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A visit to the Good Shepherd Cemetery ...

The location of the Good Shepherd 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 Good Shepherd Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Good Shepherd Cemetery

The Good Shepherd Cemetery is located in Polk County<2>.

The county seat for Polk County is located in Columbus. Columbus lies just to the north northeast of the Good Shepherd Cemetery .

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

Lat:   35.2148°   (35° 12' 53")

Lon:   -82.2290°   (-82° 13' 44")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Good Shepherd 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 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 Good Shepherd Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Good Shepherd Cemetery.

  • Barker Heights [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barker Heights
    • Barker Heights [Henderson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Good Shepherd 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
  • Campobello [Spartanburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campobello
    • Campobello [Spartanburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Good Shepherd Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 603 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campobello
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campobello<4>
  • Carolina Village [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carolina Village
    • Carolina Village [Henderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Good Shepherd 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Good Shepherd 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   (23 more) ...
    • Columbus [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
      • Columbus [Polk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Good Shepherd Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,007 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<4>
    • Dana [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dana
      • Dana [Henderson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Good Shepherd 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Good Shepherd 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>
    • Fingerville [Spartanburg County]
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat Rock
      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Good Shepherd 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>
    • Gowensville [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gowensville
      • Gowensville [Greenville County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Good Shepherd Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gowensville
    • Gramling [Spartanburg County]
    • Hendersonville [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hendersonville
      • Hendersonville [Henderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Good Shepherd 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>
    • Highland [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
      • Highland [Greenville County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Good Shepherd Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
    • Inman Mills [Spartanburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inman Mills
      • Inman Mills [Spartanburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Good Shepherd Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inman Mills
    • Inman [Spartanburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inman
      • Inman [Spartanburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Good Shepherd Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inman<4>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Landrum
      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Good Shepherd Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Landrum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<4>
    • Lynn [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynn
      • Lynn [Polk County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the north of Good Shepherd Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynn have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynn
    • Mill Spring [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Spring
      • Mill Spring [Polk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Good Shepherd Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mill Spring<4>
    • Mount Olive [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Henderson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Good Shepherd 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
    • O'Neal [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for O'Neal
      • O'Neal [Greenville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Good Shepherd Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for O'Neal have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on O'Neal
    • Saluda [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saluda
      • Saluda [Henderson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Good Shepherd 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>
    • Tigerville [Greenville County]
    • Tryon [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tryon
      • Tryon [Polk County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the southwest of Good Shepherd Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tryon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<4>
    • Tuxedo [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuxedo
      • Tuxedo [Henderson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Good Shepherd 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Good Shepherd Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on U-No
    • Upward [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upward
      • Upward [Henderson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Good Shepherd Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upward
    • 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 Good Shepherd Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Polk County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Good Shepherd Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Abrams Cemetery [Polk County]
  • Bethlehem United Methodist Cemetery [Polk County]
  • Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery [Polk County]
  • Bradley Cemetery [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bradley Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bradley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bradley Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradley Cemetery
  • Continue List   (20 more) ...
    • Bradley Cemetery [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bradley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bradley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Bradley Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradley Cemetery
    • Ebenezer Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ebenezer Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ebenezer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ebenezer Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebenezer Cemetery
    • Evergreen Memorial Gardens [Spartanburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Evergreen Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Evergreen Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen Memorial Gardens
    • Glassy Mtn. Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Glassy Mtn. Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Glassy Mtn. Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Glassy Mtn. Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glassy Mtn. Cemetery
    • Gowansville Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gowansville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gowansville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Gowansville Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gowansville Cemetery
    • Highland Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Highland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Highland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Highland Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Cemetery
    • Jackson Grove Cemetery [Spartanburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jackson Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jackson Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jackson Grove Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson Grove 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Cemetery
    • Jones Cemetery [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jones Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Jones Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2311460<5>
    • Jones - Price Cemetery [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jones - Price Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jones - Price Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jones - Price Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones - Price Cemetery
    • Liberty Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Liberty Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Liberty Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Liberty Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Cemetery
    • Mt. Pleasant Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mt. Pleasant Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    • Mountain Hill Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mountain Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mountain Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mountain Hill Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Hill Cemetery
    • Oak Grove Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oak Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Patty Cemetery [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Patty Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Patty Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Patty Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patty Cemetery
    • Pleasant Grove Cemetery [Spartanburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pleasant Grove Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove Cemetery
    • Pleasant Hill Cemetery [Greenville 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.
      • Pleasant Hill Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill Cemetery
    • Polk Memorial Gardens [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Polk Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Polk Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polk Memorial Gardens
    • Rock Springs Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rock Springs Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rock Springs Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Springs Cemetery
    • 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.
      • Stepp Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Good Shepherd Cemetery.
      • 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 Good Shepherd Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1024744  (Good Shepherd Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1024744 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: Landrum
    • County: Polk         Elev: 326
    • Location given for GNIS #1024744 (Good Shepherd Cemetery)
    • Lat: 35.2148362           Lon: -82.2290033
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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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 Polk, 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' 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 Good Shepherd Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2148, Longitude: -82.2290       In this case, the coordinates for the Good Shepherd 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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