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The location of Collins Cemetery









A visit to the Collins Cemetery ...

The location of the Collins Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 six sections:

The Location of the Collins Cemetery ...

The Collins Cemetery is located in Drew County. The county seat for Drew County is located in Monticello.

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

Lat:   33.5287°   (33° 31' 43")

Lon:   -91.5623°   (-91° 33' 44")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Collins Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Collins Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Austin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Bowden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Centerpoint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Coleman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Cotham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Dabney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Dishongh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
McDermott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Desha County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
New Troy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Old Troy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Piney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Rash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Roper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Silver Mound Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Sixteen Section Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Solomon Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Townsend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Youngs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Collins Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Collins Cemetery.

Arkansas City   [Map]     Mitchellville   [Map]    
Dermott   [Map]     Monticello   [Map]    
Dumas   [Map]     Montrose   [Map]    
Fountain Hill   [Map]     Pickens   [Map]    
Hamburg   [Map]     Portland   [Map]    
Jerome   [Map]     Reed   [Map]    
Kelso   [Map]     Rohwer   [Map]    
Lake Village   [Map]     Tillar   [Map]    
Long View Ferry   [Map]     Tyro   [Map]    
McArthur   [Map]     Wilmar   [Map]    
McGehee   [Map]     Winchester   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Dermott   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Dumas   [Map]
 - Located in Desha County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Hamburg   [Map]
 - Located in Ashley County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Lake Village   [Map]
 - Located in Chicot County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
McGehee   [Map]
 - Located in Desha County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Monticello   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Collins Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Collins Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Drew County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Ashley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bradley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chicot County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cleveland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Desha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Union County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Carroll Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morehouse Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Carroll Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bolivar County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sharkey County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sunflower County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Collins 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 Collins Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #78985   (Name of Record: Collins Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Drew
Lat: 33.5287228     Lon: -91.5623465   [Map]
Elev: 47         Map Name: Collins

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Drew County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Collins Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5287, Longitude: -91.5623     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Collins Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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