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(Shelby County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Shelby Springs Confederate 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 Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery...

The Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery is located in Shelby County. The county seat for Shelby County is located in Columbiana.

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

Lat:   33.1307°   (33° 7' 50")

Lon:   -86.6811°   (-86° 40' 51")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Shelby Springs Confederate 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 Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery.

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


 

  Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery.

Calera   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Columbiana   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Montevallo   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Pelham   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Shelby   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Thorsby   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Archers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 
Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Beaver Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Blackmon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Cobb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 
Columbiana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Crumpton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Dargin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Gardens of Rest   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Harles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Jones Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Leach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Longview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Moores Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Moores Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Mose Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Nabors Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Nearest Grave Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Old Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Old Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Old Lynch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Old Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 
Old Shelby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Ozley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Pine Lawn Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Richardson - Randall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Rock Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 
Rocky Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Shelby Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Shiloh - Busby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 - Located in Chilton County
 
Spring Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Verchot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery.

Alabaster   [Map]Helena   [Map]Pine Grove Village   [Map]
Aucheucaula   [Map]Indian Springs Village   [Map]Saginaw   [Map]
Brantleyville   [Map]Jemison   [Map]Sawmill Town   [Map]
Brierfield   [Map]Maylene   [Map]Shelby   [Map]
Calera   [Map]Merrell Beach   [Map]Siluria   [Map]
Chelsea   [Map]Montevallo   [Map]Talladega Springs   [Map]
Columbiana   [Map]Oakley   [Map]Thorsby   [Map]
Fayetteville   [Map]Pelham   [Map]Wilsonville   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Shelby County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Autauga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Blount 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    
Coosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talladega County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #124253   (Name of Record: Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Shelby
Lat: 33.1306734     Lon: -86.6810958   [Map]
Elev: 184         Map Name: Bounds Lake

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



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: 33.1307, Longitude: -86.6811     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Shelby Springs Confederate 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches 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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