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(Catoosa County, Georgia)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Old Post Oak 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 Old Post Oak Cemetery...

The Old Post Oak Cemetery is located in Catoosa County. The county seat for Catoosa County is located in Ringgold.

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

Lat:   34.8917°   (34° 53' 30")

Lon:   -85.2027°   (-85° 12' 9")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Old Post Oak 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 Old Post Oak Cemetery.

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


 

  Old Post Oak Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Old Post Oak Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Catoosa County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Old Post Oak Cemetery.

Chickamauga   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
East Ridge   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Ringgold   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Rossville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 56 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Old Post Oak Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave<5> entry for the Blackwell Cemetery (FAG ID #1706353)
 
Boynton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Brainerd Mission Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Catoosa Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Center Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Chattanooga Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Chickamauga Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Cloud Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Cove Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Crestlawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Dedmon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Dedmon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Dedmon Cemetery (FAG ID #33601)
 
Dietz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
District Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Dixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Dogwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Dogwood Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Dogwood Valley Cemetery (FAG ID #33645)
 
Dyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Ellis Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Garrett Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Gilliland Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Gilliland Cemetery (FAG ID #12404)
 
Gordy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Gordy Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Hale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Humphrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Lakewood Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Lomenick Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
McIntyre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Mission Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Mt. Olivet Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Hamilton County (TN)
 
Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
New Boynton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
New Boynton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
New Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Newnah Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Old Graysville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Old Ringgold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Osburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Owings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Patrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Peavine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Ringgold Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Ringgold Community Cemetery (FAG ID #2379662)
 
Rock Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Rock Spring Cemetery (FAG ID #36654)
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 
Tennessee - Georgia Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Located in Walker County
 
Wood Station Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Wood Station Cemetery (FAG ID #37839)
 
Wood Station Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Wood Station Cemetery (FAG ID #2478906)
 
Yates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Post Oak Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Old Post Oak Cemetery.

Blue Spring   [Map]East Ridge (TN)   [Map]Lookout Mountain   [Map]
Boynton   [Map]Fairview   [Map]Park City   [Map]
Brainerd Hills (TN)   [Map]Flintstone   [Map]Ridgeside (TN)   [Map]
Chattanooga Valley   [Map]Fort Oglethorpe   [Map]Ringgold   [Map]
Chickamauga   [Map]Graysville   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Crow   [Map]Indian Springs   [Map]Rock Spring   [Map]
Dewberry Town   [Map]Lakeview   [Map]Rossville   [Map]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]Lookout Mountain (TN)   [Map]Trickum   [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 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 Old Post Oak Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Catoosa 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    
DeKalb County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bartow County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattooga County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade 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    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gordon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Murray County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whitfield County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bledsoe County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bradley County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coffee County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grundy County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hamilton County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McMinn County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rhea County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sequatchie County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Georgia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Georgia,     of Catoosa 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 Old Post Oak 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 Old Post Oak Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #353304   (Name of Record: Old Post Oak Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Catoosa
Lat: 34.8917434     Lon: -85.2027313   [Map]
Elev: 240         Map Name: East Ridge

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Georgia

About Catoosa County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Catoosa County: www.catoosa.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: 34.8917, Longitude: -85.2027     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Post Oak Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old Post Oak 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 beginning in . 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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