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A visit to the Stafford Cemetery ...

The location of the Stafford 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 Stafford Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Stafford Cemetery

The Stafford Cemetery is located in Mitchell County<2>.

The county seat for Mitchell County is located in Bakersville. Bakersville lies just to the north northwest of the Stafford Cemetery .

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

Lat:   35.8951°   (35° 53' 42")

Lon:   -82.1207°   (-82° 7' 14")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

  • Ashford [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashford
    • Ashford [McDowell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Stafford Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashford
  • Bakersville [Mitchell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bakersville
    • Bakersville [Mitchell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Stafford Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bakersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bakersville<4>
  • Burnsville [Yancey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
    • Burnsville [Yancey County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Stafford Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,643 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<4>
  • Celo [Yancey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Celo
    • Celo [Yancey County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Stafford Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Celo
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    • Chestnut Dale [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnut Dale
      • Chestnut Dale [Avery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Stafford Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Dale
    • Concord [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
      • Concord [Yancey County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Stafford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Crossnore [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossnore
      • Crossnore [Avery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Stafford Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crossnore have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossnore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossnore<4>
    • Double Island [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Double Island
      • Double Island [Yancey County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Stafford Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Double Island
    • Grassy Creek [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grassy Creek
      • Grassy Creek [Mitchell County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the east of Stafford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grassy Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grassy Creek
    • Green Mountain [Yancey County]
    • Hamrick [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamrick
      • Hamrick [Yancey County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Stafford Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamrick
    • Jonas Ridge [Burke County]
    • Linville Falls [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linville Falls
      • Linville Falls [Avery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Stafford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linville Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linville Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linville Falls<4>
    • Linville [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linville
      • Linville [Burke County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Stafford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Stafford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Switzerland have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Switzerland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Switzerland<4>
    • Low Gap [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Low Gap
      • Low Gap [Yancey County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Stafford Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Low Gap
    • Micaville [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Micaville
      • Micaville [Yancey County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Stafford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Micaville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Micaville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Micaville<4>
    • Mount Pleasant [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Avery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Stafford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Murchison [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murchison
      • Murchison [Yancey County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Stafford Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murchison
    • Newdale [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newdale
      • Newdale [Yancey County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the west of Stafford Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newdale
    • Penland [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penland
      • Penland [Mitchell County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the north of Stafford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penland have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penland<4>
    • Plumtree [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plumtree
      • Plumtree [Avery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Stafford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plumtree have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plumtree
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plumtree<4>
    • Relief [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Relief
      • Relief [Mitchell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Stafford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Relief have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Relief
    • Spruce Pine [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spruce Pine
      • Spruce Pine [Mitchell County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Stafford Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spruce Pine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spruce Pine<4>
    • Stamey Town [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamey Town
      • Stamey Town [Avery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Stafford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamey Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamey Town
    • Tipton Hill [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tipton Hill
      • Tipton Hill [Mitchell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Stafford Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tipton 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 Stafford Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mitchell County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 61 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Stafford Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Autrey Cemetery [Yancey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Autrey Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Autrey Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Autrey Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Stafford Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Autrey Cemetery
  • Bailey Cemetery [Mitchell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bailey Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bailey Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bailey Cemetery
  • Bakersville Cemetery [Mitchell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bakersville Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bakersville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bakersville Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Stafford Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bakersville Cemetery
  • Ballew Cemetery [Yancey County]
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    • Ballew Cemetery [Yancey County]
    • Biddix Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Biddix Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Biddix Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Biddix Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biddix Cemetery
    • Blalock Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Blalock Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Blalock Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blalock Cemetery
    • Boone Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Boone Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Boone Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Boone Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone Cemetery
    • Bracher Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bracher Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bracher Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Bracher Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bracher Cemetery
    • Buchanan Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Buchanan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Buchanan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Buchanan Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan Cemetery
    • Buchanan Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Buchanan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Buchanan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Buchanan Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan Cemetery
    • Burnett Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Burnett Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Burnett Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnett Cemetery
