LOCATION: Old Deport Cemetery is located in the southeast quadrant of the county in Block 59 of the Lamar County Road Map produced by American Drafting and Services revised December 1993. DIRECTIONS: The cemetery is southeast of the town of Deport on County Road 16060 off US Highway 271. GPS COORDINATES: 33° 31' 14.5806 N, 95° 19' 6.132 W
(33.5207168 Latitude and -95.31837 Longitude)
OLDEST KNOWN BURIAL: The oldest inscribed grave is that of Charles Thompson who died 29 Sep 1871. NUMBER OF GRAVES: There are 453 known graves in the cemetery. (July 2017) SIGNS/MARKERS: There is a state highway marker for the cemetery.
Historic Texas Cemetery: No Texas Historical Commission Marker: No
LAST ENUMERATION: The cemetery was recorded in January 1993 by Roberta Woods and Ruth Renfro. The survey of over 416 graves is not complete as there were many stones that were turned over or under water. ADD'L INFORMATION: None. PICTURE(S):
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