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A visit to the Brooks Cemetery ...

The location of the Brooks 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. 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 Brooks Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Brooks Cemetery

The Brooks Cemetery is located in Catawba County<2>.

The county seat for Catawba County is located in Newton. Newton lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of the Brooks Cemetery .

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

Lat:   35.6799°   (35° 40' 47")

Lon:   -81.0551°   (-81° 3' 18")

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

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 websites are open to everyone.

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

  • Bandy [Catawba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bandy
    • Bandy [Catawba County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Brooks Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bandy
  • Barium Springs [Iredell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barium Springs
    • Barium Springs [Iredell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Brooks Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barium Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barium Springs
  • Catawba [Catawba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catawba
    • Catawba [Catawba County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the north of Brooks Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 627 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catawba have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catawba
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catawba<4>
  • Catfish [Catawba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catfish
    • Catfish [Catawba County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Brooks Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catfish have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catfish
  • Continue List   (22 more) ...
    • Claremont [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claremont
      • Claremont [Catawba County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Brooks Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Claremont<4>
    • Conover [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conover
      • Conover [Catawba County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Brooks Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,573 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conover have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conover<4>
    • Denver [Lincoln County]
    • Doolie [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doolie
      • Doolie [Iredell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Brooks Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doolie
    • Drums Crossroads [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drums Crossroads
      • Drums Crossroads [Catawba County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drums Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drums Crossroads
    • Duan [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duan
      • Duan [Catawba County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duan have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duan
    • Eufola [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eufola
      • Eufola [Iredell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Brooks Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eufola
    • Killian Crossroads [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Killian Crossroads
      • Killian Crossroads [Catawba County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killian Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killian Crossroads
    • Lake Norman of Catawba [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Norman of Catawba
      • Lake Norman of Catawba [Catawba County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Norman of Catawba have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Norman of Catawba
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Norman of Catawba<4>
    • Long Island [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Island
      • Long Island [Catawba County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the east of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Island have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Island
    • Monbo [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monbo
      • Monbo [Catawba County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monbo have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monbo
    • Murrays Hill [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murrays Hill
      • Murrays Hill [Catawba County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the west of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murrays Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murrays Hill
    • Newton [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton
      • Newton [Catawba County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Brooks Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,224 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<4>
    • Olivers Crossroads [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olivers Crossroads
      • Olivers Crossroads [Catawba County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olivers Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olivers Crossroads
    • Ostwalt [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ostwalt
      • Ostwalt [Iredell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Brooks Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ostwalt
    • Oxford Park [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford Park
      • Oxford Park [Catawba County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford Park
    • Providence Mill [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence Mill
      • Providence Mill [Catawba County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence Mill
    • Sherrills Ford [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherrills Ford
      • Sherrills Ford [Catawba County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherrills Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherrills Ford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherrills Ford<4>
    • Sunrise Beach [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise Beach
      • Sunrise Beach [Catawba County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunrise Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunrise Beach
    • Terrell [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrell
      • Terrell [Catawba County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terrell have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terrell<4>
    • Troutman [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troutman
      • Troutman [Iredell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Brooks Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,817 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troutman have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troutman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutman<4>
    • Witherspoon Crossroad [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Witherspoon Crossroad
      • Witherspoon Crossroad [Catawba County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Witherspoon Crossroad have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Witherspoon Crossroad

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 Brooks Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Catawba County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Brooks Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Beulah Cemetery [Iredell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Beulah Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Beulah Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Beulah Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Brooks Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beulah Cemetery
  • Central Cemetery [Catawba County]
  • Concord Cemetery [Catawba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Concord Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Concord Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord Cemetery
  • Conover City Cemetery [Catawba County]
  • Continue List   (12 more) ...
    • Denver Community Cemetery [Lincoln County]
    • Eastview Cemetery [Catawba County]
    • Iredell Memorial Park [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Iredell Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Iredell Memorial Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Iredell Memorial Park lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Brooks Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iredell Memorial Park
    • Marvin UMC Cemetery [Alexander County]
    • Mt. Olive Cemetery [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Olive Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Olive Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Olive Cemetery
    • Pine Grove Cemetery [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pine Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pine Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Grove Cemetery
    • Piney Grove Cemetery [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Piney Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Piney Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piney Grove Cemetery
    • Providence Memorial Cemetery [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Providence Memorial Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Providence Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence Memorial Cemetery
    • St. Martins Cemetery [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Martins Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Martins Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Martins Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Brooks Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Martins Cemetery
    • Smyres Cemetery [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Smyres Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Smyres Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyres Cemetery
    • Southside Cemetery [Catawba County]
    • Troutman Cemetery [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Troutman Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Troutman Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Troutman Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Brooks Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troutman Cemetery

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 Brooks Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #981969  (Brooks Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #981969 has been archived by the USGS. It is no longer maintained by the USGS, nor can it be retrieved from their website.
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Catawba
    • County: Catawba         Elev: 279
    • Location given for GNIS #981969 (Brooks Cemetery)
    • Lat: 35.6798559           Lon: -81.0550784
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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About Catawba County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Catawba County: www.co.catawba.nc.us/

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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Catawba, 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 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 Brooks Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6799, Longitude: -81.0551       In this case, the coordinates for the Brooks Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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