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The location of Valence Street Cemetery









A visit to the Valence Street Cemetery ...

The location of the Valence Street 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 Valence Street Cemetery ...

The Valence Street Cemetery is located in Orleans Parish.

The parish seat for Orleans Parish is located in New Orleans. New Orleans lies just to the northeast of the Valence Street Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Valence Street Cemetery

Lat:   29.9306°   (29° 55' 50")

Lon:   -90.1066°   (-90° 6' 23")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Valence Street Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ahavas Sholem Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carrollton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Charity Hospital Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Evening Star Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Firemens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Firemens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Garden of Memories   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Girod Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67668<3>

Hebrew Rest Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Hook and Ladder Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #734935

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Jewish Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Lafayette Cemetery #1   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Lafayette Cemetery #2   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Lk. Lawn Park Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67978

Lincoln Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Mandeville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Masonic Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Valence Street Cemetery

McDonoghville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Metairie Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68207

Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]

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

Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Oliver Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Our Lady of Prompt Succor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Restlawn Park Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

A large cemetery that lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #640771

St. Louis Cemetery #3   [Map]

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

St. Louis Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #533315

St. Mary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Valence Street Cemetery

St. Roch Cemetery Campo Santo   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #68885

St. Vincent De Paul Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Waggaman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Westlawn Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Westlawn South Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Valence Street Cemetery

Woodlawn Park Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson Parish

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Valence Street Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Valence Street Cemetery.

Arabi   [Map]     Kenner   [Map]    
Avondale   [Map]     Marrero   [Map]    
Belle Chasse   [Map]     Meraux   [Map]    
Braithwaite   [Map]     Metairie   [Map]    
Bridge City   [Map]     New Orleans   [Map]    
Chalmette   [Map]     Pine Village   [Map]    
Elmwood   [Map]     River Ridge   [Map]    
English Turn   [Map]     Scarsdale   [Map]    
Estelle   [Map]     Terrytown   [Map]    
Gretna   [Map]     Timberlane   [Map]    
Harahan   [Map]     Waggaman   [Map]    
Harvey   [Map]     Westwego   [Map]    
Jefferson   [Map]     Woodmere   [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 Valence Street Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Orleans Parish.

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

Arabi   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Bernard Parish
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Valence Street Cemetery
 
Belle Chasse   [Map]
 - Located in Plaquemines Parish
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Valence Street Cemetery
 
Braithwaite   [Map]
 - Located in Plaquemines Parish
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Valence Street Cemetery
 
Gretna   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson Parish
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Valence Street Cemetery
 
Kenner   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson Parish
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Valence Street Cemetery
 
Metairie   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson Parish
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Valence Street Cemetery
 
New Orleans   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Valence Street 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 - 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 Valence Street Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Orleans Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson 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

 
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

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2601298   (Name of Record: Valence Street Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Orleans
Lat: 29.9306202     Lon: -90.106595   [Map]
Map Name: New Orleans East

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Orleans 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 '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 Valence Street Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9306, Longitude: -90.1066     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Valence Street 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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