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The location of Pikes Peak Cemetery









A visit to the Pikes Peak Cemetery ...

The location of the Pikes Peak Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Pikes Peak Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<2> website: The Pikes Peak Cemetery (FAG ID #68571)

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 Pikes Peak Cemetery ...

The Pikes Peak Cemetery is located in Pointe Coupee Parish.

The parish seat for Pointe Coupee Parish is located in New Roads. New Roads lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the southeast of the Pikes Peak Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.9674°   (30° 58' 2")

Lon:   -91.7046°   (-91° 42' 16")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Pikes Peak Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bowman Road Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2579132

Good Faith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jacoby Cemetery   [Map]

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

Levee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Pikes Peak Cemetery

Little Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morefield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Pikes Peak Cemetery

Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Pikes Peak Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Pikes Peak Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68435

Royal Oak Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Pikes Peak Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68749

St. John Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68797

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Pikes Peak Cemetery

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Pikes Peak Cemetery

St. Stephens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sunnyside Cemetery   [Map]

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

True Vine Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Pikes Peak Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #69165

Turnbull Cemetery   [Map]

Located in West Feliciana Parish

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

Union Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Pikes Peak 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 Pikes Peak Cemetery.

Angola   [Map]     Lettsworth   [Map]    
Batchelor   [Map]     Mansura   [Map]    
Bayou Jack   [Map]     Melville   [Map]    
Bordelonville   [Map]     Moreauville   [Map]    
Cottonport   [Map]     Morganza   [Map]    
Dupont   [Map]     Palmetto   [Map]    
Half Moon   [Map]     Plaucheville   [Map]    
Hamburg   [Map]     Simmesport   [Map]    
Hickory   [Map]     Tunica   [Map]    
Innis   [Map]     Wakefield   [Map]    
Lebeau   [Map]     Weyanoke   [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 Pikes Peak 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 Pikes Peak Cemetery.

Cottonport   [Map]
 - Located in Avoyelles Parish
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of the Pikes Peak Cemetery
 
Marksville   [Map]
 - Located in Avoyelles Parish
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pikes Peak Cemetery
 
Saint Francisville   [Map]
 - Located in West Feliciana Parish
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pikes Peak 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 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 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 Pikes Peak 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
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Avoyelles 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

 
East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Evangeline Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
La Salle Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafayette Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rapides Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Landry Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin 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 Pointe Coupee Parish
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Pikes Peak Cemetery (FAG ID #68571)
 
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 Pikes Peak Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Pikes Peak Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Pikes Peak Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Pikes Peak Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #538135   (Name of Record: Pikes Peak Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pointe Coupee
Lat: 30.9674027     Lon: -91.7045629   [Map]
Elev: 14         Map Name: Innis

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #68571

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for 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>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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<3>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 Pikes Peak Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9674, Longitude: -91.7046     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pikes Peak Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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