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The location of Henton Cemetery









A visit to the Henton Cemetery ...

The location of the Henton Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on 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 six sections:

The Location of the Henton Cemetery ...

The Henton Cemetery is located in Whitfield County.

The county seat for Whitfield County is located in Dalton. Dalton lies just to the north northwest of the Henton Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Henton Cemetery

Lat:   34.6829°   (34° 40' 58")

Lon:   -84.9030°   (-84° 54' 10")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Henton Cemetery.

Ball Ground   [Map]     Hill City   [Map]    
Calhoun   [Map]     New Town   [Map]    
Carters   [Map]     Oakman   [Map]    
Chatsworth   [Map]     Ranger   [Map]    
Crandall   [Map]     Resaca   [Map]    
Crow   [Map]     Rocky Face   [Map]    
Crown Mill Village   [Map]     Sugar Valley   [Map]    
Dalton   [Map]     Trickum   [Map]    
Damascus   [Map]     Tunnel Hill   [Map]    
Eton   [Map]     Union Point   [Map]    
Furnace   [Map]     Varnell   [Map]    

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

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Calhoun   [Map]
 - Located in Gordon County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Henton Cemetery
 
Chatsworth   [Map]
 - Located in Murray County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Henton Cemetery
 
Eton   [Map]
 - Located in Murray County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Henton Cemetery
 
Ringgold   [Map]
 - Located in Catoosa County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Henton Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 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 Henton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Whitfield County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cherokee County (AL):     Cyndi's
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Bartow County:     Cyndi's
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Catoosa County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Georgia:

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

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 Georgia

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Henton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Camp Lewallen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Henton Cemetery

Casey Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Murray County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Henton Cemetery

Cochran Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Murray County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Henton Cemetery

Connally Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Murray County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Henton Cemetery

Elrod Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Henton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2647679<3>

Fairground Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Henton Cemetery

Griffin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Henton Cemetery

Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Henton Cemetery

Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Henton Cemetery

Horton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Gordon County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Henton Cemetery

Kilgore Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Murray County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Henton Cemetery

McEntire Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Murray County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Henton Cemetery

Mill Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Henton Cemetery

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Henton Cemetery

Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Gordon County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Henton Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Murray County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Henton Cemetery

Murray Memorial Gardens Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Murray County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Henton Cemetery

Nance Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Henton Cemetery

New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Murray County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Henton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2195254

Osborn Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Murray County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Henton Cemetery

Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Walker County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west (W) of the Henton Cemetery

Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Henton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #349517

Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Murray County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Henton Cemetery

Redwine Cove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Henton Cemetery

Resaca Confederate Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Gordon County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Henton Cemetery

Russell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Gordon County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Henton Cemetery

Sardis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Murray County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Henton Cemetery

Strain Family Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Walker County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Henton Cemetery

Suttle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Henton Cemetery

Tilton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Henton Cemetery

Wagnon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Murray County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Henton Cemetery

West Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Henton Cemetery

West Hill Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Henton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #37668

Whitfield Memorial Gardens   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Henton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #37732

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Murray County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Henton Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Murray County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Henton Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Henton 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 Henton Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #353439   (Name of Record: Henton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Whitfield
Lat: 34.6828603     Lon: -84.902998   [Map]
Elev: 216         Map Name: Dalton South

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The official website for Whitfield County: www.whitfieldcountyga.com/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Henton Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6829, Longitude: -84.9030     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Henton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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