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Mars Hill Cemetery
(Calhoun County, Georgia)


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Profile for the Mars Hill Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mars Hill 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 Mars Hill Cemetery...

The Mars Hill Cemetery is located in Calhoun County. The county seat for Calhoun County is located in Morgan.

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

Lat:   31.5732°   (31° 34' 23")

Lon:   -84.7763°   (-84° 46' 34")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mars Hill 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 Mars Hill Cemetery.

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


 

  Mars Hill Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Mars Hill Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Calhoun County.

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

Abbeville   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Henry County (AL)
 
Blakely   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Early County
 
Cuthbert   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Dawson   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Terrell County
 
Edison   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 
Fort Gaines   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Leary   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mars Hill Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mars Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bluffton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Carnegie Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Dickey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 
Enterprise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County
 
Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Pachitla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 
Regan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 
St. Stevens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 
Vilulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Vincent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mars Hill Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mars Hill Cemetery.

Arlington   [Map]Coleman   [Map]Leary   [Map]
Bancroft   [Map]Cuthbert   [Map]Morgan   [Map]
Bellville   [Map]Damascus   [Map]Morris   [Map]
Blakely   [Map]Douglasville   [Map]Shellman   [Map]
Bluffton   [Map]Edison   [Map]Shorterville (AL)   [Map]
Centerville   [Map]Fort Gaines   [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 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 - 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 Mars Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Calhoun 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    
Dale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Baker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattahoochee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Decatur County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dougherty County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Early County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grady County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Miller County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mitchell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Quitman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Schley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Seminole County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stewart County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Terrell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Worth County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Georgia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Georgia,     of Calhoun 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 Mars Hill 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 Mars Hill Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #335070   (Name of Record: Mars Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Calhoun
Lat: 31.5732263     Lon: -84.7763093   [Map]
Elev: 101         Map Name: Bluffton

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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: 31.5732, Longitude: -84.7763     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mars Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mars Hill 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 from . 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.

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