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The location of Powers Cemetery









A visit to the Powers Cemetery ...

The location of the Powers 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 Powers Cemetery ...

The Powers Cemetery is located in East Feliciana Parish.

The parish seat for East Feliciana Parish is located in Clinton. Clinton lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the West Northwest of the Powers Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Powers Cemetery

Lat:   30.8021°   (30° 48' 7")

Lon:   -90.8618°   (-90° 51' 42")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Powers Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arbuthnot Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery

Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Powers Cemetery

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery

Booker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Powers Cemetery

Claibourne Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery

Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Powers Cemetery

Craft Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Powers Cemetery

De Armond Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fairchild Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Powers Cemetery

Gilead Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Powers Cemetery

Glover Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery

Haney Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harrell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery

Irwin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Powers Cemetery

Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Powers Cemetery

Mahoney Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Powers Cemetery

McGehee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

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

Naul Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Powers Cemetery

Nesom Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Powers Cemetery

New Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Powers Cemetery

Perkins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

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

Pipkin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powers Cemetery

Sorman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

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

South Union Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Powers Cemetery

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Powers Cemetery

Womack - Brickham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery

Womack - Muse Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery

Youngblood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Powers Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]     Norwood   [Map]    
Baywood   [Map]     Pine Grove   [Map]    
Central   [Map]     Pride   [Map]    
Clinton   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Coleman Town   [Map]     Slaughter   [Map]    
Denham Springs   [Map]     Starns   [Map]    
Ethel   [Map]     Tangipahoa   [Map]    
Fluker   [Map]     Tristian Village   [Map]    
Greensburg   [Map]     Walker   [Map]    
Greenwell Springs   [Map]     Watson   [Map]    
Jackson   [Map]     Wilson   [Map]    
Kentwood   [Map]     Woodland   [Map]    
Livingston   [Map]     Zachary   [Map]    
Montpelier   [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 Powers Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in East Feliciana Parish.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Clinton   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Denham Springs   [Map]
 - Located in Livingston Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Jackson   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Livingston   [Map]
 - Located in Livingston Parish
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Wilson   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Powers Cemetery
 
Zachary   [Map]
 - Located in East Baton Rouge Parish
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Powers Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with 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 Powers Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to East Feliciana Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension 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

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint James 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

 
Washington 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

 
Lincoln County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall 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 East Feliciana 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 Powers 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 Powers Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #538378   (Name of Record: Powers Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: East Feliciana
Lat: 30.8021267     Lon: -90.8617677   [Map]
Elev: 52         Map Name: Hatchersville

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About East Feliciana Parish

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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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Powers Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8021, Longitude: -90.8618     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Powers Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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