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The location of Keel Cemetery









A visit to the Keel Cemetery ...

The location of the Keel 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 Keel Cemetery ...

The Keel Cemetery is located in Madison County. The county seat for Madison County is located in Huntsville.

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

Lat:   34.6190°   (34° 37' 8")

Lon:   -86.3586°   (-86° 21' 30")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 60 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Keel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Ashburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Beason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Big Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Blair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Brazelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Buford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Bullock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Bush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Keel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #21894<3>
 
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Click Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Collier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Drake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Dunkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Echols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Elkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Keel Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2394605
 
Erwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Fleming Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Glover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Grayson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Hayden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Hines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Humpton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Kennamer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Latham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Moon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Neal Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Paint Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Peters Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Keel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #25492
 
Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Roberson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Rousseau Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Sanford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Stephens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Vann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Vinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Whittaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keel Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Keel Cemetery.

Big Cove   [Map]     Huntsville   [Map]    
Brownsboro   [Map]     Lacey's Spring   [Map]    
Columbus City Ferry   [Map]     Lincoln   [Map]    
Columbus City   [Map]     Mercury   [Map]    
Country Village   [Map]     Morgan City   [Map]    
Dodsonville   [Map]     New Hope   [Map]    
Dry Cove   [Map]     Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]    
English Village   [Map]     Paint Rock   [Map]    
Ferns Quarter   [Map]     Pleasant Groves   [Map]    
Fort Deposit   [Map]     Ryland   [Map]    
Grant   [Map]     Trenton   [Map]    
Greenwycke Village   [Map]     Union Grove   [Map]    
Gurley   [Map]     Woodville   [Map]    
Hollytree   [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 Keel Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Madison County.

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

Columbus City   [Map]
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Keel Cemetery
 
Huntsville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Keel 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 Keel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Madison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Blount County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #121096   (Name of Record: Keel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Madison
Lat: 34.6189778     Lon: -86.358597   [Map]
Elev: 197         Map Name: Grant

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

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' 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 Keel Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6190, Longitude: -86.3586     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Keel 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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