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Our GPS coordinates for the Elk Ridge Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based upon 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 seven sections:

The Location of the Elk Ridge Cemetery...

The Elk Ridge Cemetery is located in Giles County. The county seat for Giles County is located in Pulaski.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Elk Ridge Cemetery

Lat:   35.3834°   (35° 23' 0")

Lon:   -86.9661°   (-86° 57' 57")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Elk Ridge Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Elk Ridge Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Elk Ridge Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Elk Ridge Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Giles County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Elk Ridge Cemetery.

Columbia   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Lawrenceburg   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Lewisburg   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Lynnville   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Mount Pleasant   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Pulaski   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 65 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Elk Ridge Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Giles County.

Akers - Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Amis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Amis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Ballanfant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Booker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Braden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Briggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Cohea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Colvett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Dabney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Dabney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Daught Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Dickerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Dodson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Everbright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Fitzpatrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Fowler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Fry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Garron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Gill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Hart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Hogan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Lynnwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Mars Mausoleum   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Marsh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
McCord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
New Bear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
New Ramey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Old Bear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Old Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Pickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Redding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Renfro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Rise - Warden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Robertson Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Round Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Shane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Simpson Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Waco Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Wilkes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Wilsford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elk Ridge Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Elk Ridge Cemetery.

Armour Village   [Map]Ethridge   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Aymett Town   [Map]Fall River   [Map]Oak Hill   [Map]
Boonshill   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]Pearl City   [Map]
Chapel Hill   [Map]Frierson Town   [Map]Petersburg   [Map]
Columbia   [Map]Green Field   [Map]Pulaski   [Map]
Cornersville   [Map]Lawrenceburg   [Map]Weakley   [Map]
Delina   [Map]Lewisburg   [Map]Webber City   [Map]
Dellrose   [Map]Lynnville   [Map]Wheelerton   [Map]
Elkton   [Map]Mount Pleasant   [Map]Whitaker   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned 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 Elk Ridge Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Giles County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Morgan County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cannon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cheatham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Davidson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dickson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hickman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Maury County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Moore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rutherford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

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 Tennessee

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Elk Ridge 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 Elk Ridge Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1283640   (Name of Record: Elk Ridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Giles
Lat: 35.3834094     Lon: -86.9661159   [Map]
Elev: 238         Map Name: Campbells Station

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Giles County: www.gilescounty-tn.us/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3834, Longitude: -86.9661     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Elk Ridge Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Elk Ridge Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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