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The location of Smith Cemetery









A visit to the Smith Cemetery ...

The location of the Smith 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 Smith Cemetery ...

The Smith Cemetery is located in Houston County. The county seat for Houston County is located in Dothan.

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

Lat:   31.0746°   (31° 4' 28")

Lon:   -85.4644°   (-85° 27' 51")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Smith Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Christian Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Hinson Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (FL)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Lassiter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Marvin Chapel Cemetery (FL)   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (FL)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Memphis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Purvis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Registers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Registers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
St. Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Selma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smith Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2594112<3>
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Smith 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 Smith Cemetery.

Ashford   [Map]     Madrid   [Map]    
Avon   [Map]     Malvern   [Map]    
Campbellton (FL)   [Map]     Merritts Crossroads   [Map]    
Cottonwood   [Map]     Midland City   [Map]    
Cowarts   [Map]     Napier Field   [Map]    
Dothan   [Map]     Noma (FL)   [Map]    
Esto (FL)   [Map]     Parish   [Map]    
Graceville (FL)   [Map]     Parker Village   [Map]    
Grimes   [Map]     Rehobeth   [Map]    
Hartford   [Map]     Slocomb   [Map]    
Jacob City (FL)   [Map]     Taylor   [Map]    
Kinsey   [Map]     Webb   [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 Smith Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Houston County.

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

Ashford   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Dothan   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Graceville   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County (FL)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Hartford   [Map]
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Midland City   [Map]
 - Located in Dale County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Napier Field   [Map]
 - Located in Dale County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Parish   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Pinckard   [Map]
 - Located in Dale County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Slocomb   [Map]
 - Located in Geneva County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 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 Smith Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Houston County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coffee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Geneva County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bay County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gadsden County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Holmes County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walton County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Decatur County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Early County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Miller County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Seminole County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163816   (Name of Record: Smith Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Houston
Lat: 31.074624     Lon: -85.4643778   [Map]
Elev: 63         Map Name: Madrid

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The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Smith Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0746, Longitude: -85.4644     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Smith 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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