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(Blount County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Oakhill Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Oakhill 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 Oakhill Cemetery...

The Oakhill Cemetery is located in Blount County. The county seat for Blount County is located in Oneonta.

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

Lat:   33.9487°   (33° 56' 55")

Lon:   -86.4672°   (-86° 28' 1")

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

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


 

  Oakhill Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Ashville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 
Blountsville   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Oneonta   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Oakhill Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Oakhill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Altoona Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Blackwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Blackwood - Cornelius Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Brown - Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Bynum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Chitwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Clear Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Clements Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Crump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Daileys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Fowler Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Greens Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Hood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Hooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 - Located in Saint Clair County
 
Lamb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Mauldin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Moody Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Moodys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 - Located in Etowah County
 
Mt. Joy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Painter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Pine Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Tidwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oakhill Cemetery
 
Valley View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oakhill 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 Oakhill Cemetery.

Allgood   [Map]Dallas   [Map]Oneonta   [Map]
Altoona   [Map]Deavers   [Map]Remlap   [Map]
Ashville   [Map]Fridays Crossing   [Map]Rosa   [Map]
Bird   [Map]Gallant   [Map]Saint Clair Springs   [Map]
Blountsville   [Map]Gum Springs   [Map]Snead   [Map]
Clarence   [Map]Highland Lake   [Map]Straight Mountain   [Map]
Clear Springs   [Map]Hoods Crossroads   [Map]Susan Moore   [Map]
Cleveland   [Map]Locust Fork   [Map]Walnut Grove   [Map]
Craig   [Map]Nectar   [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 start 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 Oakhill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Blount County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #152750   (Name of Record: Oakhill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Blount
Lat: 33.9487092     Lon: -86.4672082   [Map]
Elev: 278         Map Name: Oneonta

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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: 33.9487, Longitude: -86.4672     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oakhill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Oakhill 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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