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(Walton County, Florida)


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Profile for the Limestone Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Limestone 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.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Limestone Cemetery...

The Limestone Cemetery is located in Walton County. The county seat for Walton County is located in De Funiak Springs.

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

Lat:   30.9796°   (30° 58' 46")

Lon:   -86.0741°   (-86° 4' 26")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Limestone Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

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

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


 

  Limestone Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

De Funiak Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Limestone Cemetery
 
Florala   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County (AL)
 
Geneva   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)
 
Samson   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Limestone Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Broxton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County (AL)
 
Corner Creek Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)
 
Corner Creek Upper Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)
 
Flat Creek Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)
 
Hall & Rivers Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)
 
Leonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County
 
Liberty Chapel Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)
 
McDuffie Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)
 
McDuffie Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)
 
Merrill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County
 
Oak Ridge Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)
 
Old Sardis Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)
 
Padgett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Limestone Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County
 
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Limestone Cemetery
 
Royals Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Holmes County
 
Sunset Memorial Gardens (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)
 
Travelers Rest Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)
 
Vaughanville Cemetery (AL)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Limestone Cemetery
 - Located in Geneva County (AL)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Limestone Cemetery.

Argyle   [Map]Costilla (AL)   [Map]Mossy Head   [Map]
Battens Crossroads (AL)   [Map]County Line (AL)   [Map]Onycha (AL)   [Map]
Bellwood (AL)   [Map]De Funiak Springs   [Map]Paxton   [Map]
Beulah (AL)   [Map]Eunola (AL)   [Map]Ponce de Leon   [Map]
Black (AL)   [Map]Florala (AL)   [Map]Samson (AL)   [Map]
Caryville   [Map]Geneva (AL)   [Map]Scranton (AL)   [Map]
Central City (AL)   [Map]Kinston (AL)   [Map]Svea   [Map]
Chancellor (AL)   [Map]Laurel Hill   [Map]Westville   [Map]
Coffee Springs (AL)   [Map]Lockhart (AL)   [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 start 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 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 Limestone Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Florida:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Walton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Butler County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conecuh County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crenshaw County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Escambia County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Geneva County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Holmes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Okaloosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Santa Rosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Florida:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Limestone 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 Limestone Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #285534   (Name of Record: Limestone Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walton
Lat: 30.9796255     Lon: -86.0741063   [Map]
Elev: 48         Map Name: Darlington

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walton County: www.co.walton.fl.us/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/



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: 30.9796, Longitude: -86.0741     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Limestone Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Limestone 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 from . 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.

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