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The location of Mt. Airy Cemetery









A visit to the Mount Airy Cemetery ...

The location of the Mt. Airy 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 Mt. Airy Cemetery ...

The Mt. Airy Cemetery is located in Pointe Coupee Parish.

The parish seat for Pointe Coupee Parish is located in New Roads. New Roads lies just to the east of the Mt. Airy Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Mt. Airy Cemetery

Lat:   30.7141°   (30° 42' 50")

Lon:   -91.5843°   (-91° 35' 3")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Mt. Airy Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south (S) of the Mt. Airy Cemetery

Bright Morning Star Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cottonwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Airy Cemetery

Fairlane Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Mt. Airy Cemetery

False River Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south (S) of the Mt. Airy Cemetery

Little Rock Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lower Latenache Church Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Marias Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Mt. Airy Cemetery

Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Landry Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Airy Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Mt. Airy Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Airy Cemetery

New Light Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Landry Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Airy Cemetery

Pilgrim Rest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Airy Cemetery

St. Ann Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Airy Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1982886<3>

St. Augustine Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Mt. Airy Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1987384

St. Marks Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Mary's Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Mt. Airy Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68853

Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Mt. Airy Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Airy Cemetery.

Angola   [Map]     Lettsworth   [Map]    
Batchelor   [Map]     Livonia   [Map]    
Dupont   [Map]     Lottie   [Map]    
East Krotz Springs   [Map]     Maringouin   [Map]    
Elliot City   [Map]     Melville   [Map]    
Erwinville   [Map]     Morganza   [Map]    
Fordoche   [Map]     New Roads   [Map]    
Glynn   [Map]     Oscar   [Map]    
Half Moon   [Map]     Patin   [Map]    
Hermitage   [Map]     Rougon   [Map]    
Innis   [Map]     Saint Francisville   [Map]    
Jarreau   [Map]     Swayze Lake   [Map]    
Krotz Springs   [Map]     Tunica   [Map]    
Lakeland   [Map]     Ventress   [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 Mt. Airy Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Pointe Coupee Parish.

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

Saint Francisville   [Map]
 - Located in West Feliciana Parish
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Airy 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 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 - 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 Mt. Airy Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pointe Coupee Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Acadia Parish:     Cyndi's
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Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Avoyelles Parish:     Cyndi's
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Catahoula Parish:     Cyndi's
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Concordia Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
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Evangeline Parish:     Cyndi's
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Iberia Parish:     Cyndi's
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Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
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Lafayette Parish:     Cyndi's
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Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
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Rapides Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
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Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
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Adams County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

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 Mt. Airy 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 Mt. Airy Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #549453   (Name of Record: Mount Airy Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pointe Coupee
Lat: 30.7140744     Lon: -91.5842815   [Map]
Elev: 10         Map Name: Morganza

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Louisiana

About Pointe Coupee 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 '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 Mt. Airy Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7141, Longitude: -91.5843     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Airy 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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