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Our GPS coordinates for the Houston 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 Houston Cemetery...

The Houston Cemetery is located in Decatur County. The county seat for Decatur County is located in Decaturville.

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

Lat:   35.5851°   (35° 35' 6")

Lon:   -88.1311°   (-88° 7' 51")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Houston 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 Houston Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Decatur County.

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

Clifton   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County
 
Decaturville   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Lexington   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Linden   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Parsons   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Sardis   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Savannah   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Hardin County
 
Scotts Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Wayne County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 49 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Houston Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkisson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Averett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Brasher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Bussell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Chumney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Dixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Duke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Furnace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Gabbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Gates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Harrington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Hensley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Herndon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Ivey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Johnston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Kunkel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Luton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
McMurry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Myracle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Newson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Parsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Powers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Pratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Presley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Located in Henderson County
 
Rosson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Rushing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Houston Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18034<4>
 
Slater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Stills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Tolley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Houston Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Yarbro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Houston Cemetery
 
Yarbro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Houston Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Houston Cemetery.

Beardstown   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]Parkers Crossroads   [Map]
Cedar Grove   [Map]Jeannette   [Map]Parsons   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Lexington   [Map]Rhodes Town   [Map]
Decaturville   [Map]Linden   [Map]Saltillo   [Map]
Dunbar   [Map]Lobelville   [Map]Sardis   [Map]
Enville   [Map]Milledgeville   [Map]Scotts Hill   [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 first visit 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 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 Houston Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Decatur 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    
Lauderdale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alcorn County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chester County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crockett County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dickson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gibson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardeman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henderson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hickman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Humphreys County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Maury County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Weakley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Houston 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 Houston Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1288507   (Name of Record: Houston Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Decatur
Lat: 35.5850705     Lon: -88.1311461   [Map]
Elev: 150         Map Name: Scotts Hill

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The official website for Decatur County: www.decaturcountytn.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.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: 35.5851, Longitude: -88.1311     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Houston Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Houston 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from . 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.

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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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