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The location of Oaks Cemetery









A visit to the Oaks Cemetery ...

The location of the Oaks 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 Oaks Cemetery ...

The Oaks Cemetery is located in Carter County.

The county seat for Carter County is located in Elizabethton. Elizabethton lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northwest of the Oaks Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.1782°   (36° 10' 41")

Lon:   -82.0048°   (-82° 0' 17")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Oaks 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 Oaks Cemetery.

Banner Elk (NC)   [Map]     Newland (NC)   [Map]    
Beech Mountain (NC)   [Map]     Pineola (NC)   [Map]    
Buladean (NC)   [Map]     Plumtree (NC)   [Map]    
Chestnut Dale (NC)   [Map]     Roan Mountain   [Map]    
Crossnore (NC)   [Map]     Rominger (NC)   [Map]    
Elk Park (NC)   [Map]     Seven Devils (NC)   [Map]    
Foscoe (NC)   [Map]     Stamey Town (NC)   [Map]    
Grandfather (NC)   [Map]     Sugar Grove (NC)   [Map]    
Linville (NC)   [Map]     Sugar Mountain (NC)   [Map]    
Minneapolis (NC)   [Map]     Tolley Town   [Map]    
Montezuma (NC)   [Map]     Vale (NC)   [Map]    
Mount Gilead (NC)   [Map]     Valle Crucis (NC)   [Map]    
Mount Pleasant (NC)   [Map]     Whaley (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 Oaks 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 Oaks Cemetery.

Banner Elk   [Map]
 - Located in Avery County (NC)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Oaks Cemetery
 
Newland   [Map]
 - Located in Avery County (NC)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oaks 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 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 Oaks 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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Genealogy
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Alleghany County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Ashe County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Avery County (NC):     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 70 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Oaks Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Banner Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Oaks Cemetery

Barnett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Birchfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Birchfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2590480<3>

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Buchanan Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Buck Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Oaks Cemetery

Calhoun Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cannon Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Caraway Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Oaks Cemetery

Church Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cook Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Oaks Cemetery

Cook Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Cordell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Oaks Cemetery

Cranberry Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Crawford Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Dugger Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Oaks Cemetery

Elk Mills Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

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

Eller Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Ellis Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Fork Mtn. Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Fox Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Oaks Cemetery

Freeman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #12173

Freeman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gibbs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Goodwin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gouge Cemetery   [Map]

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

Greer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Guy Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Hampton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harmon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harrell Family Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harrison Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Oaks Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2267701

Heaton Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hicks Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Hobson Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Holtsclaw Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Holtsclaw Family Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2151373

Hughes Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Isaacs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Roan View Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Oaks Cemetery

Julian Cemetery   [Map]

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

Julian Cemetery   [Map]

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #14397

Laws Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Oaks Cemetery

Lee Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Markland Cemetery   [Map]

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

McClain Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Oaks Cemetery

McGuire Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moreland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ollis Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Perkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Perry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Peters Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pritchard Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Oaks Cemetery

Richardson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Oaks Cemetery

Shell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stout Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stout Cemetery   [Map]

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

Street Cemetery   [Map]

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

Trivett Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Oaks Cemetery

Winters Cemetery (NC)   [Map]

Located in Avery County (NC)

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Oaks Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Oaks 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 Oaks Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1296200   (Name of Record: Oaks Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Carter
Lat: 36.1781788     Lon: -82.0048402   [Map]
Elev: 1012         Map Name: White Rocks Mountain

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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.
<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 Oaks Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1782, Longitude: -82.0048     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oaks Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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