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A visit to the Riverview Cemetery ...

The location of the Riverview 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 Riverview Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Riverview Cemetery

The Riverview Cemetery is located in Rockingham County<2>.

The county seat for Rockingham County is located in Wentworth. Wentworth lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of the Riverview Cemetery .

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

Lat:   36.3837°   (36° 23' 1")

Lon:   -79.9531°   (-79° 57' 11")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Riverview 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 websites either 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 Riverview Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Riverview Cemetery.

  • Bailey Town [Stokes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bailey Town
    • Bailey Town [Stokes County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Riverview Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bailey Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bailey Town
  • Belews Creek [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belews Creek
    • Belews Creek [Forsyth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Riverview Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belews Creek
  • College Village [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Village
    • College Village [Rockingham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Riverview Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Village
  • Crims Crossroads [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crims Crossroads
    • Crims Crossroads [Forsyth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Riverview Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crims Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crims Crossroads
  • Continue List   (22 more) ...
    • Fairview [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
      • Fairview [Rockingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Riverview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
    • Fulp [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulp
      • Fulp [Stokes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Riverview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulp have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulp
    • Gold Hill [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Hill
      • Gold Hill [Rockingham County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Riverview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gold Hill
    • Madison [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
      • Madison [Rockingham County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the west of Riverview Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<4>
    • Matrimony [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matrimony
      • Matrimony [Rockingham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Riverview Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matrimony
    • Mayodan [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayodan
      • Mayodan [Rockingham County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the north of Riverview Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan<4>
    • Meadows [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadows
      • Meadows [Stokes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Riverview Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadows
    • Norwood [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwood
      • Norwood [Rockingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Riverview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood
    • Oak Ridge [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Ridge
      • Oak Ridge [Stokes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Riverview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
    • Pine Hall [Stokes County]
    • Providence [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [Rockingham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Riverview 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
    • Sandy Ridge [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Ridge
      • Sandy Ridge [Stokes County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Riverview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandy Ridge<4>
    • Scalesville [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scalesville
      • Scalesville [Guilford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Riverview Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scalesville
    • Shiloh [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiloh
      • Shiloh [Rockingham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Riverview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiloh have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiloh
    • Stokesdale [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokesdale
      • Stokesdale [Guilford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Riverview Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokesdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stokesdale<4>
    • Stoneville [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneville
      • Stoneville [Rockingham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Riverview Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stoneville<4>
    • Stonewood Acres [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewood Acres
      • Stonewood Acres [Forsyth County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Riverview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood Acres
    • Summerfield [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerfield
      • Summerfield [Guilford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Riverview Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<4>
    • Upper Sawra Town [Stokes County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Sawra Town
      • Upper Sawra Town [Stokes County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Riverview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upper Sawra Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Walnut Cove [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Cove
      • Walnut Cove [Stokes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Riverview Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,532 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Cove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut Cove<4>
    • Wentworth [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wentworth
      • Wentworth [Rockingham County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Riverview Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wentworth
    • Wittys Crossroads [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wittys Crossroads
      • Wittys Crossroads [Rockingham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Riverview Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wittys Crossroads

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 Riverview Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Rockingham County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Riverview Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Alexander Martin Cemetery [Rockingham County]
  • Ayersville Cemetery [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ayersville Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ayersville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ayersville Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Riverview Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ayersville Cemetery
  • Beaver Island Cemetery [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Beaver Island Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Beaver Island Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Island Cemetery
  • Bethesda Cemetery [Stokes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bethesda Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bethesda Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bethesda Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Riverview Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethesda Cemetery
  • Continue List   (27 more) ...
    • Clearview Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Clearview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Clearview Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearview Cemetery
    • Deep Springs Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Deep Springs Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Deep Springs Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deep Springs Cemetery
    • Eden Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Eden Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Eden Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden Cemetery
    • Eden United Methodist Church Cemetery [Rockingham County]
    • Ellington Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ellington Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Ellington Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • Ellington Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Riverview Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellington Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2273810<5>
    • Evans Family Cemetery [Rockingham County]
    • Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery [Rockingham County]
    • Gallaway Cemetery [Rockingham County]
    • Gibson Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gibson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gibson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Gibson Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Riverview Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibson Cemetery
    • Glenns Chapel Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Glenns Chapel Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Glenns Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Glenns Chapel Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Riverview Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenns Chapel Cemetery
    • Harris Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Harris Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Harris Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Harris Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Riverview Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris Cemetery
    • Hunter Cemetery [Rockingham County]
    • Joyce Ford Road Cemetery [Rockingham County]
    • Llewellyn Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Llewellyn Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Llewellyn Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Llewellyn Cemetery
    • Matthews Chapel Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Matthews Chapel Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Matthews Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Matthews Chapel Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Riverview Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matthews Chapel Cemetery
    • Mayodan Municipal Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mayodan Municipal Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mayodan Municipal Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan Municipal Cemetery
    • Mt. Bethel Covenant Church Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Bethel Covenant Church Cemetery
      • Mt. Bethel Covenant Church Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Riverview Cemetery.
      • Mt. Bethel Covenant Church Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Mt. Bethel Christian Church Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Bethel Covenant Church Cemetery
    • Mt. Herman Cemetery [Rockingham County]
    • Mt. Zion Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Zion Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Zion Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mt. Zion Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Riverview Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Zion Cemetery
    • New Straightway House of Prayer Cemetery [Rockingham County]
    • Newnam Cemetery [Rockingham County]
    • Oak Grove Cemetery [Stokes 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 west of Riverview Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Palestine UMC Cemetery [Rockingham County]
    • Pleasantville Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasantville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasantville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasantville Cemetery
    • Price Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Price Cemetery
      • Price Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Riverview Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Price Cemetery
    • Roberts Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Roberts Cemetery
      • Roberts Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Riverview Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roberts Cemetery
    • Stoneville Municipal Cemetery [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stoneville Municipal Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Stoneville Municipal Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Stoneville Municipal Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Riverview Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville Municipal 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 Riverview Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #993398  (Riverview Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #993398 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: Mayodan
    • County: Rockingham         Elev: 187
    • Location given for GNIS #993398 (Riverview Cemetery)
    • Lat: 36.3837482           Lon: -79.9530958
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.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 Rockingham, 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' (or 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 Riverview Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3837, Longitude: -79.9531       In this case, the coordinates for the Riverview 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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