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The location of Billy Dotson Cemetery









A visit to the Billy Dotson Cemetery ...

The location of the Billy Dotson 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 Billy Dotson Cemetery ...

The Billy Dotson Cemetery is located in Pike County. The county seat for Pike County is located in Pikeville.

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

Lat:   37.5397°   (37° 32' 22")

Lon:   -82.1633°   (-82° 9' 47")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Billy Dotson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Chafin Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Coleman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Daniels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Dotson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Dotson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Edgarton Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2399800<3>
 
Hatfield Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Hatfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Italy Hollow Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County (WV)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Jerry Hatfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Julius Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Matthew Hatfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
McCoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
McCoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
McCoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Mountain View Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Murphy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Phillips Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1975492
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Stafford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Stump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery
 
Yates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Billy Dotson Cemetery.

Belfry   [Map]     McVeigh   [Map]    
Blackberry City (WV)   [Map]     Mouthcard   [Map]    
Canada   [Map]     Musick (WV)   [Map]    
Delbarton (WV)   [Map]     Phelps   [Map]    
Fedscreek   [Map]     Phyllis   [Map]    
Forest Hills   [Map]     Pie (WV)   [Map]    
Freeburn   [Map]     Pinsonfork   [Map]    
Hardy   [Map]     Ransom   [Map]    
Huddy   [Map]     Red Jacket (WV)   [Map]    
Kelsa (VA)   [Map]     Sidney   [Map]    
Kimper   [Map]     South Williamson   [Map]    
Majestic   [Map]     Stone   [Map]    
Matewan (WV)   [Map]     Stopover   [Map]    
McAndrews   [Map]     Wharncliffe (WV)   [Map]    
McCarr   [Map]     Williamson (WV)   [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 Billy Dotson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Pike County.

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

Williamson   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County (WV)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Billy Dotson Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Billy Dotson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Kentucky:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Breathitt County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Floyd County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Knott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Knox County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Letcher County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Magoffin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Martin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Buchanan County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dickenson County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Russell County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Smyth County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tazewell County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wise County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Wythe County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Boone County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cabell County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Logan County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
McDowell County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mercer County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mingo County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Raleigh County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wayne County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wyoming County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Kentucky:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Billy Dotson 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 Billy Dotson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2337510   (Name of Record: Billy Dotson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 37.5396685     Lon: -82.1632545   [Map]
Elev: 267         Map Name: Matewan

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Kentucky

About Pike County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.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 'point-to-point' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Billy Dotson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5397, Longitude: -82.1633     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Billy Dotson 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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