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The location of Grimes Cemetery









A visit to the Grimes Cemetery ...

The location of the Grimes 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 Grimes Cemetery ...

The Grimes Cemetery is located in Hale County. The county seat for Hale County is located in Greensboro.

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

Lat:   32.9740°   (32° 58' 26")

Lon:   -87.4694°   (-87° 28' 9")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Grimes Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Big Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Big Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Carthage Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
China Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Duncanville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grimes Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #22576<3>
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Greenleaf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Holley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Hubbard Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Hulls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Mulberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
New Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Old Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Pine Flat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
South Sandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Greene County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Grimes Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Grimes Cemetery.

Akron   [Map]     Knoxville   [Map]    
Alberta City   [Map]     Moundville   [Map]    
Brent   [Map]     Oak Village   [Map]    
Centreville   [Map]     Pearson   [Map]    
Coaling   [Map]     Peterson   [Map]    
Cottondale   [Map]     Phipps   [Map]    
Duncanville   [Map]     Ralph   [Map]    
East Town   [Map]     Sahama Village   [Map]    
Egypt   [Map]     Scottsville   [Map]    
Fikestown   [Map]     Tuscaloosa   [Map]    
Foster's   [Map]     Vance   [Map]    
Holt   [Map]     Wood Village   [Map]    
Ingleside Village   [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 Grimes Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Hale County.

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

Centreville   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Moundville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Grimes Cemetery
 
Tuscaloosa   [Map]
 - Located in Tuscaloosa County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grimes 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 either 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 Grimes Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Hale County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bibb 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

 
Dallas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marengo County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pickens County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Sumter County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tuscaloosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walker County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilcox County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #162355   (Name of Record: Grimes Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hale
Lat: 32.974013     Lon: -87.4694479   [Map]
Elev: 145         Map Name: Payne Lake

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Grimes Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9740, Longitude: -87.4694     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Grimes 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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