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(Dickens County, Texas)


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Profile for the Amity Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Amity 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 Amity Cemetery...

The Amity Cemetery is located in Dickens County. The county seat for Dickens County is located in Dickens.

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

Lat:   33.7195°   (33° 43' 10")

Lon:   -100.8246°   (-100° 49' 28")

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

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

Crosbyton   [Map]
 - Located in Crosby County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Amity Cemetery
 
Matador   [Map]
 - Located in Motley County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Amity Cemetery
 
Roaring Springs   [Map]
 - Located in Motley County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Amity Cemetery
 
Spur   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Amity Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Amity Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Afton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Amity Cemetery
 
Dickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Amity Cemetery
 
Espuela Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Amity Cemetery
 
McAdoo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Amity Cemetery
 
Roaring Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Motley County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Amity Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Motley County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Amity Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 13 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Amity Cemetery.

Afton   [Map]Girard   [Map]Narcisso   [Map]
Crosbyton   [Map]Guthrie   [Map]Roaring Springs   [Map]
Dickens   [Map]Matador   [Map]Russellville   [Map]
Dougherty   [Map]McAdoo   [Map]Spur   [Map]
Dumont   [Map]Mount Blanco   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Amity Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Dickens County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Briscoe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cottle County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crosby County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Garza County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hale County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kent County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
King County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lubbock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Motley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stonewall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Amity 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 Amity Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1351081   (Name of Record: Amity Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Dickens
Lat: 33.7195274     Lon: -100.8245777   [Map]
Elev: 787         Map Name: Dickens North

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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: 33.7195, Longitude: -100.8246     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Amity Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Amity 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts in . 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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