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The location of McDowell Cemetery









A visit to the McDowell Cemetery ...

The location of the McDowell 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 McDowell Cemetery ...

The McDowell Cemetery is located in Amite County.

The county seat for Amite County is located in Liberty. Liberty lies just to the north northwest of the McDowell Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.0857°   (31° 5' 8")

Lon:   -90.7470°   (-90° 44' 49")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 78 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the McDowell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Amite County.

Agrippa Gayden Cemetery   [Map]

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

Amite River Cemetery   [Map]

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Andrews Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the McDowell Cemetery

Bates Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bates - Felder Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the McDowell Cemetery

Benjamin Wall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #57948<3>

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northeast (NNE) of the McDowell Cemetery

Bostic Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brumfield - Whittington Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bryant Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carter - Evans Cemetery   [Map]

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

Casey - Powell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the McDowell Cemetery

Causey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the McDowell Cemetery

Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cockerham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cockerham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the McDowell Cemetery

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the McDowell Cemetery

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Davis - Tucker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dixon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dixon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dixon - McDowell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Duff Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fred Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gillsburg Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the McDowell Cemetery

Griffin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the McDowell Cemetery

Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the McDowell Cemetery

Harness Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the McDowell Cemetery

Higgins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holden Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holden Cemetery   [Map]

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

Honea Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hughes - Lawson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the McDowell Cemetery

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the McDowell Cemetery

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lea - Davis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Liberty Cemetery   [Map]

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

Liberty Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lilly Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the McDowell Cemetery

Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Madison - Bean Cemetery   [Map]

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

Maxwell Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the McDowell Cemetery

Maxwell Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the McDowell Cemetery

McClendon Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDowell Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDowell Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDowell Cemetery   [Map]

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

McKnight Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the McDowell Cemetery

Monroe - Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morgan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the McDowell Cemetery

Morgan - Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the McDowell Cemetery

Moses Robinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the McDowell Cemetery

Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the McDowell Cemetery

Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the McDowell Cemetery

Neilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

Newman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Gillsburg Cemetery   [Map]

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

Polk - Tate Cemetery   [Map]

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

Richland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the McDowell Cemetery

Robinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the McDowell Cemetery

Robinson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sleeper Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stewart Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stewart Wall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the McDowell Cemetery

Taylor Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tickfaw Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the McDowell Cemetery

Tobias Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the McDowell Cemetery

Wall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the McDowell Cemetery

Webb Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Zeagler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bacots   [Map]     Magnolia   [Map]    
Bear Town   [Map]     McComb   [Map]    
Centreville   [Map]     McElveen   [Map]    
Clinton (LA)   [Map]     Norwood (LA)   [Map]    
Coleman Town (LA)   [Map]     Osyka   [Map]    
Crosby   [Map]     Pine Grove (LA)   [Map]    
Fluker (LA)   [Map]     Summit   [Map]    
Gloster   [Map]     Tangipahoa (LA)   [Map]    
Greensburg (LA)   [Map]     Wilson (LA)   [Map]    
Kentwood (LA)   [Map]     Woodland (LA)   [Map]    
Liberty   [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 McDowell Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Amite County.

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

Clinton   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McDowell Cemetery
 
Gloster   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McDowell Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McDowell Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the McDowell Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McDowell Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the McDowell Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McDowell Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McDowell Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the McDowell Cemetery
 
Wilson   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McDowell 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 professional and volunteer 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 McDowell Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Amite County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Concordia Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

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

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pointe Coupee 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
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Washington Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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West Baton Rouge Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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West Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Adams County:     Cyndi's
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Claiborne County:     Cyndi's
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Copiah County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Jefferson 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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Pike 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 Amite County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Mississippi
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Mississippi
 

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 McDowell 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 McDowell Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #685327   (Name of Record: McDowell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Amite
Lat: 31.0857327     Lon: -90.7470455   [Map]
Elev: 92         Map Name: Gillsburg

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Amite County

About Mississippi

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' (or point-to-point) 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 McDowell Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0857, Longitude: -90.7470     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the McDowell 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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