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The location of New Site Cemetery









A visit to the New Site Cemetery ...

The location of the New Site 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 New Site Cemetery ...

The New Site 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 New Site Cemetery

Lat:   33.0243°   (33° 1' 27")

Lon:   -86.2708°   (-86° 16' 14")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the New Site Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Coosa County.

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Bell Rattle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Flint Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Grimes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Jennings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Site Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #24125<3>
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Site Cemetery
 
McEwen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Site Cemetery
 
McEwen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Miller - Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the New Site Cemetery
 
O J Mooney Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Old Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Site Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #25108
 
Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Stewarts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Stewartville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Weogufka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the New Site Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the New Site Cemetery.

Aucheucaula   [Map]     Mount Olive   [Map]    
Bon Air   [Map]     Oak Grove   [Map]    
Comerdale   [Map]     Pine Grove Village   [Map]    
Fayetteville   [Map]     Ray   [Map]    
Gantts Quarry   [Map]     Rockford   [Map]    
Goodwater   [Map]     Stewartville   [Map]    
Hissop   [Map]     Sycamore   [Map]    
Hollins   [Map]     Sylacauga   [Map]    
Kellyton   [Map]     Talladega Springs   [Map]    
Merrell Beach   [Map]     Weogufka   [Map]    
Mignon   [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 New Site 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 New Site Cemetery.

Childersburg   [Map]
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Goodwater   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Mignon   [Map]
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Rockford   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Shelby   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the New Site Cemetery
 
Sylacauga   [Map]
 - Located in Talladega County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the New Site 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 helpful 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 New Site 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

 
Calhoun 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

 
Cleburne 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

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lowndes County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Macon County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pickens County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Randolph County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Clair County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Talladega County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tallapoosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tuscaloosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

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 New Site 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 New Site Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #135712   (Name of Record: New Site Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coosa
Lat: 33.0242867     Lon: -86.270807   [Map]
Elev: 237         Map Name: Weogufka

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Coosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the New Site Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0243, Longitude: -86.2708     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the New Site 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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