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The location of Shady Grove Cemetery









A visit to the Shady Grove Cemetery ...

The location of the Shady Grove 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 Shady Grove Cemetery ...

The Shady Grove Cemetery is located in Pickens County. The county seat for Pickens County is located in Carrollton.

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

Lat:   33.4015°   (33° 24' 5")

Lon:   -88.0042°   (-88° 0' 15")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 54 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Shady Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Pickens County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Arbor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Arbor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Baird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Big Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Browns Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Carden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Coal Fire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Cockrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Dorroh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Doublebranches Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Funderburk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Glen Echo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Gordo City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Graham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Greenhill Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Greenhill Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Hannah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Hargrove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Hebron Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #23526<3>
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Linebarge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Marvin Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Mineral Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
New Doublebranches Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
New Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Old Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Phoenix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Phoenix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Rocky Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Thrasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Unity Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Unity Grove Lower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Unity Grove Upper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Zion Possum Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shady Grove 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 Shady Grove Cemetery.

Aliceville   [Map]     Hightogy   [Map]    
Beaver Town   [Map]     Kennedy   [Map]    
Belk   [Map]     Macedonia   [Map]    
Buhl   [Map]     McMullen   [Map]    
Carrollton   [Map]     McShan   [Map]    
Coker   [Map]     Millport   [Map]    
Echola   [Map]     New Hope (MS)   [Map]    
Elrod   [Map]     Old Town   [Map]    
Ethelsville   [Map]     Pickensville   [Map]    
Fayette   [Map]     Reform   [Map]    
Gordo   [Map]     Stafford   [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 Shady Grove Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Pickens County.

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

Aliceville   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Carrollton   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Columbus   [Map]
 - Located in Lowndes County (MS)
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Gordo   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Kennedy   [Map]
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Millport   [Map]
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Pickensville   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Reform   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery
 
Vernon   [Map]
 - Located in Lamar County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shady Grove Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 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 Shady Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pickens County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chambers County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Sumter County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tuscaloosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Walker County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Winston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Chickasaw County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Kemper County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lowndes County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Noxubee County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Oktibbeha County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Winston County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #126589   (Name of Record: Shady Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pickens
Lat: 33.4015061     Lon: -88.0041893   [Map]
Elev: 91         Map Name: Reform

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Pickens 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 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 Shady Grove Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4015, Longitude: -88.0042     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Shady Grove 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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