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Seleta Cemetery
(Tallapoosa County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Seleta Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Seleta 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 Seleta Cemetery...

The Seleta Cemetery is located in Tallapoosa County. The county seat for Tallapoosa County is located in Dadeville.

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

Lat:   33.0223°   (33° 1' 20")

Lon:   -85.9130°   (-85° 54' 46")

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

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


 

  Seleta Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Alexander City   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Ashland   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Seleta Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Dadeville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Goodwater   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Rockford   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Seleta Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Bice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Carver Heights Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Craft Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Dillard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Ephesus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Greenview Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Gutherie Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Seleta Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Hackneyville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Hackneyville Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Hillabee Campground Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Hillview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Jackson Field Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Kellyton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Kennedy - Christian - Sasser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Martin Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Seleta Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Maxwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Old Marietta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Seleta Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Old Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 - Located in Coosa County
 
Sunny Level Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Seleta Cemetery
 
Valley Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Seleta Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Seleta Cemetery.

Alexander City   [Map]Frog Eye   [Map]Kellyton   [Map]
Alkehatchee   [Map]Goldville   [Map]Mellow Valley   [Map]
Almond   [Map]Goodwater   [Map]Millerville   [Map]
Ashland   [Map]Hackneyville   [Map]Motley   [Map]
Benson   [Map]Hissop   [Map]Mount Olive   [Map]
Dadeville   [Map]Hollins   [Map]New Site   [Map]
Daviston   [Map]Jacksons' Gap   [Map]Our Town   [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 first visit 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 Seleta Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Tallapoosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chilton 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    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph 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    
Carroll County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #153367   (Name of Record: Seleta Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tallapoosa
Lat: 33.0223433     Lon: -85.9130194   [Map]
Elev: 187         Map Name: Hackneyville

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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: 33.0223, Longitude: -85.9130     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Seleta Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Seleta 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 'straight-line' distance starting from . 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.

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