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The location of Baton Rouge National Cemetery









A visit to the Baton Rouge National Cemetery ...

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 Baton Rouge National Cemetery ...

The Baton Rouge National Cemetery is located in East Baton Rouge Parish.

The parish seat for East Baton Rouge Parish is located in Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge lies just to the east of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Lat:   30.4494°   (30° 26' 57")

Lon:   -91.1676°   (-91° 10' 3")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allendale Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Antioch Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Barnes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Benevolent Society Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Bible Students Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Conrad Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Devall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Devall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Gilbert Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Greenoaks Memorial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67665<2>

Harelson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Kleinpeter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Laboring Society Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Live Oak Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1981956

Mt. Olive Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Nickwack Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Resthaven Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Roselawn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

St. Catherine Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

St. John Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Silvery Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Southern Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

Westover Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery.

Addis   [Map]     Merrydale   [Map]    
Baker   [Map]     Monticello   [Map]    
Baton Rouge   [Map]     Morrisonville   [Map]    
Beauregard Town   [Map]     Oak Hills Place   [Map]    
Brownfields   [Map]     Old Jefferson   [Map]    
Brusly   [Map]     Perkins Village   [Map]    
Carey   [Map]     Port Allen   [Map]    
Central   [Map]     Shenandoah   [Map]    
Devalls   [Map]     Tristian Village   [Map]    
Essen   [Map]     Village Saint George   [Map]    
Gardere   [Map]     Westminster   [Map]    
Inniswold   [Map]     Woodshire Village   [Map]    
Lynwood Village   [Map]     Zion City   [Map]    
Maribel Village   [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 Baton Rouge National 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 Baton Rouge National Cemetery.

Baker   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery
 
Baton Rouge   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Baton Rouge National Cemetery
 
Port Allen   [Map]
 - Located in West Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Baton Rouge National 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 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 Baton Rouge National 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
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Genealogy
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Assumption Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Avoyelles Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Concordia Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Iberia Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lafayette Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Lafourche Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Saint Mary Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Baton Rouge National 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 Baton Rouge National Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2061992   (Name of Record: Baton Rouge National Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: East Baton Rouge
Lat: 30.4496351     Lon: -91.1678847   [Map]
Elev: 14         Map Name: Baton Rouge West

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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Baton Rouge National Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4494, Longitude: -91.1676     [Map].

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<2>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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