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The location of Hughes Cemetery









A visit to the Hughes Cemetery ...

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 Yancey County.

The county seat for Yancey County is located in Burnsville. Burnsville lies just to the west southwest of the Hughes Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   35.9531°   (35° 57' 11")

Lon:   -82.2305°   (-82° 13' 49")

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Hughes Cemetery.

Bailey   [Map]     Little Switzerland   [Map]    
Bakersville   [Map]     Low Gap   [Map]    
Bethel   [Map]     Micaville   [Map]    
Buladean   [Map]     Murchison   [Map]    
Burnsville   [Map]     Penland   [Map]    
Celo   [Map]     Plumtree   [Map]    
Concord   [Map]     Richlands   [Map]    
Grassy Creek   [Map]     Sioux   [Map]    
Green Mountain   [Map]     Spruce Pine   [Map]    
Hamrick   [Map]     Tipton Hill   [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 Yancey County.

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

Bakersville   [Map]
 - Located in Mitchell County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Hughes Cemetery
 
Burnsville   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hughes Cemetery
 
Erwin   [Map]
 - Located in Unicoi County (TN)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hughes Cemetery
 
Spruce Pine   [Map]
 - Located in Mitchell County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Yancey County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Ashe County:     Cyndi's
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Avery County:     Cyndi's
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Hawkins County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for North Carolina:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of North Carolina,
Cemeteries of Yancey 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,
Cemeteries of Yancey County
 

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 46 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 Yancey County.

Bad Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Bakersville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Banks Cemetery   [Map]

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

Boone Cemetery   [Map]

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

Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Burleson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Clearmont Cemetery   [Map]

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

Conley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Dellinger Cemetery   [Map]

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

Edge Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gibbs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gouge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Gouge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Hensley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Hughes Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Ledford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Old Garland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Penland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Rebels Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Riddle Cemetery   [Map]

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

Robinson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Robinson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Silver Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Silver Cemetery   [Map]

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

Slagle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Stanley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County

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

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

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

Will Young Cemetery   [Map]

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

Williams Evans Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Woody Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Woody Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #49170<2>

Wyatt Cemetery   [Map]

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

Young Cemetery   [Map]

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

Young Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) 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 #1012260   (Name of Record: Hughes Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Yancey
Lat: 35.9534484     Lon: -82.2304037   [Map]
Elev: 1079         Map Name: Micaville

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 Hughes Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9531, Longitude: -82.2305     [Map].

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<2>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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