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The location of Hooper Cemetery









A visit to the Hooper Cemetery ...

The location of the Hooper 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 Hooper Cemetery ...

The Hooper Cemetery is located in Rapides Parish.

The parish seat for Rapides Parish is located in Alexandria. Alexandria lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of the Hooper Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.3199°   (31° 19' 11")

Lon:   -92.2754°   (-92° 16' 31")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Hooper Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexandria National Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west (W) of the Hooper Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #66830<3>

B'nai Israel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bradford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hooper Cemetery

Burlew Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hooper Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cole Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Avoyelles Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hooper Cemetery

Craig Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Hooper Cemetery

Czech National Cemetery   [Map]

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

Deville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hooper Cemetery

Forest Lawn Memorial Park   [Map]

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

French Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Avoyelles Parish

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

Garden of Memories Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Hooper Cemetery

Greenwood Memorial Park   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67674

Guillory Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Avoyelles Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hooper Cemetery

Hays Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Avoyelles Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hooper Cemetery

Holly Oak Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Avoyelles Parish

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

Jewish Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west (W) of the Hooper Cemetery

Lincoln Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lofton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Maryhill Seminary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hooper Cemetery

Methodist Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west (W) of the Hooper Cemetery

Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west (W) of the Hooper Cemetery

Newell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hooper Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Avoyelles Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hooper Cemetery

Paul Cemetery   [Map]

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

Peart Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Hooper Cemetery

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Slocum Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Avoyelles Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hooper Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tyler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Avoyelles Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hooper Cemetery

Wesley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west (W) of the Hooper Cemetery

Wise Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wise Cemetery   [Map]

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

Woodson Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hooper Cemetery.

Alexandria Junction   [Map]     Egg Bend   [Map]    
Alexandria   [Map]     Kolin   [Map]    
Anandale   [Map]     Libuse   [Map]    
Ball   [Map]     North Point   [Map]    
Center Point   [Map]     Pineville   [Map]    
Creola   [Map]     Ruby   [Map]    
Deville   [Map]     Tioga   [Map]    
Echo   [Map]     Vick   [Map]    
Effie   [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 Hooper 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 Hooper Cemetery.

Alexandria   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Hooper Cemetery
 
Lecompte   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hooper Cemetery
 
Marksville   [Map]
 - Located in Avoyelles Parish
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hooper Cemetery
 
Pineville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Hooper Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 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 Hooper 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:

Allen Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Avoyelles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caldwell Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Catahoula Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Concordia 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

 
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

 
Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vernon Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winn Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkinson County (MS):     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 Hooper 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 Hooper Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #535772   (Name of Record: Hooper Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Rapides
Lat: 31.3199047     Lon: -92.2754096   [Map]
Elev: 25         Map Name: Libuse

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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' (or point-to-point) 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 Hooper Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3199, Longitude: -92.2754     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hooper 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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