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A visit to the Edmisten Cemetery ...

The location of the Edmisten 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 six sections:

The Location of the Edmisten Cemetery ...

The Edmisten Cemetery is located in Watauga County.

The county seat for Watauga County is located in Boone. Boone lies just to the west northwest of the Edmisten Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.2051°   (36° 12' 18")

Lon:   -81.6579°   (-81° 39' 28")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Edmisten Cemetery.

Bamboo   [Map]     Mulberry   [Map]    
Banner Elk   [Map]     Rominger   [Map]    
Beech Mountain   [Map]     Rutherwood   [Map]    
Blowing Rock   [Map]     Seven Devils   [Map]    
Boone   [Map]     Sugar Grove   [Map]    
Brownwood   [Map]     Sugar Mountain   [Map]    
Deep Gap   [Map]     Todd   [Map]    
Fleetwood   [Map]     Valle Crucis   [Map]    
Foscoe   [Map]     Vilas   [Map]    
Grandfather   [Map]     Zionville   [Map]    
Laxon   [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 Edmisten Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Watauga County.

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

Banner Elk   [Map]
 - Located in Avery County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Edmisten Cemetery
 
Blowing Rock   [Map]
 - Located in Caldwell County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the South (S) of the Edmisten Cemetery
 
Boone   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Edmisten Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to North Carolina:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Watauga 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 Watauga 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,
Cemeteries of Watauga County
 

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 48 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Edmisten Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Baldwin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Barnes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Bolick Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Caldwell County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Calloway Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Coffey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Cone Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Cook Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Cool Springs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Craig Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Culler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Danner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Elrod Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Frye Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Gragg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Gragg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Green Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Greene Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Caldwell County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Greene Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Greer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Hayes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hayes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Hodges Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Hollars Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Horton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Howell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Laurel Fork Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Mast Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Moretz Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Mt. Lawn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Piny Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Pitts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Pitts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Sands Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2302589<3>

Shull Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Shull Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Skyland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Vannoy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #48984

White Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

White Spring Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Edmisten Cemetery

Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Edmisten Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Edmisten Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Edmisten Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1011021   (Name of Record: Edmisten Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Watauga
Lat: 36.2051285     Lon: -81.6578844   [Map]
Elev: 966         Map Name: Boone

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Watauga County: www.wataugacounty.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.
<2>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 Edmisten Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2051, Longitude: -81.6579     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Edmisten Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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