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The location of Fish Cemetery









A visit to the Fish Cemetery ...

The location of the Fish 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 Fish Cemetery ...

The Fish Cemetery is located in Sullivan County.

The county seat for Sullivan County is located in Blountville. Blountville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east of the Fish Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.5001°   (36° 30' 0")

Lon:   -82.5393°   (-82° 32' 21")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Fish Cemetery.

Beartown   [Map]     Gray   [Map]    
Beechnut City   [Map]     Green Village   [Map]    
Beechwood Village   [Map]     Kingsport   [Map]    
Block City   [Map]     Morrison City   [Map]    
Bloomingdale   [Map]     Mount Carmel   [Map]    
Blountville   [Map]     Oak Grove   [Map]    
Borden Village   [Map]     Rock City   [Map]    
Cherokee Village   [Map]     Solitude   [Map]    
Church Hill   [Map]     Spurgeon   [Map]    
Colonial Heights   [Map]     Wheelocktown   [Map]    
Fall Branch   [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 Fish Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Sullivan County.

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

Blountville   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Bluff City   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Jonesborough   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fish Cemetery
 
Kingsport   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fish Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Fish Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Sullivan County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

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

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 95 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Fish Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barnes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Fish Cemetery

Baxter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Fish Cemetery

Bear Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowery Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Fish Cemetery

Boyer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Fish Cemetery

Chase Cemetery   [Map]

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

Chase Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Childress Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Fish Cemetery

Click Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hawkins County

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

Cloud Cemetery   [Map]

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

Conkin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Fish Cemetery

Conklin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Copas Cemetery   [Map]

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

Copas Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Fish Cemetery

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Fish Cemetery

Depew Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Fish Cemetery

Dichner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Fish Cemetery

Dolen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Double Springs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Douglas Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Duncan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Fish Cemetery

Duncan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Easley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Fish Cemetery

Easley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Fish Cemetery

East Lawn Memorial Park   [Map]

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

Eastern Star Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Fleenor Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Fish Cemetery

Ford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Ford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Foust Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hawkins County

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

Fulkerson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Gaines Cemetery   [Map]

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

Galloway Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Fish Cemetery

Gardner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gibson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Gray Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Gray Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Gray Community Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Groseclose Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Fish Cemetery

Hale Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Hargis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hickman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Fish Cemetery

Hilton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hite Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Fish Cemetery

Hood Cemetery   [Map]

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

Horn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Howard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hunt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Fish Cemetery

Isley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Fish Cemetery

Jobe Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Fish Cemetery

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Kendricks Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Fish Cemetery

Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Fish Cemetery

Kincheloe - Cox Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

King Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #14335<3>

Lady Cemetery   [Map]

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

Liberty Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Fish Cemetery

Light Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lone Star Cemetery   [Map]

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

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hawkins County

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

McClellan Cemetery   [Map]

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

McCulley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Fish Cemetery

Neil Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Fish Cemetery

Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Fish Cemetery

Old Kingsport Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]

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

Peoples Cemetery   [Map]

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

Phipps Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hawkins County

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pyles Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roust Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sevier Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Fish Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2626734

Shipley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Slaughter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Fish Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Steadman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Strickler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stuffle Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sunrise Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Fish Cemetery

Waterman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Fish Cemetery

Webb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Fish Cemetery

Weems Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Wells Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Fish Cemetery

Wells Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Fish Cemetery

Willard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Fish Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Fish Cemetery

Wine Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Fish 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 Fish Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1284305   (Name of Record: Fish Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sullivan
Lat: 36.5001016     Lon: -82.5393166   [Map]
Elev: 422         Map Name: Kingsport

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Fish Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5001, Longitude: -82.5393     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Fish 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 of those coordinates. 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 maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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