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The location of Hiwassee Cemetery









A visit to the Hiwassee Cemetery ...

The location of the Hiwassee 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 Hiwassee Cemetery ...

The Hiwassee Cemetery is located in Monroe County.

The county seat for Monroe County is located in Madisonville. Madisonville lies just to the south southwest of the Hiwassee Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   35.5654°   (35° 33' 55")

Lon:   -84.3444°   (-84° 20' 39")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Hiwassee Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     Jena   [Map]    
Ballplay   [Map]     Lenoir City   [Map]    
Bell Spring   [Map]     Loudon City Park   [Map]    
Big Springs   [Map]     Loudon   [Map]    
Binfield   [Map]     Madisonville   [Map]    
Centersville   [Map]     Niota   [Map]    
Englewood   [Map]     Philadelphia   [Map]    
Friendsville   [Map]     Sweetwater   [Map]    
Greenback   [Map]     Tellico Plains   [Map]    
Halfway Town   [Map]     Vonore   [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 Hiwassee Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Monroe County.

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hiwassee Cemetery
 
Englewood   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hiwassee Cemetery
 
Etowah   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hiwassee Cemetery
 
Lenoir City   [Map]
 - Located in Loudon County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of the Hiwassee Cemetery
 
Loudon   [Map]
 - Located in Loudon County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Hiwassee Cemetery
 
Madisonville   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hiwassee Cemetery
 
Sweetwater   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Hiwassee Cemetery
 
Tellico Plains   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Hiwassee 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 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 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 Hiwassee Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Monroe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Fannin County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Monroe 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 50 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Hiwassee Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Big Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

Burton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Chestua Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Clemmer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Click Cemetery   [Map]

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

Coffman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Loudon County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Dickey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Forkners Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Greenbriar Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Heiskell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Henderson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kimbrough Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lindsey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Madisonville Cemetery   [Map]

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

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

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

McGhee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

McGhee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

McKee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Loudon County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Morganton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Loudon County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Mullins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Niles - McGhee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Northpoint Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Notchey Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Prospect Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Sweetwater Cemetery   [Map]

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

Reed Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Loudon County

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

Robertson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rocky Spring Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roy Cemetery   [Map]

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

Russell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Loudon County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Loudon County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Stephens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sweetwater Valley Memorial Park   [Map]

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

Tellico Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Tipton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Loudon County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Toqua Cemetery   [Map]

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

Toqua Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Vonore Cemetery   [Map]

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

Vonore Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wadkins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Loudon County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

Watson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Loudon County

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

Wear Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Loudon County

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

Webb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Hiwassee Cemetery

West View Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #20126<3>

White Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Hiwassee 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 Hiwassee Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1317901   (Name of Record: Hiwassee Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Monroe
Lat: 35.5653543     Lon: -84.3443664   [Map]
Elev: 298         Map Name: Madisonville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroegovernment.org/

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 'point-to-point' 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 Hiwassee Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5654, Longitude: -84.3444     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hiwassee 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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