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The location of Hicks Cemetery









A visit to the Hicks Cemetery ...

The location of the Hicks 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 Hicks Cemetery ...

The Hicks Cemetery is located in Avery County.

The county seat for Avery County is located in Newland. Newland lies just to the east southeast of the Hicks Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.1126°   (36° 6' 45")

Lon:   -82.0015°   (-82° 0' 5")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Hicks Cemetery.

Bakersville   [Map]     Mount Gilead   [Map]    
Banner Elk   [Map]     Mount Pleasant   [Map]    
Beech Mountain   [Map]     Newland   [Map]    
Buladean   [Map]     Pineola   [Map]    
Chestnut Dale   [Map]     Plumtree   [Map]    
Crossnore   [Map]     Roan Mountain (TN)   [Map]    
Elk Park   [Map]     Rominger   [Map]    
Grandfather   [Map]     Seven Devils   [Map]    
Jonas Ridge   [Map]     Stamey Town   [Map]    
Linville Falls   [Map]     Sugar Mountain   [Map]    
Linville   [Map]     Vale   [Map]    
Minneapolis   [Map]     Whaley   [Map]    
Montezuma   [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 Hicks Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Avery County.

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

Bakersville   [Map]
 - Located in Mitchell County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hicks Cemetery
 
Banner Elk   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hicks Cemetery
 
Newland   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that 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 Hicks Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to North Carolina:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Avery 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 Avery 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
 

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 89 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Hicks Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

A.A. & Shoner Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Ashley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Banner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Barnett Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Benfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Hicks Cemetery

Birchfield Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Blackwell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Hicks Cemetery

Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Hicks Cemetery

Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Buck Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Burleson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Calhoun Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Cannon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Caraway Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Cook Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Hicks Cemetery

Cordell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Cranberry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Crawford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Cuthbertson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Cuthbertson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Daniels Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Dugger Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Eller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Ellis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Fork Mtn. Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Fox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Franklin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Freeman Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #12173<3>

Freeman Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Gibbs Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Gouge Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Greene Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Greer Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Guy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Hampton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Harrell Family Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Harrison Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2267701

Heaton Ridge Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Hobson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Holtsclaw Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Holtsclaw Family Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2151373

Houston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Hughes Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Isaacs Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Hicks Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Johnson Roan View Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Jones Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Hicks Cemetery

Julian Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Julian Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Knight Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #14397

Laws Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Ledford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Major Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Markland Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

McClain Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Miller Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Miller Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Moreland Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Newland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Oaks Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Hicks Cemetery

Ollis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Palmer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Hicks Cemetery

Perkins Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Perry Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Pittman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Pritchard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Richardson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Roan Valley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Shell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Slippery Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Hicks Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Smith Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Stockton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Street Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Summerow Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Tanglewood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Hicks Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Trivett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hicks Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Hicks Cemetery

Winters Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Hicks 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 Hicks Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1012027   (Name of Record: Hicks Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Avery
Lat: 36.1126244     Lon: -82.001506   [Map]
Elev: 1102         Map Name: Carvers Gap

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The official website for Avery County: www.averyco.com/gov/

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.

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<2>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 Hicks Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1126, Longitude: -82.0015     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hicks Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<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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