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(Polk County, Arkansas)


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Profile for the Pioneer Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Pioneer 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 Pioneer Cemetery...

The Pioneer 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 Pioneer Cemetery

Lat:   34.6887°   (34° 41' 19")

Lon:   -94.3999°   (-94° 23' 59")

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

Hartford   [Map]
 - Located in Sebastian County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Hatfield   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Heavener   [Map]
 - Located in Le Flore County (OK)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Howe   [Map]
 - Located in Le Flore County (OK)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Mena   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Waldron   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pioneer Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pioneer Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Big Creek Cemetery (OK)   [Map]
 - Located in Le Flore County (OK)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Black Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Gann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Haw Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Little Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
McClure Cemetery (OK)   [Map]
 - Located in Le Flore County (OK)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Mt. Gillian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Mountain Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Page Cemetery (OK)   [Map]
 - Located in Le Flore County (OK)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Rocky Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Sexton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Slover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pioneer Cemetery
 
Stinett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Pioneer Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Pioneer Cemetery.

Bates   [Map]Heavener (OK)   [Map]Potter Junction   [Map]
Board Camp   [Map]Hodgen (OK)   [Map]Potter   [Map]
Boles   [Map]Howe (OK)   [Map]Smithville (OK)   [Map]
Cove   [Map]Mena   [Map]Vandervoort   [Map]
Dallas   [Map]Monroe (OK)   [Map]Waldron   [Map]
Hartford   [Map]Muse (OK)   [Map]Watson (OK)   [Map]
Hatfield   [Map]Octavia (OK)   [Map]Winfield   [Map]
Hatton   [Map]Petros (OK)   [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 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 - 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 Pioneer 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:

Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard 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    
Haskell County (OK):       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    
Sequoyah 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 Pioneer 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 Pioneer Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #74611   (Name of Record: Pioneer Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Polk
Lat: 34.6887152     Lon: -94.3999406   [Map]
Elev: 804         Map Name: Mountain Fork

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for 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: 34.6887, Longitude: -94.3999     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pioneer Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Pioneer 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 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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