Southern Cemetery Locations

Cherokee County, Texas

SOUTHERN CEMETERY LOCATIONS

Located south of SH 294 and 21. Listing of directions to all Southern Cemetery Locations.

Southern Cemetery

Latitude
Longitude

Directions

Alto City Cemetery   (look-up info)

313916W
0950451N

Alto City Cemetery is located of HWY 69 on Rusk Street 1/4 mile on the right in Alto, Texas.

Armstrong Harrison Cemetery

 

Armstrong/Harrison is located about one mile northwest of Alto on the south side of FM 2139

Arnold Cemetery

 

The Arnold Cemetery is in southern Cherokee County, 3 miles northwest of Forest on FM 1911.

Atoy Cemetery

 

There is no entrance sign. Atoy Cemetery is located east of Rusk, Texas, in the Atoy community. At the intersection of Hwy 69 & FM 343 just south of Rusk turn east. Go about 7 miles the cemetery is on the left side of the road.

Ball Cemetery at Alto

 

Ball cemetery is located on the Thomas Ball farm NE of Alto.

Berryman Cemetery

314116N
0950124W

Berryman Cemetery is located 3 miles northeast of Alto, on the old Forest Hills Plantation on CR 2501, .6 miles east of FM 241. The log house known as Forest Hills was built in 1847 on the property that was part of the original grant for which James Dill, first alcalde of Nacogdoches, petitioned the Spanish government in 1802. 

Conway Cemetery at Alto

 

 

Cook Cemetery (look-up info)

 

Cook Cemetery is located 4.9 miles east of Alto on SH 21, then 2.6 miles north on 2501, at the end of CR 2526.

Cornelius Graves

314744N
0950100W

These Cornelius gravesites are located on what was or may still be Jewel Gunter's farm, near Atoy, Texas.
Dear Place

 

 

Dill Graves

 

They have a private family cemetery 2 miles east on Alto on SH 21. The Dill graves are located along the right side of Highway 21, east of the Linnwood Community. From the intersection of U. S. Hwy. 69 & State Hwy. 21 in Alto go east on Hwy 21, 2.7 miles.
Evans Cemetery

 

Evans Cemetery is located north of Highway 21 approximately one mile, in the Linnwood Community. This cemetery is also known as the Cummings-Houston Cemetery.

Green Burial Plot

314226N
0950205W

This burial plot is located six miles northeast of Alto, Texas on the J.D. Kelsey farm.

Hendrick Cemetery

313945N
0951306W

Hendrick Cemetery is located in the Bulah Community. From Rusk take Hwy 23 south to FM 2313 & turn left on FM 2313. Go .9 miles to CR 2314 (a dirt road) turn left. The cemetery is .15 miles on the left.
Hester Cemetery

313215N
0945941W

Hester Cemetery is located approximately two miles northeast of Forest, Texas on 2723.

Holcomb Cemetery

313936N
0951437W

There is no entrance sign. Holcomb Cemetery is located .6 miles south of FM 23 on CR 2322.
Holsomback Cemetery

 

Holsomback is located on the old Highwas north of Wells about 1 miles on Melvin Burroughs farm.

Hoot Cemetery

 

Hoot Cemetery is located in the Morrill Community off old Highway 69, south of Alto, Texas. The land was bought by Woodsmen of the World, back when Morrill was a thriving fruit shipping center. This was a free cemetery and several acres. Sadly, only a few grave markers remain.

Landrum Cemetery

 

Landrum cemetery is located on the Donnie Wallace place, off FM 294, W of Alto. We are told that this cemetery had only red rocks marking the graves
Looney Cemetery

314755N
0945957W

Located on the old Looney farm, on the west side of the Angelina River in Woodville Community.

Lynches Chapel Cemetery 

 

Lynch Chapel Cemetery is located west of Alto, Texas, approximately six miles south of FM 294

Manning Cemetery

 

Manning Cemetery is located north of Central High Community, on a hill known as Graveyard Hill.

Martin Cemetery

314604N
0945919W

Martin Cemetery is located east of the Atoy community. At the intersection of Hwy 69 & FM 343 just south of Rusk turn east. Go about 9 miles the cemetery is on the left side of the road.

McCall Cemetery  

 

McCall Cemetery is on a rural road about 3 miles west of Forest, Texas.

Mt Hope Cemetery at Wells (look-up)

313020N
0945656W

Mt. Hope Cemetery is located of HWY 69 turn east on First street, it will turn into Warner Road. The cemetery is is 1.3 miles off HWY 69.

Mt. Zion Cemetery (look-up info)                                 

 

Mt. Zion Cemetery is located beside the Mt. Zion Church, north of Alto on FM 241 2-3 miles from HWY 69.
New Hope Community Cemetery

313999W 0950486N

New Hope Community Cemetery is located on HWY 69 north of Alto, TX

Old Palestine Cemetery

313926N
0950035W

Old Palestine Cemetery is about four miles east of Alto, Texas, in the Linnwood Community and is south of the highway.
Parks Cemetery

314321N
0951349W

Parks Cemetery is located near Wells. From Wells, turn northeast on 6th St. Go five miles and cemetery is on the right just after a hard right curve. 6th St. becomes County Road 2631.

Selman Roark Cemetery

313947N
0945936W

Selman-Roark Cemetery is locate on Highway 21, in the Linwood Community, east of Alto, Texas.

Shiloh Cemetery

313955N
0950652W

Shiloh Cemetery is located west of Alto, Texas. From the intersection of Hwy 69 & Hwy 21 go west on Hwy 21 & .3 miles to FM 294. Turn right on FM 294 & go .1 miles to FM 752. Turn right on FM 752 & go 2.6 miles.
Shook Bluff Cemetery

312716N
0950045W

The Shooks Bluff Cemetery probably dates from before the Civil War.  The site of the town, now a ghost town and the cemetery are about a mile from the Neches River.  From Wells, go west on FM 1247 for 3.8 miles to the junction of FM 1819.  Turn right (north) on FM 1247 for 6/10 miles and turn left on a dirt road.  There is no road or cemetery sign.  Proceed west for 1.1 miles then turn right (north) on another dirt road and go 9/10 miles to the cemetery.

Simpson Cemetery

312703N
0945807W

Simpson Cemetery is located approximately six miles southwest of Wells, Texas on the county line. At the intersection of FM 1247 and CR 1819 go 1.7 miles. Turn left at the cemetery sign. It is app. .8 miles down the road on the left.

Smith Cemetery at Atoy

 

 

St. Thomas Chapel Cemetery

313653N
0950739W

St. Thomas Chapel Cemetery is located 4 miles SW of Alto, Texas on CR 2905 just of SH 21.

Sweet Union Cemetery    
Terrell Cemetery

 

Terrell Cemetery is located on the old Terrell Farm, approximately one mile east of the Linnwood Community, north of Highway 21

Thompson Cemetery at Forest

 

Thompson Cemetery is located approximately a half mile west of Forest, Texas on CR 2754. The road dead-ends into the cemetery. You must cross a cattle guard to reach the cemetery.
White Cemetery

 

White Cemetery is located approximately one mile off Highway 21 east of the Linnwood Community.

Woodville, Cemetery

314821N
0950030W

 Woodville cemetery is located off HW 84 on 2962.