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A visit to the Baxter Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Baxter Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Baxter Cemetery (FAG ID #2519133)

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Baxter Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Baxter Cemetery

The Baxter Cemetery is located in Rutherford County<2>.

The county seat for Rutherford County is located in Rutherfordton. Rutherfordton lies just to the south of the Baxter Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Baxter Cemetery

Lat:   35.4581°   (35° 27' 29")

Lon:   -81.9587°   (-81° 57' 31")

Name Variations for Baxter Cemetery ...

When doing your research, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations.

Baxter Cemetery has also been known as:

  • Joseph Baxter Cemetery

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Baxter Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Baxter Cemetery.

  • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexander Mills
    • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Baxter Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexander Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexander Mills
  • Bakersville [Rutherford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bakersville
    • Bakersville [Rutherford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Baxter Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bakersville
  • Bostic [Rutherford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bostic
    • Bostic [Rutherford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Baxter Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bostic have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bostic
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bostic<5>
  • Brindletown [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brindletown
    • Brindletown [Burke County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Baxter Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brindletown
  • Continue List   (22 more) ...
    • Concord [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
      • Concord [Rutherford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Baxter Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Ellenboro [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellenboro
      • Ellenboro [Rutherford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Baxter Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<5>
    • Forest City [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest City
      • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Baxter Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<5>
    • Glenwood [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
      • Glenwood [McDowell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Baxter Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
    • Hollis [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollis
      • Hollis [Rutherford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Baxter Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollis
    • Holly Springs [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Springs
      • Holly Springs [Rutherford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Baxter Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Lure
      • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Baxter Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Lure have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Lure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<5>
    • Mount Pisgah [Rutherford County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pisgah
      • Mount Pisgah [Rutherford County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Baxter Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pisgah have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mountain Home [McDowell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Home
      • Mountain Home [McDowell County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Baxter Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Home have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Otter Creek [Rutherford County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otter Creek
      • Otter Creek [Rutherford County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Baxter Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otter Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Patten [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patten
      • Patten [McDowell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Baxter Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patten
    • Providence [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Baxter Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Ruth [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruth
      • Ruth [Rutherford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Baxter Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruth have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruth
    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutherfordton
      • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Baxter Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherfordton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<5>
    • Sandy Mush [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Mush
      • Sandy Mush [Rutherford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Baxter Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Mush
    • Shiloh [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiloh
      • Shiloh [Rutherford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Baxter Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiloh have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiloh
    • Spindale [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spindale
      • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Baxter Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spindale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<5>
    • Sugar Hill [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Hill
      • Sugar Hill [McDowell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Baxter Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Hill
    • Thermal City [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thermal City
      • Thermal City [Rutherford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Baxter Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thermal City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thermal City
    • Union Mills [Rutherford County]
    • West Marion [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Marion
      • West Marion [McDowell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Baxter Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Marion
    • Whitehouse [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehouse
      • Whitehouse [Rutherford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Baxter Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehouse

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended 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 Baxter Cemetery. The following communities are located in Rutherford County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Baxter Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Baxter Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Baxter Cemetery:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Rutherford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcountync.gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Rutherford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Baxter Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4581, Longitude: -81.9587    
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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