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The location of Old Snow Hill Cemetery









A visit to the Old Snow Hill Cemetery ...

The location of the Old Snow Hill 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 Old Snow Hill Cemetery ...

The Old Snow Hill Cemetery is located in Wilcox County. The county seat for Wilcox County is located in Camden.

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

Lat:   32.0276°   (32° 1' 39")

Lon:   -86.9608°   (-86° 57' 38")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Carlowville Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Cedar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Crum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #22376<3>
 
McColough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
McConico Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Oliver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Purefoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Sills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Snow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Snow Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #26360
 
Soles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery.

Awin   [Map]     Greenville   [Map]    
Benton   [Map]     McWilliams   [Map]    
Boykin   [Map]     Minter   [Map]    
Bragg's   [Map]     Mosses   [Map]    
Buena Vista   [Map]     Oak Hill   [Map]    
Cahaba   [Map]     Old Town   [Map]    
Camden   [Map]     Pine Apple   [Map]    
Forest Home   [Map]     Sardis   [Map]    
Fort Deposit   [Map]     Snow Hill   [Map]    
Furman   [Map]     Tyler   [Map]    
Gordonville   [Map]     White Hall   [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 Old Snow Hill Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Wilcox County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Old Snow Hill Cemetery.

Benton   [Map]
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Cahaba - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Dallas County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Camden   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Fort Deposit   [Map]
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Greenville   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Hayneville   [Map]
 - Located in Lowndes County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery
 
Pine Apple   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Old Snow Hill Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 - 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 Old Snow Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Wilcox County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Butler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chilton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clarke County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Conecuh County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crenshaw 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

 
Hale 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

 
Marengo County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe 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

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #158893   (Name of Record: Old Snow Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wilcox
Lat: 32.027646     Lon: -86.960817   [Map]
Elev: 100         Map Name: Minter

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Wilcox 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 'straight-line' 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 Old Snow Hill Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0276, Longitude: -86.9608     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Snow Hill 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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