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A visit to the Erwin Cemetery ...

The location of the Erwin 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 Erwin Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Erwin Cemetery

The Erwin Cemetery is located in Burke County<2>.

The county seat for Burke County is located in Morganton. Morganton lies just to the south of the Erwin Cemetery .

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

Lat:   35.7996°   (35° 47' 58")

Lon:   -81.6959°   (-81° 41' 45")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Erwin 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 helpful 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 Erwin Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Erwin Cemetery.

  • Abingdon [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abingdon
    • Abingdon [Caldwell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Erwin Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abingdon
  • Adako [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adako
    • Adako [Caldwell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Erwin Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adako
  • Brindletown [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brindletown
    • Brindletown [Burke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Erwin Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brindletown
  • Cajah's Mountain [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cajah's Mountain
    • Cajah's Mountain [Caldwell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Erwin Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,728 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cajah's Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cajah's Mountain
  • Continue List   (21 more) ...
    • Collettsville [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collettsville
      • Collettsville [Caldwell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Erwin Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collettsville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collettsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collettsville<4>
    • Connelly Springs [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Connelly Springs
      • Connelly Springs [Burke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Erwin Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,648 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Connelly Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Connelly Springs<4>
    • Drexel [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drexel
      • Drexel [Burke County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Erwin Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,861 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drexel have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drexel
    • Enola [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enola
      • Enola [Burke County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Erwin Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enola have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enola
    • Gamewell [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gamewell
      • Gamewell [Caldwell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Erwin Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,993 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamewell
    • Glen Alpine [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Alpine
      • Glen Alpine [Burke County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Erwin Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Alpine have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Alpine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Alpine<4>
    • Hudson [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
      • Hudson [Caldwell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Erwin Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,703 people
      • Former name for Hudson:
      • Hudsonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<4>
    • Icard [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Icard
      • Icard [Burke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Erwin Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Icard have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Icard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Icard<4>
    • Lenoir [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenoir
      • Lenoir [Caldwell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Erwin Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,911 people
      • Former name for Lenoir:
      • Tucker's Barn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenoir
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir<4>
    • Linville [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linville
      • Linville [Burke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Erwin Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linville
    • Magnolia [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia
      • Magnolia [Burke County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Erwin Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
    • Morganton [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morganton
      • Morganton [Burke County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Erwin Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morganton<4>
    • Mortimer [Caldwell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mortimer
      • Mortimer [Caldwell County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Erwin Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mortimer 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Erwin Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkhill
    • Patten [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patten
      • Patten [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Erwin Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patten
    • Pinehurst [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinehurst
      • Pinehurst [Caldwell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Erwin Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinehurst have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinehurst
    • Rutherford College [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutherford College
      • Rutherford College [Burke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Erwin Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,300 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherford College
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherford College<4>
    • Salem [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
      • Salem [Burke County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Erwin Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Sawmills [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sawmills
      • Sawmills [Caldwell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Erwin Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawmills have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sawmills
    • Valdese [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valdese
      • Valdese [Burke County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Erwin Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,407 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valdese have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valdese
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valdese<4>
    • Yellow Gap [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellow Gap
      • Yellow Gap [Burke County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Erwin Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellow Gap

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 Erwin Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Burke County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Erwin Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Advent Cemetery [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Advent Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Advent Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Advent Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Erwin Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Advent Cemetery
  • Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery [Burke County]
  • Bost Cemetery [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bost Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bost Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bost Cemetery
  • Burke Memorial Cemetery [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Burke Memorial Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Burke Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burke Memorial Cemetery
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery [Burke County]
    • Harpertown Cemetery [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Harpertown Cemetery
      • Harpertown Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Erwin Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harpertown Cemetery
    • Houck Cemetery [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Houck Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Houck Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houck Cemetery
    • North Catawba Cemetery [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the North Catawba Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the North Catawba Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • North Catawba Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Erwin Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Catawba Cemetery
    • Obeth Cemetery [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Obeth Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Obeth Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Obeth Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Erwin Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Obeth Cemetery
    • Parks Cemetery [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Parks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Parks Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Parks Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Erwin Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parks Cemetery
    • Pleasant Ridge Cemetery [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pleasant Ridge Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Erwin Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
    • Puett Cemetery [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Puett Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Puett Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Puett Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Erwin Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puett Cemetery
    • Puette Cemetery [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Puette Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Puette Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Puette Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Erwin Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puette Cemetery
    • Seventh-Day Adventist Memorial Cemetery [Burke County]
    • Table Rock Adventist Church Cemetery [Burke 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 Erwin Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1011102  (Erwin Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1011102 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: Morganton North
    • County: Burke         Elev: 347
    • Location given for GNIS #1011102 (Erwin Cemetery)
    • Lat: 35.7995738           Lon: -81.6959317
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Burke County: www.co.burke.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 Burke, 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Erwin Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7996, Longitude: -81.6959       In this case, the coordinates for the Erwin 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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