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A visit to the McGaha Cemetery ...

The location of the McGaha 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 McGaha Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the McGaha Cemetery

The McGaha Cemetery is located in Transylvania County<2>.

The county seat for Transylvania County is located in Brevard. Brevard lies just to the north northwest of the McGaha Cemetery .

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

Lat:   35.1476°   (35° 8' 51")

Lon:   -82.6765°   (-82° 40' 35")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the McGaha 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 first visit 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 McGaha Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the McGaha Cemetery.

  • Balsam Grove [Transylvania County]
  • Brevard [Transylvania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brevard
    • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of McGaha Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brevard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<4>
  • Caesars Head [Greenville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caesars Head
    • Caesars Head [Greenville County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of McGaha Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caesars Head
  • Cedar Mountain [Transylvania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Mountain
    • Cedar Mountain [Transylvania County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the east of McGaha Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Mountain<4>
  • Continue List   (21 more) ...
    • Claremont [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claremont
      • Claremont [Henderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of McGaha Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claremont
    • Cleveland [Greenville County]
    • Etowah [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Etowah
      • Etowah [Henderson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etowah have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etowah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Etowah<4>
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat Rock
      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of McGaha 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat Rock<4>
    • Holly Springs [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Springs
      • Holly Springs [Henderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Horse Shoe [Henderson County]
    • Lake Toxaway [Transylvania County]
    • Laurel Park [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Park
      • Laurel Park [Henderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of McGaha Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Park<4>
    • Marietta [Greenville County]
    • Mount Olive [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Henderson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of McGaha Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Penrose [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penrose
      • Penrose [Transylvania County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penrose have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penrose
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penrose<4>
    • Pisgah Forest [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pisgah Forest
      • Pisgah Forest [Transylvania County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pisgah Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pisgah Forest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pisgah Forest<4>
    • Rocky Bottom [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Bottom
      • Rocky Bottom [Pickens County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of McGaha Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Bottom
    • Rosman [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosman
      • Rosman [Transylvania County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of McGaha Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 624 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosman have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosman<4>
    • Seven Springs [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Springs
      • Seven Springs [Transylvania County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Springs
    • Sky Village [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sky Village
      • Sky Village [Henderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of McGaha Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sky Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sky Village
    • Slater [Greenville County]
    • Sunset [Pickens County]
    • Toxaway Falls [Transylvania County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toxaway Falls
      • Toxaway Falls [Transylvania County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of McGaha Cemetery
    • Tuxedo [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuxedo
      • Tuxedo [Henderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of McGaha Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tuxedo have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuxedo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuxedo<4>
    • Valley Hill [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Hill
      • Valley Hill [Henderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of McGaha Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Hill

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 McGaha Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Transylvania County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 41 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the McGaha Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Aiken Cemetery [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Aiken Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Aiken Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Aiken Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aiken Cemetery
  • Cassell Cemetery [Transylvania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cassell Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cassell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cassell Cemetery
  • Chastain Cemetery [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chastain Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chastain Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Chastain Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of McGaha Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chastain Cemetery
  • Cooper Cemetery [Transylvania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cooper Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cooper Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooper Cemetery
  • Continue List   (37 more) ...
    • Davidson River Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Davidson River Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Davidson River Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Davidson River Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davidson River Cemetery
    • Evergreen Gillespie Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Evergreen Gillespie Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Evergreen Gillespie Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Evergreen Gillespie Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen Gillespie Cemetery
    • Friendship Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Friendship Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Friendship Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Friendship Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship Cemetery
    • Gap Creek Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gap Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gap Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Gap Creek Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gap Creek Cemetery
    • Gillespie Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gillespie Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gillespie Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Gillespie Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gillespie Cemetery
    • Glazener Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Glazener Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Glazener Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Glazener Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glazener Cemetery
    • Hardin Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hardin Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hardin Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hardin Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardin Cemetery
    • Hart Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hart Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hart Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hart Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hart Cemetery
    • Holden Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Holden Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Holden Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden Cemetery
    • Justus Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Justus Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Justus Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Justus Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Justus Cemetery
    • Lance Cemetery [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lance Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lance Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lance Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lance Cemetery
    • Masters Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Masters Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Masters Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Masters Cemetery
    • McCall Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McCall Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McCall Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • McCall Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCall Cemetery
    • Middle Fork Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Middle Fork Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Middle Fork Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Middle Fork Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middle Fork Cemetery
    • Middle River Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Middle River Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Middle River Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Middle River Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middle River Cemetery
    • Moody Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Moody Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Moody Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Moody Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moody Cemetery
    • Mullinax Cemetery [Greenville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mullinax Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mullinax Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mullinax Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mullinax Cemetery
    • New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery [Pickens County]
    • Oak Grove Cemetery [Transylvania 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Oak Grove Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Old Beulah Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Beulah Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Beulah Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Old Beulah Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Beulah Cemetery
    • Oolenoy Cemetery [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oolenoy Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oolenoy Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Oolenoy Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oolenoy Cemetery
    • Orr Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Orr Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Orr Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Orr Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orr Cemetery
    • Orr Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Orr Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Orr Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Orr Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orr Cemetery
    • Osborne Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Osborne Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Osborne Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Osborne Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osborne Cemetery
    • Patterson Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Patterson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Patterson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Patterson Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patterson Cemetery
    • Pisgah Gardens Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pisgah Gardens Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pisgah Gardens Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pisgah Gardens Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pisgah Gardens Cemetery
    • Pleasant Grove Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pleasant Grove Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove Cemetery
    • Pleasant Grove Cemetery [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pleasant Grove Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove Cemetery
    • Rocky Bottom Cemetery [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rocky Bottom Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rocky Bottom Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Rocky Bottom Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Bottom Cemetery
    • Round Top Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Round Top Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Round Top Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Top Cemetery
    • Saluda Hill Cemetery [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Saluda Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Saluda Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Saluda Hill Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saluda Hill Cemetery
    • Sentell Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sentell Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sentell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Sentell Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sentell Cemetery
    • Shady Grove Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shady Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shady Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Shady Grove Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Grove Cemetery
    • Thomas Cemetery [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Thomas Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Thomas Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas Cemetery
    • Turkey Creek Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Turkey Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Turkey Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Turkey Creek Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turkey Creek Cemetery
    • Whitmire Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Whitmire Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Whitmire Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Whitmire Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of McGaha Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitmire Cemetery
    • Wilson Cemetery [Transylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wilson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson 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 McGaha Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1013425  (McGaha Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1013425 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: Brevard
    • County: Transylvania         Elev: 842
    • Location given for GNIS #1013425 (McGaha Cemetery)
    • Lat: 35.1476163           Lon: -82.6765155
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Transylvania County: www.transylvaniacounty.org/

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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Transylvania, 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 McGaha Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1476, Longitude: -82.6765       In this case, the coordinates for the McGaha 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.




 

 

 

 

 


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