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The location of Phillips Cemetery









A visit to the Phillips Cemetery ...

The location of the Phillips 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 Phillips Cemetery ...

The Phillips Cemetery is located in Ouachita Parish.

The parish seat for Ouachita Parish is located in Monroe. Monroe lies just to the south of the Phillips Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   32.6446°   (32° 38' 40")

Lon:   -92.0674°   (-92° 4' 2")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Phillips Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bartholomew Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bufferin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Phillips Cemetery

Burton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cook Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Union Parish

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

Cosper Cemetery   [Map]

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

Glendora Cemetery   [Map]

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

Memorial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Phillips Cemetery

Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Phillips Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68200<3>

Parks Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Union Parish

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

Port Union Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Union Parish

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

Rock Row Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Phillips Cemetery

Spencer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Union Parish

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

Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Union Parish

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

Wham Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Phillips Cemetery.

Bastrop   [Map]     Ouachita City   [Map]    
Claiborne   [Map]     Pino Bayou Village   [Map]    
Collinston   [Map]     Richwood   [Map]    
Eureka   [Map]     Spanish City   [Map]    
Fairbanks   [Map]     Start   [Map]    
Haile   [Map]     Sterlington   [Map]    
Leisure Village   [Map]     Swartz   [Map]    
Monroe   [Map]     West Monroe   [Map]    
Northpark Village   [Map]     Wilhite   [Map]    
Oak Ridge   [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 Phillips Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Ouachita Parish.

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

Bastrop   [Map]
 - Located in Morehouse Parish
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Farmerville   [Map]
 - Located in Union Parish
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Monroe   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Rayville   [Map]
 - Located in Richland Parish
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
West Monroe   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Phillips 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 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 Phillips Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Ouachita Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ashley County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bradley County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Union County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bienville 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

 
Claiborne Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Carroll Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin 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

 
Madison Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morehouse Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Richland Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Union Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Carroll Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winn Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #538108   (Name of Record: Phillips Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Ouachita
Lat: 32.6445836     Lon: -92.067355   [Map]
Elev: 24         Map Name: Sterlington

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Ouachita Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ouachita Parish: www.oppj.org/

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 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 Phillips Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6446, Longitude: -92.0674     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Phillips 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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