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The location of Mt. Olive Cemetery









A visit to the Mount Olive Cemetery ...

The location of the Mt. Olive 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. Olive Cemetery ...

The Mt. Olive Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

The parish seat for Washington Parish is located in Franklinton. Franklinton lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Mt. Olive Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.9299°   (30° 55' 47")

Lon:   -90.3137°   (-90° 18' 49")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 78 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Olive Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alford Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Alford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Banister Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Bankston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bond Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Booty Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Brock Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Brock Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brumfield Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Bulloch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Burch Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Burch Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Walthall County (MS)

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

Burch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Carson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Casper - Lea Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Conerly Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Conerly Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Connerley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dean Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Dyson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Fortenberry Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Fortenberry Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Graham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Hinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Kemp Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Maples Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Masonic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

McDaniel Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

McElveen Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

McNabb Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Mt. Hermon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Ott Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Parker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Progress Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Rhodus Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Roberts Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Sandifer Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Schilling Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Seale Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Silver Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Silver Springs Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Simmons Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Slocum Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Smith Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Stafford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Statham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Stringfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tate Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Tate Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

Varnado Cemetery (MS)   [Map]

Located in Pike County (MS)

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #63389<3>

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69208

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2443804

Vernon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Olive Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]     Kentwood   [Map]    
Bacots (MS)   [Map]     Loranger   [Map]    
Bear Town (MS)   [Map]     Magnolia (MS)   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Fluker   [Map]     Osyka (MS)   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Greensburg   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Tangipahoa   [Map]    
Holmesville (MS)   [Map]     Tylertown (MS)   [Map]    
Husser   [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. Olive 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 Mt. Olive Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Olive 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 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 Mt. Olive 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:

East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jefferson County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lamar County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Lawrence County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Lincoln County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Family
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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 Mt. Olive 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. Olive Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #542081   (Name of Record: Mount Olive Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.9299032     Lon: -90.3137026   [Map]
Elev: 96         Map Name: Mount Hermon

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Washington 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Mt. Olive Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9299, Longitude: -90.3137     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Olive 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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