    • Carroway Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Carroway Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Carroway Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carroway Cemetery
    • Collis Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Collis Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Collis Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collis Cemetery
    • Conley Cemetery [Mitchell County]
    • Cook Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cook Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cook Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cook Cemetery
    • Cox Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cox Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cox Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cox Cemetery
    • Davenport Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Davenport Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Davenport Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davenport Cemetery
    • Edd Young Cemetery [Yancey County]
    • Edge Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Edge Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Edge Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Edge Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edge Cemetery
    • Fairview Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fairview Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview Cemetery
    • Gibbs Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gibbs Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gibbs Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Gibbs Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibbs Cemetery
    • Gibbs Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gibbs Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gibbs Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibbs Cemetery
    • Good Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Good Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Good Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Good Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Good Cemetery
    • Gouge Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gouge Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gouge Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gouge Cemetery
    • Grindstaff Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Grindstaff Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Grindstaff Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grindstaff Cemetery
    • Gurley Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gurley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gurley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurley Cemetery
    • Hensley Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hensley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hensley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hensley Cemetery
    • Hollifield Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hollifield Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hollifield Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollifield Cemetery
    • Hughes Cemetery [Yancey County]
    • Hughes Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hughes Cemetery
      • The Hughes Cemetery is located less than 2 miles<3> to the east of Double Island.To be precise, Hughes Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hughes Cemetery
    • Ledford Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ledford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ledford Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ledford Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ledford Cemetery
    • Lonon Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lonon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lonon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lonon Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lonon Cemetery
    • McHone Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McHone Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McHone Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McHone Cemetery
    • McKinney Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McKinney Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McKinney Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinney Cemetery
    • McKinney Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McKinney Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McKinney Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • McKinney Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinney Cemetery
    • Patton Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Patton Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Patton Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Patton Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patton Cemetery
    • Pendley Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pendley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pendley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendley Cemetery
    • Phillips Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Phillips Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Phillips Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillips Cemetery
    • Rebels Creek Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rebels Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rebels Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rebels Creek Cemetery
    • Robinson Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Robinson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Robinson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinson Cemetery
    • Robinson Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Robinson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Robinson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinson Cemetery
    • Robinson Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Robinson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Robinson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinson Cemetery
    • Silver Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Silver Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Silver Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Cemetery
    • Silver Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Silver Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Silver Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Silver Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Cemetery
    • Snow Hill Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Snow Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Snow Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Snow Hill Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill Cemetery
    • Spruce Pine Memorial Cemetery [Mitchell County]
    • Thomas Cemetery [Mitchell 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
    • Thomas Cemetery [Yancey 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.
      • Thomas Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas Cemetery
    • Tolley Cemetery [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Tolley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Tolley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tolley Cemetery
    • Washburn Cemetery [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Washburn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Washburn Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Washburn Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washburn Cemetery
    • Westall Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Westall Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Westall Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Westall Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westall Cemetery
    • Will Young Cemetery [Yancey County]
    • Wilson Cemetery [Yancey 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
    • Wilson Cemetery [Yancey 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
    • Wiseman Cemetery [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wiseman Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wiseman Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Wiseman Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wiseman Cemetery
    • Woody Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Woody Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Woody Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Woody Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woody Cemetery
    • Wyatt Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wyatt Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wyatt Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyatt Cemetery
    • Young Cemetery [Yancey County]
    • Young Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Young Cemetery
      • Young Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Young Cemetery
    • Young Cemetery [Yancey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Young Cemetery
      • Young Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Stafford Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Young 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 Stafford Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1015775  (Stafford Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1015775 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: Spruce Pine
    • County: Mitchell         Elev: 836
    • Location given for GNIS #1015775 (Stafford Cemetery)
    • Lat: 35.8951205           Lon: -82.1206744
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mitchell County: www.mitchellcounty.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 Mitchell, 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Stafford Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8951, Longitude: -82.1207       In this case, the coordinates for the Stafford 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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