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A visit to the Westview Gardens ...

The location of the Westview Gardens 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 Westview Gardens ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Westview Gardens

The Westview Gardens is located in Gaston County<2>.

The county seat for Gaston County is located in Gastonia. Gastonia lies just to the east of the Westview Gardens .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Westview Gardens

Lat:   35.2718°   (35° 16' 18")

Lon:   -81.2626°   (-81° 15' 45")

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

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 professional and volunteer 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 Westview Gardens:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 31 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Westview Gardens.

  • Alexis [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexis
    • Alexis [Gaston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Westview Gardens
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexis
  • Belmont [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belmont
    • Belmont [Gaston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Westview Gardens
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,622 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<4>
  • Bessemer City [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer City
    • Bessemer City [Gaston County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the northwest of Westview Gardens
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,645 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bessemer City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer City<4>
  • Bowling Green [York County]
  • Continue List   (27 more) ...
    • Catawba [Gaston County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catawba
      • Catawba [Gaston County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Westview Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catawba have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Cherryville [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherryville
      • Cherryville [Gaston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Westview Gardens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherryville<4>
    • Clover [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clover
      • Clover [York County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Westview Gardens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,800 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clover<4>
    • Cramerton [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cramerton
      • Cramerton [Gaston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Westview Gardens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cramerton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cramerton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cramerton<4>
    • Crouse [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crouse
      • Crouse [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Westview Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crouse have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crouse
    • Dallas [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallas
      • Dallas [Gaston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Westview Gardens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,851 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dallas have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas<4>
    • Dellview [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dellview
      • Dellview [Gaston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Westview Gardens
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 13 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dellview have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dellview
    • Elizabeth City [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth City
      • Elizabeth City [Cleveland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Westview Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabeth City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth City
    • Gastonia [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gastonia
      • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Westview Gardens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<4>
    • Grover [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grover
      • Grover [Cleveland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Westview Gardens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 709 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grover have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grover<4>
    • High Shoals [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Shoals
      • High Shoals [Gaston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Westview Gardens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 757 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Shoals have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Shoals
    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Mountain
      • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Westview Gardens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,118 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kings Mountain<4>
    • Light Oak [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Light Oak
      • Light Oak [Cleveland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Westview Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Light Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Light Oak
    • Lowell [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowell
      • Lowell [Gaston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Westview Gardens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,744 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowell have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowell<4>
    • McAdenville [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McAdenville
      • McAdenville [Gaston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Westview Gardens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McAdenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McAdenville<4>
    • Pleasant Hill [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hill
      • Pleasant Hill [Cleveland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Westview Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill
    • Ranlo [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ranlo
      • Ranlo [Gaston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Westview Gardens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,708 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ranlo
    • Smyre [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smyre
      • Smyre [Gaston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Westview Gardens
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyre
    • South Gastonia [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Gastonia
      • South Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Westview Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Gastonia have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Gastonia
    • Spencer Mountain [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer Mountain
      • Spencer Mountain [Gaston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Westview Gardens
      • Estimated population in 2016: 36 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer Mountain
    • Stanley [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanley
      • Stanley [Gaston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Westview Gardens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,793 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanley<4>
    • Stony Point [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Point
      • Stony Point [Cleveland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Westview Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Point have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Point
    • Stubbs [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stubbs
      • Stubbs [Cleveland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Westview Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stubbs have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stubbs
    • Tryon [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tryon
      • Tryon [Gaston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Westview Gardens
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tryon
    • Waco [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waco
      • Waco [Cleveland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Westview Gardens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waco have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waco
    • White Plains [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Plains
      • White Plains [Cleveland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Westview Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Plains
    • Woodland [Gaston County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Gaston County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Westview Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Westview Gardens. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Gaston County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Westview Gardens.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Westview Gardens. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Bethlehem Baptist Cemetery [Cleveland County]
  • Bowling Green Presbyterian Church Cemetery [York County]
  • Cherokee Street Baptist Church Cemetery [Cleveland County]
  • Craig / Jenkins Family Cemetery [Gaston County]
  • Continue List   (13 more) ...
    • Edgewood Cemetery [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Edgewood Cemetery
      • Edgewood Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Westview Gardens.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewood Cemetery
    • El Bethel Cemetery [Cleveland County]
    • Firestone Cemetery [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Firestone Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Firestone Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Firestone Cemetery
    • Firestone Memorial Cemetery [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Firestone Memorial Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Firestone Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Firestone Memorial Cemetery
    • Gaston Memorial Park [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gaston Memorial Park
      • The Gaston Memorial Park is a very large cemetery that is located in Gastonia.To be more accurate, Gaston Memorial Park lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Westview Gardens.
      • Gaston Memorial Park has also been known as:
      • Gaston Memorial Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaston Memorial Park
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #47448<5>
    • Hollywood Cemetery [Gaston County]
    • Hullender Cemetery [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hullender Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hullender Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hullender Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Westview Gardens.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hullender Cemetery
    • Mountain Rest Cemetery [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mountain Rest Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mountain Rest Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Rest Cemetery
    • North Oakland Cemetery [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the North Oakland Cemetery
      • North Oakland Cemetery has also been known as:
      • North Oakland Street Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Oakland Cemetery
    • Oakwood Cemetery [Gaston County]
    • Pisgah Cemetery [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pisgah Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pisgah Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pisgah Cemetery
    • Rose Hill Cemetery [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rose Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rose Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill Cemetery
    • Shiloh Cemetery [Gaston 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 Westview Gardens:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #997085  (Westview Gardens)
    • Note: GNIS record #997085 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: Bessemer City
    • County: Gaston         Elev: 269
    • Location given for GNIS #997085 (Westview Gardens)
    • Lat: 35.2718031           Lon: -81.2625802
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Gaston County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Gaston County: www.co.gaston.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 Gaston, 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Westview Gardens. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2718, Longitude: -81.2626       In this case, the coordinates for the Westview Gardens 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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