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The location of Mt. Olivet Cemetery









A visit to the Mount Olivet Cemetery ...

The location of the Mt. Olivet 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 Mt. Olivet Cemetery ...

The Mt. Olivet Cemetery is located in Meigs County.

The county seat for Meigs County is located in Decatur. Decatur lies just to the northeast of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Mt. Olivet Cemetery

Lat:   35.4576°   (35° 27' 27")

Lon:   -84.8874°   (-84° 53' 14")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     East Cleveland   [Map]    
Bellefounte   [Map]     Flat Top   [Map]    
Birchwood   [Map]     Goodsprings   [Map]    
Calhoun   [Map]     Graysville   [Map]    
Cayuga Town   [Map]     Hopewell   [Map]    
Charleston   [Map]     Lakewood Village   [Map]    
Chestuee   [Map]     Lamontville   [Map]    
Claxton   [Map]     Ninemile   [Map]    
Cleveland   [Map]     Niota   [Map]    
Countryside Village   [Map]     Pikeville   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Summer City   [Map]    
Decatur   [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 Mt. Olivet 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 Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Calhoun   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Cleveland   [Map]
 - Located in Bradley County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Pikeville   [Map]
 - Located in Bledsoe County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Olivet 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 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 Mt. Olivet 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:

Catoosa County (GA):     Cyndi's
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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 80 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bradley County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8915<3>

Bell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Beta Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bethel Springs Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Bethsadia Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blevins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bradley County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #9401

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Burketts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Burttram Cemetery   [Map]

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

Buttram Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Clear Springs Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Clint Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Coffman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Concord Cemetery   [Map]

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

Correll Cemetery   [Map]

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

Corvin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Cotton Port Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery

Cowan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

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

Craven Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

DeArmond Cemetery   [Map]

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

Decatur Cemetery   [Map]

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

Doughty Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dyers Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Early Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Eaves Cemetery   [Map]

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

Erwin Cemetery   [Map]

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

French Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Garrison Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Gee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bradley County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #12331

Godsey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]

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

Goodfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hazelwood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Hood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery

Howser Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery

Hunter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hurst Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery

Hyde Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Ingle Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery

Lewis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Locke Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

McClanahan Cemetery   [Map]

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

McKenzie Cemetery   [Map]

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

Melton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Minnett Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mynatt Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Old Goodfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Perry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Plank Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Poe Cemetery   [Map]

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

Porter Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Powell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ruyan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sewell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Shaver Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Shaver Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]

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

Short Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Slave Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sneed Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Spence Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery

Spivey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

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

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Ward Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McMinn County

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

Waterhouse Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Watkins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Webb Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Olivet Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Mt. Olivet 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 Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1309925   (Name of Record: Mount Olivet Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Meigs
Lat: 35.4575712     Lon: -84.8874481   [Map]
Elev: 231         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 '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 Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4576, Longitude: -84.8874     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Olivet 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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