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The location of Oakland Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Oakland 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 Oakland Cemetery...

The Oakland Cemetery is located in Pope County. The county seat for Pope County is located in Russellville.

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

Lat:   35.2701°   (35° 16' 12")

Lon:   -93.1310°   (-93° 7' 51")

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

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

Atkins   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the East (E) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Danville   [Map]
 - Located in Yell County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Dardanelle   [Map]
 - Located in Yell County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Dover   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Lamar   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Ola   [Map]
 - Located in Yell County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Russellville   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakland Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Oakland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Bakers Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Ball Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Booher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Bowden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Brearley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Yell County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53180<4>
 
Brearley Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Yell County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Callan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Yell County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #53298
 
Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Delphia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Dunn Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Howell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Yell County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54463
 
Linker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54773
 
May Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Yell County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Norristown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Nunley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Yell County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55413
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Yell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #322299
 
Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Yell County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #55458
 
Old Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Old Brearley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Yell County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2338730
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Potts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<5>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2250444
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Rankin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Rest Haven Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Shinn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oakland Cemetery
 
Washburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oakland Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Oakland Cemetery.

Atkins   [Map]Delaware   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]
Center Valley   [Map]Dover   [Map]Pontoon   [Map]
Centerville   [Map]Hector   [Map]Pottsville   [Map]
Chickalah   [Map]Knoxville   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Cotton Town   [Map]London   [Map]Scottsville   [Map]
Dardanelle   [Map]New Blaine   [Map]Taral   [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 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 Oakland Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Pope County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Conway County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Faulkner County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Garland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hot Spring County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pulaski County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saline County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Searcy County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Van Buren County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #52956   (Name of Record: Oakland Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pope
Lat: 35.2700841     Lon: -93.1310077   [Map]
Elev: 114         Map Name: Russellville West

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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: 35.2701, Longitude: -93.1310     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oakland Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Oakland 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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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<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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