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The location of Selby Cemetery









A visit to the Selby Cemetery ...

The location of the Selby 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 Selby Cemetery ...

The Selby Cemetery is located in Cumberland County.

The county seat for Cumberland County is located in Crossville. Crossville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of the Selby Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   35.7828°   (35° 46' 58")

Lon:   -84.9977°   (-84° 59' 51")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Selby Cemetery.

Crab Orchard   [Map]     Newton   [Map]    
Creston   [Map]     Ninemile   [Map]    
Crossville   [Map]     Pikeville   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     Pioneer Village   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Pleasant Hill   [Map]    
Fairfield Glade   [Map]     Rockwood   [Map]    
Greenbriar Village   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Lake Pomeroy   [Map]     Summer City   [Map]    
Lake Tansi Village   [Map]     Todd Town   [Map]    
Lakewood Village   [Map]     Winesap   [Map]    
Lantana   [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 Selby Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Cumberland County.

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

Crossville   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Selby Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Selby Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Located in Meigs County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Selby Cemetery
 
Pikeville   [Map]
 - Located in Bledsoe County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Selby Cemetery
 
Rockwood   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Selby Cemetery
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Selby Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 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 Selby Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cumberland County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anderson County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Cumberland 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 50 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Selby Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bennett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Big Lick Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Selby Cemetery

Brady Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brushy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Davenport Cemetery   [Map]

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

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Derossett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dunn Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Ford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Grassy Cove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Grassy Cove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hale Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Harris Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Selby Cemetery

Hinch Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hinch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Selby Cemetery

Houston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Selby Cemetery

Jewett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Stand Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Selby Cemetery

Kemmer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kemmer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kerley Cemetery   [Map]

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

King - Reed Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Linary Cemetery   [Map]

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

Musick Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Selby Cemetery

New Era Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ormes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Selby Cemetery

Parham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Perry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Pugh Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Selby Cemetery

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

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

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

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

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

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

Selby Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sherrill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stephens Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18926<3>

Swafford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Swafford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Swan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thurman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Thurman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Thurman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Rhea County

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

Tollett Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Van Hoy Cemetery   [Map]

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

Winnie Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bledsoe County

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Selby 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 Selby Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1301039   (Name of Record: Selby Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cumberland
Lat: 35.7828464     Lon: -84.9977311   [Map]
Elev: 407         Map Name: Grassy Cove

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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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Selby Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7828, Longitude: -84.9977     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Selby 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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