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(Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Yellow Creek 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 Yellow Creek Cemetery...

The Yellow Creek Cemetery is located in Tuscaloosa County. The county seat for Tuscaloosa County is located in Tuscaloosa.

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

Lat:   33.3565°   (33° 21' 23")

Lon:   -87.4739°   (-87° 28' 26")

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

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


 

  Yellow Creek Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Yellow Creek Cemetery. The following communities are located in Tuscaloosa County.

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

Tuscaloosa   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 55 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Yellow Creek Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Tuscaloosa County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Arbor Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Bankston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Bone Camp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Boyd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Boyd Cemetery (FAG ID #2342684)
 
Carrolls Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Chambers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Christian Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Cowden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Cripple Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Garners Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Goodwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Harkey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Hendrix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Little Hurricane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
McGuire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Nazareth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Old Prewitte Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Patton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Piney Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Piney Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Pole Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Popular Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Prewitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Rices Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Robertson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Ruhama Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Sand Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Scales Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Shirley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Simpson - Cain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Spencer Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Sunset Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
The Old Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Tuscaloosa Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Walton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery
 
Winters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Yellow Creek Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Yellow Creek Cemetery.

Abernant   [Map]Coker   [Map]Northport   [Map]
Alberta City   [Map]Cottondale   [Map]Peterson   [Map]
Brookwood   [Map]Holt   [Map]Sahama Village   [Map]
Buhl   [Map]Ingleside Village   [Map]Samantha   [Map]
Bull City   [Map]Kellerman   [Map]Tuscaloosa   [Map]
Coaling   [Map]Lake Front Village   [Map]Wood Village   [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 like to start with 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 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 Yellow Creek Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Tuscaloosa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bibb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Blount 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    
Cullman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene 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    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion 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    
Shelby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #148774   (Name of Record: Yellow Creek Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuscaloosa
Lat: 33.3565044     Lon: -87.4738927   [Map]
Elev: 154         Map Name: Lake Nicol

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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: 33.3565, Longitude: -87.4739     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Yellow Creek Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Yellow Creek 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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