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The location of Dykes Cemetery









A visit to the Dykes Cemetery ...

The location of the Dykes 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.

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The Location of the Dykes Cemetery ...

The Dykes Cemetery is located in Tangipahoa Parish.

The parish seat for Tangipahoa Parish is located in Amite City. Amite City lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the south of the Dykes Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.9785°   (30° 58' 42")

Lon:   -90.5629°   (-90° 33' 46")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 97 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Dykes Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Allen Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

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

Alton Roberts Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Amacker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bates Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

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

Benjamin Wall Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #57948<3>

Bond Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

Bond Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Bridges Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

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

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Bullock Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Dykes Cemetery

Burch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Dykes Cemetery

Camp Moore Cemetery   [Map]

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

Camp Moore Confederate Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carter - Evans Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Casey - Powell Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Crittenden Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Cutrer Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Cutrer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Dawson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Day Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

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

Dickey Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Dykes Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Easley Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

Easley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Dykes Cemetery

Felder Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Felder - Williams Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Ford Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Frazier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

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

German Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gillsburg Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

Gordon Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Guy Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Hampton Wall Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Hilbun Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Dykes Cemetery

Hope Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Hughes - Lawson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Jerusalem Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Knapp Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Lambert Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

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

Masonic Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Dykes Cemetery

McClendon Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

McDaniel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Dykes Cemetery

McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDaniel - McElveen Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Dykes Cemetery

McDaniel - Travis Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

McGehee Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Mixon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Morgan - Gordon Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Mt. Calvary Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Newman Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

Newman Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Newman Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

Old Gillsburg Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

Old Venable Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Osyka Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Polk - Tate Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

Prescott Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

Rayborn - Easley Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Rice Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Roberts Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

St. Mary Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Schwartz Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Dykes Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Simpson - Raborn Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Stevens Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Stevenson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Strickland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

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

Tangipahoa Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tangipahoa Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tate Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

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

Taylor Williams Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

Terry Creek Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Terrys Creek Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

Travis Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Varnado Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Varnado Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Dykes Cemetery

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Dykes Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2443625

Wall Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Waller Cemetery   [Map]

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69242

Westmoreland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Williams - Wilson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

Willson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Wolverton Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Woodland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Dykes Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

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

Zeagler Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Amite County (MS)

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Dykes Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]     McElveen (MS)   [Map]    
Bacots (MS)   [Map]     Montpelier   [Map]    
Bear Town (MS)   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Coleman Town   [Map]     Osyka (MS)   [Map]    
Fluker   [Map]     Pine Grove   [Map]    
Greensburg   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Holmesville (MS)   [Map]     Summit (MS)   [Map]    
Kentwood   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Liberty (MS)   [Map]     Tangipahoa   [Map]    
Magnolia (MS)   [Map]     Woodland   [Map]    
McComb (MS)   [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 Dykes Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Tangipahoa Parish.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Dykes Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dykes Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dykes Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dykes Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dykes Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dykes Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Dykes Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Dykes Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Dykes Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tangipahoa Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

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Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #534674   (Name of Record: Dykes Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tangipahoa
Lat: 30.9785124     Lon: -90.5628747   [Map]
Elev: 89         Map Name: Kentwood

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About Tangipahoa Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tangipahoa Parish: www.tangicouncil.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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Dykes Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9785, Longitude: -90.5629     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Dykes 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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<4>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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