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BRANTLEY COUNTY HISTORICAL AND PRESERVATION SOCIETY

P.O. BOX 1096, Nahunta, Georgia 31553

This page was updated April 26, 2014

DIRECTIONS TO CEMETERIES

BRANTLEY COUNTY, GEORGIA

There's not a single commercial cemetery in Brantley County, and most are on private grounds. If the cemetery is not located adjacent to a church, it is probably on private land. Permission and Courtesies are always appropriate when approaching a cemetery on private grounds. You should also be respectful to the church cemeteries. Permission is always required of the Cemetery Trustees before making any structural changes, or making burials.



BAXTER GPS Decimal Coordinates: Latitude 31.30970, Longitude -81.96470
From the intersection of Trudie Road and Hwy 301, Go west about 0.2 miles, cross the railroad tracks, turn immediately right on Eldridge Road. Cemetery is under a large tree beside the road, on the right. There are two tombstones inside a chain link fence.

 


CLAYTON N31 09.951' W082 08.822'
Go one mile south of the intersection of Hwy 121 and Hwy 82 at Hoboken. Turn right onto Bay Road and go 0.8 miles. Turn left onto a trail. Cemetery is about a 100 yards down the trail on the left.

 


DAVIS N31 04 38.90 W082 00 42.16
From Hickox, go south 5.1 miles on Hwy 301. Cemetery is on the right in Buddy Allen's field between Hwy 301 and the railroad tracks.

 


DEAN CEMETERY Located north of Atkinson on Hwy 110, right on Dogwood Drive.Turn left on S. Oakwood Drive and cemetery is on the left.

 


FIVE OAKS N31 08.615' W081 57.751'
From Hwy301 at Hickox, go out Riverside Road southeast for 1.8 miles. Turn left on White Ford Road, and go 1.5 miles. Turn right on Sylvester Drive. Cemetery is about 100 feet south on the right.

 


GRAHAM N31 17.780' W081 45.790'
From the intersection of Hwy 82 and the Browntown Road at Waynesville, go north about 4 miles. Turn right on Albert Gibson Road, go 0.8 miles, turn left on Boots Harrison Road and go 1.3 miles. Turn right on Lee Cemetery Road and go 0.1 miles. The Cemetery is straight ahead. Also called Lee Cemetery.

 


HARRISON-SUMLER (Glynn County) N31 15 38.6 W081 45 11.37
From Hwy 82 and Post Road, go north about 2.5 miles, about 0.5 miles north of Bladen Rd. Cemetery is on the right.

 


HAZLEHURST N31 14.000' W081 46.960'
From the intersection of Hwy 82 and the Browntown Road at Waynesville, go east on Hwy82 about 0.5 miles. Turn left on Mumford Road to the Mumford Plantation home (0.2 miles). Cemetery is on the left. Also known as the Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

 


HIGHSMITH N31 13.756 W081 46.977
From the intersection of Hwy 82 and the Browntown Road, go east toward Brunswick for 0.5 miles. Cemetery is on the right (south of Hwy 82).

 


HOBOKEN N31 11.301 W082 07.792
At Hoboken, from the intersection of Hwy 82 and Raybon Rock Road W., go miles north. Cemetery is on the left, north of the Hoboken School.

 


HORTENSE N31 19.705 W081 56.311
From the intersection of Hwy301 and Hwy 32 at Hortense, go south about 100 feet. Turn left onto Ballfield Road, (just south of the convenience store). Go east 0.7 miles. The Cemetery is on the right.

 


JACOBS N31 12.555 W081 48.030
From the intersection of Hwy 82 and the Browntown Road at Waynesville, go south on Old Waynesville Road for 0.5 miles, bear right at the junction with the Buster Walker Road, staying on the Old Waynesville Road and proceed 0.6 miles. Turn left opposite Hope road, and go 0.3 miles to the cemetery. Road is now blocked by a gate.

 


KNOX N31 09.247' W081 54.187'
Knox is south of Lulaton about 4.4 miles; Proceed south on Knox Road, and so south 4.4 miles. Turn left on Knox Cemetery Road for 0.3 miles.Cemetery is on the right.

 


LANE N31 16.703 W081 50.558
Lane is 3.9 miles north of Atkinson on Road 110; turn right on Lane Cemetery Road, and go 0.1 mile.

 


LEE (aka Graham) N31 17.780' W081 45.790'
At Waynesville, from the intersection of Hwy 82 and the Browntown Road, go north about 4 miles. Turn right on Albert Gibson Road, go 0.8 miles, turn left on Boots Harrison Road and go 1.3 miles. Turn right on Lee Cemetery Road and go 0.1 miles.

 


LINDA PLANTATION/SATILLA RIVER CLUB: N31 08.737 W081 51.680 At Atkinson, go south on Old CR259 (CR233); turn right on Holzendolph road. The Linda Plantation / Satilla River Club house is about 0.5 miles ahead. The cemetery is a few hundred feet north of the house inside a chain-link fence.

