From the Hancock County Courthouse, take Hwy 22 southwest for 7.2 miles to Devereux. Turn right (at the backwards fork) onto Main Street. Go 0.2 mile to the dead end and turn left onto Jones Chapel Road. Go 4.9 miles. Turn right on Carr Station Road and go for 8.6 miles. Turn right on Lake Sinclair Drive and go for 3.9 miles. Turn left on Island Creek Drive and go for 2.9 miles. Turn right on Ridge Road and go for exactly 0.7 mile. Walk 150 feet into the woods on the right to the cemetery.
GPS coordinates: 33 10' 56.1" N 83 13' 36.5" W
or in degrees only form: 33.18225° N X 83.22681° WSee location on a Google map in a new window
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Cemetery Status: Inactive
Predominant race: Black
About 80-100 graves in rows are spread over a large area. Many are only depressions or only have rocks or stones for headstones. Several headstones have fallen onto the ground.
It is believed this cemetery is associated with the Mt. Moriah Baptist church, which was formed in 1875.
Indexer or Contributor: Mona L. and F. Dean Williams