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(Jones County, Mississippi)


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The location of Hinton Cemetery

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Profile for the Hinton Cemetery ...

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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.

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The Location of the Hinton Cemetery...

The Hinton Cemetery is located in Jones County. The county seat for Jones County is located in Laurel.

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

Lat:   31.6085°   (31° 36' 30")

Lon:   -89.2507°   (-89° 15' 2")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Hinton Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Jones County.

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

Bay Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the North (N) of the Hinton Cemetery
 - Located in Jasper County
 
Collins   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Hinton Cemetery
 - Located in Covington County
 
Ellisville   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Hattiesburg   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) of the Hinton Cemetery
 - Located in Forrest County
 
Laurel   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Mize   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hinton Cemetery
 - Located in Smith County
 
Petal   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Hinton Cemetery
 - Located in Forrest County
 
Richton   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Sandersville   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Taylorsville   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hinton Cemetery
 - Located in Smith County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 41 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Hinton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Jones County.

Anderson - Minter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Benson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Big Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Bynum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Calhoun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Centreville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Coltins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Crosby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Currie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Ellisville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Ellzey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Fairchild Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Fairfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Gandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Indian Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Jordan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Lebanon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
New Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Our Home Universalist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Shows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Shows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Shows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Tularosa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Walters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Walters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Windham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hinton Cemetery
 
Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hinton Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Hinton Cemetery.

Collins   [Map]Lux   [Map]Soso   [Map]
Ellisville   [Map]Moss   [Map]Stringer   [Map]
Hattiesburg   [Map]Petal   [Map]Sumrall   [Map]
Hot Coffee   [Map]Sandersville   [Map]Taylorsville   [Map]
Laurel   [Map]Seminary   [Map]Vernon   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites 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 Hinton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Jones County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Choctaw County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forrest County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
George County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jasper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson Davis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pearl River County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rankin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Simpson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smith County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #671241   (Name of Record: Hinton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jones
Lat: 31.6087757     Lon: -89.2503374   [Map]
Elev: 81         Map Name: Moselle

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in . 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 Hinton Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6085, Longitude: -89.2507     [Map].

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