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The location of Good Hope Cemetery









A visit to the Good Hope Cemetery ...

The location of the Good Hope 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.

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The Location of the Good Hope Cemetery ...

The Good Hope Cemetery is located in Meigs County.

The county seat for Meigs County is located in Decatur. Decatur lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of the Good Hope Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   35.4231°   (35° 25' 23")

Lon:   -84.9347°   (-84° 56' 4")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Good Hope Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     East Cleveland   [Map]    
Bellefounte   [Map]     Flat Top   [Map]    
Birchwood   [Map]     Graysville   [Map]    
Calhoun   [Map]     Hopewell   [Map]    
Cayuga Town   [Map]     Lakesite   [Map]    
Charleston   [Map]     Lakewood Village   [Map]    
Chestuee   [Map]     Lamontville   [Map]    
Claxton   [Map]     Mowbray   [Map]    
Cleveland   [Map]     Pikeville   [Map]    
Countryside Village   [Map]     Soddy-Daisy   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     South Cleveland   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Summer City   [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 Good Hope Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Meigs County.

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Calhoun   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Cleveland   [Map]
 - Located in Bradley County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Pikeville   [Map]
 - Located in Bledsoe County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Soddy-Daisy   [Map]
 - Located in Hamilton County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Good Hope Cemetery
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 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 Good Hope Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Meigs 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 Meigs 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 74 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Good Hope Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8465<3>

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Beech Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bradley County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Bell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Beta Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bethel Springs Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Bethsadia Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Blevins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bradley County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #9401

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Burketts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Buttram Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Clint Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cofer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Coffman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Cookston Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Corvin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Cotton Port Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Cowan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

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

Craven Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Doughty Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dyers Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Early Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Erwin Cemetery   [Map]

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

French Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Gamble Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Garrison Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Gee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bradley County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #12331

Godsey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Goodfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Hazelwood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Hood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Howser Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lake Drive Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

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

Lewis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Locke Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Lone Mtn. Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery

McCallie Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Good Hope Cemetery

McClanahan Cemetery   [Map]

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

McInturff Cemetery   [Map]

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

McKenzie Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Melton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Memory Garden   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Mynatt Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Neeley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Browder Cemetery   [Map]

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

Perry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Porter Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Powell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Rhea Memory Gardens   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

A large cemetery that lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #15593

Roark Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Ruyan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sewell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Shaver Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Shaver Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Shelton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

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

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]

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

Short Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Slave Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Spence Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Spivey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hamilton County

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

Spivey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Waterhouse Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Good Hope Cemetery

Williamson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bradley County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Good Hope Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Good Hope 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 Good Hope Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1309910   (Name of Record: Good Hope Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Meigs
Lat: 35.4231266     Lon: -84.9346719   [Map]
Elev: 220         Map Name: Big Spring

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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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Good Hope Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4231, Longitude: -84.9347     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Good Hope 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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