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The location of Hawks Cemetery









A visit to the Hawks Cemetery ...

The location of the Hawks 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 Hawks Cemetery ...

The Hawks Cemetery is located in Acadia Parish.

The parish seat for Acadia Parish is located in Crowley. Crowley lies just to the Southwest of the Hawks Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.2613°   (30° 15' 40")

Lon:   -92.3335°   (-92° 20' 0")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Hawks Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Acadia Parish.

Arceneaux Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hawks Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #66880<3>

Branch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hawks Cemetery

Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Hawks Cemetery

German Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hebert Cemetery   [Map]

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

IOOF Cemetery   [Map]

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

Leger Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mercy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hawks Cemetery

Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

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

Murphy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hawks Cemetery

St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hawks Cemetery

St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hawks Cemetery

South Crowley Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hawks Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1978107

Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hawks Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69347

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hawks Cemetery.

Andrew   [Map]     Evangeline   [Map]    
Branch   [Map]     Higginbotham   [Map]    
Cankton   [Map]     Iota   [Map]    
Carencro   [Map]     Kaplan   [Map]    
Church Point   [Map]     Lewisburg   [Map]    
Crowley   [Map]     Maurice   [Map]    
Duson   [Map]     Mermentau   [Map]    
Ebenezer   [Map]     Milton   [Map]    
Egan   [Map]     Morse   [Map]    
Ellis   [Map]     Rayne   [Map]    
Estherwood   [Map]     Scott   [Map]    
Eunice   [Map]     Sunset   [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 Hawks Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Acadia Parish.

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

Crowley   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hawks Cemetery
 
Eunice   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Landry Parish
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hawks Cemetery
 
Gueydan   [Map]
 - Located in Vermilion Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hawks Cemetery
 
Kaplan   [Map]
 - Located in Vermilion Parish
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Hawks 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 professional and volunteer 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 Hawks Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Acadia Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

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

 
Calcasieu Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cameron Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Evangeline Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberia Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rapides Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Mary Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vermilion Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #535567   (Name of Record: Hawks Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Acadia
Lat: 30.2613141     Lon: -92.3334636   [Map]
Elev: 6         Map Name: Branch

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Louisiana

About Acadia 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 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 Hawks Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2613, Longitude: -92.3335     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hawks 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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