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(Itawamba County, Mississippi)


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The location of Mt. Pisgah Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Pisgah Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 Mt. Pisgah Cemetery...

The Mt. Pisgah Cemetery is located in Itawamba County. The county seat for Itawamba County is located in Fulton.

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

Lat:   34.3254°   (34° 19' 31")

Lon:   -88.4706°   (-88° 28' 14")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Amory   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Baldwyn   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Belmont   [Map]
 - Located in Tishomingo County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Fulton   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Nettleton   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Red Bay   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County (AL)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Tupelo   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrews Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Baldwin Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Boguefala Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Buncum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Burnt Field Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Cross Roads Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Dorsey Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Duvall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
East Fulton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #59254<4>
 
Files Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Francis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Fulton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Gilmore Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Hardin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Hussey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Itawamba Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Keys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Kirkville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Mantachie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
New Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Old Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Ozark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Palmetto Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Pound Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Sandlin Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Stevens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Unity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Walton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
 
Warren Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.

Abney   [Map]Indian Hills   [Map]Plantersville   [Map]
Baldwyn   [Map]Mantachie   [Map]Saltillo   [Map]
Belmont   [Map]Marietta   [Map]Shannon   [Map]
Fulton   [Map]Mooreville   [Map]Smithville   [Map]
Golden   [Map]Nettleton   [Map]Tremont   [Map]
Guntown   [Map]Oakland   [Map]Tupelo   [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 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 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 Mt. Pisgah Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Itawamba County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winston County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lafayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lowndes County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pontotoc County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prentiss County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tippah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #674195   (Name of Record: Mount Pisgah Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Itawamba
Lat: 34.3253816     Lon: -88.4706037   [Map]
Elev: 119         Map Name: Fulton

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Mississippi

About Itawamba County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Itawamba County: www.co.itawamba.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3254, Longitude: -88.4706     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Pisgah Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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