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The location of Asbury Cemetery









A visit to the Asbury Cemetery ...

The location of the Asbury 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 six sections:

The Location of the Asbury Cemetery ...

The Asbury Cemetery is located in Coffee County.

The county seat for Coffee County is located in Elba. Elba lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Asbury Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Asbury Cemetery

Lat:   31.2543°   (31° 15' 15")

Lon:   -85.9791°   (-85° 58' 44")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Asbury Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethany Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Asbury Cemetery

Coffee Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Geneva County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Asbury Cemetery

Consolation Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Asbury Cemetery

Damascus Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Asbury Cemetery

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Asbury Cemetery

Friendship Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Asbury Cemetery

Goodman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Asbury Cemetery

Haney Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Asbury Cemetery

Ino Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Asbury Cemetery

Little Elam Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Asbury Cemetery

Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Asbury Cemetery

Marvin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Asbury Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #24230<3>

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Asbury Cemetery

Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Asbury Cemetery

Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Asbury Cemetery

Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Geneva County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Asbury Cemetery

Mt. Gilled Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Asbury Cemetery

Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Asbury Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #24697

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Asbury Cemetery

New Home Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Asbury Cemetery

Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Asbury Cemetery

Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Geneva County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Asbury Cemetery

Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Asbury Cemetery

Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Geneva County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Asbury Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Asbury Cemetery.

Battens Crossroads   [Map]     Enterprise   [Map]    
Bellwood   [Map]     Eunola   [Map]    
Beulah   [Map]     Fort Rucker   [Map]    
Central City   [Map]     Geneva   [Map]    
Chancellor   [Map]     Holiday Village   [Map]    
Clayhatchee   [Map]     Kinston   [Map]    
Coffee Springs   [Map]     Level Plains   [Map]    
Costilla   [Map]     New Brockton   [Map]    
County Line   [Map]     Opp   [Map]    
Daleville   [Map]     Samson   [Map]    
Elba   [Map]     Scranton   [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 Asbury Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Coffee County.

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

Daleville   [Map]
 - Located in Dale County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Asbury Cemetery
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Asbury Cemetery
 
Geneva   [Map]
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Asbury Cemetery
 
Hartford   [Map]
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Asbury Cemetery
 
Opp   [Map]
 - Located in Covington County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Asbury Cemetery
 
Samson   [Map]
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Asbury Cemetery

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 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 - 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 Asbury Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Coffee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bullock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Butler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Conecuh County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crenshaw County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Escambia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Geneva County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Houston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Holmes County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Okaloosa County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Walton County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137056   (Name of Record: Asbury Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coffee
Lat: 31.254338     Lon: -85.9791073   [Map]
Elev: 95         Map Name: Goodman

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 '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 Asbury Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2543, Longitude: -85.9791     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Asbury Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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