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The location of Hughes Cemetery









A visit to the Hughes Cemetery ...

The location of the Hughes 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 Hughes Cemetery ...

The Hughes Cemetery is located in Carter County.

The county seat for Carter County is located in Elizabethton. Elizabethton lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Hughes Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.1401°   (36° 8' 24")

Lon:   -82.1290°   (-82° 7' 44")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hughes Cemetery.

Bailey (NC)   [Map]     Penland (NC)   [Map]    
Bakersville (NC)   [Map]     Plumtree (NC)   [Map]    
Banner Elk (NC)   [Map]     Richlands (NC)   [Map]    
Beech Mountain (NC)   [Map]     Roan Mountain   [Map]    
Buladean (NC)   [Map]     Stamey Town (NC)   [Map]    
Chestnut Dale (NC)   [Map]     Sugar Mountain (NC)   [Map]    
Crossnore (NC)   [Map]     Tipton Hill (NC)   [Map]    
Elk Park (NC)   [Map]     Tolley Town   [Map]    
Green Mountain (NC)   [Map]     Unicoi   [Map]    
Minneapolis (NC)   [Map]     Vale (NC)   [Map]    
Montezuma (NC)   [Map]     Whaley (NC)   [Map]    
Mount Pleasant (NC)   [Map]     Whispering Pines   [Map]    
Newland (NC)   [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 Hughes Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Carter County.

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

Bakersville   [Map]
 - Located in Mitchell County (NC)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Hughes Cemetery
 
Banner Elk   [Map]
 - Located in Avery County (NC)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Hughes Cemetery
 
Newland   [Map]
 - Located in Avery County (NC)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start 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 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 Hughes Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Carter County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alexander County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Hawkins County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Carter County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Carter 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 85 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Hughes Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barnett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Bennett Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Birchfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Birchfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2590480<3>

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blevins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blevins Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Buchanan Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Buck Cemetery   [Map]

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

Burleson Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Butler Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #47011

Butler Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Calhoun Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Campbell Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Caraway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carver Cemetery   [Map]

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

Chambers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Clarke Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cochran Cemetery   [Map]

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

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cook Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Cordell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dugger Cemetery   [Map]

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

Edwards Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Francis Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Freeman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #12173

Freeman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gibbs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gouge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Gouge Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gouge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Unicoi County

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

Greer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hampton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harrell Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Hughes Cemetery

Harrell Family Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harrison Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2267701

Heaton Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Hicks Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hill Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Hobson Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Hobson Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Hobson Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Holly Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holtsclaw Family Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2151373

Honeycutt Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hughes Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Hughes Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Ingram Cemetery   [Map]

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #13854

Ingram Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Johnson Roan View Cemetery   [Map]

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

Julian Cemetery   [Map]

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

Julian Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #14397

Lacey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lacey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Largent Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ledford Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Major Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Markland Cemetery   [Map]

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

McClain Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moreland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Hughes Cemetery

Mosley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Unicoi County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Hughes Cemetery

Perkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Perry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Peters Cemetery   [Map]

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

Richardson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roan Valley Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Shell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Simerly Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Street Cemetery   [Map]

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

Street Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Hughes Cemetery

Street Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Street Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Tolley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tolley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Unicoi County

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

Whitson Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

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

Willis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Winters Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Wright Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Hughes 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 Hughes Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1328508   (Name of Record: Hughes Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Carter
Lat: 36.1401172     Lon: -82.1290135   [Map]
Elev: 1045         Map Name: Iron Mountain Gap

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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 'point-to-point' 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 Hughes Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1401, Longitude: -82.1290     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hughes 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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