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A visit to the Neal Cemetery ...

The location of the Neal 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 Neal Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Neal Cemetery

The Neal 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 Neal Cemetery .

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

Lat:   35.6071°   (35° 36' 25")

Lon:   -81.9990°   (-81° 59' 56")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Neal 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 begin 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 Neal Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Neal Cemetery.

  • Brindletown [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brindletown
    • Brindletown [Burke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Neal Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brindletown
  • Glenwood [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
    • Glenwood [McDowell County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the northeast of Neal 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Neal 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 Neal 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   (15 more) ...
    • Marion [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
      • Marion [McDowell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Neal 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Neal 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Neal 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Neal 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Neal 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 west of Neal 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Neal 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.
    • Parkhill [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkhill
      • Parkhill [Burke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Neal Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkhill
    • Patten [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patten
      • Patten [McDowell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Neal Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patten
    • Providence [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [McDowell County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Neal 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
    • 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 southwest of Neal 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Neal 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Neal 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Neal 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 Neal 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 Neal Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Neal Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in McDowell 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Neal Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Creek 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Neal Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixon Cemetery
  • Fork Creek Baptist Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
  • Continue List   (22 more) ...
    • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glades Cemetery
    • Glenwood Cemetery [McDowell County]
    • Hall Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hall Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hall Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hall Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Neal Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hall Cemetery
    • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover Cemetery
    • Lawing Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lawing Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lawing Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawing Cemetery
    • Liberty Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Liberty Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Liberty Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Liberty Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Neal Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Cemetery
    • Liberty Hill 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Neal Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDowell Memorial Park
    • Montford Cove Baptist Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Mt. Pleasant CME Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
    • Nebo Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nebo Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Nebo Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Nebo Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Neal Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nebo Cemetery
    • Oak Grove Cemetery [McDowell County]
    • Old Thermal City Church Cemetery [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Thermal City Church Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Old Thermal City Church Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • Old Thermal City Church Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Neal Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Thermal City Church Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2356924<5>
    • Pleasant Hill Cemetery [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasant Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pleasant Hill Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Neal Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #48461<5>
    • Ridgway Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery [McDowell County]
    • Rocky Pass Memorial Park [McDowell County]
    • Siloam Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Siloam Cemetery
      • Siloam Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Neal 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.
      • 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 Neal Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #990881  (Neal Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #990881 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: Glenwood
    • County: McDowell         Elev: 435
    • Location given for GNIS #990881 (Neal Cemetery)
    • Lat: 35.6070688           Lon: -81.9989946
    • 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 Neal Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6071, Longitude: -81.9990       In this case, the coordinates for the Neal 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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