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A visit to the Camp Creek Cemetery ...

The location of the Camp Creek 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 Camp Creek Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Camp Creek Cemetery

The Camp Creek Cemetery is located in Rutherford County<2>.

The county seat for Rutherford County is located in Rutherfordton. Rutherfordton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south southwest of the Camp Creek Cemetery .

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

Lat:   35.5143°   (35° 30' 51")

Lon:   -81.9037°   (-81° 54' 13")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Camp Creek 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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Camp Creek Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Camp Creek Cemetery.

  • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexander Mills
    • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Camp Creek Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexander Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<1> 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Camp Creek Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bakersville
  • Bostic [Rutherford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bostic
    • Bostic [Rutherford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Camp Creek Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bostic have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bostic
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bostic<4>
  • Brindletown [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brindletown
    • Brindletown [Burke County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Camp Creek Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brindletown
  • Continue List   (24 more) ...
    • Concord [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
      • Concord [Rutherford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<1> 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<4>
    • Forest City [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest City
      • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Camp Creek 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<4>
    • Glenwood [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
      • Glenwood [McDowell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
    • Greenlee [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenlee
      • Greenlee [McDowell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenlee
    • Hollis [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollis
      • Hollis [Rutherford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollis
    • Marion [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
      • Marion [McDowell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,937 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<4>
    • Mount Pisgah [Rutherford County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pisgah
      • Mount Pisgah [Rutherford County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the south of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pisgah have been provided by the GNIS.<1> 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 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Home have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Nebo [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nebo
      • Nebo [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nebo have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nebo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nebo<4>
    • Otter Creek [Rutherford County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otter Creek
      • Otter Creek [Rutherford County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otter Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Parkhill [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkhill
      • Parkhill [Burke County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkhill
    • Patten [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patten
      • Patten [McDowell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patten
    • Providence [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [McDowell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<1> 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruth have been provided by the GNIS.<1> 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherfordton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<4>
    • Sandy Mush [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Mush
      • Sandy Mush [Rutherford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Mush
    • Shiloh [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiloh
      • Shiloh [Rutherford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiloh have been provided by the GNIS.<1> 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Camp Creek 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spindale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<4>
    • 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 Camp Creek 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 west of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thermal City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Camp Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<1> 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Camp Creek 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 Camp Creek Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Rutherford County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

  • Baxter Cemetery [Rutherford County]
  • Brackettown Cemetery [McDowell County]
  • Brittain Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Brittain Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Brittain Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brittain Cemetery
  • Centennial Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Centennial Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Centennial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centennial Cemetery
  • Continue List   (22 more) ...
    • Flack Family Cemetery [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Flack Family Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Flack Family Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flack Family Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2374795<5>
    • Fork Creek Baptist Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Fortune Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Gilboa Cemetery [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gilboa Cemetery
      • Gilboa Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Camp Creek Cemetery.
      • Gilboa Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Gilboa UMC Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilboa Cemetery
    • Glenwood Cemetery [McDowell County]
    • Gold Hill Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Golden Valley Church of the Brethren Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Golden Valley Missionary Methodist Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Golden Valley UMC Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Haney Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Haney Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Haney Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Haney Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Camp Creek Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haney Cemetery
    • Lawing Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lawing Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lawing Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lawing Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Camp Creek Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawing Cemetery
    • Liberty Hill Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Little White Country Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Mt. Lebanon Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Mt. Pleasant CME Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Neal Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Neal Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Neal Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Neal Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Camp Creek Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neal Cemetery
    • Old Thermal City Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Pleasant Hill Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Thompson Family Haven [Rutherford County]
    • Union Mills Presbyterian Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Wilson Baptist Cemetery [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 Camp Creek Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1008416  (Camp Creek Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1008416 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: Glenwood
    • County: Rutherford         Elev: 330
    • Location given for GNIS #1008416 (Camp Creek Cemetery)
    • Lat: 35.5142917           Lon: -81.9037125
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in 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 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 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Camp Creek Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5143, Longitude: -81.9037       In this case, the coordinates for the Camp Creek 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.
<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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