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A visit to the Nixon Cemetery ...

The location of the Nixon 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 Nixon Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Nixon Cemetery

The Nixon Cemetery is located in Perquimans County<2>.

The county seat for Perquimans County is located in Hertford. Hertford lies just to the southwest of the Nixon Cemetery .

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

Lat:   36.1946°   (36° 11' 40")

Lon:   -76.4488°   (-76° 26' 55")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Nixon 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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Nixon Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Nixon Cemetery.

  • Acorn Hill [Gates County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acorn Hill
    • Acorn Hill [Gates County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Nixon Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acorn Hill
  • Belvidere [Perquimans County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belvidere
    • Belvidere [Perquimans County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Nixon Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belvidere have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvidere
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belvidere<4>
  • Bethel [Perquimans County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
    • Bethel [Perquimans County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Nixon Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Camden [Camden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
    • Camden [Camden County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Nixon Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camden<4>
  • Continue List   (20 more) ...
    • Center Hill [Chowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Hill
      • Center Hill [Chowan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Nixon Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Hill
    • Colerain [Bertie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colerain
      • Colerain [Bertie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Nixon Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 172 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colerain
    • Edenhouse [Bertie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edenhouse
      • Edenhouse [Bertie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Nixon Cemetery
      • Edenhouse has also been known as:
      • Eden House Point
      • Eden House
      • Edenhouse Point
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edenhouse
    • Edenton [Chowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edenton
      • Edenton [Chowan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Nixon Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,567 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edenton<4>
    • Elizabeth City [Pasquotank County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth City
      • Elizabeth City [Pasquotank County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Nixon Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,013 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabeth City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabeth City<4>
    • Hertford [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hertford
      • Hertford [Perquimans County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the southwest of Nixon Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hertford have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hertford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hertford<4>
    • Hobbsville [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobbsville
      • Hobbsville [Gates County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Nixon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobbsville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobbsville
    • Horseshoe [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseshoe
      • Horseshoe [Camden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Nixon Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseshoe
    • Mavaton [Chowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mavaton
      • Mavaton [Chowan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Nixon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mavaton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mavaton
    • Mitchells Fork [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchells Fork
      • Mitchells Fork [Gates County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Nixon Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchells Fork
    • Muddy Cross [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muddy Cross
      • Muddy Cross [Gates County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Nixon Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muddy Cross
    • Pea Ridge [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pea Ridge
      • Pea Ridge [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Nixon Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pea Ridge
    • Ryland [Chowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ryland
      • Ryland [Chowan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Nixon Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ryland
    • Skinnersville [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skinnersville
      • Skinnersville [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Nixon Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skinnersville
    • Snow Hill [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill
      • Snow Hill [Perquimans County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Nixon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
    • Snug Harbor [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snug Harbor
      • Snug Harbor [Perquimans County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Nixon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snug Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snug Harbor
    • South Mills [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Mills
      • South Mills [Camden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Nixon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Mills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Mills<4>
    • Weeksville [Pasquotank County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weeksville
      • Weeksville [Pasquotank County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Nixon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weeksville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weeksville
    • Winfall [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfall
      • Winfall [Perquimans County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the northwest of Nixon Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 620 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfall<4>
    • Yeopim Station [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yeopim Station
      • Yeopim Station [Perquimans County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Nixon Cemetery
      • Yeopim Station has also been known as:
      • Yeopim
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yeopim Station

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 Nixon Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Perquimans County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Nixon Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Beaver Hill Cemetery [Chowan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Beaver Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Beaver Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Beaver Hill Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Nixon Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Hill Cemetery
  • Cedarwood Cemetery [Perquimans County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cedarwood Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cedarwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedarwood Cemetery
  • Chappells Hill Cemetery [Perquimans County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chappells Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chappells Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Chappells Hill Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Nixon Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chappells Hill Cemetery
  • Godfrey Cemetery [Perquimans County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Godfrey Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Godfrey Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Godfrey Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Nixon Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Godfrey Cemetery
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Harvey Cemetery [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Harvey Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Harvey Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Harvey Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Nixon Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harvey Cemetery
    • Jackson Cemetery [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jackson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jackson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jackson Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Nixon Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson Cemetery
    • Johnston Cemetery [Chowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Johnston Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Johnston Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Johnston Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Nixon Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnston Cemetery
    • New Hope UMC Cemetery [Perquimans County]
    • Philips Cemetery [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Philips Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Philips Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Philips Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Nixon Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philips Cemetery
    • Piney Woods Cemetery [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Piney Woods Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Piney Woods Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Piney Woods Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Nixon Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piney Woods Cemetery
    • Porters Chapel Cemetery [Perquimans County]
    • Riddicks Grove Cemetery [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Riddicks Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Riddicks Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Riddicks Grove Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Nixon Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riddicks Grove Cemetery
    • Up River Cemetery [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Up River Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Up River Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Up River Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Nixon Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Up River Cemetery
    • Vine Oak Cemetery [Chowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Vine Oak Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Vine Oak Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Vine Oak Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Nixon Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vine Oak Cemetery
    • Wilson Cemetery [Perquimans 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.
      • Wilson Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Nixon Cemetery.
      • 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 Nixon Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1000931  (Nixon Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1000931 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: Hertford
    • County: Perquimans         Elev: 3
    • Location given for GNIS #1000931 (Nixon Cemetery)
    • Lat: 36.1946023           Lon: -76.4488292
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Perquimans County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Perquimans County: www.co.perquimans.nc.us/

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 Perquimans, 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 obstructions 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 Nixon Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1946, Longitude: -76.4488       In this case, the coordinates for the Nixon 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.




 

 

 

 

 


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