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Profile for the Mizpah Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mizpah 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 Mizpah Cemetery...

The Mizpah Cemetery is located in Floyd County. The county seat for Floyd County is located in Rome.

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

Lat:   34.2490°   (34° 14' 56")

Lon:   -85.0444°   (-85° 2' 39")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mizpah 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 Mizpah Cemetery.

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


 

  Mizpah Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Calhoun   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Gordon County
 
Cartersville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Cassville   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Rockmart   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Polk County
 
Rome   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mizpah Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 51 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mizpah Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams - Snowden Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Alford - Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Arnold Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Barnsley Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Barnsley United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Battey Farm Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Berwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Bethel Cemetery (FAG ID #32767)
 
Big Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Blue Pond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Church of the Lord Jesus Christ Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Confederate Cemetery in Kingston   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Connesena Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Dry Creek Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
East View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Eves Place Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Floyd Memory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Gaines Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Gaines - Watters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Gore Spring AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Hasty Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Highway 53 - Shannon Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
James M Shaw Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
John Hume Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Jones Bend Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Kerce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Kingston City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Macedonia Baptist Church 1847 Cemetery (Old)   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Mt. Carmel Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Myrtle Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Old Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Old Seventh Ave. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Oostanaula Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Reece Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Reynolds Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Rodeph Sholom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Rogers Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Rush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Rush Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Snow Springs Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Spring Bank Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Spring Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Sunset Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 
Wooley Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mizpah Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mizpah Cemetery.

Adairsville   [Map]Euharlee   [Map]Plainville   [Map]
Aragon   [Map]Glenwood   [Map]Rome   [Map]
Armuchee   [Map]Interchange Village   [Map]Shannon   [Map]
Cartersville   [Map]Kingston   [Map]Silver Creek   [Map]
Cassville   [Map]Lindale   [Map]Taylorsville   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Mount Berry   [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 websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Mizpah Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Floyd County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cleburne County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Etowah County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bartow County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Catoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cobb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Douglas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forsyth County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fulton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gwinnett County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Murray County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Paulding County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whitfield County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Georgia:

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

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 Georgia

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Mizpah 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 Mizpah Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #353763   (Name of Record: Mizpah Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Floyd
Lat: 34.2489829     Lon: -85.0443909   [Map]
Elev: 208         Map Name: Wax

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Floyd County: www.floydcountyga.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.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: 34.2490, Longitude: -85.0444     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mizpah Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mizpah 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 from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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