shiloh - Busby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chilton County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Siluria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Spring Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Still Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Wildwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alabama National Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Alabama National Cemetery.

Alabaster   [Map]     Jemison   [Map]    
Blocton   [Map]     Maylene   [Map]    
Brantleyville   [Map]     Montevallo   [Map]    
Brierfield   [Map]     Nash Town   [Map]    
Bucktown   [Map]     Oakley   [Map]    
Calera   [Map]     Pelham   [Map]    
Cane Creek   [Map]     Pratt Ferry   [Map]    
Columbiana   [Map]     Saginaw   [Map]    
Corinne   [Map]     Sawmill Town   [Map]    
Eddings   [Map]     Shelby   [Map]    
Greenwood   [Map]     Siluria   [Map]    
Helena   [Map]     Wilton   [Map]    
Italian Town   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Blocton - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Calera   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Columbiana   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Montevallo   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Pelham   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alabama National Cemetery
 
Shelby   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Alabama National Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 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 Alabama National Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Shelby County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bibb County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Blount 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

 
Dallas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Elmore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pickens County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Clair County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Talladega County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tallapoosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tuscaloosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walker County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community in Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Alabama National Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1302, Longitude: -86.8390     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Alabama National Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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