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A visit to the County Home Cemetery ...

The location of the County Home 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 County Home Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the County Home Cemetery

The County Home Cemetery is located in Orange County<2>.

The county seat for Orange County is located in Hillsborough. Hillsborough lies just to the east southeast of the County Home Cemetery .

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

Lat:   36.1043°   (36° 6' 15")

Lon:   -79.1781°   (-79° 10' 41")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the County Home 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 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 County Home Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the County Home Cemetery.

  • Arrowhead [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrowhead
    • Arrowhead [Orange County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of County Home Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arrowhead have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrowhead
  • Brook Hollow [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brook Hollow
    • Brook Hollow [Alamance County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of County Home Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brook Hollow have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brook Hollow
  • Buena Vista Estates [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buena Vista Estates
    • Buena Vista Estates [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of County Home Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buena Vista Estates
  • Cedar Grove [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
    • Cedar Grove [Orange County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of County Home Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
  • Continue List   (21 more) ...
    • Cheeks Crossroads [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheeks Crossroads
      • Cheeks Crossroads [Orange County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southwest of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheeks Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheeks Crossroads
    • Deer Run [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Run
      • Deer Run [Orange County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Run have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
    • Dimmocks Mill [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dimmocks Mill
      • Dimmocks Mill [Orange County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southeast of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dimmocks Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dimmocks Mill
    • Efland [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Efland
      • Efland [Orange County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the south of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Efland have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Efland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Efland<4>
    • Fairview [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
      • Fairview [Orange County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the east of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
    • Garland Acres [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garland Acres
      • Garland Acres [Orange County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garland Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garland Acres
    • Green Pines [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Pines
      • Green Pines [Orange County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Pines
    • Hillsborough [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsborough
      • Hillsborough [Orange County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of County Home Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,226 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsborough<4>
    • Jordan Oak [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jordan Oak
      • Jordan Oak [Orange County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the northeast of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jordan Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan Oak
    • Just-A-Mere Landing [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Just-A-Mere Landing
      • Just-A-Mere Landing [Orange County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Just-A-Mere Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Just-A-Mere Landing
    • Lakeview Acres [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview Acres
      • Lakeview Acres [Orange County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview Acres
    • McDade [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McDade
      • McDade [Orange County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McDade have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDade
    • Mebane [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mebane
      • Mebane [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of County Home Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,732 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mebane
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mebane<4>
    • Miles [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miles
      • Miles [Orange County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the southwest of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miles have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miles
    • Oakdale Farms [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakdale Farms
      • Oakdale Farms [Orange County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakdale Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakdale Farms
    • Rosewood [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosewood
      • Rosewood [Orange County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southeast of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosewood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosewood
    • Stagecoach Forest [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stagecoach Forest
      • Stagecoach Forest [Orange County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the southeast of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stagecoach Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stagecoach Forest
    • Stagecoach Trail [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stagecoach Trail
      • Stagecoach Trail [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stagecoach Trail have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stagecoach Trail
    • Walkers Landing [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkers Landing
      • Walkers Landing [Orange County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkers Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkers Landing
    • West Hillsborough [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hillsborough
      • West Hillsborough [Orange County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southeast of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hillsborough have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hillsborough
    • Woodlawn [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Alamance County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of County Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn

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 County Home Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Orange County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 10 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the County Home Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Cross Roads Cemetery [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cross Roads Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cross Roads Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Roads Cemetery
  • Governor Burke Grave [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Governor Burke Grave
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Governor Burke Grave have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Governor Burke Grave
  • Green Level Christian Church Cemetery [Alamance County]
  • Harmony Cemetery [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Harmony Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Harmony Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony Cemetery
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maplewood Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Maplewood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Maplewood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maplewood Cemetery
    • Mars Hill Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mars Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mars Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mars Hill Cemetery
    • Oakwood Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oakwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oakwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood Cemetery
    • Old Eno Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Eno Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Eno Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Eno Cemetery
    • Restland Memorial Gardens [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Restland Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Restland Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Restland Memorial Gardens lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of County Home Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Restland Memorial Gardens
    • Rosewood Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rosewood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rosewood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosewood 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 County Home Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #983607  (County Home Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #983607 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: Efland
    • County: Orange         Elev: 208
    • Location given for GNIS #983607 (County Home Cemetery)
    • Lat: 36.104306           Lon: -79.1780706
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Orange County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Orange County: www.co.orange.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 Orange, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 County Home Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1043, Longitude: -79.1781       In this case, the coordinates for the County Home 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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