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The location of Campground Cemetery









A visit to the Campground Cemetery ...

The location of the Campground 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 Campground Cemetery ...

The Campground Cemetery is located in Rapides Parish.

The parish seat for Rapides Parish is located in Alexandria. Alexandria lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the North Northeast of the Campground Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.0510°   (31° 3' 3")

Lon:   -92.6268°   (-92° 37' 36")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Campground Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Rapides Parish.

Barnidge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Campground Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<3>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2266842<4>

Butters Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Campground Cemetery

Carnal Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Campground Cemetery

Elisha Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Campground Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2267978

Glenmora Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Campground Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67628

Indian Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Campground Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Campground Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67903

Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Campground Cemetery

Lone Star Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Campground Cemetery

Martin Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Campground Cemetery

Melder Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Campground Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Campground Cemetery

Osburn Willis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Campground Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68499

Paul Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Campground Cemetery

Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Campground Cemetery

Rocky Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Campground Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68728

Rose Lawn Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Campground Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68736

Rougeau Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Mark Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Campground Cemetery

St. Peter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Campground Cemetery

Stanley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Campground Cemetery

Sunrise Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Campground Cemetery

Swann Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Campground Cemetery

Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Campground Cemetery

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Campground Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2249215

Woodworth Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Campground Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2217480

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 Campground Cemetery.

Alexandria Junction   [Map]     Leander   [Map]    
Alexandria   [Map]     Lecompte   [Map]    
Anandale   [Map]     Longleaf   [Map]    
Cheneyville   [Map]     Marionville   [Map]    
Dido   [Map]     McNary   [Map]    
Elizabeth   [Map]     Oakdale   [Map]    
Elmer   [Map]     Otis   [Map]    
Forest Hill   [Map]     Pawnee   [Map]    
Gardner   [Map]     Pitkin   [Map]    
Glenmora   [Map]     Sieper   [Map]    
Hineston   [Map]     Turkey Creek   [Map]    
Hot Wells   [Map]     Woodworth   [Map]    
Lacamp   [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 Campground Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Rapides Parish.

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

Alexandria   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Campground Cemetery
 
Glenmora   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Campground Cemetery
 
Lecompte   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Campground Cemetery
 
Oakdale   [Map]
 - Located in Allen Parish
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Campground Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 it should be mentioned 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 Campground Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Rapides Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Acadia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Allen Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Avoyelles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Beauregard Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Catahoula Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Evangeline Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
La Salle Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Natchitoches Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sabine Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Landry 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

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #548230   (Name of Record: Campground Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Rapides
Lat: 31.0510219     Lon: -92.6268089   [Map]
Elev: 45         Map Name: Melder

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Louisiana

About Rapides Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rapides Parish: www.rppj.com/

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' 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 Campground Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0510, Longitude: -92.6268     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Campground Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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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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