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The location of Elk Fork Cemetery









A visit to the Elk Fork Cemetery ...

The location of the Elk Fork 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. 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Elk Fork Cemetery ...

The Elk Fork Cemetery is located in Vinton County. The county seat for Vinton County is located in McArthur.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Elk Fork Cemetery

Lat:   39.2665°   (39° 15' 59")

Lon:   -82.4740°   (-82° 28' 26")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Elk Fork Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arbaugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Cassill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Centenary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Creola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Curry Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #40477<3>
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Fee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Hamden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Harkins Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Hixon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Keeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Locust Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Madison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Martindill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Old Hamden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Old McArthur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Otterbein Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Pawpaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Prattsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Prose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Puritan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Putnam Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Randerson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
St. Sylvester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 
Salt Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1424412
 
Spunk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Tripp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Wyckoff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Elk Fork Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Elk Fork Cemetery.

Adelphi   [Map]     Laurelville   [Map]    
Albany   [Map]     Logan   [Map]    
Alice   [Map]     McArthur   [Map]    
Athens   [Map]     Moonville   [Map]    
Bessemer   [Map]     Mount Pleasant   [Map]    
Buchtel   [Map]     Mount Sinai   [Map]    
Candy Town   [Map]     Nelsonville   [Map]    
Chauncey   [Map]     Pattonsville   [Map]    
Coalton   [Map]     The Plains   [Map]    
Dundas   [Map]     Ray   [Map]    
Ewington   [Map]     Wellston   [Map]    
Hamden   [Map]     Wilkesville   [Map]    
Hope   [Map]     Zaleski   [Map]    
Jackson   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our 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 Elk Fork Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Vinton County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Elk Fork Cemetery.

Albany   [Map]
 - Located in Athens County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Athens   [Map]
 - Located in Athens County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Hamden   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Jackson   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Laurelville   [Map]
 - Located in Hocking County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Logan   [Map]
 - Located in Hocking County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
McArthur   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Nelsonville   [Map]
 - Located in Athens County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elk Fork Cemetery
 
Wellston   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elk Fork Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Elk Fork Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Ohio:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Vinton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Greenup County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Adams County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Athens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fairfield County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Highland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hocking County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Licking County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Muskingum County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pickaway County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ross County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scioto County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cabell County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mason County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wood County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Ohio:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Ohio,
Cemeteries of Vinton County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Ohio
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Ohio
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Ohio,
Cemeteries of Vinton County
 

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Ohio

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Elk Fork Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Elk Fork Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1075800   (Name of Record: Elk Fork Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Vinton
Lat: 39.2664593     Lon: -82.4740452   [Map]
Elev: 225         Map Name: Zaleski

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Vinton County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Ohio: www.ohio.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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Elk Fork Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2665, Longitude: -82.4740     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Elk Fork Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. 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 gone without an obvious trace.

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