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The location of Nail Cemetery









A visit to the Nail Cemetery ...

The location of the Nail 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 Nail Cemetery ...

The Nail Cemetery is located in Izard County. The county seat for Izard County is located in Melbourne.

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

Lat:   35.9217°   (35° 55' 18")

Lon:   -91.7990°   (-91° 47' 56")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Nail Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Big Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Chinquapin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Claxton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Conyers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Conyers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Nail Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53518<3>
 
Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Hassel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Nail Cemetery
 
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Stone County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Moser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Nail Cemetery
 
No Bottom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Pratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Providence Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sharp County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Reeves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Rinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Winkle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Nail Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Nail Cemetery.

Batesville   [Map]     Marcella   [Map]    
Bone Town   [Map]     Melbourne   [Map]    
Brockwell   [Map]     Moorefield   [Map]    
Cave City   [Map]     Mount Pleasant   [Map]    
Concord   [Map]     Mountain View   [Map]    
Cushman   [Map]     Pfeiffer   [Map]    
Desha   [Map]     Pleasant Grove   [Map]    
Evening Shade   [Map]     Sage   [Map]    
Franklin   [Map]     Salado   [Map]    
Grange   [Map]     Sandtown   [Map]    
Guion   [Map]     Sidney   [Map]    
Locust Grove   [Map]     Violet Hill   [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 Nail Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Izard County.

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

Batesville   [Map]
 - Located in Independence County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Horseshoe Bend   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Melbourne   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Nail Cemetery
 
Mountain View   [Map]
 - Located in Stone County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Nail Cemetery

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 and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Nail Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Izard County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baxter County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cleburne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Craighead County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Faulkner County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fulton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Independence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Poinsett County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Randolph County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Searcy County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sharp County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
White County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Woodruff County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Howell County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Oregon County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ozark County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #52570   (Name of Record: Nail Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Izard
Lat: 35.9217398     Lon: -91.7990336   [Map]
Elev: 165         Map Name: Mount Pleasant

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Izard County

About Arkansas

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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Nail Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9217, Longitude: -91.7990     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Nail Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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