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The location of Tanglewood Cemetery









A visit to the Tanglewood Cemetery ...

The location of the Tanglewood 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. 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Tanglewood Cemetery ...

The Tanglewood Cemetery is located in Avery County.

The county seat for Avery County is located in Newland. Newland lies just to the west of the Tanglewood Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.0812°   (36° 4' 52")

Lon:   -81.8671°   (-81° 52' 1")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Tanglewood Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Tanglewood Cemetery.

Banner Elk   [Map]     Mortimer   [Map]    
Beech Mountain   [Map]     Mount Pleasant   [Map]    
Blowing Rock   [Map]     Newland   [Map]    
Chestnut Dale   [Map]     Pineola   [Map]    
Crossnore   [Map]     Plumtree   [Map]    
Elk Park   [Map]     Rominger   [Map]    
Foscoe   [Map]     Seven Devils   [Map]    
Grandfather   [Map]     Stamey Town   [Map]    
Jonas Ridge   [Map]     Sugar Mountain   [Map]    
Linville Falls   [Map]     Vale   [Map]    
Linville   [Map]     Valle Crucis   [Map]    
Minneapolis   [Map]     Whaley   [Map]    
Montezuma   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our 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 Tanglewood Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Avery County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Tanglewood Cemetery.

Banner Elk   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Tanglewood Cemetery
 
Blowing Rock   [Map]
 - Located in Caldwell County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tanglewood Cemetery
 
Newland   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Tanglewood Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to North Carolina:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Avery County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alexander County:     Cyndi's
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Alleghany County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for North Carolina:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of North Carolina,
Cemeteries of Avery County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for North Carolina
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for North Carolina
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of North Carolina
 

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from North Carolina

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 58 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Tanglewood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

A.A. & Shoner Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Ashley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Banner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Benfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Boone Fork Community Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2182635<3>

Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Burleson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Calloway Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Calloway Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Cannon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Cary Flat Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Coffey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Cook Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Cranberry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Crawford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Cuthbertson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Cuthbertson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Daniels Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Eller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Ellis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Fork Mtn. Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Fox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Franklin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Gragg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Gragg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Gragg Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Caldwell County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Greene Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Guy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Hicks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Holtsclaw Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Jestes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Laws Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Ledford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

McLean Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Michael Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Newland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Ollis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Potts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Pritchard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Shook Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Slippery Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Summerow Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Trivett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Webb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

White Spring Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Wise Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

Yates Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Watauga County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Tanglewood Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Tanglewood Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Tanglewood Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1016019   (Name of Record: Tanglewood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Avery
Lat: 36.0812384     Lon: -81.8670562   [Map]
Elev: 1141         Map Name: Grandfather Mountain

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Avery County: www.averyco.com/gov/

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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Tanglewood Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0812, Longitude: -81.8671     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Tanglewood Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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