 


LITTLE BUFFALO N31 09.477 W081 57.026
Little Buffalo (Avant Griffin Church): From the Hickox Convenience Store, proceed north on U.S. 301. After crossing the Big Buffalo Creek bridge, turn right (east) on Buffalo Creek Drive. The road goes straight eastward about 1.8 mile and then curves slowly to the left. After completing the left curve, take a right on the Little Buffalo Creek Trail and proceed about 0.5 mile. Cemetery is on your left after passing the little Buffalo Creek bridge.

 


MARS HILL N31 11.081 W082 10.252
Proceed west on U.S. 82 from Hoboken toward Waycross. Make a right turn 0.8 miles out of Hoboken on Central Avenue. After crossing the railroad, turn left at the next intersection, staying on Central Ave. Proceed another 1.4 miles. Cemetery is on the right.

 


MASONIC /ROSE HILL N31 13.929 W081 45.974
From the intersection of Hwy 82 and the Browntown Road, go 1.4 miles east. Cemetery is on the left, north of Hwy 82.

 


McCLELLAN N31 08.214 W081 58.568
From Hickox, go out the Riverside Road southeast 1.8 miles. After crossing the bridge at Little Buffalo Creek, turn left on White Ford Road and go mile. Turn left into a "small lane road, between two fields for 0.1 miles. Turn left at the end of the field on your left and go about 0.1 mile to the cemetery. There are no signs. Note: The Cemetery is on private land.

 


McCOOL N31 19.574' W081 46.362'
From the intersection of Hwy 32 and the Browntown Road, go south 0.5 miles, turn left on an unnamed dirt road, and the cemetery is 0.2 miles ahead at the end of the road. The cemetery is east of the Browntown Road. Alt#2: From the intersection of Hwy 82 and the Browntown Road (at Waynesville), go 6.9 miles north, turn right onto an unnamed dirt road . Cemetery is 0.2 miles ahead. Road to cemetery is now blocked by a gate.

 


MOORE N31 13.409 W082 07.903
Moore is north of Hoboken. From the intersection of Hwy 121 and Hwy82, go north on Hwy 121 for 1.4 miles. Turn right on Saddle Club Road, go 1.6 miles, turn left and go about 0.2 miles. Alt#2. From Hwy 82 and Raybon Rock Road W. at Hoboken, go north 3.1, turn left onto Saddle Club Road and go 0.9 miles. Turn right and go go about 0.2 miles.

 


MORGAN N31 14.179 W081 47.022
From the intersection of Hwy82 and the Browntown Road at Waynesville, go 0.1 miles north, crossing the railroad tracks, turn right on Mineral Springs Road and go 0.5 miles. Cemetery is on the left.

 


MT. CALVARY N31 09.035 W082 09.199 Mount Calvary is southwest of Hoboken. From the intersection of Hwy82 and Hw121 at Hoboken, go west 0.7 miles (toward Waycross). Turn left onto the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Road and go 2.3 miles. Cemetery is on the right, behind the church.

 


MT. OLIVE N31 17.355' W081 45.462' Mount Olive is about 3.5 miles north of Waynesville. From the intersection of Hwy 82 and the Post Road, go north 3.5 miles. Turn left on Mt. Olive Road, and go 0.7 miles. Cemetery is on the right. There is a monument for the former church.

 


MUMFORD Located at Waynesville: From the intersection of Hwy82 and the Browntown Road, go east 0.5 miles. Turn left and take Mumford Road to the Mumford Plantation (0.2 miles). Cemetery is on the right about 200 feet, south of where the Mumford house stood.

 


NEW HOPE N31 09.189 W081 59.859 New Hope is at the Hickox community, three miles south of Nahunta. Proceed west from U.S. 301 at the Convenience Store in Hickox on the Caney Bay Road. Immediately after crossing the railroad tracks, turn right (north) on New Hope Road, paralleling the railroad tracks. New Hope is at the end of the dirt road (dead-end). (New Hope is sometimes referred to as the Hickox Church--not to be confused with the Dave Hickox Cemetery near Hoboken).

 


OAK GROVE (Raybon) N31 16.050 W082 00.368 Located west of Raybon: Proceed north on U.S. 301 from Nahunta 4.3 miles; turn west on Raybon Rock Road W., at the convenience store. Proceed about 2.4 miles. Its on your left.

 


PALMETTO /LYONS N31 10.397 W081 47.777 From the intersection of Hwy 82 and Hwy 110 at Atkinson, go 4.6 miles south, turn left on BusterWalker Road. Go North about 100 feet and turn right and go south on the dirt road to the cemetery and follow it as it turns left. The cemetery is about 0.2 miles ahead. Road is now blocked by a gate.

 


PIERCE CHAPEL N31 08.402 W082 10.747 Pierce Chapel is south of Schlatterville. From the intersection of Hwy 82 and the High Bluff Rock Road, go south 1.5 miles on High Bluff Road. Turn right on Pierce Chapel Road, and go 1.2 miles. Cemetery is on the left at the intersection of Pierce Chapel Road and Bellefield Road.

