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Oak Grove Cemetery
(Miller County, Georgia)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove Cemetery...

The Oak Grove Cemetery is located in Miller County. The county seat for Miller County is located in Colquitt.

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

Lat:   31.0955°   (31° 5' 43")

Lon:   -84.7041°   (-84° 42' 14")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Oak Grove 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 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 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 Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Miller County.

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

Bainbridge   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Blakely   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Early County
 
Newton   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Baker County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Oak Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bellview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Boykin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Colquitt City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Hornsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Hornsby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Located in Seminole County
 
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
New Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Pond Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Rawls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Swingington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Whites Bridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Arlington   [Map]Butler (FL)   [Map]Douglasville   [Map]
Attapulgus   [Map]Cedar Springs   [Map]Fowlstown   [Map]
Bainbridge   [Map]Centerville   [Map]Gordon (AL)   [Map]
Bancroft   [Map]Climax   [Map]Iron City   [Map]
Bascom (FL)   [Map]Colquitt   [Map]Jakin   [Map]
Blakely   [Map]Columbia (AL)   [Map]Newton   [Map]
Boykin   [Map]Damascus   [Map]Parramore (FL)   [Map]
Brinson   [Map]Donalsonville   [Map]Two Egg (FL)   [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 begin 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 - 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 Oak Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Miller County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Dale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Geneva 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    
Calhoun County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gadsden County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Leon County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Liberty County (FL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Baker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Colquitt 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    
Mitchell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Seminole County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Terrell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Thomas 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 Miller 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 Oak Grove 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 Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #335329   (Name of Record: Oak Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Miller
Lat: 31.0954618     Lon: -84.7040852   [Map]
Elev: 41         Map Name: Boykin

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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: 31.0955, Longitude: -84.7041     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oak Grove 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 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 that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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