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The location of Crestlawn Cemetery









A visit to the Crestlawn Cemetery ...

The location of the Crestlawn 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 Crestlawn Cemetery ...

The Crestlawn Cemetery is located in Houston County. The county seat for Houston County is located in Dothan.

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

Lat:   31.1902°   (31° 11' 24")

Lon:   -85.2941°   (-85° 17' 38")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Crestlawn Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Houston County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Ashford City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Bluff Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Cedar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Cowarts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Cowarts Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Dothan City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Gardens of Memory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Gates of Heaven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Hunters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Hurts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Little Vine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Memory Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Memphis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Poplar Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Rocky Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Selma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2594112<3>
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Union Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Crestlawn Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Crestlawn Cemetery.

Ashford   [Map]     Madrid   [Map]    
Avon   [Map]     Malvern   [Map]    
Cedar Springs (GA)   [Map]     Merritts Crossroads   [Map]    
Columbia   [Map]     Midland City   [Map]    
Cottonwood   [Map]     Napier Field   [Map]    
Cowarts   [Map]     Newville   [Map]    
Dothan   [Map]     Parish   [Map]    
Gordon   [Map]     Parker Village   [Map]    
Grimes   [Map]     Rehobeth   [Map]    
Headland   [Map]     Taylor   [Map]    
Kinsey   [Map]     Webb   [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 Crestlawn Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Houston County.

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

Ashford   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Dothan   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Headland   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Midland City   [Map]
 - Located in Dale County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Napier Field   [Map]
 - Located in Dale County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Newville   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Parish   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Crestlawn Cemetery
 
Pinckard   [Map]
 - Located in Dale County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Crestlawn 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 Crestlawn Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Houston County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coffee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Geneva County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bay County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gadsden County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Holmes County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walton County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Baker County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Decatur County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Early County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Miller County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Quitman County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Randolph County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Seminole County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #116853   (Name of Record: Crestlawn Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Houston
Lat: 31.1901776     Lon: -85.2940993   [Map]
Elev: 74         Map Name: Dothan East

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

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 Crestlawn Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1902, Longitude: -85.2941     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Crestlawn 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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