Westbrook Cemetery
Commerce, Franklin County, Georgia
Cemetery: Westbrook Family Cemetery


Sign: No

Street: Westbrook Road

City: Commerce


County: Franklin County

State: Georgia

Nation: US

Zip: 30530

Status: Inactive

Size: Small

Directions: From Georgia 63, turn north on Cedar Ridge Road, then second right on Westbrook Road. Cemetery is approximately 2 miles on the right.

Type: Road-public

Location: Rural

Terrain: Level

Watersource: No

Features: trees, large fieldstones

Property: Private

Access: Permission-required

Enclosure: Natural

Gate: None

Established: Approx 1820

Gravestones: 24

Oldest: Approx 1820

Newest: 1965

Removed: No

Relocated: Yes

Repairs: Yes

Methods: Adhesives

Restoration: Yes

Association: No

Records: Yes

Inventory: Yes

Availability: ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/franklin/cemeteries/westbrook.txt

Landscaping: No

Paths: Yes

Trees: No

Crypts: No

Fencing: No

Brickwork: No

Ironwork: No

Sculpture: No

Fountains: No

Roads: No

Buildings: No

Cement: Yes

Granite: Yes

Marble: Yes

Native: No

Slate: No

Others: Yes

Wood: No

Materials: No

Architectural: No

Angels: No

Draperies: Yes

Fraternal: No

Hands: No

Lambs: No

Monograms: No

Plants: Yes

Photos: No

Religious: Yes

Scrollwork: Yes

Urns: No

Carvings: Yes

Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction

Unmarked: Yes

Broken: No

Toppled: No

Disintegrating: Yes

Buried: Yes

Weather: Yes

Pollution: No

Vandalized: Yes

Report: No

VA: Gravestones-Broken

Overgrowth: Problem-Access

GroundCover: Yes



Drainage: Good

Problem1: Encroachment

Problem2: Apathy

Owner: Cemetery

Use: Agricultural

Bordering: Agricultural

Change: Smaller

Reason: Roads

Visited: Frequently

Archeology: Unknown

Habitat: Yes

Contacted: Sam Elrod - Chairman Franklin County Commissioner


Westbrook, Coker

Other Information:

One side of cemetery is threatened by road crews & frequent scraping of unpaved road. This has gradually eroded the bank. County Commissioners say it is not their responsibility - owners must repair it.


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name: Tricia Westbrook

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Date: 1/17/03