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(Lonoke County, Arkansas)


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The location of Mt. Zion Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Zion 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 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.

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The Location of the Mt. Zion Cemetery...

The Mt. Zion Cemetery is located in Lonoke County. The county seat for Lonoke County is located in Lonoke.

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

Lat:   34.8679°   (34° 52' 4")

Lon:   -91.7354°   (-91° 44' 7")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mt. Zion Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Beebe   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in White County
 
Cabot   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Carlisle   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Des Arc   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
Hazen   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
Jacksonville   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Pulaski County
 
Lonoke   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
McRae   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in White County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Zion Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Brownsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Bryles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
Butlerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Carlisle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Carlisle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Ford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
Green Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
Hazen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54281<4>
 
Hazen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Hester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Johnson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
McBee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
Sunset Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Prairie County
 
Walters Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #56695
 
Wattensaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery

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 Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Austin   [Map]Fredonia   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]
Beebe   [Map]Garner   [Map]Parkers Corner   [Map]
Biscoe   [Map]Griffithville   [Map]Sand Hill   [Map]
Cabot   [Map]Hazen   [Map]Screeton   [Map]
Carlisle   [Map]Hickory Plains   [Map]Seaton   [Map]
De Valls Bluff   [Map]Lonoke   [Map]Tollville   [Map]
Des Arc   [Map]McRae   [Map]Ward   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - although 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 Mt. Zion Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lonoke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Faulkner County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Independence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Phillips County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Prairie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pulaski County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Francis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saline County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Van Buren County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
White County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Woodruff County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #52444   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lonoke
Lat: 34.867868     Lon: -91.7354131   [Map]
Elev: 70         Map Name: Carlisle

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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



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: 34.8679, Longitude: -91.7354     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Zion Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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