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The location of Pleasant Ridge Cemetery









A visit to the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery ...

The location of the Pleasant Ridge 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 Pleasant Ridge Cemetery ...

The Pleasant Ridge Cemetery is located in Coffee County. The county seat for Coffee County is located in Elba.

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

Lat:   31.4877°   (31° 29' 15")

Lon:   -85.9708°   (-85° 58' 14")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Coffee County.

Bluff Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Hawhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Hutchson & Russell Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
New Brockton City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Old Sharron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Old Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #25212<3>
 
Pea River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Perdue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Rocky Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Rosin Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Shearon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Victoria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
White Water Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Wise Mill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Zions Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Zoar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

Ariton   [Map]     Goshen   [Map]    
Battens Crossroads   [Map]     Holiday Village   [Map]    
Brantley   [Map]     Jack   [Map]    
Brundidge   [Map]     Level Plains   [Map]    
Central City   [Map]     Mossy Grove Village   [Map]    
Centre Ridge   [Map]     New Brockton   [Map]    
County Line   [Map]     Ozark   [Map]    
Daleville   [Map]     Pine Level   [Map]    
Elba   [Map]     Social Town   [Map]    
Enterprise   [Map]     Tennille   [Map]    
Fort Rucker   [Map]     Victoria   [Map]    
Frisco   [Map]     Wilkinstown   [Map]    
Glenwood   [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 Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Coffee County.

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

Ariton   [Map]
 - Located in Dale County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Brundidge   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Daleville   [Map]
 - Located in Dale County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
 
Ozark   [Map]
 - Located in Dale County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery

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 - 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 Pleasant Ridge Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Coffee 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      
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conecuh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Escambia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Geneva County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes 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    
Holmes County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Okaloosa County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walton County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #137091   (Name of Record: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Coffee
Lat: 31.4876652     Lon: -85.9707781   [Map]
Elev: 143         Map Name: New Brockton

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Coffee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4877, Longitude: -85.9708     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pleasant Ridge 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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