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(Polk County, Arkansas)


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The location of Pinecrest Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Pinecrest 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 Pinecrest Cemetery...

The Pinecrest 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 Pinecrest Cemetery

Lat:   34.5679°   (34° 34' 4")

Lon:   -94.2388°   (-94° 14' 19")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Pinecrest 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 Pinecrest 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 Pinecrest Cemetery.

Hatfield   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Mena   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Oden   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East (E) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Umpire   [Map]
 - Located in Howard County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Waldron   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pinecrest Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Pinecrest Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Polk County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Board Camp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Foran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Gann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Lone Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Mt. Gillian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Nunley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Old Dallas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Owens Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pinecrest Cemetery
 
Rocky Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pinecrest 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 Pinecrest Cemetery.

Big Fork   [Map]Grannis   [Map]Umpire   [Map]
Board Camp   [Map]Hatfield   [Map]Unco   [Map]
Bog Springs   [Map]Hatton   [Map]Vandervoort   [Map]
Boles   [Map]Mena   [Map]Watson (OK)   [Map]
Cove   [Map]Parks   [Map]Wickes   [Map]
Cox Spring   [Map]Potter Junction   [Map]Winfield   [Map]
Dallas   [Map]Potter   [Map]Y City   [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 Pinecrest 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:

Clark 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    
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    
Logan 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    
Yell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Latimer 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    

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 Pinecrest 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 Pinecrest Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #78014   (Name of Record: Pinecrest Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Polk
Lat: 34.5678842     Lon: -94.2388219   [Map]
Elev: 337         Map Name: Mena

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 34.5679, Longitude: -94.2388     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pinecrest Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Pinecrest 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 'point-to-point' distance starting 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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