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A visit to the Forest Lawn Cemetery ...

The location of the Forest Lawn 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 Forest Lawn Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Forest Lawn Cemetery

The Forest Lawn Cemetery is located in Henderson County<2>.

The county seat for Henderson County is located in Hendersonville. Hendersonville lies just to the west of the Forest Lawn Cemetery .

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

Lat:   35.3215°   (35° 19' 17")

Lon:   -82.4368°   (-82° 26' 12")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Forest Lawn 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 first visit 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 Forest Lawn Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Forest Lawn Cemetery.

  • Balfour [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balfour
    • Balfour [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Forest Lawn Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balfour have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Balfour
  • Barker Heights [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barker Heights
    • Barker Heights [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the southwest of Forest Lawn Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barker Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barker Heights
  • Carolina Village [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carolina Village
    • Carolina Village [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the north of Forest Lawn Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carolina Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carolina Village
  • Claremont [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claremont
    • Claremont [Henderson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Forest Lawn Cemetery
    • 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
  • Continue List   (22 more) ...
    • Cumberland Village [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland Village
      • Cumberland Village [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland Village
    • Dana [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dana
      • Dana [Henderson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the east of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dana have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dana
    • East Flat Rock [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Flat Rock
      • East Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the south of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Flat Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Flat Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Flat Rock<4>
    • Etowah [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Etowah
      • Etowah [Henderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etowah have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etowah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Etowah<4>
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat Rock
      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the south of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat Rock<4>
    • Fletcher [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fletcher
      • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,439 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fletcher have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fletcher
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fletcher<4>
    • Hendersonville [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hendersonville
      • Hendersonville [Henderson County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the west of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,235 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendersonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendersonville<4>
    • Horse Shoe [Henderson County]
    • Laurel Park [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Park
      • Laurel Park [Henderson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the west of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Park<4>
    • Mills River [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mills River
      • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mills River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mills River<4>
    • Mount Olive [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Henderson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Mountain Home [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Home
      • Mountain Home [Henderson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Forest Lawn 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Home
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Home<4>
    • Naples [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naples
      • Naples [Henderson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Naples have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naples
    • Pinehurst [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinehurst
      • Pinehurst [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Forest Lawn 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
    • Saluda [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saluda
      • Saluda [Henderson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saluda have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saluda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saluda<4>
    • Sky Village [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sky Village
      • Sky Village [Henderson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sky Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sky Village
    • Timberland [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timberland
      • Timberland [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the west of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timberland have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timberland
    • Tuxedo [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuxedo
      • Tuxedo [Henderson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tuxedo have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuxedo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuxedo<4>
    • U-No [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for U-No
      • U-No [Henderson County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the north of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on U-No
    • Upward [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upward
      • Upward [Henderson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upward
    • Valley Hill [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Hill
      • Valley Hill [Henderson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Forest Lawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Hill
    • Zirconia [Henderson County]

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 Forest Lawn Cemetery. The following communities are located in Henderson County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Forest Lawn Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Henderson County.

  • Andrews Cemetery [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Andrews Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Andrews Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Andrews Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Forest Lawn Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andrews Cemetery
  • Beulah Cemetery [Henderson 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 west of Forest Lawn Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beulah Cemetery
  • Capps Cemetery [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Capps Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Capps Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capps Cemetery
  • Edneyville Cemetery [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Edneyville Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Edneyville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Edneyville Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Forest Lawn Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edneyville Cemetery
  • Continue List   (19 more) ...
    • Fruitland Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fruitland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fruitland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fruitland Cemetery
    • Jones Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jones Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jones Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Cemetery
    • Jones Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jones Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jones Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jones Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Cemetery
    • Love Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Love Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Love Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Love Cemetery
    • McCarson Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McCarson Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the McCarson Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCarson Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #48032<6>
    • Mill Pond Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mill Pond Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mill Pond Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Pond Cemetery
    • Mud Creek Baptist Church Cemetery [Henderson County]
    • Oakdale Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oakdale Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oakdale Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakdale Cemetery
    • Oakdale Cemetery [Henderson County]
    • Pace Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pace Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pace Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pace Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pace Cemetery
    • Patty's Chapel Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Patty's Chapel Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Patty's Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Patty's Chapel Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patty's Chapel Cemetery
    • Pittillo Lanning Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pittillo Lanning Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pittillo Lanning Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittillo Lanning Cemetery
    • Pleasant Hill Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill Cemetery
    • St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church Cemetery [Henderson County]
    • St. Matthews Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Matthews Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Matthews Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Matthews Cemetery
    • Seagle Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Seagle Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Seagle Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seagle Cemetery
    • Sentell Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sentell Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sentell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Sentell Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Forest Lawn Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sentell Cemetery
    • Shepherd Memorial Park [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shepherd Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shepherd Memorial Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shepherd Memorial Park
    • Stepp Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stepp Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Stepp Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stepp 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 Forest Lawn Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1006674  (Forest Lawn Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1006674 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: Hendersonville
    • County: Henderson         Elev: 641
    • Location given for GNIS #1006674 (Forest Lawn Cemetery)
    • Lat: 35.3215056           Lon: -82.4367855
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Henderson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Henderson County: www.hendersoncountync.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>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Henderson, 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 Forest Lawn Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3215, Longitude: -82.4368       In this case, the coordinates for the Forest Lawn 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>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.
<6>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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