 


PILGRIMS REST N31 12.718 W081 477 From the intersection of Hwy82 and the Old Waynesville Road, go by the Waynesville Elementary School) at Waynesville, go south 0.5 miles. Stay to the right on Old Waynesville Road and proceed 0.9 miles. Turn right staying on Old Waynesville Road and go 0.3 miles. Cemetery is on the right.

 


PURDOM N31 20.936 W081 58.609 From the intersection of Hwy 32 and Hwy 301 at Hortense, go west 1.5 miles, turn right on Satilla Church Road (CR130), and go 0.3 miles. Turn left and go 0.2 past the Satilla Missionary Church. Turn left at Hortense /Screven Road, and go 0.2 miles. Turn left onto Horse Stamp Road, the cemetery is 0.1 miles ahead on the left.

 


RIVERSIDE CEMETERY From Hwy 301 at Hickox, go east on Riverside Road (CR79) for 6.4 miles. Cemetery is on the left, behind the Riverside Chapel Baptist Church.

 


ROB LEWIS N31 16.035' W081 58.752' Rob Lewis is located at the Raybon Advent Christian Church. Proceed west on the Raybon Rock Road W. (CR224) from the Raybon Convenience store at U.S. 301, toward Hoboken. Go 0.8 miles and turn right on Rob Lewis Lane, and go 0.2 miles.

 


SATILLA N31 20.441 W081 59.172 Proceed west from Hortense on State Road 32 about 2.15 MILES. The cemetery is on the left,south of Hwy32.

 


SCOTT Scott is located about .5 miles west of the old Post Road, and about .5 miles north of Hayner Road on private land.

 


SMYRNA N31 14.360' W081 53.383' Smyrna is located about 1 3/4 miles north of Lulaton. Going west from Nahunta on U.S. 82, you'll pass the airport on your right at Lulaton. Just east of the airport, turn left on the Smyrna Church road and proceed about 0.8 miles. (Sign on the right hand side of the road, pointing to a "Sanitation Refuse Disposal)." The Smyrna Church Road runs into the Gilman Road??? before reaching the Smyrna Church. Turn right on Gilman Road and follow it about 0.5 miles. As the Gilman Road veers to the left, go straight onto Land Fill Road. The cemetery is on the left, just before reaching the Land Fill...

 


SPRING HILL N31 14.000 W082 07.460 Spring Hill is located north of Hoboken. From the intersection of Hwy 82 and the Raybon Road West at Hoboken, go north 3.9 miles. Turn left on Ferry Road and go about 0.9 miles, turn left on Spring Hill Road and go 0.1 miles. Cemetery is on the right.

 


THOMAS N31 11.429 W082 15.040 Thomas is approximately miles north of U.S. 82 on Miles Still Road, across the road from the New Hope Advent Christian Church.

 


TISON Tison is located east of Waynesville, on the west side of Post Road, north of U.S. 82.

 


TWIN RIVERS N31 18.580 W081 57.149 Twin Rivers Church is located 7.7 miles north of Nahunta, off U.S. 301 on your right after crossing the Satilla River and past Trudie Road.

 


WAYNESVILLE N31 14.358' W081 46.977' From the intersection of Hwy 82 and the Browntown Road at Waynesville, go 0.1 mile north, crossing the railroad tracks. Turn right on Mineral Springs Road, and go 0.7 miles. Cemetery is on the left.

 


W. C. LANE N31 18.034 W081 57.661 From the intersection of Hwy 301 and Trudie Road, go 0.3 miles. Cemetery is beside thehighway, on the right.

 


WHITAKER HILL / HARRISON 18.727' W081 43.938' This cemetery is in the northwest quadrant of the intersection of Hwy32 and the Post Road. This is the name engraved on the granite sign on the cemetery.

 


WIGGINS FAMILY N31 14.109' W081 47.044' From the intersection of Hwy 82 and the Browntown Road at Waynesville, go 0.1 mile north, crossing the railroad tracks, and turn right at Mineral Springs Road. Go 0.4 miles and the cemetery will be on the left.

 


WIGGINS PEOPLE N31 13.955 W081 47.275 From the intersection of Hwy 82 and the Browntown Road at Waynesville, go 0.1 mile north,crossing the railroad tracks. Turn right at Mineral Springs Road. Go 0.1 miles and thecemetery will be on the left.

 


WILLIAMS N31 12.175' W081 56.338'

 


WILLIS N31 16.152 W081 56.703 From Hwy 301 at Raybon, go east 1.3 miles ON Raybon Road East. Cemetery is across a pasture under two oak trees about 500 feet from the road. Cemetery is inside the Enoch Smith farm, just before the Gladys Morgan place.


The Brantley County Historical and Preservation Society, Inc., has published
"CEMETERIES AND MORE," containing over 11,000 entries,
which contains many names for parents and spouses.

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