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The location of Miley Cemetery









A visit to the Miley Cemetery ...

The location of the Miley 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 Miley Cemetery ...

The Miley Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

The parish seat for Washington Parish is located in Franklinton. Franklinton lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the west of the Miley Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.8577°   (30° 51' 27")

Lon:   -89.8742°   (-89° 52' 27")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Miley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Miley Cemetery

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Baughman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Central Cemetery   [Map]

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

Coburn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Corkem Cemetery   [Map]

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

Crain Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fornea Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harmony Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67710<3>

Hill Top Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hillview Memorial Gardens   [Map]

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

Kennedy Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pearl River County (MS)

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

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

McGehee Cemetery   [Map]

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

McNeece Cemetery   [Map]

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

Midway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mohon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moses Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Miley Cemetery

Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]

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

Muster Ground Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Miley Cemetery

Old Fornea Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ponemah Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rester Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Miley Cemetery

Sam Carroll Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Miley Cemetery

Seal Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sheridan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Miley Cemetery

Sheridan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Singley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Temple Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Miley Cemetery

Tullos Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wallace Cemetery   [Map]

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

Whittington Cemetery   [Map]

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

William Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Miley Cemetery.

Abita Springs   [Map]     Picayune (MS)   [Map]    
Angie   [Map]     Pinebur (MS)   [Map]    
Bogalusa   [Map]     Poplarville (MS)   [Map]    
Bush   [Map]     Saint Benedict   [Map]    
Columbia (MS)   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Covington   [Map]     Sun   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Talisheek   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Tylertown (MS)   [Map]    
Lumberton (MS)   [Map]     Varnado   [Map]    
Mount Hermon   [Map]     Wells Town (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 Miley Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washington Parish.

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

Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Miley Cemetery
 
Columbia   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County (MS)
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North (N) of the Miley Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Miley Cemetery
 
Lumberton   [Map]
 - Located in Lamar County (MS)
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Miley Cemetery
 
Picayune   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Miley Cemetery
 
Poplarville   [Map]
 - Located in Pearl River County (MS)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Miley Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 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 Miley Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washington Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Forrest County (MS):     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

 
Jefferson Davis County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln 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

 
Perry County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #555316   (Name of Record: Miley Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.8576856     Lon: -89.8742434   [Map]
Elev: 49         Map Name: Bogalusa East

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Miley Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8577, Longitude: -89.8742     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Miley 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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