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A visit to the Greenwood Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Greenwood Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Greenwood Cemetery (FAG ID #47551)

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 Greenwood Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Greenwood Cemetery

The Greenwood Cemetery is located in Pitt County<2>.

The county seat for Pitt County is located in Greenville. Greenville lies just to the west southwest of the Greenwood Cemetery .

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

Lat:   35.6069°   (35° 36' 24")

Lon:   -77.3388°   (-77° 20' 19")

Establishment of the Greenwood Cemetery ...

The Greenwood Cemetery was established in 1926.

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 Greenwood Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Greenwood Cemetery.

  • Ayden [Pitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ayden
    • Ayden [Pitt County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Greenwood Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ayden have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ayden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ayden<5>
  • Bells Fork [Pitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bells Fork
    • Bells Fork [Pitt County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the south of Greenwood Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bells Fork
  • Bethel [Pitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
    • Bethel [Pitt County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Greenwood Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,614 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel<5>
  • Congleton [Pitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Congleton
    • Congleton [Pitt County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Greenwood Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Congleton
  • Continue List   (18 more) ...
    • Coxville [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coxville
      • Coxville [Pitt County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coxville
    • Falkland [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falkland
      • Falkland [Pitt County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 98 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falkland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falkland
    • Greenville [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
      • Greenville [Pitt County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the west of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,779 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
    • Grimesland [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grimesland
      • Grimesland [Pitt County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grimesland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grimesland
    • Heritage Village [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heritage Village
      • Heritage Village [Pitt County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the south of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heritage Village
    • House [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for House
      • House [Pitt County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on House
    • Oakley [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakley
      • Oakley [Pitt County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakley
    • Pactolus [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pactolus
      • Pactolus [Pitt County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pactolus
    • Red Oak [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Oak
      • Red Oak [Pitt County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Oak
    • Ripple City [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripple City
      • Ripple City [Pitt County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the west of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ripple City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripple City
    • Rosedale [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale
      • Rosedale [Beaufort County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale
    • Rountree [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rountree
      • Rountree [Pitt County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rountree
    • Simpson [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simpson
      • Simpson [Pitt County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simpson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpson
    • Stokes [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokes
      • Stokes [Pitt County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokes have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokes
    • Summerfield [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerfield
      • Summerfield [Pitt County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield
    • Whitehurst [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehurst
      • Whitehurst [Pitt County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehurst
    • Windsor [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
      • Windsor [Pitt County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the south of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Winterville [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winterville
      • Winterville [Pitt County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Greenwood Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,132 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winterville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winterville<5>

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 Greenwood Cemetery. The following communities are located in Pitt County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Greenwood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Pitt County.

  • Brownhill Cemetery [Pitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Brownhill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Brownhill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownhill Cemetery
  • Gleenwood Cemetery [Pitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gleenwood Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gleenwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gleenwood Cemetery
  • Homestead Memorial Gardens [Pitt County]
  • Old Simpson Cemetery [Pitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Simpson Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Simpson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Simpson Cemetery
  • Pinewood Memorial Park [Pitt County]
  • Taft Cemetery [Pitt 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 Greenwood Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1024666  (Greenwood Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1024666 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: Greenville SE
    • County: Pitt         Elev: 9
    • Location given for GNIS #1024666 (Greenwood Cemetery)
    • Lat: 35.6071056           Lon: -77.3385751
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.
  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #47551

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About Pitt County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pitt County: www.co.pitt.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Pitt, 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Greenwood Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6069, Longitude: -77.3388    
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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