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The location of Carter Cemetery









A visit to the Carter Cemetery ...

The location of the Carter 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 Carter Cemetery ...

The Carter Cemetery is located in George County. The county seat for George County is located in Lucedale.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Carter Cemetery

Lat:   30.7352°   (30° 44' 6")

Lon:   -88.6170°   (-88° 37' 1")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Carter Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Agricola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Byrd - Helveston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Cain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Fairley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Finch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Movella Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Movella Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Old Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Refuge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Steede Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Carter Cemetery.

Americus   [Map]     Hurley   [Map]    
Big Point   [Map]     Latimer   [Map]    
Brewton   [Map]     Lucedale   [Map]    
Coll Town   [Map]     Martin Bluff   [Map]    
Escatawpa   [Map]     Moss Point   [Map]    
Fountainebleau   [Map]     Orange Grove   [Map]    
Gautier   [Map]     Semmes (AL)   [Map]    
Grand Bay (AL)   [Map]     Vancleave   [Map]    
Gulf Hills   [Map]     Wade   [Map]    
Helena   [Map]     Wilmer (AL)   [Map]    
Hickory Hills   [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 Carter Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in George County.

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

Gautier   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Grand Bay   [Map]
 - Located in Mobile County (AL)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Lucedale   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Moss Point   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Ocean Springs   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Pascagoula   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start 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 it should be mentioned 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 Carter Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to George County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Baldwin County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mobile County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Forrest County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wayne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #690704   (Name of Record: Carter Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: George
Lat: 30.7351905     Lon: -88.6169679   [Map]
Elev: 17         Map Name: Harleston

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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' 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 Carter Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7352, Longitude: -88.6170     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Carter Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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