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The location of Smith Cemetery









A visit to the Smith Cemetery ...

The location of the Smith 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 Smith Cemetery ...

The Smith Cemetery is located in Bledsoe County.

The county seat for Bledsoe County is located in Pikeville. Pikeville lies just to the south southwest of the Smith Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   35.7081°   (35° 42' 29")

Lon:   -85.1536°   (-85° 9' 12")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Smith 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]<2> of the Smith Cemetery.

Brockdell   [Map]     Newton   [Map]    
Crab Orchard   [Map]     Ninemile   [Map]    
Creston   [Map]     Pikeville   [Map]    
Crossville   [Map]     Pleasant Hill   [Map]    
Cumberland Spring   [Map]     Ravenscroft   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Spencer   [Map]    
Graysville   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Greenbriar Village   [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 Smith Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Bledsoe County.

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

Crossville   [Map]
 - Located in Cumberland County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Located in Meigs County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Pikeville   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Sparta   [Map]
 - Located in White County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Located in Van Buren County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Spring City   [Map]
 - Located in Rhea County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Smith Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with 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 - 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 Smith Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bledsoe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Catoosa County (GA):     Cyndi's
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Anderson County:     Cyndi's
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Bradley County:     Cyndi's
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Cannon County:     Cyndi's
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Coffee County:     Cyndi's
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Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
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DeKalb County:     Cyndi's
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Fentress County:     Cyndi's
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Grundy County:     Cyndi's
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Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
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Jackson 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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Pickett County:     Cyndi's
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Polk County:     Cyndi's
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Putnam County:     Cyndi's
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Rhea County:     Cyndi's
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Roane County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Sequatchie County:     Cyndi's
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Smith County:     Cyndi's
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Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
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Warren 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 Bledsoe County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Bledsoe 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 46 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Smith Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Akin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Arnett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Arnett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Beach Cemetery   [Map]

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

Beaverhill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blackburn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Boynton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brushy Cemetery   [Map]

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

Burgess Cemetery #1   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Burgess Cemetery #2   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Smith Cemetery

Gentry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hale Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Henson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hutcheson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Iron Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kerley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Smith Cemetery

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #14398<3>

Lee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lester Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lonewood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Van Buren County

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

Musick Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

New Era Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Newton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Ormes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Smith Cemetery

Pendergrass Cemetery   [Map]

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

Perry Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rollins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Seals Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stephens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18926

Swafford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Swafford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Swafford Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Swallows Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #19306

Thurman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thurman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thurman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Warner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Smith Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #19939

Winesap Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cumberland County

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

Worthington Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wyatt Family Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #20633

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Smith 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 Smith Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1647454   (Name of Record: Smith Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bledsoe
Lat: 35.7081235     Lon: -85.1535714   [Map]
Elev: 526         Map Name: Billingsley Gap

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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 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 Smith Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7081, Longitude: -85.1536     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Smith 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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