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The location of Chapel Hill Cemetery









A visit to the Chapel Hill Cemetery ...

The location of the Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill Cemetery ...

The Chapel Hill Cemetery is located in McNairy County. The county seat for McNairy County is located in Selmer.

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

Lat:   35.2373°   (35° 14' 14")

Lon:   -88.5662°   (-88° 33' 58")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Chapel Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in McNairy County.

Alexander Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Baucum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Beaty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Beauty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Bethel Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Blakeley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Brackin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Buena Vista Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Clear Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Combs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Curtis Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Dunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Falcon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Hendrix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Lanes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Mars Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
McCullar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Moores Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
New Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Plunk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Pounds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Prospect Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Purdy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Refuge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Union Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Warren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Adamsville   [Map]     Michie   [Map]    
Bethel Springs   [Map]     Milledgeville   [Map]    
Cisco Indian Village   [Map]     New Town   [Map]    
Crump   [Map]     Ramer   [Map]    
Eastview   [Map]     Rhodes Town   [Map]    
Enville   [Map]     Savannah   [Map]    
Finger   [Map]     Selmer   [Map]    
Guys   [Map]     Silerton   [Map]    
Henderson   [Map]     Stantonville   [Map]    
Hornsby   [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 Chapel Hill Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in McNairy County.

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

Adamsville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Corinth   [Map]
 - Located in Alcorn County (MS)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Henderson   [Map]
 - Located in Chester County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Middleton   [Map]
 - Located in Hardeman County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Sardis   [Map]
 - Located in Henderson County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Savannah   [Map]
 - Located in Hardin County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery
 
Selmer   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chapel Hill Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 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 Chapel Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to McNairy County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lauderdale County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Limestone County (AL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Alcorn County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Benton County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Prentiss County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tippah County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tishomingo County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Union County (MS):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Bedford County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Benton County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Chester County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Crockett County:     Cyndi's
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Decatur County:     Cyndi's
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Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Gibson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Hardeman County:     Cyndi's
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Hardin County:     Cyndi's
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Haywood County:     Cyndi's
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Henderson County:     Cyndi's
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Madison County:     Cyndi's
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Perry County:     Cyndi's
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Wayne County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1280251   (Name of Record: Chapel Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: McNairy
Lat: 35.2373041     Lon: -88.5661579   [Map]
Elev: 164         Map Name: Purdy

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About McNairy County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.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 Chapel Hill Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2373, Longitude: -88.5662     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Chapel Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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