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The location of Floydada Cemetery









A visit to the Floydada Cemetery ...

The location of the Floydada 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 Floydada Cemetery ...

The Floydada Cemetery is located in Floyd County. The county seat for Floyd County is located in Floydada.

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

Lat:   34.0059°   (34° 0' 21")

Lon:   -101.3265°   (-101° 19' 35")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Floydada Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antelope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Floydada Cemetery
 
Cone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Crosby County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Floydada Cemetery
 
Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Floydada Cemetery
 
Rushing Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Floydada Cemetery
 
Veterans Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Floydada Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #150702<3>

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 Floydada Cemetery.

Aiken   [Map]     Gray Mule   [Map]    
Becton   [Map]     Lockney   [Map]    
Cedar Hill   [Map]     Mount Blanco   [Map]    
Cone   [Map]     Petersburg   [Map]    
Della Plain   [Map]     Ralls   [Map]    
Dougherty   [Map]     South Plains   [Map]    
Estacado   [Map]     Sterley   [Map]    
Farmer   [Map]     Whitney   [Map]    
Floydada   [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 Floydada Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Floyd County.

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

Crosbyton   [Map]
 - Located in Crosby County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South (S) of the Floydada Cemetery
 
Della Plain - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Floydada Cemetery
 
Floydada   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Floydada Cemetery
 
Lockney   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Floydada Cemetery
 
Lorenzo   [Map]
 - Located in Crosby County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Floydada Cemetery
 
Plainview   [Map]
 - Located in Hale County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Floydada Cemetery
 
Roaring Springs   [Map]
 - Located in Motley County
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Floydada Cemetery
 
South Plains   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Floydada Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 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 Floydada Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Floyd County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Briscoe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crosby County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dickens County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Garza County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hockley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
King County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamb County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lubbock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Motley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Swisher County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

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

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 Floydada 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 Floydada Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1357508   (Name of Record: Floydada Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Floyd
Lat: 34.0059116     Lon: -101.326546   [Map]
Elev: 970         Map Name: Lockney SE

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.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 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 Floydada Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0059, Longitude: -101.3265     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Floydada 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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