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Dry Creek Cemetery
(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Dry Creek Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Dry Creek 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.

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The Location of the Dry Creek Cemetery...

The Dry Creek Cemetery is located in Tuscaloosa County. The county seat for Tuscaloosa County is located in Tuscaloosa.

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

Lat:   33.1143°   (33° 6' 51")

Lon:   -87.6697°   (-87° 40' 10")

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

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


 

  Dry Creek Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Gordo   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Moundville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Tuscaloosa   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Dry Creek Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Beautiful Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Big Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Big Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Caledonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Carthage Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Cedar Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Coker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Dodd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Geer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Grants Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Hawthorne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Hulls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Jones - Townsend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Little Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 - Located in Hale County
 
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Old Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Parham Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Pate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Pine Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Romulus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Sealy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Sylvan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Sylvan Cemetery (FAG ID #26571)
 
Taylorville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
West Highland Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dry Creek Cemetery
 
Winn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dry Creek 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 Dry Creek Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]Foster's   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Alberta City   [Map]Holt   [Map]Phipps   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Ralph   [Map]
Coker   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Cottondale   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [Map]
Duncanville   [Map]Moundville   [Map]Union   [Map]
Echola   [Map]Northport   [Map]Wood Village   [Map]
Elrod   [Map]Oak Village   [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 first visit 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 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 Dry Creek Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Tuscaloosa 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    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes 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,     of Tuscaloosa County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Tuscaloosa 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 Dry Creek 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 Dry Creek Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #148067   (Name of Record: Dry Creek Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.114288     Lon: -87.6697313   [Map]
Elev: 55         Map Name: Fosters

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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: 33.1143, Longitude: -87.6697     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Dry Creek Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Dry Creek 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in . 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.

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<4>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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