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The location of Enterprise Cemetery









A visit to the Enterprise Cemetery ...

The location of the Enterprise 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 Enterprise Cemetery ...

The Enterprise Cemetery is located in Clarke County. The county seat for Clarke County is located in Quitman.

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

Lat:   32.1796°   (32° 10' 46")

Lon:   -88.8262°   (-88° 49' 34")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Enterprise Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Archusa Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Chancellor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #58727<3>
 
East Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Fellowship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jasper County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Goodwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Kramer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Little Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Old Souenlovie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Osborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #61750
 
Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jasper County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Stonewall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Zion Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Enterprise Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Enterprise Cemetery.

Baxter   [Map]     Orange   [Map]    
Chunky   [Map]     Pachuta   [Map]    
Enterprise   [Map]     Penantly   [Map]    
Fellowship   [Map]     Quitman   [Map]    
Fouke   [Map]     Ras   [Map]    
Garlandsville   [Map]     Rose Hill   [Map]    
Gridley   [Map]     Stafford Springs   [Map]    
Hickory   [Map]     Stonewall   [Map]    
Kelona   [Map]     Suqualena   [Map]    
Marion   [Map]     Verba   [Map]    
Meridian   [Map]     Vimville   [Map]    
Nellieburg   [Map]     Vossburg   [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 Enterprise Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Clarke County.

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

Enterprise   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Hickory   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Meridian   [Map]
 - Located in Lauderdale County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Newton   [Map]
 - Located in Newton County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Enterprise Cemetery
 
Quitman   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Enterprise 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 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 Enterprise Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Clarke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Choctaw County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clarke County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marengo County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sumter County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jasper County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jones County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kemper County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lauderdale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Leake County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Neshoba County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Newton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Smith 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 Clarke County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Mississippi
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Clarke 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 Enterprise 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 Enterprise Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #709427   (Name of Record: Enterprise Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clarke
Lat: 32.1795916     Lon: -88.8261599   [Map]
Elev: 79         Map Name: Stonewall

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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 Enterprise Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1796, Longitude: -88.8262     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Enterprise 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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