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The location of St. Anthony Cemetery









A visit to the Saint Anthony Cemetery ...

The location of the St. Anthony 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 St. Anthony Cemetery ...

The St. Anthony Cemetery is located in Jefferson Parish.

The parish seat for Jefferson Parish is located in Gretna. Gretna lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the north northeast of the St. Anthony Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the St. Anthony Cemetery

Lat:   29.7316°   (29° 43' 53")

Lon:   -90.1287°   (-90° 7' 43")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the St. Anthony Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the St. Anthony Cemetery

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the St. Anthony Cemetery

Belair Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Plaquemines Parish

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the St. Anthony Cemetery

Coulon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the St. Anthony Cemetery

Coulon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the St. Anthony Cemetery

Dobard Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Plaquemines Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the St. Anthony Cemetery

Fisher Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the St. Anthony Cemetery

Lafitte Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the St. Anthony Cemetery

Little Village Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the St. Anthony Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the St. Anthony Cemetery.

Avondale   [Map]     Jean Lafitte   [Map]    
Barataria   [Map]     Jefferson   [Map]    
Belle Chasse   [Map]     Lafitte   [Map]    
Braithwaite   [Map]     Marrero   [Map]    
Bridge City   [Map]     New Orleans   [Map]    
Carlisle   [Map]     River Ridge   [Map]    
Crown Point   [Map]     Scarsdale   [Map]    
Elmwood   [Map]     Terrytown   [Map]    
English Turn   [Map]     Timberlane   [Map]    
Estelle   [Map]     Waggaman   [Map]    
Gretna   [Map]     Westwego   [Map]    
Harahan   [Map]     Woodmere   [Map]    
Harvey   [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 St. Anthony Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Jefferson Parish.

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

Belle Chasse   [Map]
 - Located in Plaquemines Parish
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Anthony Cemetery
 
Braithwaite   [Map]
 - Located in Plaquemines Parish
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Anthony Cemetery
 
Gretna   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Anthony Cemetery
 
New Orleans   [Map]
 - Located in Orleans Parish
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the St. Anthony 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 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 St. Anthony Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jefferson Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Assumption Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafourche Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Plaquemines Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Bernard Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint John the Baptist 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

 
Terrebonne Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #557557   (Name of Record: Saint Anthony Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jefferson
Lat: 29.7315995     Lon: -90.1286853   [Map]
Elev: 1         Map Name: Barataria

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Jefferson Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jefferson Parish: www.jeffparish.net/

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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the St. Anthony Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7316, Longitude: -90.1287     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. Anthony Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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