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The location of Smithsburg Cemetery









A visit to the Smithsburg Cemetery ...

The location of the Smithsburg 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 Smithsburg Cemetery ...

The Smithsburg Cemetery is located in Washington County. The county seat for Washington County is located in Hagerstown.

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

Lat:   39.6523°   (39° 39' 8")

Lon:   -77.5794°   (-77° 34' 45")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Smithsburg Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beards Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Bethel Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Brandenburg Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Browns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Christ Reformed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
First Brethren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Funkstown Public Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Garfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Germantown Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Green Hill Cemetery (PA)   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County (PA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Grossnickles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Harbaugh Church Cemetery (PA)   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County (PA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1975524<3>
 
Longmeadow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Millers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Mt. Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Mt. Lena Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Paradise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Pleasant Walk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Rest Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Ringgold Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #81439
 - Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties: MIHP ID #WA-HAG-182<4>
 
St. James Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
St. Johns Churchyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
St. Marks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
St. Marys Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Shiloh Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Stouffers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Toms Cemetery #2   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
United Brethren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Welty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Wolfsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Wolfsville Reformed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Smithsburg 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 Smithsburg Cemetery.

Beartown (PA)   [Map]     Mount Aetna   [Map]    
Blue Ridge Summit (PA)   [Map]     Mount Lena   [Map]    
Bridgeport   [Map]     Paramount-Long Meadow   [Map]    
Cascade   [Map]     Pen Mar (PA)   [Map]    
Cavetown   [Map]     Pen Mar   [Map]    
Chewsville   [Map]     Pondsville   [Map]    
Fountainhead-Orchard Hills   [Map]     Robinwood   [Map]    
Funkstown   [Map]     Rouzerville (PA)   [Map]    
Greenvale Village   [Map]     Sabillasville   [Map]    
Hagerstown   [Map]     San Mar   [Map]    
Highfield-Cascade   [Map]     Smithsburg   [Map]    
Hill Village   [Map]     Wayne Heights (PA)   [Map]    
Leitersburg   [Map]     Waynesboro (PA)   [Map]    
Long Meadow   [Map]     Woodcrest Village   [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 Smithsburg Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washington County.

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

Hagerstown   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Smithsburg   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smithsburg Cemetery
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County (PA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Smithsburg Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Smithsburg Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Maryland:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allegany County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Baltimore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Frederick County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Howard County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bedford County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cumberland County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fulton County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Huntingdon County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Juniata County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
York County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clarke County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fairfax County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fauquier County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Frederick County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Loudoun County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Winchester City (VA):     Cyndi's
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Berkeley County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Hampshire County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jefferson County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Morgan County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Maryland:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Smithsburg 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 Smithsburg Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1713981   (Name of Record: Smithsburg Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 39.6523186     Lon: -77.5794348   [Map]
Elev: 241         Map Name: Smithsburg

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Maryland

About Washington County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.washco-md.net/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Smithsburg Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6523, Longitude: -77.5794     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Smithsburg 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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<4>The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) has created and maintains a database of historic properties that is called MIHP (for the Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties). More information about the MHT and MIHP can be found on their website: mht.maryland.gov.

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