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The location of Morgan Cemetery









A visit to the Morgan Cemetery ...

The location of the Morgan 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 Morgan Cemetery ...

The Morgan Cemetery is located in Polk County.

The county seat for Polk County is located in Benton. Benton lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Morgan Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   35.2376°   (35° 14' 15")

Lon:   -84.4649°   (-84° 27' 53")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Morgan 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] of the Morgan Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     Delano   [Map]    
Ball Play   [Map]     Ducktown   [Map]    
Bellefounte   [Map]     Englewood   [Map]    
Benton   [Map]     Etowah   [Map]    
Burger Town (NC)   [Map]     Goodsprings   [Map]    
Calhoun   [Map]     Hiwassee Village (NC)   [Map]    
Chanceytown   [Map]     Liberty (NC)   [Map]    
Charleston   [Map]     McCaysville (GA)   [Map]    
Chestuee   [Map]     Niota   [Map]    
Claxton   [Map]     Pantertown (GA)   [Map]    
Coker Creek   [Map]     Tellico Plains   [Map]    
Copperhill   [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 Morgan Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Polk County.

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 
Benton   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 
Calhoun   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 
Copperhill   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 
Ducktown   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 
Englewood   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Morgan Cemetery
 
Etowah   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Morgan Cemetery
 
Madisonville   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 
McCaysville   [Map]
 - Located in Fannin County (GA)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Morgan Cemetery
 
Tellico Plains   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Morgan 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 - you should note 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 Morgan Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Polk County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Catoosa County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dawson County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fannin County (GA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Gilmer County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Murray County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Pickens County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Towns County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Union County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Walker County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Whitfield County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Cherokee County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Clay County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Graham County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Macon County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Swain County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Bledsoe County:     Cyndi's
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Blount County:     Cyndi's
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Bradley County:     Cyndi's
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Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
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Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
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Knox County:     Cyndi's
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Loudon County:     Cyndi's
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McMinn County:     Cyndi's
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Meigs County:     Cyndi's
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Morgan County:     Cyndi's
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Rhea County:     Cyndi's
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Roane County:     Cyndi's
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Sequatchie County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Polk 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 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Morgan Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bates Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brock Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bullet Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Monroe County

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

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Buttram Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Cain Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Monroe County

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

Cambria Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Campground Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carlock Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Coghill Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Conasauga Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Delano Cemetery   [Map]

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

Green Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Hamby Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Monroe County

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

Hampton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holly Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Monroe County

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

Kirksey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Lindner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Masingale Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Monroe County

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

New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

New Zion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Nicholson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Parris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Morgan Cemetery

Paul Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Reliance Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rural Vale Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Monroe County

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

Stephens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Witt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Morgan Cemetery

Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Morgan 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 Morgan Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1328944   (Name of Record: Morgan Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Polk
Lat: 35.2375738     Lon: -84.4649281   [Map]
Elev: 320         Map Name: McFarland

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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' (or 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 Morgan Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2376, Longitude: -84.4649     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Morgan Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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