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(Harris County, Georgia)


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Profile for the Cooks Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Cooks 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 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)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Cooks Cemetery.

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


 

  Cooks Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
LaFayette   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
LaGrange   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
Lanett   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
Opelika   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles 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]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
Beulah Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County (AL)
 
Billingslea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Bright Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
Eastview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
Fairfax Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
Fairview Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
Forty Tyler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
Glass Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
Greenwood Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
Greenwood Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
Hadley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Hall Memorial CME Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Hall Memorial CME Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2358126)
 
Hillcrest Garden Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
Huguley Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Lamb Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Lee County (AL)
 
Langdale Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
Lovelace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Oak Wood Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
Old Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Pine Hill Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
Pinewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
Rehobeth Baptist Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
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]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
Smith - Hattox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Cooks Cemetery
 
Traylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cooks Cemetery
 - Located in Troup County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Cooks Cemetery.

Abbottsford   [Map]Huguley (AL)   [Map]Plant City (AL)   [Map]
Cataula   [Map]LaFayette (AL)   [Map]Salem (AL)   [Map]
Cusseta (AL)   [Map]LaGrange   [Map]Smith's Station (AL)   [Map]
Eady City (AL)   [Map]Lanett (AL)   [Map]Smiths (AL)   [Map]
Evansville (AL)   [Map]Opelika (AL)   [Map]Standing Rock (AL)   [Map]
Five Points (AL)   [Map]Pine Lake   [Map]Valley (AL)   [Map]
Fortson   [Map]Pine Mountain Valley   [Map]West Lake Village   [Map]
Fredonia (AL)   [Map]Pine Mountain   [Map]West Point   [Map]
Hamilton   [Map]Pioneer 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 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 Cooks Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Harris County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bullock County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chambers County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elmore County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattahoochee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coweta County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meriwether County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Muscogee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Spalding County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stewart County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talbot County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Georgia:

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



Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Harris County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.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: 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).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Cooks 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 starting in . 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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<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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