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A visit to the Jones Cemetery ...

We aren't confident of the location of the Jones Cemetery, so consider the above location as an estimate.<1>

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Jones Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<2> website: The Jones Cemetery (FAG ID #2311460)

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 Jones Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Jones Cemetery

The Jones Cemetery is located in Polk County<3>.

The county seat for Polk County is located in Columbus. Columbus lies just to the south southwest of the Jones Cemetery .

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

Lat:   35.2815°   (35° 16' 53")

Lon:   -82.1812°   (-82° 10' 52")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Jones Cemetery has been estimated.

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 Jones Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 33 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> of the Jones Cemetery.

  • Bakersville [Rutherford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bakersville
    • Bakersville [Rutherford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Jones Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bakersville
  • Barker Heights [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barker Heights
    • Barker Heights [Henderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Jones Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barker Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barker Heights
  • Bat Cave [Henderson County]
  • Brooklyn [Spartanburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brooklyn
    • Brooklyn [Spartanburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Jones Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooklyn have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooklyn
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    • Campobello [Spartanburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campobello
      • Campobello [Spartanburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Jones Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 603 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campobello
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campobello<6>
    • Carolina Village [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carolina Village
      • Carolina Village [Henderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Jones Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carolina Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carolina Village
    • Village of Chimney Rock Village [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Village of Chimney Rock Village
      • Village of Chimney Rock Village [Rutherford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Jones Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2015: 108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Village of Chimney Rock Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Village of Chimney Rock Village
    • Chimney Rock [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chimney Rock
      • Chimney Rock [Rutherford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Jones Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 116 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chimney Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chimney Rock<6>
    • Claremont [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claremont
      • Claremont [Henderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Jones Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claremont
    • Columbus [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
      • Columbus [Polk County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Jones Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,007 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<6>
    • Dana [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dana
      • Dana [Henderson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Jones Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dana have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Jones Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Flat Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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<6>
    • Fingerville [Spartanburg County]
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat Rock
      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Jones 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat Rock<6>
    • Gowensville [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gowensville
      • Gowensville [Greenville County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Jones 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Jones Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,235 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendersonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendersonville<6>
    • Highland [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
      • Highland [Greenville County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Jones Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
    • Holly Springs [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Springs
      • Holly Springs [Rutherford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Jones Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Lure
      • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Jones Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Lure have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Lure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<6>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Landrum
      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Jones Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Landrum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<6>
    • Lynn [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynn
      • Lynn [Polk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Jones Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynn have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 less than 2 miles<4> to the northeast of Jones Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mill Spring<6>
    • Ruth [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruth
      • Ruth [Rutherford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Jones Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruth have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruth
    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutherfordton
      • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Jones Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherfordton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<6>
    • Saluda [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saluda
      • Saluda [Henderson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Jones Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saluda have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saluda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saluda<6>
    • Shiloh [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiloh
      • Shiloh [Rutherford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Jones Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiloh have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiloh
    • Spindale [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spindale
      • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Jones Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spindale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<6>
    • Tryon [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tryon
      • Tryon [Polk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Jones Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tryon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<6>
    • Tuxedo [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuxedo
      • Tuxedo [Henderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Jones Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tuxedo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuxedo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuxedo<6>
    • U-No [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for U-No
      • U-No [Henderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Jones Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on U-No
    • Upward [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upward
      • Upward [Henderson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Jones 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 Jones 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 Jones Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Jones 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]
  • Big Level Baptist Church Cemetery [Polk County]
  • Continue List   (19 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Bradley Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Jones Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradley Cemetery
    • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradley Cemetery
    • Coopers Gap Baptist Church Cemetery [Polk County]
    • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Evergreen Memorial Gardens lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Jones Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen Memorial Gardens
    • Full Gospel Revival Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Good Shepherd Cemetery [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Good Shepherd Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Good Shepherd Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Good Shepherd 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jackson Grove Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Jones 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jones Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Jones Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Cemetery
    • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jones - Price Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Jones Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones - Price Cemetery
    • Matthew Chapel AME Zion Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Oak Grove Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Jones Cemetery.
      • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patty 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.<5> 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Rock Springs Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Jones Cemetery.
      • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Stepp Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Jones Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stepp Cemetery
    • Taylor Plantation Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Temple of Jesus Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Union Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Walker Cemetery [Rutherford 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 Jones Cemetery:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in North Carolina

About Polk County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Polk County: www.polknc.org

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<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.
<3>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.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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 Jones Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2815, Longitude: -82.1812    
<5>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.
<6>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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