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A visit to the Oak Grove Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Oak Grove Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Oak Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #48251)

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 Oak Grove Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Oak Grove Cemetery

The Oak Grove Cemetery is located in McDowell County<2>.

The county seat for McDowell County is located in Marion. Marion lies just to the west northwest of the Oak Grove Cemetery .

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

Lat:   35.6774°   (35° 40' 38")

Lon:   -81.9965°   (-81° 59' 47")

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 Oak Grove Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

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

  • Ashford [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashford
    • Ashford [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashford
  • Brindletown [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brindletown
    • Brindletown [Burke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brindletown
  • Glen Alpine [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Alpine
    • Glen Alpine [Burke County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,487 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Alpine have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Alpine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Alpine<5>
  • Glenwood [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
    • Glenwood [McDowell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
  • Continue List   (21 more) ...
    • Grassy Creek [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grassy Creek
      • Grassy Creek [Mitchell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grassy Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grassy Creek
    • Greenlee [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenlee
      • Greenlee [McDowell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenlee
    • Hamrick [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamrick
      • Hamrick [Yancey County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamrick
    • Lackey Town [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lackey Town
      • Lackey Town [McDowell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lackey Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lackey Town
    • Linville [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linville
      • Linville [Burke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linville
    • Little Switzerland [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Switzerland
      • Little Switzerland [McDowell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Switzerland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Switzerland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Switzerland<5>
    • Marion [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
      • Marion [McDowell County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the northwest of Oak Grove 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
    • Moffitt Hill [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moffitt Hill
      • Moffitt Hill [McDowell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Oak Grove 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pisgah have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Home have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Nebo [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nebo
      • Nebo [McDowell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nebo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nebo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nebo<5>
    • 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 Oak Grove 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Fort
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Fort<5>
    • Otter Creek [Rutherford County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otter Creek
      • Otter Creek [Rutherford County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otter Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Parkhill [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkhill
      • Parkhill [Burke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkhill
    • Patten [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patten
      • Patten [McDowell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patten
    • Providence [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [McDowell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Oak Grove 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thermal City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the southwest of Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove Cemetery. The following communities are located in McDowell County.

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

  • Marion
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Marion.
    • Marion lies less than 2 miles<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Grove Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
  • Old Fort

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Oak Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Barnes Cemetery [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Barnes Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Barnes Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnes 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Dixon Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Oak Grove Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixon Cemetery
  • Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery [Burke County]
  • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glades Cemetery
  • Continue List   (16 more) ...
    • Glenwood Cemetery [McDowell County]
    • Green Mtn. Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Green Mtn. Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Green Mtn. Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Green Mtn. Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Oak Grove Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Mtn. Cemetery
    • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haney Cemetery
    • 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.<4> 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lawing Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Oak Grove Cemetery.
      • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Cemetery
    • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDowell Memorial Park
    • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neal Cemetery
    • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nebo Cemetery
    • Obeth Cemetery [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Obeth Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Obeth Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Obeth Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Oak Grove Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Obeth Cemetery
    • 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 Oak Grove Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Siloam Cemetery
    • 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.<4> 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.<4> 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 Oak Grove Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1014051  (Oak Grove Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1014051 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: Marion East
    • County: McDowell         Elev: 413
    • Location given for GNIS #1014051 (Oak Grove Cemetery)
    • Lat: 35.6770689           Lon: -81.9964961
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.
  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #48251

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<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 'straight-line' 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 Oak Grove Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6774, Longitude: -81.9965    
<4>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.
<5>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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