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The location of Alford Cemetery









A visit to the Alford Cemetery ...

The location of the Alford 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 Alford Cemetery ...

The Alford Cemetery is located in Pike County.

The county seat for Pike County is located in Magnolia. Magnolia lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Northwest of the Alford Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.0118°   (31° 0' 42")

Lon:   -90.3187°   (-90° 19' 7")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 100 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Alford Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Pike County.

Alford Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Allen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Allen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Ann Tyler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Ard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Bala Chitto Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Banister Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

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

Bankston Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Alford Cemetery

Bluff Springs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Booty Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Alford Cemetery

Brewer - Webb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Brock Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Walthall County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Alford Cemetery

Brock Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Walthall County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Alford Cemetery

Brock Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alford Cemetery

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alford Cemetery

Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Alford Cemetery

Burch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Alford Cemetery

Burch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Walthall County

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

Burkhalter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alford Cemetery

Butler Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Alford Cemetery

Carter Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Alford Cemetery

Conerly Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

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

Conerly Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

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

Connerley Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alford Cemetery

Dean Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

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

Dykes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dyson Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Alford Cemetery

Fortenberry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Alford Cemetery

Fortenberry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alford Cemetery

Guiding Light Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alford Cemetery

Hinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Hinson Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Alford Cemetery

Holmes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Walthall County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Alford Cemetery

Hucabee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Kemp Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Alford Cemetery

Kendrick - Pounds Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Lewis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Walthall County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Alford Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Alford Cemetery

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Maples Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

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

McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]

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

McElveen Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Alford Cemetery

McNabb Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Alford Cemetery

Miller Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Alford Cemetery

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Walthall County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Alford Cemetery

Morris Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

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

Morris Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

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

Mt. Hermon Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Alford Cemetery

Mt. Olive Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Alford Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mullens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Needham Alford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Walthall County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Alford Cemetery

Ott Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Alford Cemetery

Pound Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Progress Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Rhodus Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Rhodus Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rills Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Alford Cemetery

Rimes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Roberts Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Alford Cemetery

Sandifer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sandifer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sandifer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Schilling Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Alford Cemetery

Seale Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alford Cemetery

Silver Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alford Cemetery

Silver Creek Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Alford Cemetery

Silver Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Alford Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Alford Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alford Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alford Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alford Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

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

Simmons Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Alford Cemetery

Slaven Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Alford Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Walthall County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Alford Cemetery

Smith Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Alford Cemetery

Smith Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

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

Statham Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Alford Cemetery

Strickland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Strickland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tate Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Alford Cemetery

Tate Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tate Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Alford Cemetery

Tate Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Alford Cemetery

Thornhill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alford Cemetery

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #63389<3>

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #63390

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

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

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Varnado Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Alford Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2443804

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Walthall County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Alford Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Alford Cemetery.

Bacots   [Map]     McElveen   [Map]    
Bear Town   [Map]     Mount Hermon (LA)   [Map]    
Fluker (LA)   [Map]     Osyka   [Map]    
Franklinton (LA)   [Map]     Roseland (LA)   [Map]    
Henry City (LA)   [Map]     Stoney Point (LA)   [Map]    
Holmesville   [Map]     Summit   [Map]    
Kentwood (LA)   [Map]     Sunny Hill (LA)   [Map]    
Magnolia   [Map]     Tangipahoa (LA)   [Map]    
McComb   [Map]     Tylertown   [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 Alford Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Pike County.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Alford Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Alford Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Alford Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Alford Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Alford Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Alford Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Alford Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Alford Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

East Baton Rouge Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Tangipahoa Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Copiah County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Jefferson Davis County:     Cyndi's
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Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Lamar County:     Cyndi's
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Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
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Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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Pearl River County:     Cyndi's
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Walthall County:     Cyndi's
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Wilkinson County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Pike County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Mississippi
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Pike County
 

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 Mississippi

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Alford 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 Alford Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #709901   (Name of Record: Alford Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.0118458     Lon: -90.318704   [Map]
Elev: 94         Map Name: Progress

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Pike County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pike County: www.co.pike.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Alford Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0118, Longitude: -90.3187     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Alford 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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