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The location of Valley Grove Cemetery









A visit to the Valley Grove Cemetery ...

The location of the Valley Grove Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 six sections:

The Location of the Valley Grove Cemetery ...

The Valley Grove Cemetery is located in Monroe County. The county seat for Monroe County is located in Clarendon.

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

Lat:   34.4557°   (34° 27' 20")

Lon:   -91.0771°   (-91° 4' 37")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Valley Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Carr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Chute Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Coffee Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Connells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Franks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Goodwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Lightfoot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Mt. Shavery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Postelle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Redmans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
St. Marks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Smalley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Valley Grove Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Valley Grove Cemetery.

Almyra   [Map]     Mellwood   [Map]    
Barton   [Map]     Monroe   [Map]    
Casscoe   [Map]     Old Town   [Map]    
Crockett's Bluff   [Map]     Oneida   [Map]    
De Witt   [Map]     Pine City   [Map]    
Elaine   [Map]     Poplar Grove   [Map]    
Ethel   [Map]     Preston Ferry   [Map]    
Holly Grove   [Map]     Saint Charles   [Map]    
Lakeview   [Map]     Turkey Scratch   [Map]    
Lambrook   [Map]     Turner   [Map]    
Marvell   [Map]     Wabash   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Almyra   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of the Valley Grove Cemetery
 
De Witt   [Map]
 - Located in Arkansas County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Valley Grove Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Valley Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Monroe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Crittenden County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cross County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Desha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lonoke County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Phillips County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Prairie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Francis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Woodruff County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bolivar County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coahoma County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Quitman County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sunflower County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tallahatchie County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tunica County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #61119   (Name of Record: Valley Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Monroe
Lat: 34.4556558     Lon: -91.0770617   [Map]
Elev: 51         Map Name: Turner

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Valley Grove Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4557, Longitude: -91.0771     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Valley Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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