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A visit to the Wells Springs United Methodist Church (UMC) 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 Wells Springs UMC Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Wells Springs UMC Cemetery (FAG ID #2287982)

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 Wells Springs UMC Cemetery ...

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The Wells Springs UMC Cemetery is located in Rutherford County<2>.

The county seat for Rutherford County is located in Rutherfordton. Rutherfordton lies just to the west northwest of the Wells Springs UMC Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Wells Springs UMC Cemetery

Lat:   35.3466°   (35° 20' 47")

Lon:   -81.8926°   (-81° 53' 33")

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 Wells Springs UMC Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Wells Springs UMC Cemetery.

  • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexander Mills
    • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexander Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexander Mills
  • Bakersville [Rutherford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bakersville
    • Bakersville [Rutherford County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the west of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
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  • Bostic [Rutherford County]
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    • Bostic [Rutherford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the east of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bostic have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bostic<5>
  • Brooklyn [Spartanburg County]
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    • Brooklyn [Spartanburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooklyn have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (19 more) ...
    • Caroleen [Rutherford County]
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      • Caroleen [Rutherford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
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    • Cliffside [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cliffside
      • Cliffside [Cleveland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cliffside have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Concord [Rutherford County]
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      • Concord [Rutherford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ellenboro [Rutherford County]
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      • Ellenboro [Rutherford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<5>
    • Forest City [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest City
      • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the southeast of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<5>
    • Harris [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harris
      • Harris [Rutherford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harris have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Henrietta [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henrietta
      • Henrietta [Rutherford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
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    • Hollis [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollis
      • Hollis [Rutherford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
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    • Holly Springs [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Springs
      • Holly Springs [Rutherford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Mooresboro [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mooresboro
      • Mooresboro [Cleveland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mooresboro have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooresboro
    • Mount Pisgah [Rutherford County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pisgah
      • Mount Pisgah [Rutherford County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Wells Springs UMC 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.
    • Ruth [Rutherford County]
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      • Ruth [Rutherford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruth have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutherfordton
      • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the west of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherfordton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<5>
    • Sandy Mush [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Mush
      • Sandy Mush [Rutherford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Mush
    • Shiloh [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiloh
      • Shiloh [Rutherford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiloh have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiloh
    • Six Points [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Six Points
      • Six Points [Rutherford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Six Points
    • Spindale [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spindale
      • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the northwest of Wells Springs UMC Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spindale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<5>
    • Thermal City [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thermal City
      • Thermal City [Rutherford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Wells Springs UMC 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]

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 Wells Springs UMC Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Rutherford County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Wells Springs UMC Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Wells Springs UMC Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Rutherford County.

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 Wells Springs UMC Cemetery:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Rutherford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcountync.gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

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 Rutherford, 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 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 Wells Springs UMC Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3466, Longitude: -81.8926    
<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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