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A visit to the Woodlawn Memorial Park ...

The location of the Woodlawn Memorial Park 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 Woodlawn Memorial Park ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Woodlawn Memorial Park

The Woodlawn Memorial Park is located in Durham County<2>.

The county seat for Durham County is located in Durham. Durham lies just to the west of the Woodlawn Memorial Park .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Woodlawn Memorial Park

Lat:   35.9879°   (35° 59' 16")

Lon:   -78.8658°   (-78° 51' 56")

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

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 Woodlawn Memorial Park:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Woodlawn Memorial Park.

  • The American Village [Durham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The American Village
    • The American Village [Durham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for The American Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on The American Village
  • Ashley Forest [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashley Forest
    • Ashley Forest [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashley Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashley Forest
  • Blackwood [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackwood
    • Blackwood [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackwood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackwood
  • Brigadoon [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brigadoon
    • Brigadoon [Orange County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Woodlawn Memorial Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brigadoon have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brigadoon
  • Continue List   (26 more) ...
    • Butner [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butner
      • Butner [Granville County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Estimated population in 2015: 7,751 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butner<4>
    • Carolwoods [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carolwoods
      • Carolwoods [Orange County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carolwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carolwoods
    • Cedar Hill [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Hill
      • Cedar Hill [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hill
    • Chapel Hill [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel Hill
      • Chapel Hill [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 63,705 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapel Hill<4>
    • Davie Circle [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davie Circle
      • Davie Circle [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davie Circle have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davie Circle
    • Durham [Durham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
      • Durham [Durham County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 285,897 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durham<4>
    • Eno [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eno
      • Eno [Orange County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eno have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eno
    • Eubanks [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eubanks
      • Eubanks [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eubanks have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eubanks
    • Gorman [Durham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gorman
      • Gorman [Durham County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gorman have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gorman
    • Greenwood [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Lake Ellen [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Ellen
      • Lake Ellen [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Ellen have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Ellen
    • Manor Hill [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manor Hill
      • Manor Hill [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manor Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manor Hill
    • Morrisville [Durham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrisville
      • Morrisville [Durham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrisville<4>
    • Mount Bolus [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Bolus
      • Mount Bolus [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Bolus have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Bolus
    • New Hope [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hope
      • New Hope [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
    • Northwood [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northwood
      • Northwood [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northwood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northwood
    • Oak Hills [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hills
      • Oak Hills [Orange County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hills
    • Parkwood [Durham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkwood
      • Parkwood [Durham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkwood
    • Piney Grove [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piney Grove
      • Piney Grove [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piney Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piney Grove
    • Pleasant Green Estates [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Green Estates
      • Pleasant Green Estates [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Green Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Green Estates
    • Stoneridge [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneridge
      • Stoneridge [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneridge
    • Summerfield Crossing [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerfield Crossing
      • Summerfield Crossing [Orange County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield Crossing
    • Tenney Circle [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tenney Circle
      • Tenney Circle [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tenney Circle have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tenney Circle
    • Timberlyne [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timberlyne
      • Timberlyne [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timberlyne have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timberlyne
    • University Acres [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Acres
      • University Acres [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for University Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Acres
    • University [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University
      • University [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for University have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University

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 Woodlawn Memorial Park. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Durham County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Woodlawn Memorial Park.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Woodlawn Memorial Park. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Beechwood Cemetery [Durham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Beechwood Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Beechwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beechwood Cemetery
  • Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Woodlawn Memorial Park.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery
  • Glenview Cemetery [Durham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Glenview Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Glenview Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenview Cemetery
  • Joseph Alexander Holloway Family Cemetery [Durham County]
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Latta Cemetery [Durham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Latta Cemetery
      • Latta Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Woodlawn Memorial Park.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Latta Cemetery
    • Maplewood Cemetery [Durham County]
    • Oak Grove Memorial Gardens [Durham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oak Grove Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oak Grove Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove Memorial Gardens
    • Restlawn Memorial Gardens [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Restlawn Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Restlawn Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Restlawn Memorial Gardens lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Woodlawn Memorial Park.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Restlawn Memorial Gardens

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 Woodlawn Memorial Park:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #997597  (Woodlawn Memorial Park)
    • Note: GNIS record #997597 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 Durham
    • County: Durham         Elev: 107
    • Location given for GNIS #997597 (Woodlawn Memorial Park)
    • Lat: 35.9879225           Lon: -78.8658406
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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About Durham County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Durham County: www.co.durham.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 Durham, 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 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 Woodlawn Memorial Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9879, Longitude: -78.8658       In this case, the coordinates for the Woodlawn Memorial Park 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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