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(Troup County, Georgia)


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Profile for the Wright Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Wright 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 Wright Cemetery...

The Wright Cemetery is located in Troup County. The county seat for Troup County is located in LaGrange.

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

Lat:   32.9060°   (32° 54' 21")

Lon:   -84.8802°   (-84° 52' 48")

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

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


 

  Wright Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Greenville   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Hamilton   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Hogansville   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the Wright Cemetery
 
LaGrange   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Lanett   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Chambers County (AL)
 
Manchester   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Warm Springs   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 51 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Wright Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Bethany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Branch Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Bright Star Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Bugg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Caldwell - Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Coplan - Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
County Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Geter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Glanton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Greer & Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Grier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Hamby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Hardy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Herndon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Langford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
McGee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
McKee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
New Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Ogletree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Ogletree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Old Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
O'Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Pine Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Rakestraw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Sharp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Sledge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Sledge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Spring Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Talley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Thrash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Wright Cemetery
 
Tigner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Wright Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Meriwether County
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wright Cemetery
 - Located in Harris County
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wright Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Wright Cemetery.

Abbottsford   [Map]Hogansville   [Map]Pioneer Village   [Map]
Asta Village   [Map]LaGrange   [Map]Plant City (AL)   [Map]
Brays Lakeview   [Map]Lanett (AL)   [Map]Shiloh   [Map]
Cataula   [Map]Lone Oak   [Map]Valley (AL)   [Map]
Eady City (AL)   [Map]Manchester   [Map]Warm Springs   [Map]
Ellerslie   [Map]Mountville   [Map]Waverly Hall   [Map]
Greenville   [Map]Pine Lake   [Map]West Lake Village   [Map]
Hamilton   [Map]Pine Mountain Valley   [Map]West Point   [Map]
Harris City   [Map]Pine Mountain   [Map]Woodbury   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Wright Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Georgia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Troup County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Chambers County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Macon County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tallapoosa County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Butts County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chattahoochee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clayton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Coweta County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crawford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fulton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harris County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Heard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lamar County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meriwether County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Muscogee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Spalding County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stewart County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talbot County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Georgia:

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

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 Wright 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 Wright Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #325572   (Name of Record: Wright Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Troup
Lat: 32.9059621     Lon: -84.8802104   [Map]
Elev: 262         Map Name: Hilyer

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Troup County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Troup County: www.troupcountyga.org/

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: 32.9060, Longitude: -84.8802     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Wright Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Wright 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 starting from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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