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The location of Rocky Mount Cemetery









A visit to the Rocky Mount Cemetery ...

The location of the Rocky Mount 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 Rocky Mount Cemetery ...

The Rocky Mount Cemetery is located in Bienville Parish.

The parish seat for Bienville Parish is located in Arcadia. Arcadia lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Rocky Mount Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   32.3071°   (32° 18' 25")

Lon:   -93.3716°   (-93° 22' 17")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Rocky Mount Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bryan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Rocky Mount Cemetery

Coleman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Israelite Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Rocky Mount Cemetery

Marshall Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bossier Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Rocky Mount Cemetery

Mary Magdalene Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bossier Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Rocky Mount Cemetery

Mosley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Rocky Mount Cemetery

Reeves Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Rocky Mount Cemetery

St. Marks Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Red River Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Rocky Mount Cemetery

Shehee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Social Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Red River Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Rocky Mount Cemetery

Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stafford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Rocky Mount Cemetery

Theus Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Rocky Mount Cemetery

Tooke Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Rocky Mount Cemetery

Tooke Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wimberly Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Rocky Mount Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Rocky Mount Cemetery.

Abington   [Map]     Frierson   [Map]    
Alberta   [Map]     Halfway   [Map]    
Ashland   [Map]     Hall Summit   [Map]    
Castor   [Map]     Harmon   [Map]    
Coushatta   [Map]     Haughton   [Map]    
Dixie Inn   [Map]     Heflin   [Map]    
Doyline   [Map]     Jamestown   [Map]    
Dubberly   [Map]     Martin   [Map]    
East Point   [Map]     Ringgold   [Map]    
Eastwood   [Map]     Sibley   [Map]    
Edgefield   [Map]     Yellow Pine   [Map]    
Elm Grove   [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 Rocky Mount Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Bienville Parish.

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

Coushatta   [Map]
 - Located in Red River Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Rocky Mount Cemetery
 
Ringgold   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rocky Mount 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 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 - 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 Rocky Mount Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bienville Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Columbia County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bossier Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caddo Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Claiborne Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
De Soto 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

 
Natchitoches Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Red River Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sabine Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Union Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winn Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Panola County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County (TX):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #538675   (Name of Record: Rocky Mount Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bienville
Lat: 32.3071012     Lon: -93.3715607   [Map]
Elev: 98         Map Name: Ringgold

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Louisiana

About Bienville Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bienville Parish: www.bienvilleparish.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 'point-to-point' 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 Rocky Mount Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3071, Longitude: -93.3716     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Rocky Mount Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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