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(Montgomery County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Birch Hill Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Birch Hill 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 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 seven sections:

The Location of the Birch Hill Cemetery...

The Birch Hill Cemetery is located in Montgomery County. The county seat for Montgomery County is located in Montgomery.

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

Lat:   32.3685°   (32° 22' 6")

Lon:   -86.0219°   (-86° 1' 18")

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

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


 

  Birch Hill Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Eclectic   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Montgomery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Wetumpka   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Birch Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anthony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Ashurst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Augusta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Billingslea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Brighter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Dawson Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Gilder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Gilmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Grace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Hardt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Hickory Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Judkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Lucas Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Manning Springs / McDade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Mathis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Meigs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 
Oswalt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 
Peter Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Pinkston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
St. James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 
Strahan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
Tysonville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County
 
Wares Quarter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Elmore County
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Birch Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Macon County

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 Birch Hill Cemetery.

Blue Ridge   [Map]Gibbs Village   [Map]Shorter   [Map]
Cecil   [Map]Hardaway   [Map]Sunshine Village   [Map]
Claud   [Map]Highland Village   [Map]Tallapoosa City   [Map]
East Tallassee   [Map]Kent   [Map]Tallassee   [Map]
Eclectic   [Map]Montgomery   [Map]Waugh   [Map]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]Mount Meigs   [Map]Wetumpka   [Map]
Franklin   [Map]New Town   [Map]Young Forte Village   [Map]
Fusihatchi   [Map]Pike Road   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 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 Birch Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Montgomery County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #114361   (Name of Record: Birch Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Montgomery
Lat: 32.3684728     Lon: -86.0219042   [Map]
Elev: 71         Map Name: Mount Meigs

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/

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: 32.3685, Longitude: -86.0219     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Birch Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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