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The location of Travis Cemetery









A visit to the Travis Cemetery ...

The location of the Travis 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 Travis Cemetery ...

The Travis Cemetery is located in Amite County.

The county seat for Amite County is located in Liberty. Liberty lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Travis Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.0616°   (31° 3' 41")

Lon:   -90.6120°   (-90° 36' 43")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 67 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Travis Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alton Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

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

Benjamin Wall Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Travis Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #57948<3>

Bond Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bostic Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brabham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bullock Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carter - Evans Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Travis Cemetery

Casey - Powell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Travis Cemetery

Cockerham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cockerham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Day Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Travis Cemetery

Dean Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Travis Cemetery

Dykes Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Travis Cemetery

Easley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Easley Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Travis Cemetery

Felder - Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Garner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gillsburg Cemetery   [Map]

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

Glading Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Travis Cemetery

Guy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Travis Cemetery

Hampton Wall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harness Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hilbun Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

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

Holden Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holden Cemetery   [Map]

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

Honea Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hughes - Lawson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Travis Cemetery

Jerusalem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Travis Cemetery

Lea Cemetery   [Map]

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

Martin Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Travis Cemetery

McClendon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Travis Cemetery

McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

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

McDaniel - McElveen Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDaniel - Travis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Travis Cemetery

Mixon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Monroe - Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morgan - Gordon Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

Newman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Newman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Newman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Newman - Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Gillsburg Cemetery   [Map]

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

Polk - Tate Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Travis Cemetery

Prescott Cemetery   [Map]

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

Richland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

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

Robinson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sherman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sherman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

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

Simpson - Raborn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stevenson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

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

Taylor Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Terry Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

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

Terrys Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tickfaw Cemetery   [Map]

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

Unity Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

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

Wall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Webb Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Williams - Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Willson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the Travis Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Travis Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pike County

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

Zeagler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Travis Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Travis Cemetery.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Travis Cemetery
 
Clinton   [Map]
 - Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Travis Cemetery
 
Gloster   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Travis Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Travis Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Travis Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Travis Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Travis Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Travis Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Travis Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Located in Pike County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Travis Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 - you should note 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 Travis 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
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Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
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Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
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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Family
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Genealogy
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Copiah County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Jefferson Davis 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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Genealogy
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Wilkinson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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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 Travis 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 Travis Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #685418   (Name of Record: Travis Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Amite
Lat: 31.0615666     Lon: -90.6120431   [Map]
Elev: 110         Map Name: Terrys Creek

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 obstructions 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 Travis Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0616, Longitude: -90.6120     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Travis 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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