Hancock County (Georgia) Cemeteries

Cemetery details

Unnamed Cemetery #5 on old Lockhart Place

Destroyed or removed. Location estimated.

From the Hancock County Courthouse, go southeast on Hwy 15 for 0.3 mile to the fork at the Sparta Baptist Church. Stay right at the fork and continue on Hwy 15 for about 1.9 miles to where Shoal Rd turns off to the left. Follow Shoal Rd for 5 miles to St. Paul Church / Turkey Creek Rd on the right. Turn right and go 0.9 mile to an old farm road on your left. Turn left and go 0.5 mile to a knoll on the right side of the road. This knoll is currently cleared of trees and there is no sign of the cemetery.

GPS coordinates: 33 14' 41.5" N 82 51' 22.7" W
or in degrees only form: 33.24486° N X 82.85631° W
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GMD: 113
Cemetery Status: Inactive

Community members remember this cemetery as existing in the 1960's. It contained 10-12 graves from the early 1800's. It is on the land once known as the Lockhart Place and may have been a Lockhart cemetery.

Indexer or Contributor: Harrell Lawson, Joanne Smith, Kathy Fuller, Susan Harrington

Number of persons found: 0