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A visit to the West Memorial Baptist Church 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 West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2186597)

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 West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery ...

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The West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery is located in Rutherford County<2>.

The county seat for Rutherford County is located in Rutherfordton. Rutherfordton lies just to the east of the West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery

Lat:   35.3680°   (35° 22' 4")

Lon:   -81.9731°   (-81° 58' 23")

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery.

  • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County]
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    • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of West Memorial Baptist Church 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the east of West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery
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  • Bostic [Rutherford County]
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    • Bostic [Rutherford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of West Memorial Baptist Church 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of West Memorial Baptist Church 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   (18 more) ...
    • Caroleen [Rutherford County]
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      • Caroleen [Rutherford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery
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    • Concord [Rutherford County]
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      • Concord [Rutherford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of West Memorial Baptist Church 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of West Memorial Baptist Church 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<5>
    • Forest City [Rutherford County]
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      • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<5>
    • Harris [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harris
      • Harris [Rutherford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of West Memorial Baptist Church 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery
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    • Holly Springs [Rutherford County]
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      • Holly Springs [Rutherford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of West Memorial Baptist Church 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.
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    • Mill Spring [Polk County]
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      • Mill Spring [Polk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Spring 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 Mill Spring<5>
    • 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 northeast of West Memorial Baptist Church 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.
    • 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 northwest of West Memorial Baptist Church 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.
    • Ruth [Rutherford County]
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      • Ruth [Rutherford County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the northeast of West Memorial Baptist Church 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 less than 2 miles<3> to the east of West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<5>
    • Sandy Mush [Rutherford County]
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      • Sandy Mush [Rutherford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery
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    • Shiloh [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiloh
      • Shiloh [Rutherford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of West Memorial Baptist Church 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.
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    • Spindale [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spindale
      • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the east of West Memorial Baptist Church 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.
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      • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of West Memorial Baptist Church 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.
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    • Union Mills [Rutherford County]
    • Whitehouse [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehouse
      • Whitehouse [Rutherford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery
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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 West Memorial Baptist Church 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 West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery.

  • Columbus
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Columbus.
    • Columbus lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
  • Forest City
  • Rutherfordton
  • Spindale
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Spindale.
    • Spindale lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spindale

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the West Memorial Baptist Church 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 West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery:

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Rutherford County

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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 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 West Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3680, Longitude: -81.9731    
<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.
<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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