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The location of Bethany Cemetery









A visit to the Bethany Cemetery ...

The location of the Bethany 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 Bethany Cemetery ...

The Bethany Cemetery is located in Coffee County.

The county seat for Coffee County is located in Elba. Elba lies just to the Northwest of the Bethany Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Bethany Cemetery

Lat:   31.3410°   (31° 20' 27")

Lon:   -85.9430°   (-85° 56' 34")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Bethany Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Coffee County.

Asbury Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethany Cemetery

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bethany Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethany Cemetery

Damascus Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethany Cemetery

Enterprise City Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethany Cemetery

Goodman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethany Cemetery

Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethany Cemetery

Hutchson & Russell Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethany Cemetery

Kelly Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethany Cemetery

Keyton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethany Cemetery

Little Elam Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethany Cemetery

McGee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Bethany Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethany Cemetery

Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Bethany Cemetery

Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethany Cemetery

Mt. Gilled Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethany Cemetery

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethany Cemetery

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethany Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bethany Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Bethany Cemetery

New Brockton City Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethany Cemetery

New Haven Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Home Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bethany Cemetery

Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Bethany Cemetery

Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethany Cemetery

Salem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethany Cemetery

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethany Cemetery

Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bethany Cemetery

Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethany Cemetery

Woodland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Bethany 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 Bethany Cemetery.

Battens Crossroads   [Map]     Frisco   [Map]    
Bellwood   [Map]     Holiday Village   [Map]    
Beulah   [Map]     Jack   [Map]    
Central City   [Map]     Kinston   [Map]    
Chancellor   [Map]     Level Plains   [Map]    
Clayhatchee   [Map]     New Brockton   [Map]    
Coffee Springs   [Map]     Opp   [Map]    
Costilla   [Map]     Pine Level   [Map]    
County Line   [Map]     Samson   [Map]    
Daleville   [Map]     Scranton   [Map]    
Elba   [Map]     Victoria   [Map]    
Enterprise   [Map]     Wilkinstown   [Map]    
Fort Rucker   [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 Bethany 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 Bethany Cemetery.

Daleville   [Map]
 - Located in Dale County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Opp   [Map]
 - Located in Covington County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Bethany Cemetery
 
Samson   [Map]
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bethany Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Bethany 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
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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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Escambia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Geneva County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Houston County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Holmes County (FL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County (FL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Okaloosa County (FL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Walton County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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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 Bethany 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 Bethany Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137058   (Name of Record: Bethany Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coffee
Lat: 31.3410026     Lon: -85.9429968   [Map]
Elev: 126         Map Name: Goodman

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Coffee County

About Alabama

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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Bethany Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3410, Longitude: -85.9430     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bethany Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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