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The location of Jordan Cemetery









A visit to the Jordan Cemetery ...

The location of the Jordan 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 Jordan Cemetery ...

The Jordan Cemetery is located in Coosa County. The county seat for Coosa County is located in Rockford.

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

Lat:   32.9287°   (32° 55' 43")

Lon:   -86.0430°   (-86° 2' 34")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Jordan 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 Jordan Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Bice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Carver Heights Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Chapman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Craft Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Crestview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Darsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Doctor Kellys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Fishpond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Hillview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Kellyton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Kennedy - Christian - Sasser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Martin Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Maxwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
New Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Nixburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Nixburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Old Marietta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Old Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Peace & Goodwill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #25314<3>
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Socapatoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Sunny Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jordan Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Jordan Cemetery.

Alexander City   [Map]     Jacksons' Gap   [Map]    
Alkehatchee   [Map]     Kellyton   [Map]    
Benson   [Map]     Mount Olive   [Map]    
Dadeville   [Map]     New Site   [Map]    
Equality   [Map]     Our Town   [Map]    
Goldville   [Map]     Ray   [Map]    
Goodwater   [Map]     Rockford   [Map]    
Hackneyville   [Map]     Stewartville   [Map]    
Hissop   [Map]     Weogufka   [Map]    
Hollins   [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 Jordan Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Coosa County.

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

Alexander City   [Map]
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Dadeville   [Map]
 - Located in Tallapoosa County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Eclectic   [Map]
 - Located in Elmore County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Erie - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Goodwater   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Mignon   [Map]
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Rockford   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jordan Cemetery
 
Sylacauga   [Map]
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jordan Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start 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 Jordan Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Coosa 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

 
Bullock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Chambers County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Chilton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cleburne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Elmore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Lee County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Lowndes County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Macon County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Randolph County:     Cyndi's
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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
Trails

 
Tallapoosa County:     Cyndi's
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Heard County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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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 Coosa County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Alabama
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
Cemeteries of Coosa 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 Jordan 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 Jordan Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #151923   (Name of Record: Jordan Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coosa
Lat: 32.9287343     Lon: -86.0430222   [Map]
Elev: 233         Map Name: Kellyton

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Jordan Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9287, Longitude: -86.0430     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Jordan 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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