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(Henry County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Mt. Zion Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Zion 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 Mt. Zion Cemetery...

The Mt. Zion Cemetery is located in Henry County. The county seat for Henry County is located in Abbeville.

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

Lat:   31.6854°   (31° 41' 7")

Lon:   -85.3097°   (-85° 18' 34")

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

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


 

  Mt. Zion Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Mt. Zion Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Henry County.

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

Abbeville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Ariton   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
Clio   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Eufaula   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Fort Gaines   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County (GA)
 
Headland   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Louisville   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Newville   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Zion Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Chester Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Clopton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Dale County
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Danzey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Edwin Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Edwin Community Cemetery (FAG ID #22645)
 
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Judson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Lawrenceville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Missioanry Baptist CHurch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Old Judson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Scotch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Scotch Cemetery (FAG ID #26111)
 
Springhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Tew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Texasville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County
 
Wilkerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Barbour County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Abbeville   [Map]Eufaula   [Map]Newville   [Map]
Baker Hill   [Map]Fort Gaines (GA)   [Map]Oakey Grove   [Map]
Blue Springs   [Map]Georgetown (GA)   [Map]Phillips Crossroads   [Map]
Clayton   [Map]Graball   [Map]Screamer   [Map]
Clio   [Map]Haleburg   [Map]Shorterville   [Map]
Clopton   [Map]Louisville   [Map]Skipperville   [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 begin with 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 - 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 Mt. Zion Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Henry County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Baker County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Early County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Miller County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Terrell County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #142971   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Henry
Lat: 31.6854436     Lon: -85.3096578   [Map]
Elev: 110         Map Name: Lawrenceville

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Henry County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: 31.6854, Longitude: -85.3097     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Zion Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Zion 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 obstructions 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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