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The location of Polk - Royal Cemetery









A visit to the Polk - Royal Cemetery ...

The location of the Polk - Royal 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 Polk - Royal Cemetery ...

The Polk - Royal Cemetery is located in Bolivar County. The county seat for Bolivar County is located in Cleveland.

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

Lat:   33.7190°   (33° 43' 8")

Lon:   -90.9682°   (-90° 58' 5")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Polk - Royal Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Bolivar County.

Anns Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Asia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Aycock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Burrus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Dickerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Egypt Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
El Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Mexican Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Miles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Old Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Parthenia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
St. Peter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Scotland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Sharewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Speckter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Waldon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Polk - Royal Cemetery.

Arkansas City (AR)   [Map]     Metcalfe   [Map]    
Benoit   [Map]     Mound Bayou   [Map]    
Beulah   [Map]     Mound City   [Map]    
Boyle   [Map]     Napoleon (AR)   [Map]    
Choctaw   [Map]     Pace   [Map]    
Christmas   [Map]     Renova   [Map]    
Cleveland   [Map]     Rohwer (AR)   [Map]    
Grapeland   [Map]     Rosedale   [Map]    
Gunnison   [Map]     Scott   [Map]    
Kelso (AR)   [Map]     Shaw   [Map]    
Longshot   [Map]     Winstonville   [Map]    
Merigold   [Map]     Wright   [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 Polk - Royal Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Bolivar County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Polk - Royal Cemetery.

Cleveland   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Mound Bayou   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Napoleon - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Desha County (AR)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery
 
Rosedale   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Polk - Royal Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Polk - Royal Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bolivar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Arkansas County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Ashley County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chicot County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Desha County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Drew County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County (AR):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Monroe County (AR):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Phillips County (AR):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Amite County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Coahoma County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Holmes County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Humphreys County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Leflore County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Quitman County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Sharkey County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Sunflower County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Tallahatchie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Mississippi:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Bolivar 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 Polk - Royal 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 Polk - Royal Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #676184   (Name of Record: Polk-Royal Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bolivar
Lat: 33.7190007     Lon: -90.9681609   [Map]
Elev: 42         Map Name: Lobdell

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bolivar County: www.co.bolivar.ms.us/

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 '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 Polk - Royal Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7190, Longitude: -90.9682     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Polk - Royal Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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