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The location of Creehill Cemetery









A visit to the Creehill Cemetery ...

The location of the Creehill 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 Creehill Cemetery ...

The Creehill Cemetery is located in Greene County. The county seat for Greene County is located in Eutaw.

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

Lat:   32.6485°   (32° 38' 54")

Lon:   -87.8167°   (-87° 49' 0")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 42 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Creehill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Bird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Birdine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Blocker Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Brasfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Casemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Cooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Eaton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Erie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Evening Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Hard Bargain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Jackson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Kirksey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Limestone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Logan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Longer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Micken Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
New Evening Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
New Green Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Old Green Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Owens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Pinetop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Ramey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
St. Matthew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Walton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Wills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Creehill Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Creehill Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]     Greensboro   [Map]    
Arcola   [Map]     Livingston   [Map]    
Arrington   [Map]     Lizzieville   [Map]    
Boligee   [Map]     Moore Town   [Map]    
Clinton   [Map]     Newbern   [Map]    
Demopolis   [Map]     Oak Village   [Map]    
Epes   [Map]     Pin Hook   [Map]    
Eutaw   [Map]     Prairieville   [Map]    
Faunsdale   [Map]     Providence   [Map]    
Forkland   [Map]     Sawyerville   [Map]    
Gallion   [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 Creehill Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Greene County.

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

Demopolis   [Map]
 - Located in Marengo County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Epes   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Eutaw   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Forkland   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Gainesville   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Greensboro   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Livingston   [Map]
 - Located in Sumter County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of the Creehill Cemetery
 
Uniontown   [Map]
 - Located in Perry County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Creehill 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, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Creehill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Greene County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marengo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilcox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116834   (Name of Record: Creehill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Greene
Lat: 32.6484666     Lon: -87.8166792   [Map]
Elev: 58         Map Name: Mason Bend

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: 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 Creehill Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6485, Longitude: -87.8167     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Creehill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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