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The location of Black Rock Cemetery









A visit to the Black Rock Cemetery ...

The location of the Black Rock 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 Black Rock Cemetery ...

The Black Rock Cemetery is located in Crenshaw County.

The county seat for Crenshaw County is located in Luverne. Luverne lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Black Rock Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.7788°   (31° 46' 43")

Lon:   -86.4205°   (-86° 25' 13")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Black Rock Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andress Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Bedgood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Damascus Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Dry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Green Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Harrison Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Howard Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Lightfoot Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

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

Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Perdue Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Rutledge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Black Rock Cemetery

St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Sardis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Siloam Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Spring Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #26405<3>

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Vernledge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Black Rock Cemetery

Wren Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Butler County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Black Rock Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Black Rock Cemetery.

Bolling   [Map]     Greenville   [Map]    
Brantley   [Map]     Highland Home   [Map]    
Chapman   [Map]     Honoraville   [Map]    
Cherokee Village   [Map]     Kent   [Map]    
Davenport   [Map]     Lapine   [Map]    
Dozier   [Map]     Luverne   [Map]    
Fort Deposit   [Map]     Merrill Mill   [Map]    
Georgiana   [Map]     Petrey   [Map]    
Glenwood   [Map]     Rutledge   [Map]    
Goshen   [Map]     Sandy Ridge   [Map]    
Grady   [Map]     Social 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 Black Rock Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Crenshaw County.

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

Chapman   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Black Rock Cemetery
 
Fort Deposit   [Map]
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Black Rock Cemetery
 
Georgiana   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Black Rock Cemetery
 
Greenville   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Black Rock Cemetery
 
Luverne   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Black Rock 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 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 Black Rock Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Crenshaw County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
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

 
Coffee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Conecuh County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dallas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Elmore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Escambia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Geneva County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lowndes County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Macon County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe 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

 
Wilcox County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #154787   (Name of Record: Black Rock Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Crenshaw
Lat: 31.7787658     Lon: -86.4205231   [Map]
Elev: 125         Map Name: Honoraville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Crenshaw 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 Black Rock Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7788, Longitude: -86.4205     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Black Rock 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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