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The location of Winan Cemetery









A visit to the Winan Cemetery ...

The location of the Winan 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 Winan Cemetery ...

The Winan Cemetery is located in Washington Parish.

The parish seat for Washington Parish is located in Franklinton. Franklinton lies just to the south of the Winan Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.8946°   (30° 53' 40")

Lon:   -90.1526°   (-90° 9' 9")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 50 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Winan Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Washington Parish.

Alford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Winan Cemetery

Bankston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Winan Cemetery

Beard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Winan Cemetery

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Winan Cemetery

Bickham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Winan Cemetery

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Winan Cemetery

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Winan Cemetery

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bulloch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Winan Cemetery

Burch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Winan Cemetery

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Winan Cemetery

Creel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Winan Cemetery

Curter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fisher Cemetery   [Map]

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

Haley Cemetery   [Map]

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

James Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Winan Cemetery

Kemp Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Winan Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Winan Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Winan Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Winan Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Winan Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Winan Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Winan Cemetery

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moriah Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Winan Cemetery

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Winan Cemetery

St. James Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Winan Cemetery

Schilling Cemetery   [Map]

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

Seale Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Winan Cemetery

Slocum Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Winan Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Winan Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Winan Cemetery

Stafford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Star Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Winan Cemetery

Strahan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stringfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Winan Cemetery

Stringfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sweet Home Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Winan Cemetery

Sweet Rest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Winan Cemetery

Toomer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Winan Cemetery

Warner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Winan Cemetery

Warren Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Winan Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Winan Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]     Loranger   [Map]    
Angie   [Map]     Magnolia (MS)   [Map]    
Bacots (MS)   [Map]     Mount Hermon   [Map]    
Bogalusa   [Map]     Osyka (MS)   [Map]    
Bush   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Enon   [Map]     Saint Benedict   [Map]    
Fluker   [Map]     Stoney Point   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Sun   [Map]    
Franklinton   [Map]     Sunny Hill   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Tangipahoa   [Map]    
Holmesville (MS)   [Map]     Tylertown (MS)   [Map]    
Husser   [Map]     Varnado   [Map]    
Kentwood   [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 Winan Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washington Parish.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Winan Cemetery
 
Bogalusa   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Winan Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of the Winan Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Winan Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County (MS)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Winan Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Winan 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 websites either 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 Winan Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washington Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena 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

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Forrest County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #542105   (Name of Record: Winan Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 30.8946272     Lon: -90.1525864   [Map]
Elev: 81         Map Name: Clifton

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Washington 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' 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 Winan Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8946, Longitude: -90.1526     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Winan Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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