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The location of Saline Cemetery









A visit to the Saline Cemetery ...

The location of the Saline 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 Saline Cemetery ...

The Saline Cemetery is located in Winn Parish.

The parish seat for Winn Parish is located in Winnfield. Winnfield lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the East Northeast of the Saline Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.8104°   (31° 48' 37")

Lon:   -92.9096°   (-92° 54' 34")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Saline Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

American Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Saline Cemetery

Blake Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Saline Cemetery

Blake Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Saline Cemetery

Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Saline Cemetery

De Blieux Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Saline Cemetery

Fern Park Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Saline Cemetery

Franks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Saline Cemetery

Franks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Saline Cemetery

Kimbrell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Saline Cemetery

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Saline Cemetery

Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Saline Cemetery

Memory Lawn Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Saline Cemetery

Creola Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Grant Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Saline Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67322<3>

Old Harmony Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Saline Cemetery

Old Harmony Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Saline Cemetery

Pace Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Saline Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Grant Parish

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68615

Russell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Saline Cemetery

Russell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Saline Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Saline Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Saline Cemetery

Swindelly Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Saline Cemetery

Tucker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Saline Cemetery

Tucker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Natchitoches Parish

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Saline Cemetery

Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Grant Parish

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Saline Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68983

Verda Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Grant Parish

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Saline Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2222776

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Saline Cemetery.

Atlanta   [Map]     Melrose   [Map]    
Calvin   [Map]     Montgomery   [Map]    
Campti   [Map]     Natchez   [Map]    
Clarence   [Map]     Natchitoches   [Map]    
Cloutierville   [Map]     Powhatan   [Map]    
Flora   [Map]     Provencal   [Map]    
Forest   [Map]     Saint Maurice   [Map]    
Goldonna   [Map]     Winnfield   [Map]    
Joyce   [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 Saline Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Winn Parish.

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

Colfax   [Map]
 - Located in Grant Parish
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Saline Cemetery
 
Montgomery   [Map]
 - Located in Grant Parish
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Saline Cemetery
 
Natchitoches   [Map]
 - Located in Natchitoches Parish
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Saline Cemetery
 
Winnfield   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Saline 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 - although 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 Saline Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Winn Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Bienville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bossier 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

 
De Soto Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
La Salle 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

 
Ouachita Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rapides 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

 
Vernon Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #547945   (Name of Record: Saline Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Winn
Lat: 31.810442     Lon: -92.9096019   [Map]
Elev: 64         Map Name: Saint Maurice

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Louisiana

About Winn 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>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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Saline Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8104, Longitude: -92.9096     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Saline 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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