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A visit to the Wilson Cemetery ...

The location of the Wilson 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. 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 Wilson Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Wilson Cemetery

The Wilson Cemetery is located in Wake County<2>.

The county seat for Wake County is located in Raleigh. Raleigh lies just to the north northwest of the Wilson Cemetery .

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

Lat:   35.6810°   (35° 40' 51")

Lon:   -78.5786°   (-78° 34' 42")

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

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 helpful 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 Wilson Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Wilson Cemetery.

  • Archer Lodge [Johnston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archer Lodge
    • Archer Lodge [Johnston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Wilson Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,322 people
    • Archer Lodge has also been known as:
    • Archer
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archer Lodge
  • Auburn [Wake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
    • Auburn [Wake County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the northeast of Wilson Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
  • Brentwood Village [Wake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brentwood Village
    • Brentwood Village [Wake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Wilson Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brentwood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brentwood Village
  • Clayton [Johnston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
    • Clayton [Johnston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Wilson Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,458 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<4>
  • Continue List   (21 more) ...
    • Eagle Rock [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Rock
      • Eagle Rock [Wake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Rock
    • Emerald Village [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emerald Village
      • Emerald Village [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emerald Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emerald Village
    • Fairmont [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairmont
      • Fairmont [Wake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairmont have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Fuquay-Varina [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fuquay-Varina
      • Fuquay-Varina [Wake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Wilson Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fuquay-Varina have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fuquay-Varina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fuquay-Varina<4>
    • Garner [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garner
      • Garner [Wake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the west of Wilson Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,180 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garner have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garner<4>
    • Glenwood Village [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood Village
      • Glenwood Village [Wake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood Village
    • Hertford Village [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hertford Village
      • Hertford Village [Wake County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hertford Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hertford Village
    • Hopedale [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopedale
      • Hopedale [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the west of Wilson Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopedale
    • Kennebec [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennebec
      • Kennebec [Wake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Wilson Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennebec
    • Knightdale [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knightdale
      • Knightdale [Wake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Wilson Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knightdale have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knightdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knightdale<4>
    • Macks Village [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macks Village
      • Macks Village [Wake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macks Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macks Village
    • Meredith Townes [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meredith Townes
      • Meredith Townes [Wake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meredith Townes have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meredith Townes
    • Method [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Method
      • Method [Wake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Wilson Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Method
    • Millbrook [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millbrook
      • Millbrook [Wake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millbrook
    • Mount Pleasant [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Wake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Raleigh [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raleigh
      • Raleigh [Wake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Wilson Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 474,414 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<4>
    • Shotwell [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shotwell
      • Shotwell [Wake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shotwell have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shotwell
    • Skycrest Village [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skycrest Village
      • Skycrest Village [Wake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skycrest Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skycrest Village
    • Timberlake [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timberlake
      • Timberlake [Wake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timberlake have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timberlake
    • Wendell [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wendell
      • Wendell [Wake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Wilson Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,387 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wendell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wendell<4>
    • Woodbury Village [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbury Village
      • Woodbury Village [Wake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbury Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury Village

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 Wilson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Wake County.

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

  • Clayton
  • Raleigh

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Wilson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Bagwell Cemetery [Wake County]
  • Bethlehem Cemetery [Wake County]
  • Carolina Biblical Gardens [Wake County]
  • Good Samaritan Baptist Church Cemetery [Wake County]
  • Continue List   (23 more) ...
    • Hilliard Cemetery [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hilliard Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hilliard Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilliard Cemetery
    • Horne Cemetery [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Horne Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Horne Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Horne Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Wilson Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horne Cemetery
    • Leech Cemetery [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Leech Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Leech Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Leech Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Wilson Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leech Cemetery
    • Maplewood Cemetery [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Maplewood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Maplewood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Maplewood Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Wilson Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maplewood Cemetery
    • McCullers Cemetery [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McCullers Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McCullers Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • McCullers Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Wilson Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCullers Cemetery
    • Mitchiner Cemetery [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mitchiner Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mitchiner Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchiner Cemetery
    • Montlawn Memorial Park [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Montlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Montlawn Memorial Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montlawn Memorial Park
    • Morgan Cemetery [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Morgan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Morgan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Morgan Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Wilson Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan Cemetery
    • Mt. Hope Cemetery [Wake County]
    • Oakwood Cemetery [Wake County]
    • Penny Cemetery [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Penny Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Penny Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penny Cemetery
    • Poole Cemetery [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Poole Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Poole Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Poole Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Wilson Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poole Cemetery
    • Raleigh National Cemetery [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Raleigh National Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Raleigh National Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Raleigh National Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Wilson Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh National Cemetery
    • Rand Cemetery [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rand Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rand Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rand Cemetery
    • Rand Cemetery [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rand Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rand Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rand Cemetery
    • St. Amanda Baptist Church Cemetery [Johnston County]
    • Sauls Cemetery [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sauls Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sauls Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sauls Cemetery
    • Smith Cemetery [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Smith Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Smith Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Cemetery
    • Smith Cemetery [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Smith Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Smith Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Smith Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Wilson Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Cemetery
    • Stephenson Cemetery [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stephenson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Stephenson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Stephenson Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Wilson Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stephenson Cemetery
    • Thomas Cemetery [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Thomas Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Thomas Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Thomas Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Wilson Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas Cemetery
    • Turner Cemetery [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Turner Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Turner Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turner Cemetery
    • Williams Cemetery [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Williams Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Williams Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williams Cemetery

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 Wilson Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #997437  (Wilson Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #997437 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: Garner
    • County: Wake         Elev: 105
    • Location given for GNIS #997437 (Wilson Cemetery)
    • Lat: 35.6809874           Lon: -78.5786155
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wake County: www.wakegov.com/

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 Wake, 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 Wilson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6810, Longitude: -78.5786       In this case, the coordinates for the Wilson Cemetery 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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