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(Lowndes County, Mississippi)


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Profile for the Parks Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Parks 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 upon 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 Parks Cemetery...

The Parks Cemetery is located in Lowndes County. The county seat for Lowndes County is located in Columbus.

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

Lat:   33.4054°   (33° 24' 19")

Lon:   -88.3178°   (-88° 19' 4")

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

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


 

  Parks Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Aliceville   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Brooksville   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
Carrollton   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Columbus   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Gordo   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Kennedy   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Macon   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
Millport   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Lamar County (AL)
 
Pickensville   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Reform   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
West Point   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Clay County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Parks Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrews Chapel Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Andrews Chapel Church Yard Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Baptist Grove Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Brookshire Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Brown Hill Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Crossroads Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Ethelsville Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Forest Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Gore Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Greenlawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Mineral Springs Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Mt. Ararat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Oak Ridge Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Old Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
Old El Bethel Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Old Mt. Moriah Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Phoenix Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Ross Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
St. Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Sandfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Spring Hill Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Spring Hill Church Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Stallin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Strawbridge Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Tabernacle Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Togo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Noxubee County
 
Toliver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Union Chapel Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)
 
Zion Possum Bend Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Parks Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County (AL)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Parks Cemetery.

Aliceville (AL)   [Map]Columbus   [Map]Memphis (AL)   [Map]
Artesia   [Map]Crawford   [Map]Millport (AL)   [Map]
Beaver Town (AL)   [Map]Ethelsville (AL)   [Map]New Hope   [Map]
Bent Oak   [Map]Kennedy (AL)   [Map]Pickensville (AL)   [Map]
Brooksville   [Map]Macedonia (AL)   [Map]Reform (AL)   [Map]
Caledonia   [Map]McMullen (AL)   [Map]Stafford (AL)   [Map]
Carrollton (AL)   [Map]McShan (AL)   [Map]Vinton   [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 helpful 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 Parks Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lowndes County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Fayette County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lamar County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sumter County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscaloosa County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Choctaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Itawamba County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kemper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Neshoba County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noxubee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oktibbeha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Mississippi,     of Lowndes County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Mississippi
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Mississippi,     of Lowndes 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 Mississippi

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Parks 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 Parks Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #687886   (Name of Record: Parks Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lowndes
Lat: 33.4053974     Lon: -88.3178141   [Map]
Elev: 95         Map Name: New Hope

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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: 33.4054, Longitude: -88.3178     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Parks Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Parks 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' (or point-to-point) distance from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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