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The location of Fairview Cemetery









A visit to the Fairview Cemetery ...

The location of the Fairview 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 Fairview Cemetery ...

The Fairview Cemetery is located in Washington County. The county seat for Washington County is located in Washington.

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

Lat:   40.3673°   (40° 22' 2")

Lon:   -80.3890°   (-80° 23' 20")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Fairview Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Chapel Hill Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (WV)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Cherry Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Chestnut Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Covanter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Cross Creek Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Brooke County (WV)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Franklin Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Brooke County (WV)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2192941<3>
 
Grandview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Grove Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Brooke County (WV)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Hopewell - Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Allegheny County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Independence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Noblestown Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Allegheny County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Fairview Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2374946
 
Oakdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Allegheny County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Robb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Allegheny County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Robinson Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Allegheny County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Fairview Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #45900
 
St. Patricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Allegheny County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Fairview Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2286609
 
St. Pauls Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (WV)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Three Springs Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (WV)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Allegheny County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
West End Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fairview Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Fairview Cemetery.

Burgettstown   [Map]     McGovern   [Map]    
Canonsburg   [Map]     Midway   [Map]    
Cokeburg   [Map]     Mingo Junction (OH)   [Map]    
Dutch Town (WV)   [Map]     Morgan   [Map]    
Follansbee (WV)   [Map]     Noblestown   [Map]    
Frankfort Springs   [Map]     Oakdale   [Map]    
Harshaville   [Map]     Shank Town (WV)   [Map]    
Hooverson Heights (WV)   [Map]     Steubenville (OH)   [Map]    
Houston   [Map]     Toronto (OH)   [Map]    
Independence   [Map]     Weirton (WV)   [Map]    
Jefferson   [Map]     Wellsburg (WV)   [Map]    
MacDonald   [Map]     Wolfdale   [Map]    
McDonald   [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 Fairview Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washington County.

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

Burgettstown   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Canonsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Follansbee   [Map]
 - Located in Brooke County (WV)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
McDonald   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Mingo Junction   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County (OH)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Noblestown   [Map]
 - Located in Allegheny County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Steubenville   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County (OH)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Toronto   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County (OH)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Weirton   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (WV)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Wellsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Brooke County (WV)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairview Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Fairview Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Pennsylvania:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Belmont County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Columbiana County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Guernsey County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mahoning County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stark County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tuscarawas County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Allegheny County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Armstrong County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Beaver County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Butler County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Westmoreland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Brooke County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monongalia County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ohio County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wetzel County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Pennsylvania:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Fairview 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 Fairview Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1174481   (Name of Record: Fairview Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 40.3672913     Lon: -80.3889533   [Map]
Elev: 315         Map Name: Avella

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.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 '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 Fairview Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3673, Longitude: -80.3890     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Fairview 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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