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(Cherokee County, Georgia)


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Profile for the Mahan Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mahan 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 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 seven sections:

The Location of the Mahan Cemetery...

The Mahan Cemetery is located in Cherokee County. The county seat for Cherokee County is located in Canton.

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

Lat:   34.3981°   (34° 23' 53")

Lon:   -84.6285°   (-84° 37' 42")

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

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


 

  Mahan Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Calhoun   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Gordon County
 
Canton   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mahan Cemetery
 
Cartersville   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Cassville   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Jasper   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mahan Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bartow Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Gordon County
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Denman Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Dogwood Hills Community Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mahan Cemetery
 
Erwin Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Fairview Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Faith Tabernacle Full Gospel Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Lewis Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Pickens County
 
Oak Hill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Old Shoal Creek Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mahan Cemetery
 
Olive Vine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Olivine Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mahan Cemetery
 
Pine Log UMC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Pleasant Olive Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Pleasant Union Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mahan Cemetery
 
Refuge Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mahan Cemetery
 
Richardson Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Gordon County
 
Stovall Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Vaughan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mahan Cemetery
 - Located in Bartow County
 
Waleska Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mahan Cemetery
 
Waleska Church of God Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mahan Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mahan Cemetery.

Adairsville   [Map]Fairmount   [Map]Payne   [Map]
Ball Ground   [Map]Hickory Flat   [Map]Ranger   [Map]
Ball Ground   [Map]Holly Springs   [Map]Rydal   [Map]
Big Canoe   [Map]Interchange Village   [Map]Talking Rock   [Map]
Buffington   [Map]Jasper   [Map]Tate   [Map]
Calhoun   [Map]Lebanon   [Map]Waleska   [Map]
Canton   [Map]Marble Hill   [Map]White City   [Map]
Cartersville   [Map]Nelson   [Map]White   [Map]
Cassville   [Map]New Town   [Map]Whitestone   [Map]
Country Village   [Map]Oakman   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Mahan Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Cherokee County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cherokee County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bartow County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Catoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cobb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dawson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Douglas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fannin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forsyth County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fulton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gwinnett County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Haralson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lumpkin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Murray County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Paulding County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Troup County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Union County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
White County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whitfield County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bradley County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Georgia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Georgia,     of Cherokee 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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Mahan 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 Mahan Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1730651   (Name of Record: Mahan Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cherokee
Lat: 34.3981471     Lon: -84.6285434   [Map]
Elev: 311         Map Name: Fairmount

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Georgia

About Cherokee County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cherokee County: www.cherokeega.com/

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.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: 34.3981, Longitude: -84.6285     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mahan Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mahan 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' distance that stretches 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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