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The location of Holly Springs Cemetery









A visit to the Holly Springs Cemetery ...

The location of the Holly Springs 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 Holly Springs Cemetery ...

The Holly Springs Cemetery is located in Red River Parish.

The parish seat for Red River Parish is located in Coushatta. Coushatta lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of the Holly Springs Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   32.1274°   (32° 7' 38")

Lon:   -93.2277°   (-93° 13' 39")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Holly Springs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Holly Springs Cemetery

Clear Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Holly Springs Cemetery

Hathorn Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Holly Springs Cemetery

Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Holly Springs Cemetery

Huggins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Liberty Cemetery   [Map]

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

Luke Cemetery   [Map]

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

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Holly Springs Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Star Cemetery   [Map]

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

Newman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Holly Springs Cemetery

Pickett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ramah Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Holly Springs Cemetery

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Holly Springs Cemetery

Social Springs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thomas - Wren Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Holly Springs Cemetery.

Abington   [Map]     Halfway   [Map]    
Alberta   [Map]     Hall Summit   [Map]    
Ashland   [Map]     Harmon   [Map]    
Campti   [Map]     Jamestown   [Map]    
Castor   [Map]     Lucky   [Map]    
Coushatta   [Map]     Martin   [Map]    
East Point   [Map]     Powhatan   [Map]    
Edgefield   [Map]     Ringgold   [Map]    
Goldonna   [Map]     Saline   [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 Holly Springs Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Red River Parish.

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

Coushatta   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Holly Springs Cemetery
 
Ringgold   [Map]
 - Located in Bienville Parish
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Holly Springs 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 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 Holly Springs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Red River 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

 
Caddo Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Claiborne 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

 
Lincoln Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Natchitoches Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sabine Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winn Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Panola 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 Red River Parish
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Red River 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 Holly Springs 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 Holly Springs Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #549486   (Name of Record: Holly Springs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Red River
Lat: 32.1273816     Lon: -93.2276684   [Map]
Elev: 61         Map Name: Roy

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Red River 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 Holly Springs Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1274, Longitude: -93.2277     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Holly Springs Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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