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The location of Mt. Carmel Cemetery









A visit to the Mount Carmel Cemetery ...

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 Mt. Carmel Cemetery ...

The Mt. Carmel Cemetery is located in Fort Bend County.

The county seat for Fort Bend County is located in Richmond. Richmond lies just to the south of the Mt. Carmel Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Lat:   29.5940°   (29° 35' 38")

Lon:   -95.7625°   (-95° 45' 45")

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Alief   [Map]     Mission Bend   [Map]    
Beasley   [Map]     New Territory   [Map]    
Booth   [Map]     Orchard   [Map]    
Catalina Village   [Map]     Pecan Grove   [Map]    
Cinco Ranch   [Map]     Pin Oak Village   [Map]    
Clodine   [Map]     Pleak   [Map]    
Cumings   [Map]     Richmond   [Map]    
Dewalt   [Map]     Rosenberg   [Map]    
Fairchilds   [Map]     Stafford   [Map]    
Fifth Street   [Map]     Sugar Land   [Map]    
First Colony   [Map]     Thompsons   [Map]    
Fulshear   [Map]     Town West   [Map]    
Greatwood Village   [Map]     West Oaks Village   [Map]    
Greatwood   [Map]     Weston Lakes   [Map]    
Meadows Place   [Map]     Westpark Village   [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 Mt. Carmel Cemetery. The following communities are located in Fort Bend County.

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

Richmond   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Mt. Carmel Cemetery
 
Rosenberg   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Carmel Cemetery
 
Stafford   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Carmel Cemetery
 
Sugar Land   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Carmel 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 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 Mt. Carmel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Fort Bend County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Austin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Brazoria County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Colorado County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Galveston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grimes County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harris County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Matagorda County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Waller County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wharton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Carmel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Fort Bend County.

Briscoe Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2257031<2>

Cottonwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Goss Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Lightfoot Cemetery   [Map]

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

McNabb Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Home Cemetery   [Map]

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

San Grabiel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Sandberry Cemetery   [Map]

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

West Gethsemane Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wow Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Mt. Carmel 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 Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1342020   (Name of Record: Mount Carmel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fort Bend
Lat: 29.5941252     Lon: -95.7624498   [Map]
Elev: 28         Map Name: Richmond

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About Fort Bend County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fort Bend County: www.co.fort-bend.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mt. Carmel Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.5940, Longitude: -95.7625     [Map].

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<2>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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