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The location of Hughes Cemetery









A visit to the Hughes Cemetery ...

The location of the Hughes 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 Hughes Cemetery ...

The Hughes Cemetery is located in Avery County.

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

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

Lat:   36.0848°   (36° 5' 5")

Lon:   -82.0515°   (-82° 3' 5")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Hughes Cemetery.

Bakersville   [Map]     Mount Pleasant   [Map]    
Banner Elk   [Map]     Newland   [Map]    
Beech Mountain   [Map]     Penland   [Map]    
Buladean   [Map]     Pineola   [Map]    
Chestnut Dale   [Map]     Plumtree   [Map]    
Crossnore   [Map]     Roan Mountain (TN)   [Map]    
Elk Park   [Map]     Spruce Pine   [Map]    
Grandfather   [Map]     Stamey Town   [Map]    
Jonas Ridge   [Map]     Sugar Mountain   [Map]    
Linville Falls   [Map]     Tipton Hill   [Map]    
Linville   [Map]     Tolley Town (TN)   [Map]    
Minneapolis   [Map]     Vale   [Map]    
Montezuma   [Map]     Whaley   [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 Hughes 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 Hughes Cemetery.

Bakersville   [Map]
 - Located in Mitchell County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hughes Cemetery
 
Banner Elk   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Hughes Cemetery
 
Newland   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Hughes Cemetery
 
Spruce Pine   [Map]
 - Located in Mitchell County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Hughes Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy 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 information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Hughes 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    

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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 98 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Hughes 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Hughes Cemetery

Ashley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Hughes Cemetery

Banner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Barnett Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Benfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Birchfield Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Blevins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Hughes Cemetery

Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Hughes Cemetery

Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Hughes Cemetery

Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Hughes Cemetery

Buck Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Burleson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Burleson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Burleson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Hughes Cemetery

Calhoun Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Caraway Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cook Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cook Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Hughes Cemetery

Cordell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Cranberry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cuthbertson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cuthbertson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Hughes Cemetery

Daniels Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dugger Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Hughes Cemetery

Ellis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fork Mtn. Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Hughes Cemetery

Franklin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Freeman Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Gibbs Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Gouge Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Gouge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Green Young Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Hughes Cemetery

Greene Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Greer Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Guy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Hughes Cemetery

Hampton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Hughes Cemetery

Harrell Family Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Harrison Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Hughes Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2267701<3>

Heaton Ridge Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Hicks Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Hughes Cemetery

Hobson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Hughes Cemetery

Hobson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Holtsclaw Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Holtsclaw Family Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2151373

Houston Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hughes Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Ingram Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ingram Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Hughes Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Hughes Cemetery

Johnson Roan View Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Hughes Cemetery

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Jones Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Julian Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Hughes Cemetery

Julian Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Knight Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #14397

Laws Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Ledford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Hughes Cemetery

Ledford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Hughes Cemetery

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Major Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Hughes Cemetery

McClain Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Hughes Cemetery

McKinney Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Hughes Cemetery

Miller Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Miller Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Newland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Hughes Cemetery

Oaks Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Ollis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Hughes Cemetery

Palmer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Penland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Hughes Cemetery

Perkins Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Perry Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Peters Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pittman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pritchard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Richardson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Roan Mtn. Cemetery #2   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Hughes Cemetery

Roan Valley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Hughes Cemetery

Shell Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Slippery Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Stockton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Street Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

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

Street Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Street Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Hughes Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

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

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Carter County (TN)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Hughes Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Hughes Cemetery

Winters Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Hughes 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 Hughes Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1012262   (Name of Record: Hughes Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Avery
Lat: 36.0848445     Lon: -82.0515084   [Map]
Elev: 1138         Map Name: Carvers Gap

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About Avery County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 '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 Hughes Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0848, Longitude: -82.0515     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hughes 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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