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The location of Dotson Cemetery









A visit to the Dotson Cemetery ...

The location of the Dotson 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 Dotson Cemetery ...

The Dotson Cemetery is located in Grainger County.

The county seat for Grainger County is located in Rutledge. Rutledge lies just to the south southwest of the Dotson Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.3390°   (36° 20' 20")

Lon:   -83.4968°   (-83° 29' 48")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Dotson Cemetery.

Bean Station   [Map]     New Tazewell   [Map]    
Blaine   [Map]     Raven Hill   [Map]    
Caney Valley   [Map]     Rock Town   [Map]    
East Village   [Map]     Rutledge   [Map]    
Flat Gap   [Map]     Shawanee   [Map]    
Harrogate   [Map]     Tazewell   [Map]    
Jefferson City   [Map]     Thorn Hill   [Map]    
Lone Mountain   [Map]     Wa-Ni Village   [Map]    
Luttrell   [Map]     White Pine   [Map]    
Maynardville   [Map]     Wyatt Village   [Map]    
Morristown   [Map]     Yount Town   [Map]    
New Market   [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 Dotson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Grainger County.

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

Bean Station   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Dotson Cemetery
 
Cumberland Gap   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dotson Cemetery
 
Jefferson City   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Dotson Cemetery
 
Luttrell   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dotson Cemetery
 
Maynardville   [Map]
 - Located in Union County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Dotson Cemetery
 
Morristown   [Map]
 - Located in Hamblen County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dotson Cemetery
 
New Market   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dotson Cemetery
 
New Tazewell   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Dotson Cemetery
 
Rutledge   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dotson Cemetery
 
Sneedville   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dotson Cemetery
 
Tazewell   [Map]
 - Located in Claiborne County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dotson Cemetery
 
White Pine   [Map]
 - Located in Hamblen County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dotson Cemetery
 
Whitesburg   [Map]
 - Located in Hamblen County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dotson 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 helpful 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 Dotson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Grainger County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 88 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Dotson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Acuff Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8476<3>

Acuff Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18013

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Dotson Cemetery

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Dotson Cemetery

Arnwine Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Arnwine Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Avondale Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Barnard Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Barton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Batman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Dotson Cemetery

Beckham Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Blue Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Bowen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Branson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Bray Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Breeding Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Broken Valley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Bunch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Bunchtown Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Bundren Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Cardwell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Cardwell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Central Point Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Dotson Cemetery

Clapp Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Clement Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Coffey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Coffey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Condry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Dotson Cemetery

Condry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Dotson Cemetery

Dalton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Dotson Cemetery

Davidson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #11190

Days Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Epperson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Epperson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Evans Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Farmer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Dotson Cemetery

Floyd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Dotson Cemetery

Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Hammer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Harrell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Helton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Helton Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Hipsher Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Hodges Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Hopson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Idol Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Janeway Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Janeway Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Kidwell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Dotson Cemetery

Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dotson Cemetery

King - Singleton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2469338

Kitts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Lamb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Lane Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Lathin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Leabow Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Mallicoat Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dotson Cemetery

McConnell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Dotson Cemetery

McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Narrow Valley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Dotson Cemetery

New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Payne Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Rhea Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Richland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Riddle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Ritter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Rosenbalm Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Rucker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Rucker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Rutledge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Rutledge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Seymoure Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Dotson Cemetery

Shields Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Dotson Cemetery

Sitton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Slave Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dotson Cemetery

West Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Dotson Cemetery

West Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Dotson Cemetery

White Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Dotson Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Claiborne County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Dotson Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Dotson Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Dotson 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 Dotson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1317666   (Name of Record: Dotson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Grainger
Lat: 36.3389754     Lon: -83.4968473   [Map]
Elev: 450         Map Name: Avondale

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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 Dotson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3390, Longitude: -83.4968     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Dotson 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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