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The location of Oakwood Cemetery









A visit to the Oakwood Cemetery ...

The location of the Oakwood 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 Oakwood Cemetery ...

The Oakwood Cemetery is located in Pike County.

The county seat for Pike County is located in Troy. Troy lies just to the south of the Oakwood Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Oakwood Cemetery

Lat:   31.8196°   (31° 49' 10")

Lon:   -85.9691°   (-85° 58' 8")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Oakwood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Pike County.

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Ballard Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Banks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Benson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Beulah Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Greene Hills Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Griffin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Hepzibah Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Hillard & Howard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Hinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Hussey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Israel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Jordan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Kendrick Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Livingston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Meadows Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Mossy Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Mullins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Paran Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Providence Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Sanders Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Starling Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Williams & Andrew Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Oakwood Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Oakwood Cemetery.

Banks   [Map]     Meeksville   [Map]    
Brundidge   [Map]     Mossy Grove Village   [Map]    
Centre Ridge   [Map]     Needmore   [Map]    
Frisco   [Map]     Orion   [Map]    
Glenwood   [Map]     Perote   [Map]    
Goshen   [Map]     Petrey   [Map]    
Grady   [Map]     Pine Level   [Map]    
Inverness   [Map]     Social Town   [Map]    
Jack   [Map]     Tennille   [Map]    
Kent   [Map]     Troy   [Map]    
Luverne   [Map]     Wilkinstown   [Map]    
McClure 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 Oakwood Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Pike County.

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

Brundidge   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oakwood Cemetery
 
Luverne   [Map]
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oakwood Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 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 Oakwood Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Barbour County:     Cyndi's
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Bullock County:     Cyndi's
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Butler County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Coffee County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Coosa County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Covington County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Crenshaw County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Dale County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Elmore County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Geneva County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Houston County:     Cyndi's
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Lowndes County:     Cyndi's
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Macon County:     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Russell County:     Cyndi's
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Clay County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124166   (Name of Record: Oakwood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.8196008     Lon: -85.9691178   [Map]
Elev: 167         Map Name: Troy

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 Oakwood Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8196, Longitude: -85.9691     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oakwood Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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