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The location of Harrison Cemetery









A visit to the Harrison Cemetery ...

The location of the Harrison 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 Harrison Cemetery ...

The Harrison Cemetery is located in Saint Tammany Parish.

The parish seat for Saint Tammany Parish is located in Covington. Covington lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northwest of the Harrison Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.2699°   (30° 16' 11")

Lon:   -89.7673°   (-89° 46' 2")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Harrison Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Saint Tammany Parish.

Amos Cemetery   [Map]

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

Crawford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68537<3>

Dubuisson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67413

Fields Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Harrison Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67505

Forest Lawn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Harrison Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67541

Gauss Cemetery   [Map]

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

Green Cemetery   [Map]

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

Haaswood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Harrison Cemetery

Harrison Jackson Square Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Harrison Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67717

Little Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

McKean Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Harrison Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68179

Morgan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Harrison Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68252

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Harrison Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68437

Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68503

Parker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Harrison Cemetery

Porter's Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Harrison Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68638

Porters Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rousseaux Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Harrison Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68746

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within Less than 2 miles of the Harrison Cemetery.

Bon Village   [Map]     North Shore Beach   [Map]    
Browns Village   [Map]     North Shore   [Map]    
Eden Isle   [Map]     Northwood Village   [Map]    
Gainesville (MS)   [Map]     Oak Harbor   [Map]    
Huntwyck Village   [Map]     Pearl River   [Map]    
Lake Shore Village   [Map]     Pearlington (MS)   [Map]    
Lake Village   [Map]     Slidell   [Map]    
Logtown (MS)   [Map]     Tanglewood Village   [Map]    
McClane 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 Harrison Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Saint Tammany Parish.

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

Gainesville - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (MS)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Harrison Cemetery
 
Mandeville   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harrison Cemetery
 
Picayune   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harrison Cemetery
 
Slidell   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Harrison 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 - 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 Harrison Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Saint Tammany Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Plaquemines Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Bernard Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #560944   (Name of Record: Harrison Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: St. Tammany
Lat: 30.2699166     Lon: -89.7672849   [Map]
Elev: 2         Map Name: Slidell

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Saint Tammany Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint Tammany Parish: www.stpgov.org/

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 Harrison Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2699, Longitude: -89.7673     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Harrison 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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