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(Calhoun County, Arkansas)


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Profile for the Pickett Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Pickett 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 seven sections:

The Location of the Pickett Cemetery...

The Pickett Cemetery is located in Calhoun County. The county seat for Calhoun County is located in Hampton.

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

Lat:   33.4587°   (33° 27' 31")

Lon:   -92.5029°   (-92° 30' 10")

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

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Pickett Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Pickett Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Bearden   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pickett Cemetery
 - Located in Ouachita County
 
Camden   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pickett Cemetery
 - Located in Ouachita County
 
El Dorado   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pickett Cemetery
 - Located in Union County
 
Hampton   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pickett Cemetery
 
Norphlet   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pickett Cemetery
 - Located in Union County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pickett Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pickett Cemetery
 - Located in Union County
 
Champagnole - Castleberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Pickett Cemetery
 - Located in Union County
 
Cossart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Pickett Cemetery
 - Located in Union County
 
Daniels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pickett Cemetery
 - Located in Union County
 
Dunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pickett Cemetery
 
Faustina Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pickett Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pickett Cemetery
 
Hines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pickett Cemetery
 - Located in Bradley County
 
Langford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Pickett Cemetery
 - Located in Union County
 
Little Bay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pickett Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pickett Cemetery
 
Means Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pickett Cemetery
 
Moses Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pickett Cemetery
 
Plunkett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pickett Cemetery
 
Primm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pickett Cemetery
 
Ricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pickett Cemetery
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Pickett 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 Pickett Cemetery.

Banks   [Map]Farmville   [Map]Louann   [Map]
Bearden   [Map]Hampton   [Map]Norphlet   [Map]
Calion   [Map]Harrell   [Map]Perdue City   [Map]
Crain City   [Map]Hermitage   [Map]Sandy Land   [Map]
Dumas City   [Map]Jersey   [Map]Smackover   [Map]
East Camden   [Map]Joyce City   [Map]Tinsman   [Map]
El Dorado   [Map]Lawson   [Map]Urbana   [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 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 Pickett Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Calhoun County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Ashley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bradley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clark County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleveland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Columbia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Drew County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nevada County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ouachita County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Claiborne Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morehouse Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union Parish (LA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #53345   (Name of Record: Pickett Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Calhoun
Lat: 33.4587289     Lon: -92.502932   [Map]
Elev: 38         Map Name: Smackover NE

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Arkansas

About Calhoun 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: 33.4587, Longitude: -92.5029     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pickett Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Pickett 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 that begins in . 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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