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The location of Macedonia Cemetery









A visit to the Macedonia Cemetery ...

The location of the Macedonia 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 Macedonia Cemetery ...

The Macedonia Cemetery is located in Shelby County. The county seat for Shelby County is located in Columbiana.

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

Lat:   33.1551°   (33° 9' 18")

Lon:   -86.9108°   (-86° 54' 38")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Macedonia Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alabama National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery #2   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Benten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Boothton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Brierfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Cahaba Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Carlton Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
David Lindsay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Goodson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Harles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Higganbotham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Linholm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Longview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Maylene Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
McKensey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #24358<3>
 
McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Montevallo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Moores Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Moores Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Nabors Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Ozley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Richardson - Randall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Ryan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Session Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #26172
 
Shelby Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #26231
 
Siluria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Spring Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Still Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Wildwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Macedonia Cemetery.

Alabaster   [Map]     Kimbrell   [Map]    
Blocton   [Map]     Maylene   [Map]    
Brantleyville   [Map]     Montevallo   [Map]    
Brierfield   [Map]     Nash Town   [Map]    
Bucktown   [Map]     Oakley   [Map]    
Burmah   [Map]     Saginaw   [Map]    
Calera   [Map]     Sawmill Town   [Map]    
Cane Creek   [Map]     Siluria   [Map]    
Corinne   [Map]     Tannehill   [Map]    
Eddings   [Map]     West Blocton   [Map]    
Greenwood   [Map]     Wilton   [Map]    
Helena   [Map]     Woodstock   [Map]    
Italian Town   [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 Macedonia Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Shelby County.

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

Blocton - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Calera   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Montevallo   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
West Blocton   [Map]
 - Located in Bibb County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Macedonia 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 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 - although 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 Macedonia Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Shelby 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

 
Blount 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

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dallas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Elmore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hale 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
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pickens County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Clair County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Talladega County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tuscaloosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Walker County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #149448   (Name of Record: Macedonia Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 33.1551175     Lon: -86.9108236   [Map]
Elev: 235         Map Name: Pea Ridge

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

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 'point-to-point' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Macedonia Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1551, Longitude: -86.9108     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Macedonia 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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