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(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Hopewell Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Hopewell 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.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Hopewell Cemetery...

The Hopewell 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 Hopewell Cemetery

Lat:   33.1968°   (33° 11' 48")

Lon:   -87.2167°   (-87° 13' 0")

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

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


 

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Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Hopewell 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 Hopewell Cemetery.

Blocton - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 
West Blocton   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Hopewell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Banks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 
Belchers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Belchers Cemetery (FAG ID #21465)
 
Bibbville Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bibbville Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #21616)
 
Big Hurricane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
Caffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 
Clements Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 
Coaling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 
Davis Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
Enterprise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
Hephzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
Hickman Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
Hickory Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 
John T. Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the John T. Thrasher Cemetery (FAG ID #26684)
 
Johnstown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 
Kinard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 
Little Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 
Mt. Gillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
New Asia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
Shuttlesworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County
 
Thomas Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
West Brookwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Hopewell Cemetery
 - Located in Bibb County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hopewell Cemetery.

Abernant   [Map]Cottondale   [Map]Nash Town   [Map]
Blocton   [Map]Egypt   [Map]North Bibb   [Map]
Brookwood   [Map]Fikestown   [Map]North Johns   [Map]
Bucktown   [Map]Green Pond   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Burmah   [Map]Italian Town   [Map]Scottsville   [Map]
Cane Creek   [Map]Kellerman   [Map]Tannehill   [Map]
Coaling   [Map]Kimbrell   [Map]Vance   [Map]
Corinne   [Map]Lake View   [Map]West Blocton   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Hopewell 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:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Blount County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman 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    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       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 Hopewell 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 Hopewell Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #159027   (Name of Record: Hopewell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.196784     Lon: -87.2166644   [Map]
Elev: 208         Map Name: Woodstock

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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: 33.1968, Longitude: -87.2167     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hopewell Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Hopewell 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 that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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