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The location of Center Cemetery









A visit to the Center Cemetery ...

The location of the Center 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 Center Cemetery ...

The Center Cemetery is located in Tuscaloosa County. The county seat for Tuscaloosa County is located in Tuscaloosa.

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

Lat:   33.0540°   (33° 3' 14")

Lon:   -87.5506°   (-87° 33' 2")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Center Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Big Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Center Cemetery
 
Carthage Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Center Cemetery
 
Cedar Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Center Cemetery
 
Duncanville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Center Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #22576<3>
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Center Cemetery
 
Gilgal Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Center Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #23009
 
Grimes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Center Cemetery
 
Hulls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Center Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Center Cemetery
 
Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Center Cemetery
 
Little Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Center Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Center Cemetery
 
Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Center Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Center Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Center Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Center Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Center Cemetery
 
Shake Rag Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Center Cemetery
 
South Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Center Cemetery
 
Taylorville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Center Cemetery
 
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Center Cemetery
 
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Center Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Center Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]     Knoxville   [Map]    
Alberta City   [Map]     Lake Front Village   [Map]    
Brookwood   [Map]     Moundville   [Map]    
Buhl   [Map]     Northport   [Map]    
Coaling   [Map]     Oak Village   [Map]    
Coker   [Map]     Pearson   [Map]    
Cottondale   [Map]     Peterson   [Map]    
Duncanville   [Map]     Phipps   [Map]    
Egypt   [Map]     Ralph   [Map]    
Foster's   [Map]     Sahama Village   [Map]    
Holt   [Map]     Tuscaloosa   [Map]    
Ingleside Village   [Map]     Wood Village   [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 Center Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Tuscaloosa County.

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

Moundville   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Center Cemetery
 
Tuscaloosa   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Center Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Center Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tuscaloosa 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

 
Chambers County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chilton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dallas 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

 
Lamar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marengo 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

 
Shelby County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sumter County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walker County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kemper County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lowndes County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Noxubee County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #154791   (Name of Record: Center Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.0540113     Lon: -87.5505613   [Map]
Elev: 126         Map Name: Englewood

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tuscaloosa County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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 Center Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0540, Longitude: -87.5506     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Center 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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