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(Walker County, Georgia)


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Profile for the Phillips Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Phillips 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 Phillips Cemetery...

The Phillips Cemetery is located in Walker County. The county seat for Walker County is located in LaFayette.

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

Lat:   34.6879°   (34° 41' 16")

Lon:   -85.1099°   (-85° 6' 35")

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

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


 

  Phillips Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Calhoun   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 - Located in Gordon County
 
Chatsworth   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 - Located in Murray County
 
Chickamauga   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
LaFayette   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Ringgold   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Phillips Cemetery
 - Located in Catoosa County
 
Summerville   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 - Located in Chattooga County
 
Trion   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 - Located in Chattooga County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Phillips Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Dunagan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Phillips Cemetery
 - Located in Whitfield County
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Dunagan Cemetery (FAG ID #1545081)
 
East Armuchee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Friendship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Gladden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 - Located in Whitfield County
 
Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
McIntyre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Mill Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 - Located in Whitfield County
 
Moon - Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Naomi Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Piney Gorve Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Puryear Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Redwine Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 - Located in Whitfield County
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Strain Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Suttle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Suttle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 - Located in Whitfield County
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Whitley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Phillips Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Phillips Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Phillips Cemetery.

Blue Spring   [Map]Hill City   [Map]Rocky Face   [Map]
Boynton   [Map]Kensington   [Map]Sugar Valley   [Map]
Calhoun   [Map]LaFayette   [Map]Trickum   [Map]
Chickamauga   [Map]Linwood   [Map]Trion   [Map]
Crow   [Map]New Town   [Map]Tunnel Hill   [Map]
Crown Mill Village   [Map]Resaca   [Map]Union Point   [Map]
Dalton   [Map]Ringgold   [Map]Varnell   [Map]
Damascus   [Map]Rock Spring   [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 Phillips Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Walker 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    
Catoosa 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    
Cobb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dade County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dawson 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    
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    
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    
Franklin 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    
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 Walker 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 Phillips 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 Phillips Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #329195   (Name of Record: Phillips Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Walker
Lat: 34.687859     Lon: -85.1099494   [Map]
Elev: 285         Map Name: Villanow

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Georgia

About Walker County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walker County: www.co.walker.ga.us/

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: 34.6879, Longitude: -85.1099     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Phillips Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Phillips 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 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>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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