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Rocky Mountain Cemetery
(Pulaski County, Arkansas)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Rocky Mountain 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 Rocky Mountain Cemetery...

The Rocky Mountain Cemetery is located in Pulaski County. The county seat for Pulaski County is located in Little Rock.

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

Lat:   34.7987°   (34° 47' 55")

Lon:   -92.4138°   (-92° 24' 49")

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

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

Bryant   [Map]
 - Located in Saline County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Little Rock   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Maumelle   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
North Little Rock   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Sherwood   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in Pulaski County.

Aaron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Browns Valley of Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Chambers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Corbin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Dawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Edgewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Elmlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Gabriel Heights Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Grimmette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Guenther Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Halstead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Haven of Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Heilman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Ida Mission Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Ives Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Mason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Natural Steps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #54489<4>
 
Old Soldiers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Palestine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Roselawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
State Hospital Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Stuman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery
 
Swinton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Rocky Mountain Cemetery.

Alexander   [Map]Little Italy   [Map]Roland   [Map]
Avilla   [Map]Little Rock   [Map]Rose City   [Map]
Booker   [Map]Mabelvale   [Map]Secluded Hills   [Map]
Bryant   [Map]Marche   [Map]Shannon Hills   [Map]
Cammack Village   [Map]Maumelle   [Map]Sherwood   [Map]
College Station   [Map]Mayflower   [Map]Sweet Home   [Map]
Ferndale   [Map]McAlmont   [Map]Wakefield Village   [Map]
Gibson   [Map]Natural Steps   [Map]Windamere   [Map]
Gravel Ridge   [Map]North Little Rock   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Rocky Mountain Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Pulaski County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Cleburne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conway County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dallas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Faulkner County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Garland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hot Spring County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lonoke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pope County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prairie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saline County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Van Buren County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
White County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #54152   (Name of Record: Rocky Mountain Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pulaski
Lat: 34.7987021     Lon: -92.4137665   [Map]
Elev: 124         Map Name: Pinnacle Mountain

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Pulaski County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pulaski County: www.co.pulaski.ar.us/

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: 34.7987, Longitude: -92.4138     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Rocky Mountain Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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<4>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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