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The location of Collier Cemetery









A visit to the Collier Cemetery ...

The location of the Collier 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 Collier Cemetery ...

The Collier Cemetery is located in Madison County.

The county seat for Madison County is located in Huntsville. Huntsville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Collier Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   34.5790°   (34° 34' 44")

Lon:   -86.7642°   (-86° 45' 51")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 77 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Collier Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arnett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Collier Cemetery

Ashford - Tate Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Collier Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<3>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #21334<4>

Ballinger Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Collier Cemetery

Barclay - Teney Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Collier Cemetery

Batts - Ward Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Collier Cemetery

Blackwell - Collier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Collier Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #21662

Breeding Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Collier Cemetery

Breeding Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Collier Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Collier Cemetery

Center Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

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

Center Star Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Collier Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #22054

Chunns Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Collier Cemetery

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Collier Cemetery

Collier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Collier Cemetery

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

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

Dickson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

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

Draper Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Collier Cemetery

Draper Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Collier Cemetery

Draper Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Collier Cemetery

Faith Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Collier Cemetery

Gowan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Collier Cemetery

Grantland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Collier Cemetery

Groves Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Collier Cemetery

Hancock Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Collier Cemetery

Holding Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Collier Cemetery

Horton - Joiner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Houston Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

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

Hundley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Collier Cemetery

Hunley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Collier Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #23600

Inman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jamar Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Collier Cemetery

Joiner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Collier Cemetery

Jordan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kolb Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

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

Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Collier Cemetery

Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Collier Cemetery

Leemon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

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

Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Collier Cemetery

Lyle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

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

Lynch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Collier Cemetery

Meyer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Collier Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Collier Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Collier Cemetery

Nelson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

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

New Haven Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Collier Cemetery

New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Collier Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2401372

New Triana Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Collier Cemetery

Palmer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Peebles Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

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

Peete Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Collier Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #25327

Penland - Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

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

Powhatan - Toney Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ragland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Collier Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #25710

Ragland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Collier Cemetery

Ratliff Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

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

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Collier Cemetery

Rowe Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Collier Cemetery

Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

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

Simpson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Collier Cemetery

Simpson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Collier Cemetery

Somerville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Collier Cemetery

Tate Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thach Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

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

Thatch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Collier Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2483946

Timmons Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

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

Triana Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Collier Cemetery

Troup Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Collier Cemetery

Valermosos Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

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

Valhermoso Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

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

Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Collier Cemetery

Winton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Collier Cemetery

Withers Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Collier Cemetery

Woodsides Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Collier Cemetery

Woodward Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wright Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Morgan County

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

Zeitler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Limestone County

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Collier Cemetery.

Belle Mina   [Map]     Madison   [Map]    
Bluff City   [Map]     Mooresville   [Map]    
Burningtree Mountain   [Map]     Morgan City   [Map]    
Capshaw   [Map]     Moulton Heights   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Orrville   [Map]    
English Village   [Map]     Priceville   [Map]    
Flint City   [Map]     Rideout Village   [Map]    
Garner   [Map]     Russell Village   [Map]    
Greenwycke Village   [Map]     Slaughter Landing   [Map]    
Harris Station   [Map]     Somerville   [Map]    
Hartselle   [Map]     Swancott   [Map]    
Huntsville   [Map]     Triana   [Map]    
Lacey's Spring   [Map]     Valhermoso Springs   [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 Collier Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Madison County.

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

Decatur   [Map]
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Collier Cemetery
 
Hartselle   [Map]
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Collier Cemetery
 
Huntsville   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Collier Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Collier 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 either 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 Collier Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Madison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #146808   (Name of Record: Collier Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.5789811     Lon: -86.764166   [Map]
Elev: 183         Map Name: Mason Ridge

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.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 things 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 Collier Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5790, Longitude: -86.7642     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Collier Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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<4>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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