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The location of Daviston Cemetery









A visit to the Daviston Cemetery ...

The location of the Daviston 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 Daviston Cemetery ...

The Daviston Cemetery is located in Tallapoosa County. The county seat for Tallapoosa County is located in Dadeville.

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

Lat:   33.0523°   (33° 3' 8")

Lon:   -85.6463°   (-85° 38' 46")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Daviston Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abanda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Bibby Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Buttston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Darian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Germany Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Mountain Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Old Vickers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Punkin Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Sims Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Wadley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Daviston Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Daviston Cemetery.

Abanda   [Map]     Hackneyville   [Map]    
Agricola   [Map]     Jacksons' Gap   [Map]    
Alexander City   [Map]     LaFayette   [Map]    
Alkehatchee   [Map]     Lineville   [Map]    
Almond   [Map]     Mellow Valley   [Map]    
Ashland   [Map]     Millerville   [Map]    
Camp Hill   [Map]     Motley   [Map]    
Cragford   [Map]     New Site   [Map]    
Dadeville   [Map]     Penton   [Map]    
Daviston   [Map]     Roanoke   [Map]    
Five Points   [Map]     Slaughters   [Map]    
Frog Eye   [Map]     Wadley   [Map]    
Goldville   [Map]     Wedowee   [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 Daviston Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Tallapoosa County.

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

Alexander City   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Ashland   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Camp Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Dadeville   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
LaFayette   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Lineville   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Roanoke   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Daviston Cemetery
 
Wedowee   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Daviston 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 - 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 Daviston Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tallapoosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chambers County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chilton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cleburne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Coosa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Elmore County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Macon County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Randolph County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Russell County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Saint Clair County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Shelby County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Talladega County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Carroll County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Coweta County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Haralson County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Harris County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Heard County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Meriwether County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Troup County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137397   (Name of Record: Daviston Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tallapoosa
Lat: 33.0523436     Lon: -85.6463452   [Map]
Elev: 234         Map Name: Daviston

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 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 Daviston Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0523, Longitude: -85.6463     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Daviston Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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