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The location of Camel Cemetery









A visit to the Camel Cemetery ...

The location of the Camel 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 Camel Cemetery ...

The Camel Cemetery is located in Natchitoches Parish.

The parish seat for Natchitoches Parish is located in Natchitoches. Natchitoches lies just to the North Northwest of the Camel Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Camel Cemetery

Lat:   31.6479°   (31° 38' 52")

Lon:   -93.0688°   (-93° 4' 7")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Natchitoches Parish.

American Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Camel Cemetery

Bayou Blue Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Camel Cemetery

Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Camel Cemetery

Dowen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Camel Cemetery

Fern Park Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Camel Cemetery

Friendship Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Camel Cemetery

Hawthorne Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Camel Cemetery

Hawthorne Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Camel Cemetery

Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Camel Cemetery

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Camel Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Camel Cemetery

Memory Lawn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Camel Cemetery

Creola Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Grant Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Camel Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67322<3>

Provencal Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Camel Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #635274

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Camel Cemetery

Russell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Camel Cemetery

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Camel Cemetery

Vascocu Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Camel Cemetery

Weaver Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Camel Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Camel Cemetery.

Alco   [Map]     Melrose   [Map]    
Campti   [Map]     Montgomery   [Map]    
Clarence   [Map]     Mora   [Map]    
Cloutierville   [Map]     Natchez   [Map]    
Flatwoods   [Map]     Natchitoches   [Map]    
Flora   [Map]     Powhatan   [Map]    
Forest   [Map]     Provencal   [Map]    
Gorum   [Map]     Robeline   [Map]    
Lena   [Map]     Saint Maurice   [Map]    
Marthaville   [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 Camel Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Natchitoches Parish.

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

Colfax   [Map]
 - Located in Grant Parish
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Camel Cemetery
 
Many   [Map]
 - Located in Sabine Parish
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Camel Cemetery
 
Montgomery   [Map]
 - Located in Grant Parish
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Camel Cemetery
 
Natchitoches   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Camel Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 - 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 Camel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Natchitoches Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Bienville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bossier Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
De Soto Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
La Salle Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rapides Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Red River Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sabine Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vernon Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winn Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Newton County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sabine County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #533642   (Name of Record: Camel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Natchitoches
Lat: 31.647945     Lon: -93.0687744   [Map]
Elev: 33         Map Name: Natchitoches South

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Louisiana

About Natchitoches Parish

About Louisiana

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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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 Camel Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6479, Longitude: -93.0688     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Camel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<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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