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The location of Watts Cemetery









A visit to the Watts Cemetery ...

The location of the Watts 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 Watts Cemetery ...

The Watts Cemetery is located in Nevada County. The county seat for Nevada County is located in Prescott.

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

Lat:   33.4571°   (33° 27' 25")

Lon:   -93.2377°   (-93° 14' 15")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Watts Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barksdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Christopher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Columbia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Corinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Dickson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Gatlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Hartsfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Watts Cemetery
 
McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Miner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Watts Cemetery
 
New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Watts Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Rocky Mound Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Round Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Watts Cemetery
 
St. Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Watts Cemetery
 
St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Tick Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Waldo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Waldrep Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Watts Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Watts Cemetery.

Bluff City   [Map]     McNeil   [Map]    
Bodcaw   [Map]     Mount Holly   [Map]    
Bragg City   [Map]     Old Town   [Map]    
Buckner   [Map]     Pace City   [Map]    
Cale   [Map]     Patmos   [Map]    
Chidester   [Map]     Philadelphia   [Map]    
College Hill   [Map]     Reader   [Map]    
Laneburg   [Map]     Rosston   [Map]    
Lewisville   [Map]     Stamps   [Map]    
Macedonia   [Map]     Stephens   [Map]    
Magnolia   [Map]     Waldo   [Map]    
McKamie   [Map]     Willisville   [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 Watts Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Nevada County.

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

Lewisville   [Map]
 - Located in Lafayette County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Rosston   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Stamps   [Map]
 - Located in Lafayette County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Stephens   [Map]
 - Located in Ouachita County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Watts Cemetery
 
Waldo   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Watts Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Watts Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Nevada County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clark County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Columbia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dallas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hempstead County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Howard County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Little River County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Miller County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ouachita County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Union County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bossier Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Claiborne Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Union Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bowie County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #56116   (Name of Record: Watts Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Nevada
Lat: 33.4570657     Lon: -93.2376685   [Map]
Elev: 116         Map Name: Magnolia NW

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arkansas

About Nevada County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Nevada County: www.co.nevada.ar.us/

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 'point-to-point' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Watts Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4571, Longitude: -93.2377     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Watts Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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