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The location of Council Cemetery









A visit to the Council Cemetery ...

The location of the Council 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 Council Cemetery ...

The Council Cemetery is located in Franklin County.

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

Lat:   35.3609°   (35° 21' 39")

Lon:   -93.9005°   (-93° 54' 1")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Council Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bercham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Council Cemetery
 
Berkley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Boydston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Browns Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Burt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Council Cemetery
 
Crossno Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Council Cemetery
 
Garden Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Hampton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Harville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Council Cemetery
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Hunter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Infant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Council Cemetery
 
Kersey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Council Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Council Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Council Cemetery
 
McVay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Council Cemetery
 
McVay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Council Cemetery
 
Moffett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Morgan Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Council Cemetery
 
Nixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Pilot Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Council Cemetery
 
Price Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Council Cemetery
 
Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Council Cemetery
 
St. Anthony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Council Cemetery
 
Wilcox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Council Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Council Cemetery.

Alix   [Map]     Felkner Town   [Map]    
Altus   [Map]     Lavaca   [Map]    
Booneville   [Map]     Magazine   [Map]    
Branch   [Map]     Mulberry   [Map]    
Carbon City   [Map]     Ozark   [Map]    
Caulksville   [Map]     Paris   [Map]    
Cecil   [Map]     Ratcliff   [Map]    
Charleston   [Map]     Subiaco   [Map]    
Coal Hill   [Map]     Ursula   [Map]    
Cotton Town   [Map]     Webb City   [Map]    
Denning   [Map]     Wiederkehr Village   [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 Council Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Franklin County.

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

Altus   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Council Cemetery
 
Branch   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Charleston   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Coal Hill   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Council Cemetery
 
Lavaca   [Map]
 - Located in Sebastian County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the Council Cemetery
 
Magazine   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Council Cemetery
 
Mulberry   [Map]
 - Located in Crawford County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Council Cemetery
 
Ozark   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Council Cemetery
 
Paris   [Map]
 - Located in Logan County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Council 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 either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Council Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Crawford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Logan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Madison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Newton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Polk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pope County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sebastian County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Yell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adair County (OK):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Le Flore County (OK):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sequoyah County (OK):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #48081   (Name of Record: Council Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 35.3609216     Lon: -93.9004775   [Map]
Elev: 120         Map Name: Branch

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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' (or point-to-point) 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 Council Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3609, Longitude: -93.9005     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Council Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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