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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Powell Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Powell Cemetery (FAG ID #55796)

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 Powell Cemetery...

The Powell Cemetery is located in Sharp County. The county seat for Sharp County is located in Ash Flat.

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

Lat:   36.3226°   (36° 19' 21")

Lon:   -91.3323°   (-91° 19' 56")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

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

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


 

  Powell Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Ash Flat   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Cherokee Village   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Fulton County
 
Hardy   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Imboden   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Mammoth Spring   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Fulton County
 
Pocahontas   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Powhatan   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Ravenden Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Ravenden   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Thayer   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Oregon County (MO)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Powell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bellah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Black Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Bradford Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Charter Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Dail Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Ed Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Flint Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Groves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Janes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Janes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Kellett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Kuhn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
McCollough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Noth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Opposition Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Ratliff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Fulton County
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Wicker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Powell Cemetery
 
Wyatt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
Wyatte Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County
 
Yadkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Powell Cemetery
 - Located in Randolph County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Powell Cemetery.

Ash Flat   [Map]Highland   [Map]Ravenden Springs   [Map]
Baker Ford   [Map]Imboden   [Map]Ravenden   [Map]
Calm (MO)   [Map]Jeff (MO)   [Map]Smithville   [Map]
Cherokee Village   [Map]Mammoth Spring   [Map]Thayer (MO)   [Map]
Dalton   [Map]Myrtle (MO)   [Map]Williford   [Map]
Green Town (MO)   [Map]Old Town (MO)   [Map]Wirth   [Map]
Hardy   [Map]Poughkeepsie   [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 begin with 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 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 Powell Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Sharp County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baxter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Craighead County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fulton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene 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    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Poinsett County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Butler County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Carter County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Howell County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Oregon County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Ozark County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Ripley County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Shannon County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Arkansas,     of Sharp County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Arkansas
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Arkansas
Find-A-Grave:     The Powell Cemetery (FAG ID #55796)
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 Powell Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Powell Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Powell Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Powell Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #53741   (Name of Record: Powell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sharp
Lat: 36.322566     Lon: -91.3323563   [Map]
Elev: 134         Map Name: Williford

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #55796

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Visit our Community Index for Arkansas

About Sharp County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sharp County: www.sharpcounty.org

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Powell Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3226, Longitude: -91.3323     [Map].

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<3>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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