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Profile for the Parks Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Parks 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 Parks Cemetery...

The Parks Cemetery is located in Searcy County. The county seat for Searcy County is located in Marshall.

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

Lat:   35.9065°   (35° 54' 23")

Lon:   -92.6999°   (-92° 41' 59")

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

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

Everton   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Leslie   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Marshall   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Parks Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Searcy County.

Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Baldwin Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Bear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Caid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Canaan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Chinquapin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Crider Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Cypert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Parks Cemetery
 
DePriest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
East Lawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Horn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Leslie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Parks Cemetery
 
McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Red Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Silver Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Slay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Sulphur Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Tomahawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Watts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Whisenant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Parks Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Parks Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Parks Cemetery.

Alco   [Map]Gilbert   [Map]Rumley   [Map]
Alread   [Map]Harriet   [Map]Rush   [Map]
Baker   [Map]Leslie   [Map]Saint Joe   [Map]
Big Flat   [Map]Lone Pine   [Map]Tilly   [Map]
Cozahome   [Map]Marshall   [Map]Western Grove   [Map]
Dennard   [Map]Pindall   [Map]Witt's Springs   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 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 Parks Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Searcy County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baxter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conway County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Faulkner County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fulton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Independence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Izard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pope County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Van Buren County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ozark County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Taney County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #53195   (Name of Record: Parks Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Searcy
Lat: 35.9064646     Lon: -92.699887   [Map]
Elev: 208         Map Name: Marshall

Other Roadside Stops ...



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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: 35.9065, Longitude: -92.6999     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Parks Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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