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(Jackson County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Collins Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Collins 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 Collins Cemetery...

The Collins Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Scottsboro.

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

Lat:   34.9123°   (34° 54' 44")

Lon:   -86.1611°   (-86° 9' 39")

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

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


 

  Collins Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Cowan   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Collins Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (TN)
 
Scottsboro   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Stevenson   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Winchester   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of the Collins Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (TN)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Collins Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Bishop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Bouldin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Butler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Church Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Crowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Culver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Fanning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Haddon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Henshaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Hytop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Jack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
King Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 - Located in Madison County
 
Knight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Mason Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (TN)
 
Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Maxwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
McCullough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Old Bostick Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Old Grays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Posey Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (TN)
 
Pratt Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Collins Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County (TN)
 
Prince Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Prince Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Sisk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Skyline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Travis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Turley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Collins Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Collins Cemetery.

Beachboro   [Map]Flintville (TN)   [Map]New Market   [Map]
Beans Creek (TN)   [Map]Greerton   [Map]Pleasant Groves   [Map]
Berrys   [Map]Hillsboro   [Map]Princeton   [Map]
Cumberland Mountain Farm Colony   [Map]Hollytree   [Map]Sal City (TN)   [Map]
Estillfork   [Map]Hollywood   [Map]Skyline   [Map]
Fackler   [Map]Huntland (TN)   [Map]Trenton   [Map]
Fairfield   [Map]Hytop   [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 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 Collins Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rutherford County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sequatchie County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116442   (Name of Record: Collins Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 34.9123081     Lon: -86.1610952   [Map]
Elev: 234         Map Name: Estill Fork

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Jackson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 34.9123, Longitude: -86.1611     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Collins Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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