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The location of Richland Cemetery









A visit to the Richland Cemetery ...

The location of the Richland 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 Richland Cemetery ...

The Richland Cemetery is located in Amite County.

The county seat for Amite County is located in Liberty. Liberty lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of the Richland Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.0805°   (31° 4' 49")

Lon:   -90.6643°   (-90° 39' 51")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Bacots   [Map]     Magnolia   [Map]    
Bear Town   [Map]     McComb   [Map]    
Centreville   [Map]     McElveen   [Map]    
Coleman Town (LA)   [Map]     Mount Hermon (LA)   [Map]    
Fluker (LA)   [Map]     Osyka   [Map]    
Gloster   [Map]     Roseland (LA)   [Map]    
Greensburg (LA)   [Map]     Summit   [Map]    
Holmesville   [Map]     Sunny Hill (LA)   [Map]    
Kentwood (LA)   [Map]     Tangipahoa (LA)   [Map]    
Liberty   [Map]     Woodland (LA)   [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 Richland 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 Richland Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richland Cemetery
 
Clinton   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Richland Cemetery
 
Gloster   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Richland Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Richland Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richland Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Richland Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Richland Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Richland Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richland Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Richland 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 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 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 Richland 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:

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
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tangipahoa Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

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

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Claiborne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Copiah County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Davis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
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Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkinson 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 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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 93 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Richland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Richland Cemetery

Bates Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bates - Felder Cemetery   [Map]

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

Benjamin Wall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #57948<3>

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Richland Cemetery

Bond Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Richland Cemetery

Bostic Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Richland Cemetery

Brabham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Richland Cemetery

Bullock Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Richland Cemetery

Burris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Richland Cemetery

Carter - Evans Cemetery   [Map]

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

Casey - Powell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Richland Cemetery

Causey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Richland Cemetery

Chandler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Richland Cemetery

Cockerham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Richland Cemetery

Cockerham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Richland Cemetery

Day Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Richland Cemetery

Dixon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Richland Cemetery

Dixon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Richland Cemetery

Easley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Felder Cemetery   [Map]

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

Felder - Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Frazier Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Richland Cemetery

Fred Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Richland Cemetery

Garner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gillsburg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Richland Cemetery

Glading Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Richland Cemetery

Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Griffin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Richland Cemetery

Guy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Richland Cemetery

Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Richland Cemetery

Hampton Wall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holden Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Richland Cemetery

Holden Cemetery   [Map]

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

Honea Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Richland Cemetery

Hughes - Lawson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johns Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Richland Cemetery

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Richland Cemetery

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lea - Davis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lilly Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Richland Cemetery

Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Richland Cemetery

Little Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Richland Cemetery

Madison - Bean Cemetery   [Map]

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

Martin Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Richland Cemetery

McClendon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Richland Cemetery

McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Richland Cemetery

McDaniel - McElveen Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDaniel - Travis Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDowell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Richland Cemetery

McDowell Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDowell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Richland Cemetery

Mixon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Monroe - Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morgan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Richland Cemetery

Morgan - Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moses Robinson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]

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

Neilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Richland Cemetery

Newman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Newman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Richland Cemetery

Newman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Richland Cemetery

Newman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Newman - Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Richland Cemetery

Old Gillsburg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Richland Cemetery

Polk - Tate Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Richland Cemetery

Prescott Cemetery   [Map]

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

Quin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Richland Cemetery

Robinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Richland Cemetery

Robinson - McElvin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Richland Cemetery

Sherman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Richland Cemetery

Sherman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Richland Cemetery

Simpson - Raborn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stevens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Richland Cemetery

Stewart Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stewart Wall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Taylor Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Terrys Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tickfaw Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tobias Cemetery   [Map]

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

Travis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Richland Cemetery

Wall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Richland Cemetery

Webb Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Richland Cemetery

Williams - Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Richland Cemetery

Willson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Richland Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Young - Garner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Richland Cemetery

Zeagler Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Richland 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 Richland Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #676639   (Name of Record: Richland Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Amite
Lat: 31.0804552     Lon: -90.6642664   [Map]
Elev: 105         Map Name: Gillsburg

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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.
<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 Richland Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0805, Longitude: -90.6643     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Richland Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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