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(Polk County, Georgia)


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Profile for the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Oak Grove Baptist Church 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.

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The Location of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery...

The Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery is located in Polk County. The county seat for Polk County is located in Cedartown.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

Lat:   34.0543°   (34° 3' 15")

Lon:   -85.2355°   (-85° 14' 7")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Oak Grove Baptist Church 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 Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

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


 

  Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Polk County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Buchanan   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Haralson County
 
Cedartown   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Rockmart   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Rome   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Birdsong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Bobo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Chubb Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Damascus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Ellis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Flat Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Hemphill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Hightower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Lime Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Live Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Live Oak Cemetery (FAG ID #2210468)
 
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Mountain Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Northview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Northview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Pine Bower Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Pleasant Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Polk Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Six Mile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
South Side Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Vanns Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Vanns Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Ware Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
 - Located in Floyd County
 
Wimberly Hill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Aragon   [Map]Esom Hill   [Map]Lindale   [Map]
Borden Springs (AL)   [Map]Euharlee   [Map]Mount Berry   [Map]
Braswell   [Map]Felton   [Map]Rock Run (AL)   [Map]
Buchanan   [Map]Glenwood   [Map]Rockmart   [Map]
Cave Spring   [Map]Grantville (AL)   [Map]Rome   [Map]
Cedartown   [Map]Howells Crossroads (AL)   [Map]Silver Creek   [Map]
Coosa   [Map]Kingston   [Map]Spring Garden (AL)   [Map]
Dailey (AL)   [Map]Kirk's Grove (AL)   [Map]Taylorsville   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Polk County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Clair County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talladega County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bartow County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Catoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cobb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coweta County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Douglas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fulton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Murray County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Paulding County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whitfield County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Georgia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1946024   (Name of Record: Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Polk
Lat: 34.054266     Lon: -85.235507   [Map]
Elev: 267         Map Name: Cedartown East

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Polk County: www.polkcountygeorgia.us/

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: 34.0543, Longitude: -85.2355     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Oak Grove Baptist Church 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' distance beginning 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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