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(Giles County, Tennessee)


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Profile for the Helton Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Helton 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.

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The Location of the Helton Cemetery...

The Helton 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 Helton Cemetery

Lat:   35.3181°   (35° 19' 5")

Lon:   -87.1470°   (-87° 8' 49")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Helton 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 Helton Cemetery.

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


 

  Helton Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Helton 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 Helton Cemetery.

Columbia   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Helton Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Lawrenceburg   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Helton Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Lewisburg   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Helton Cemetery
 - Located in Marshall County
 
Loretto   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Helton Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Lynnville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Mount Pleasant   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of the Helton Cemetery
 - Located in Maury County
 
Pulaski   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Helton Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 61 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Helton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Helton Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave<5> entry for the Abernathy Cemetery (FAG ID #2212327)
 
Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Helton Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Anderson Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Helton Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Briar Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Briggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Buford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Campbellsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Carvell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Chapel Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Helton Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Chapman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Choates Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Clifton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Helton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Cook Cemetery (FAG ID #10782)
 
Dickerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Everbright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Gipsonville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Hart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Joines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Kellums Gap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Kimbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Lucy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Marcella Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Mars Mausoleum   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Helton Cemetery
 
May Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Mint Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Helton Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Morris Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Mt. Horeb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Helton Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Petty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Reynold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Rhea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Helton Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Shadden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Stafford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Tinen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Tinnon Burial Ground   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Waco Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Whitson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Wilkerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Wilsford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Yarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Helton Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Yokley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Helton Cemetery
 
Yokley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Helton Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Helton Cemetery.

Aymett Town   [Map]Frierson Town   [Map]Mount Pleasant   [Map]
Cornersville   [Map]Green Field   [Map]New Town   [Map]
Ethridge   [Map]Lawrenceburg   [Map]Park Grove   [Map]
Fall River   [Map]Lynnville   [Map]Pulaski   [Map]
Flatwoods   [Map]Minor Hill   [Map]Weakley   [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 professional and volunteer websites 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 Helton 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    
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    
Davidson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Decatur 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    
Hardin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henderson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hickman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Humphreys 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 Helton 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 Helton Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1647324   (Name of Record: Helton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Giles
Lat: 35.3181341     Lon: -87.1469553   [Map]
Elev: 312         Map Name: Campbellsville

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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: 35.3181, Longitude: -87.1470     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Helton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Helton 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 'straight-line' (or 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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