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A visit to the Lawing Cemetery ...

The location of the Lawing 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. 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 Lawing Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Lawing Cemetery

The Lawing Cemetery is located in McDowell County<2>.

The county seat for McDowell County is located in Marion. Marion lies just to the north of the Lawing Cemetery .

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

Lat:   35.5629°   (35° 33' 46")

Lon:   -82.0054°   (-82° 0' 19")

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

Websites to help with your 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Lawing Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

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

  • Brindletown [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brindletown
    • Brindletown [Burke County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Lawing Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brindletown
  • Glenwood [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
    • Glenwood [McDowell County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the north of Lawing Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
  • Greenlee [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenlee
    • Greenlee [McDowell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Lawing Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenlee
  • Lackey Town [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lackey Town
    • Lackey Town [McDowell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Lawing Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lackey Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lackey Town
  • Continue List   (18 more) ...
    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Lure
      • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Lawing 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Lure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<4>
    • Marion [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
      • Marion [McDowell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Lawing Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,937 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<4>
    • Moffitt Hill [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moffitt Hill
      • Moffitt Hill [McDowell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Lawing Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moffitt Hill
    • Mount Pisgah [Rutherford County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pisgah
      • Mount Pisgah [Rutherford County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Lawing Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pisgah have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mountain Home [McDowell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Home
      • Mountain Home [McDowell County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Lawing Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Home have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Nebo [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nebo
      • Nebo [McDowell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Lawing Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nebo have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nebo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nebo<4>
    • Old Fort [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Fort
      • Old Fort [McDowell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Lawing Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 924 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Fort
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Fort<4>
    • Otter Creek [Rutherford County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otter Creek
      • Otter Creek [Rutherford County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Lawing Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otter Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Patten [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patten
      • Patten [McDowell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Lawing Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patten
    • Providence [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [McDowell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Lawing Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Ruth [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruth
      • Ruth [Rutherford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Lawing Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruth have been provided by the GNIS.<1> 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]<3> to the south of Lawing Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherfordton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<4>
    • Spindale [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spindale
      • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Lawing 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spindale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<4>
    • Sugar Hill [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Hill
      • Sugar Hill [McDowell County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Lawing Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Hill
    • Thermal City [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thermal City
      • Thermal City [Rutherford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Lawing Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thermal City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thermal City
    • Union Mills [Rutherford County]
    • West Marion [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Marion
      • West Marion [McDowell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Lawing Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Marion
    • Whitehouse [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehouse
      • Whitehouse [Rutherford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Lawing Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehouse

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 Lawing Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in McDowell County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Lawing Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Antioch Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
  • Baxter Cemetery [Rutherford County]
  • Brackettown Cemetery [McDowell County]
  • Camp Creek Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Camp Creek Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Camp Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Camp Creek Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Lawing Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Creek Cemetery
  • Continue List   (30 more) ...
    • Centennial Cemetery [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Centennial Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Centennial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Centennial Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Lawing Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centennial Cemetery
    • Davistown Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Davistown Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Davistown Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Davistown Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Lawing Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davistown Cemetery
    • Dixon Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dixon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dixon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Dixon Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Lawing Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixon Cemetery
    • Flack Family Cemetery [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Flack Family Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Flack Family Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • Flack Family Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Lawing Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flack Family Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2374795<5>
    • Fork Creek Baptist Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Gilboa Cemetery [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gilboa Cemetery
      • Gilboa Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Lawing Cemetery.
      • Gilboa Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Gilboa UMC Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilboa Cemetery
    • Glades Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Glades Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Glades Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Glades Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Lawing Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glades Cemetery
    • Glenwood Cemetery [McDowell County]
    • Haney Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Haney Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Haney Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haney Cemetery
    • Hemphill Morgan Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Hoover Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hoover Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hoover Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hoover Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Lawing Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover Cemetery
    • Liberty Hill Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Little White Country Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • McDowell Memorial Park [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McDowell Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McDowell Memorial Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • McDowell Memorial Park lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Lawing Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDowell Memorial Park
    • Montford Cove Baptist Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Mt. Pleasant CME Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Neal Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Neal Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Neal Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neal Cemetery
    • Oak Grove Cemetery [McDowell County]
    • Oak Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Old Thermal City Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Piney Knob Baptist Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Pleasant Hill Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Ridgway Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery [McDowell County]
    • Rocky Pass Memorial Park [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rocky Pass Memorial Park
      • Rocky Pass Memorial Park lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Lawing Cemetery.
      • Rocky Pass Memorial Park has also been known as:
      • Rocky Pass Cemetery
      • Rocky Pass Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Pass Memorial Park
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #48621<5>
    • Siloam Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Siloam Cemetery
      • Siloam Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Lawing Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Siloam Cemetery
    • Union Mills Presbyterian Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • West Court Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the West Court Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the West Court Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • West Court Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Lawing Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Court Cemetery
    • Zion Hill Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Zion Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Zion Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zion Hill Cemetery

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 Lawing Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #988218  (Lawing Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #988218 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: Sugar Hill
    • County: McDowell         Elev: 433
    • Location given for GNIS #988218 (Lawing Cemetery)
    • Lat: 35.562902           Lon: -82.0053828
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including McDowell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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 Lawing Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5629, Longitude: -82.0054       In this case, the coordinates for the Lawing Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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