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A visit to the Willow Dale 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 Willow Dale Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Willow Dale Cemetery (FAG ID #49126)

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 Willow Dale Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Willow Dale Cemetery

The Willow Dale Cemetery is located in Wayne County<2>.

The county seat for Wayne County is located in Goldsboro. Goldsboro lies just to the east of the Willow Dale Cemetery .

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

Lat:   35.3751°   (35° 22' 30")

Lon:   -77.9957°   (-77° 59' 44")

Name Variations for Willow Dale Cemetery ...

When doing your research, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations.

Willow Dale Cemetery has also been known as:

  • Willowdale Cemetery

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to 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 Willow Dale Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Willow Dale Cemetery.

  • Berkeley Village [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berkeley Village
    • Berkeley Village [Wayne County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the east of Willow Dale Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berkeley Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berkeley Village
  • Brogden [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brogden
    • Brogden [Wayne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Willow Dale Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brogden have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brogden
  • Calypso [Duplin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calypso
    • Calypso [Duplin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Willow Dale Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 528 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calypso have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calypso
  • Drummersville [Duplin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drummersville
    • Drummersville [Duplin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Willow Dale Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drummersville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drummersville
  • Continue List   (19 more) ...
    • Dudley [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dudley
      • Dudley [Wayne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dudley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dudley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dudley<5>
    • Elroy [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elroy
      • Elroy [Wayne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elroy have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elroy
    • Eureka [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka
      • Eureka [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka
    • Fremont [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont
      • Fremont [Wayne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,264 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<5>
    • Goldsboro [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldsboro
      • Goldsboro [Wayne County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the east of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,447 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldsboro<5>
    • Jason [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jason
      • Jason [Greene County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jason
    • Kenly [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenly
      • Kenly [Johnston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,624 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kenly have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenly<5>
    • La Grange [Lenoir County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Grange
      • La Grange [Lenoir County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Grange<5>
    • Mar-Mac Village [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mar-Mac Village
      • Mar-Mac Village [Wayne County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the southwest of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mar-Mac Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mar-Mac Village
    • Mar-Mac [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mar-Mac
      • Mar-Mac [Wayne County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mar-Mac have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mar-Mac
    • Mount Olive [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Wayne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,661 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Olive<5>
    • Nahunta [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nahunta
      • Nahunta [Wayne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nahunta
    • Pikeville [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pikeville
      • Pikeville [Wayne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pikeville<5>
    • Pine Level [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Level
      • Pine Level [Johnston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,080 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Level
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Level<5>
    • Princeton [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeton
      • Princeton [Johnston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princeton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<5>
    • Rains Crossroads [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rains Crossroads
      • Rains Crossroads [Johnston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rains Crossroads
    • Raynor Town [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raynor Town
      • Raynor Town [Wayne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raynor Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raynor Town
    • Seven Springs [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Springs
      • Seven Springs [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 111 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seven Springs<5>
    • Walnut Creek [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Creek
      • Walnut Creek [Wayne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Willow Dale Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 864 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Creek

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 Willow Dale Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Wayne County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Willow Dale Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Wayne County.

  • Augustus Church Cemetery [Wayne County]
  • Dobbs County Cemetery [Wayne County]
  • Edgerton Cemetery [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Edgerton Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Edgerton Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Edgerton Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Willow Dale Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgerton Cemetery
  • Evergreen Memorial Cemetery [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Evergreen Memorial Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Evergreen Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Evergreen Memorial Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Willow Dale Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen Memorial Cemetery
  • Continue List   (10 more) ...
    • Greenfield Cemetery [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Greenfield Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Greenfield Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Greenfield Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Willow Dale Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield Cemetery
    • Greenleaf Cemetery [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Greenleaf Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Greenleaf Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenleaf Cemetery
    • Hiram Grantham Family Cemetery [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hiram Grantham Family Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Hiram Grantham Family Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • The Hiram Grantham Family Cemetery is located outside and to the northeast of Grantham.To be precise, Hiram Grantham Family Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Willow Dale Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiram Grantham Family Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2716178<1>
    • New Hope Friends Cemetery [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Hope Friends Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the New Hope Friends Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope Friends Cemetery
    • Old Mill Cemetery [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Mill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Mill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Mill Cemetery
    • Pikesville Cemetery [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pikesville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pikesville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pikesville Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Willow Dale Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikesville Cemetery
    • Resthaven Memorial Park [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Resthaven Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Resthaven Memorial Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Resthaven Memorial Park
    • Rhodes Cemetery [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rhodes Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rhodes Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhodes Cemetery
    • Wayne Memorial Park [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wayne Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wayne Memorial Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayne Memorial Park
    • Woodland Friends Cemetery [Wayne 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 Willow Dale Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1003753  (Willow Dale Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1003753 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: Southeast Goldsboro
    • County: Wayne         Elev: 28
    • Location given for GNIS #1003753 (Willow Dale Cemetery)
    • Lat: 35.3740509           Lon: -77.9955429
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.
  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #49126

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Wayne County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wayne County: www.waynegov.com/

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 Wayne, 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Willow Dale Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3751, Longitude: -77.9957    
<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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