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The location of Cooks Cemetery









A visit to the Cooks Cemetery ...

The location of the Cooks 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 Cooks Cemetery ...

The Cooks Cemetery is located in Harris County. The county seat for Harris County is located in Hamilton.

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

Lat:   32.8174°   (32° 49' 2")

Lon:   -85.1163°   (-85° 6' 58")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Cooks Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Troup County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County (AL)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #21597<3>
 
Billingslea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Bright Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Troup County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Eastview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Troup County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Evangel Temple Assembly of God Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2399356
 
Fairfax Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Forty Tyler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Troup County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Troup County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Glass Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Greenwood Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Hadley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Hall Memorial CME Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2358126
 
Hillcrest Garden Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Huguley Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Lamb Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County (AL)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #23885
 
Langdale Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Lovelace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Troup County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Oak Wood Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Old Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Pine Hill Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Pinewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Troup County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Rehobeth Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Rivers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Shawmut Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Smith - Hattox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Traylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Troup County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Troup County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cooks Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Cooks Cemetery.

Abbottsford   [Map]     Opelika (AL)   [Map]    
Cataula   [Map]     Pine Lake   [Map]    
Cusseta (AL)   [Map]     Pine Mountain Valley   [Map]    
Eady City (AL)   [Map]     Pine Mountain   [Map]    
Evansville (AL)   [Map]     Pioneer Village   [Map]    
Five Points (AL)   [Map]     Plant City (AL)   [Map]    
Fortson   [Map]     Salem (AL)   [Map]    
Fredonia (AL)   [Map]     Smith's Station (AL)   [Map]    
Hamilton   [Map]     Smiths (AL)   [Map]    
Huguley (AL)   [Map]     Standing Rock (AL)   [Map]    
LaFayette (AL)   [Map]     Valley (AL)   [Map]    
LaGrange   [Map]     West Lake Village   [Map]    
Lanett (AL)   [Map]     West Point   [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 Cooks Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Harris County.

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

Hamilton   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
LaFayette   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
LaGrange   [Map]
 - Located in Troup County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Lanett   [Map]
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Opelika   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County (AL)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cooks Cemetery

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 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 Cooks Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Harris County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bullock County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chambers County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Elmore County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Macon County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Randolph County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Russell County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tallapoosa County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Chattahoochee County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Coweta County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Heard County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Meriwether County:     Cyndi's
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Muscogee County:     Cyndi's
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Pike County:     Cyndi's
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Spalding County:     Cyndi's
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Stewart County:     Cyndi's
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Talbot County:     Cyndi's
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Taylor County:     Cyndi's
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Troup County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Upson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Georgia:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Cooks 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 Cooks Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #312923   (Name of Record: Cooks Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Harris
Lat: 32.8173521     Lon: -85.1163277   [Map]
Elev: 202         Map Name: Whitesville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Harris County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.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 obstructions 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 Cooks Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8174, Longitude: -85.1163     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cooks 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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