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The location of Craig Cemetery









A visit to the Craig Cemetery ...

The location of the Craig 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 Craig Cemetery ...

The Craig Cemetery is located in Limestone County.

The county seat for Limestone County is located in Athens. Athens lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Southeast of the Craig Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Craig Cemetery

Lat:   34.9515°   (34° 57' 5")

Lon:   -87.1225°   (-87° 7' 21")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 46 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Craig Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Craig Cemetery

Antioch Cemetery #1   [Map]

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Craig Cemetery

Barker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Craig Cemetery

Berea Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Craig Cemetery

Booth Chapel Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Giles County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Craig Cemetery

Brown Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Giles County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Craig Cemetery

Case Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Giles County (TN)

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

Collier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Craig Cemetery

Crenshaw Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Craig Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #22392<3>

Dobbins Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Lawrence County (TN)

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

Dupree Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Craig Cemetery

Elk River Memorial Gardens   [Map]

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

Elledge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Craig Cemetery

Evans Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Craig Cemetery

Gaston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Craig Cemetery

Gooch Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Giles County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Craig Cemetery

Grigsby Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Craig Cemetery

Hesters Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Craig Cemetery

Hightower Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Craig Cemetery

Jackson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Giles County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Craig Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Craig Cemetery

Legg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Craig Cemetery

Legg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Craig Cemetery

Lentzville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Craig Cemetery

McCravy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Craig Cemetery

Minor Hill Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Giles County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Craig Cemetery

Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lauderdale County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Craig Cemetery

Mt. Carmel Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Giles County (TN)

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

Nelson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Noblit Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Giles County (TN)

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

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Craig Cemetery

Oxford Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Giles County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Craig Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Giles County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Craig Cemetery

St. Mark Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sandlin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Craig Cemetery

Shoal Bluff Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Giles County (TN)

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

Smith Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Giles County (TN)

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Craig Cemetery

Stella Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Giles County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Craig Cemetery

Tedd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Craig Cemetery

Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Craig Cemetery

White Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Giles County (TN)

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

Witty Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Craig Cemetery.

Anderson   [Map]     Elgin   [Map]    
Ardmore (TN)   [Map]     Elkmont Springs (TN)   [Map]    
Ardmore   [Map]     Elkmont   [Map]    
Athens   [Map]     Elkton (TN)   [Map]    
Bethel   [Map]     Estaville   [Map]    
Cairo   [Map]     Estep   [Map]    
Cedar Hill   [Map]     Fall River (TN)   [Map]    
Clifton   [Map]     Green Field (TN)   [Map]    
Comer   [Map]     Lester   [Map]    
Corum   [Map]     Lexington   [Map]    
Country Village   [Map]     Minor Hill (TN)   [Map]    
Dells Vista Shores   [Map]     Rogersville   [Map]    
Dickson Town (TN)   [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 Craig Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Limestone County.

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Elkmont   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Craig Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Craig Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Limestone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cullman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lauderdale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Madison County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Morgan County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Winston County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Bedford County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Franklin County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Giles County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Hardin County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Hickman County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lawrence County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lewis County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lincoln County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Marshall County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Maury County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Moore County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Wayne County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Williamson County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116805   (Name of Record: Craig Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Limestone
Lat: 34.9514733     Lon: -87.1225126   [Map]
Elev: 236         Map Name: Salem

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Limestone County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.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 'straight-line' (or 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 Craig Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9515, Longitude: -87.1225     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Craig 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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