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The location of Varnado Cemetery









A visit to the Varnado Cemetery ...

The location of the Varnado 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 Varnado Cemetery ...

The Varnado Cemetery is located in Pike County.

The county seat for Pike County is located in Magnolia. Magnolia lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Varnado Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   31.0016°   (31° 0' 5")

Lon:   -90.4204°   (-90° 25' 13")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 61 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Varnado Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Alton Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ann Tyler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Varnado Cemetery

Ard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Varnado Cemetery

Bluff Springs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Booty Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

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

Brewer - Webb Cemetery   [Map]

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

Butler Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

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

Conerly Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Varnado Cemetery

Conerly Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Varnado Cemetery

Cutrer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cutrer Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

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

Dean Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Varnado Cemetery

Dickey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dykes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fulham Cemetery   [Map]

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

German Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

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

Guiding Light Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hinson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hinson - Knippers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knapp Cemetery   [Map]

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

Magee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Masonic Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

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

McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDaniel Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

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

McElveen Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

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

McGehee Cemetery   [Map]

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

McNabb Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Hermon Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

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

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mullens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Osyka Cemetery   [Map]

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

Progress Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rayborn - Easley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rhodus Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rice Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rimes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roberts Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)

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

St. Mary Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sandifer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sandifer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Varnado Cemetery

Sandifer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Varnado Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

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

Slade Cemetery   [Map]

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

Strickland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Strickland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tate Cemetery   [Map]

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

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #63389<3>

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #63390

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

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

Varnado Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Varnado Cemetery

Varnado Cemetery (LA)   [Map]

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2443804

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wolverton Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Amite City (LA)   [Map]     McComb   [Map]    
Bacots   [Map]     McElveen   [Map]    
Bear Town   [Map]     Mount Hermon (LA)   [Map]    
Fluker (LA)   [Map]     Osyka   [Map]    
Franklinton (LA)   [Map]     Roseland (LA)   [Map]    
Greensburg (LA)   [Map]     Stoney Point (LA)   [Map]    
Henry City (LA)   [Map]     Summit   [Map]    
Holmesville   [Map]     Sunny Hill (LA)   [Map]    
Kentwood (LA)   [Map]     Tangipahoa (LA)   [Map]    
Magnolia   [Map]     Tylertown   [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 Varnado Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Pike County.

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

Amite City   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Varnado Cemetery
 
Greensburg   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Helena Parish (LA)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Varnado Cemetery
 
Kentwood   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Varnado Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Varnado Cemetery
 
McComb   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Varnado Cemetery
 
Osyka   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Varnado Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Tangipahoa Parish (LA)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Varnado Cemetery
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of the Varnado 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 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 Varnado Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Mississippi:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pike 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 Feliciana Parish (LA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Copiah County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Jefferson Davis County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lamar 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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Pearl River County:     Cyndi's
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Walthall County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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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 Pike County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Mississippi
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Mississippi
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Mississippi,
Cemeteries of Pike 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 Varnado 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 Varnado Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #709973   (Name of Record: Varnado Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.0015678     Lon: -90.4203725   [Map]
Elev: 92         Map Name: Osyka

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Pike County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pike County: www.co.pike.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 'straight-line' 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 Varnado Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0016, Longitude: -90.4204     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Varnado 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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