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The location of Bennett Cemetery









A visit to the Bennett Cemetery ...

The location of the Bennett 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 five sections:

The Location of the Bennett Cemetery ...

The Bennett Cemetery is located in Mitchell County.

The county seat for Mitchell County is located in Bakersville. Bakersville lies just to the south southeast of the Bennett Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.0937°   (36° 5' 37")

Lon:   -82.1960°   (-82° 11' 45")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Bennett Cemetery.

Bailey   [Map]     Penland   [Map]    
Bakersville   [Map]     Pine Crest (TN)   [Map]    
Banner Hill (TN)   [Map]     Plumtree   [Map]    
Buladean   [Map]     Richlands   [Map]    
Burnsville   [Map]     Roan Mountain (TN)   [Map]    
Chestnut Dale   [Map]     Sioux   [Map]    
Crossnore   [Map]     Spruce Pine   [Map]    
Elk Park   [Map]     Stamey Town   [Map]    
Erwin (TN)   [Map]     Tipton Hill   [Map]    
Green Mountain   [Map]     Tolley Town (TN)   [Map]    
Micaville   [Map]     Unicoi (TN)   [Map]    
Minneapolis   [Map]     Vale   [Map]    
Mount Pleasant   [Map]     Whispering Pines (TN)   [Map]    
Newland   [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 Bennett Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mitchell County.

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

Bakersville   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Burnsville   [Map]
 - Located in Yancey County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Erwin   [Map]
 - Located in Unicoi County (TN)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Newland   [Map]
 - Located in Avery County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Bennett Cemetery
 
Spruce Pine   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bennett 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 Bennett Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to North Carolina:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mitchell County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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Cemetery Information and Directories for North Carolina:

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

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 North Carolina

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Bad Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Bennett Cemetery

Bakersville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Barnett Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Blevins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Buchanan Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Unicoi County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Burleson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #47011<3>

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Bennett Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2271763

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Bennett Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northeast (NNE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Clarke Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Bennett Cemetery

Cook Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Francis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Garland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Gouge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Gouge Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Unicoi County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Green Young Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Greer Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Harrell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Harrell Family Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Heaton Ridge Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Hobson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Hobson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Hughes Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Bennett Cemetery

Major Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Bennett Cemetery

McKinney Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Mosley Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Unicoi County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Old Garland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Penland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Bennett Cemetery

Roan Mtn. Cemetery #2   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Roan Valley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Bennett Cemetery

Slagle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Bennett Cemetery

Stanley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Stockton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Street Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Street Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Street Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Tolley Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Unicoi County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Whitson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Bennett Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Bennett Cemetery

Woody Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Yancey County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Bennett Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #49170

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mitchell County: www.mitchellcounty.org/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Bennett Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0937, Longitude: -82.1960     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bennett 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>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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