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The location of Macedonia Cemetery









A visit to the Macedonia Cemetery ...

The location of the Macedonia 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 Macedonia Cemetery ...

The Macedonia Cemetery is located in Heard County. The county seat for Heard County is located in Franklin.

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

Lat:   33.3496°   (33° 20' 58")

Lon:   -85.2347°   (-85° 14' 4")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Macedonia Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Almon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Big Springs Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Buchanan Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Carroll County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Caney Head Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Centralhatchee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Coats Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Crews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
East Napoleon Church of Christ Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2339431<3>
 
Ephesus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
High Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Lummie Layton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Merrill - Roop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
New Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Noles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Olive Branch Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Red Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Ridgeway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Ridley - Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Rooks - Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Carroll County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Tompkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Unity Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #37500
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Veal Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Carroll County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Walls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Welcome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Zachry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Macedonia Cemetery.

Bowdon   [Map]     Newell (AL)   [Map]    
Carrollton   [Map]     Ranburne (AL)   [Map]    
Centralhatchee   [Map]     Roanoke (AL)   [Map]    
Corinth   [Map]     Rock Mills (AL)   [Map]    
Ephesus   [Map]     Roopville   [Map]    
Franklin   [Map]     Roosterville   [Map]    
Glenn   [Map]     Standing Rock (AL)   [Map]    
Graham (AL)   [Map]     Wedowee (AL)   [Map]    
McCosh Mill (AL)   [Map]     Woodland (AL)   [Map]    
Morrison Crossroad (AL)   [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 Macedonia Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Heard County.

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

Bowdon   [Map]
 - Located in Carroll County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Carrollton   [Map]
 - Located in Carroll County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Franklin   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Roanoke   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Macedonia Cemetery
 
Wedowee   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County (AL)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Macedonia 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 - 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 Macedonia Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Heard County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Chambers County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cherokee County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Clay County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Cleburne County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Coosa County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Lee County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Randolph County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Talladega County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Tallapoosa County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Clayton County:     Cyndi's
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Cobb County:     Cyndi's
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Coweta County:     Cyndi's
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Douglas County:     Cyndi's
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Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Troup County:     Cyndi's
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Upson County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Georgia:

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

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 Macedonia 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 Macedonia Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #347086   (Name of Record: Macedonia Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Heard
Lat: 33.3495603     Lon: -85.2346681   [Map]
Elev: 312         Map Name: Frolona

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Heard 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' (or point-to-point) distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Macedonia Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3496, Longitude: -85.2347     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Macedonia 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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