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The location of Azalea Rest Cemetery









A visit to the Azalea Rest Cemetery ...

The location of the Azalea Rest 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 Azalea Rest Cemetery ...

The Azalea Rest Cemetery is located in East Baton Rouge Parish.

The parish seat for East Baton Rouge Parish is located in Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south southeast of the Azalea Rest Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Lat:   30.6569°   (30° 39' 24")

Lon:   -91.1934°   (-91° 11' 36")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Azalea Rest Cemetery.

Baker   [Map]     Maribel Village   [Map]    
Baton Rouge   [Map]     Merrydale   [Map]    
Beauregard Town   [Map]     Monticello   [Map]    
Brownfields   [Map]     Patin   [Map]    
Carey   [Map]     Port Allen   [Map]    
Central   [Map]     Port Hudson   [Map]    
Devalls   [Map]     Pride   [Map]    
Erwinville   [Map]     Rougon   [Map]    
Ethel   [Map]     Saint Francisville   [Map]    
Glynn   [Map]     Slaughter   [Map]    
Greenwell Springs   [Map]     Tristian Village   [Map]    
Hermitage   [Map]     Ventress   [Map]    
Jackson   [Map]     Zachary   [Map]    
Lakeland   [Map]     Zion City   [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 Azalea Rest Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in East Baton Rouge Parish.

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

Baker   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery
 
Baton Rouge   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery
 
Jackson   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery
 
Port Allen   [Map]
 - Located in West Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery
 
Port Hudson   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery
 
Saint Francisville   [Map]
 - Located in West Feliciana Parish
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery
 
Zachary   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Azalea Rest Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to East Baton Rouge Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Assumption Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Avoyelles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Concordia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of East Baton Rouge Parish
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of East Baton Rouge Parish
 

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 Louisiana

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Azalea Rest Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Barnes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Black Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Cain Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Devall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Glennon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Haynes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Hillcrest Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

McHugh Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Nickwack Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Overton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Port Hudson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Port Hudson National Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68636<3>

Redwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Shaffer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Stanford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Strangers Home Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Feliciana Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Azalea Rest Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Azalea Rest 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 Azalea Rest Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #553334   (Name of Record: Azalea Rest Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: East Baton Rouge
Lat: 30.6568524     Lon: -91.1934414   [Map]
Elev: 30         Map Name: Zachary

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About East Baton Rouge Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.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.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Azalea Rest Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6569, Longitude: -91.1934     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Azalea Rest Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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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