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The location of Rhea Springs Cemetery









A visit to the Rhea Springs Cemetery ...

The location of the Rhea Springs 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 Rhea Springs Cemetery ...

The Rhea Springs Cemetery is located in Rhea County.

The county seat for Rhea County is located in Dayton. Dayton lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southwest of the Rhea Springs Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   35.6792°   (35° 40' 45")

Lon:   -84.8269°   (-84° 49' 36")

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

Athens   [Map]     Lantana   [Map]    
Bell Spring   [Map]     Midtown   [Map]    
Cayuga Town   [Map]     Ninemile   [Map]    
Crab Orchard   [Map]     Niota   [Map]    
Crossville   [Map]     Pikeville   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     Pioneer Village   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Postoak   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Rockwood   [Map]    
Graysville   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Greenbriar Village   [Map]     Summer City   [Map]    
Lake Pomeroy   [Map]     Sweetwater   [Map]    
Lake Tansi Village   [Map]     Winesap   [Map]    
Lakewood Village   [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 Rhea Springs Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Rhea County.

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

Athens   [Map]
 - Located in McMinn County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery
 
Crossville   [Map]
 - Located in Cumberland County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Located in Meigs County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery
 
Pikeville   [Map]
 - Located in Bledsoe County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery
 
Rockwood   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery
 
Sweetwater   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rhea Springs 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 helpful 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 Rhea Springs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Rhea County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Catoosa County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Whitfield County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Cherokee County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Anderson County:     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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Campbell County:     Cyndi's
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Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
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Knox County:     Cyndi's
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Loudon County:     Cyndi's
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Marion 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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Overton County:     Cyndi's
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Polk County:     Cyndi's
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Putnam County:     Cyndi's
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White County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Rhea County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Rhea 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 62 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Rhea Springs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Cash - Foust Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northeast (NNE) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Collins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Cooke Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cooley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Culvahouse Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Cummings Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

DeVaney Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ewing Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gillespie Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gillespie Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Godbehere Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hickey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Hickory Flat Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Hornsby Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Horst Cemetery   [Map]

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

Huff Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Ingle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Johnson Stand Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jolley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Leuty Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Long Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Lucknow Cemetery   [Map]

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

Marsh Cemetery   [Map]

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

Marsh Cemetery   [Map]

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

Marsh Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

McCabe Cemetery   [Map]

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

McCaleb Cemetery   [Map]

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

McClendon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Mt. Sulphur Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Parham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Parker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Peak - Hornsby Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Petersburg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #17019<3>

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Porter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Porter - Ward Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pritchett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ray Cemetery   [Map]

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

Robinson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rocky Springs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Roddy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Roork Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Ross Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Sims Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith - Wilkey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Spears Cemetery   [Map]

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

Spring City Memory Gardens   [Map]

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

Stebbins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Treadway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wassom Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Wasson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Meigs County

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

Wasson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Rhea Springs Cemetery

Wolf Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Rhea Springs 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 Rhea Springs Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1299274   (Name of Record: Rhea Springs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Rhea
Lat: 35.6792378     Lon: -84.8268897   [Map]
Elev: 254         Map Name: Spring City

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Rhea County

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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.

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Rhea Springs Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6792, Longitude: -84.8269     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Rhea Springs 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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