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A visit to the Reed Cemetery ...

The location of the Reed 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. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Reed Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Reed Cemetery

The Reed Cemetery is located in Jefferson County<2>.

The county seat for Jefferson County is located in Birmingham. Birmingham lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of the Reed Cemetery .

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

Lat:   33.6184°   (33° 37' 6")

Lon:   -86.6728°   (-86° 40' 22")

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

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Reed Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Reed Cemetery.

  • Alton [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alton
    • Alton [Jefferson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Reed Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alton<4>
  • Breakstone Village [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breakstone Village
    • Breakstone Village [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Reed Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Breakstone Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Breakstone Village
  • Cahaba Landing [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cahaba Landing
    • Cahaba Landing [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Reed Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cahaba Landing
  • Cahaba Village [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cahaba Village
    • Cahaba Village [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Reed Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cahaba Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cahaba Village
  • Continue List   (23 more) ...
    • Cedar Grove [Jefferson County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Jefferson County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Reed Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Center Point [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
      • Center Point [Jefferson County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the north of Reed Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2015: 16,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center Point<4>
    • Chalkville [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chalkville
      • Chalkville [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the northeast of Reed Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chalkville
    • Clay [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay
      • Clay [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Reed Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2015: 9,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<4>
    • Crosston [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crosston
      • Crosston [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Reed Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crosston have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crosston
    • Dale [Blount County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dale
      • Dale [Blount County] was located less than 2 miles<3> to the east of Reed Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dale have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • East Trussville [Jefferson County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Trussville
      • East Trussville [Jefferson County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Reed Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Trussville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Fultondale [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fultondale
      • Fultondale [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Reed Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fultondale have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fultondale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fultondale<4>
    • Gardendale [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardendale
      • Gardendale [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Reed Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,177 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardendale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardendale<4>
    • Gate City [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gate City
      • Gate City [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Reed Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gate City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gate City
    • Grayson Valley [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grayson Valley
      • Grayson Valley [Jefferson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the northeast of Reed Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grayson Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grayson Valley
    • Irondale [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irondale
      • Irondale [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Reed Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,893 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondale have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irondale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irondale<4>
    • Leeds [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leeds
      • Leeds [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Reed Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,040 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leeds have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leeds
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leeds<4>
    • Lola City [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lola City
      • Lola City [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Reed Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lola City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lola City
    • Marks Village [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marks Village
      • Marks Village [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Reed Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marks Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marks Village
    • New Castle [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Castle
      • New Castle [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Reed Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
    • Palmerdale [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmerdale
      • Palmerdale [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Reed Cemetery
      • Former name for Palmerdale:
      • Palmer Station
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmerdale
    • Pinson [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinson
      • Pinson [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Reed Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2015: 7,438 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinson<4>
    • Scott City [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scott City
      • Scott City [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Reed Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scott City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scott City
    • Tarrant [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tarrant
      • Tarrant [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Reed Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,109 people
      • Tarrant has also been known as:
      • Tarrant City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarrant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tarrant<4>
    • Trussville [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trussville
      • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the east of Reed Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trussville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<4>
    • Vulcan City [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vulcan City
      • Vulcan City [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Reed Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vulcan City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vulcan City
    • Zion City [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zion City
      • Zion City [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Reed Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zion City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zion City

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended 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 Reed Cemetery. The following communities are located in Jefferson County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Reed Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Reed Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Jefferson County.

  • Alton Cemetery [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Alton Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Alton Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alton Cemetery
  • Bass Cemetery [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bass Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bass Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bass Cemetery
  • Bass Cemetery [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bass Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bass Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bass Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Reed Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bass Cemetery
  • Bush Cemetery [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bush Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bush Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bush Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Reed Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bush Cemetery
  • Continue List   (20 more) ...
    • Castle Heights Memorial Gardens [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Castle Heights Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Castle Heights Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Castle Heights Memorial Gardens lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Reed Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Heights Memorial Gardens
    • Earltown Cemetery [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Earltown Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Earltown Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Earltown Cemetery
    • East Lake Cemetery [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the East Lake Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the East Lake Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Lake Cemetery
    • Forest Crest Cemetery [Jefferson County]
    • Forest Hill Cemetery [Jefferson County]
    • Greenwood Cemetery [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Greenwood Cemetery
      • The Greenwood Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Birmingham.Greenwood Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Reed Cemetery.
      • Greenwood Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Woodlawn Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #23140<6>
    • Higgins Cemetery [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Higgins Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Higgins Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Higgins Cemetery
    • Inglenook Cemetery [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Inglenook Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Inglenook Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Inglenook Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Reed Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inglenook Cemetery
    • Jefferson Memorial Gardens [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jefferson Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jefferson Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson Memorial Gardens
    • McCombs Cemetery [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McCombs Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McCombs Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCombs Cemetery
    • McElwain Cemetery [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McElwain Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McElwain Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • McElwain Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Reed Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McElwain Cemetery
    • Moncrief Cemetery [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Moncrief Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Moncrief Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Moncrief Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Reed Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moncrief Cemetery
    • Mt. Nebo Cemetery [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Nebo Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Nebo Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Nebo Cemetery
    • Mt. Zion Cemetery [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Zion Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Zion Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Zion Cemetery
    • Pinson Cemetery [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pinson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pinson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinson Cemetery
    • Sheritt Cemetery [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sheritt Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sheritt Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheritt Cemetery
    • Shiloh Cemetery [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shiloh Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shiloh Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Shiloh Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Reed Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiloh Cemetery
    • Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery [Jefferson County]
    • Trussville Cemetery [Jefferson County]
    • Walkers Chapel Cemetery [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Walkers Chapel Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Walkers Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Walkers Chapel Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Reed Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkers Chapel Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

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 Reed Cemetery.

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #125511  (Reed Cemetery)
    • Jump to GNIS Record #125511
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Irondale
    • County: Jefferson         Elev: 230
    • Location of GNIS #125511 (Reed Cemetery)
    • Lat: 33.6184364           Lon: -86.6727661
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on GNIS #125511

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The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Reed Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6184, Longitude: -86.6728       In this case, the coordinates for the Reed Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>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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