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(Polk County, Arkansas)


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Profile for the Oak Grove Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Oak Grove 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Oak Grove Cemetery...

The Oak Grove Cemetery is located in Polk County. The county seat for Polk County is located in Mena.

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

Lat:   34.3082°   (34° 18' 29")

Lon:   -94.4160°   (-94° 24' 57")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Polk County.

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

Broken Bow   [Map]
 - Located in McCurtain County (OK)
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
De Queen   [Map]
 - Located in Sevier County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Dierks   [Map]
 - Located in Howard County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Hatfield   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Horatio   [Map]
 - Located in Sevier County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Lockesburg   [Map]
 - Located in Sevier County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Mena   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Umpire   [Map]
 - Located in Howard County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Grove Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Oak Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Buffalo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Cecil Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Cecil Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Crystal Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sevier County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2357560<4>
 
Duckett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Howard County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Foote Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Gillham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sevier County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54036
 
Grannis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Holly Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Mineral Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sevier County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55441
 
Overturf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55556
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Sixmile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Tate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Watson Cemetery (OK)   [Map]
 - Located in McCurtain County (OK)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Westview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Whole Council of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Whole Council of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Grove Cemetery
 
Witherspoon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Howard County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove Cemetery.

Bog Springs   [Map]Hatfield   [Map]Process City   [Map]
Cove   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Smithville (OK)   [Map]
Dallas   [Map]Hochatown (OK)   [Map]Umpire   [Map]
De Queen   [Map]Mena   [Map]Unco   [Map]
Eagletown (OK)   [Map]Octavia (OK)   [Map]Vandervoort   [Map]
Gillham   [Map]Potter Junction   [Map]Watson (OK)   [Map]
Grannis   [Map]Potter   [Map]Wickes   [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 websites 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 Oak Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Polk County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Hempstead County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Little River County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sebastian County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sevier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Choctaw County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Le Flore County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McCurtain County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pushmataha County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Red River County (TX):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

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 Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #63233   (Name of Record: Oak Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Polk
Lat: 34.3081643     Lon: -94.4160456   [Map]
Elev: 376         Map Name: Bog Springs

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Arkansas

About Polk County

About Arkansas

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: 34.3082, Longitude: -94.4160     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oak Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Oak Grove 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 starting in . 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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