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The location of Whaley Cemetery









A visit to the Whaley Cemetery ...

The location of the Whaley 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 Whaley Cemetery ...

The Whaley Cemetery is located in Carter County.

The county seat for Carter County is located in Elizabethton. Elizabethton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Whaley Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.3160°   (36° 18' 57")

Lon:   -82.0382°   (-82° 2' 17")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Whaley Cemetery.

Banner Elk (NC)   [Map]     Pine Crest   [Map]    
Beech Mountain (NC)   [Map]     Roan Mountain   [Map]    
Biltmore   [Map]     Rominger (NC)   [Map]    
Bluff City   [Map]     South Gate Village   [Map]    
Buladean (NC)   [Map]     Sugar Grove (NC)   [Map]    
Buladeen   [Map]     Sugar Mountain (NC)   [Map]    
Cedar Grove   [Map]     Tolley Town   [Map]    
Central   [Map]     Vale (NC)   [Map]    
Elizabethton   [Map]     Valle Crucis (NC)   [Map]    
Elk Park (NC)   [Map]     Vilas (NC)   [Map]    
Hunter   [Map]     Watauga   [Map]    
Minneapolis (NC)   [Map]     Whaley (NC)   [Map]    
Mount Gilead (NC)   [Map]     Whispering Pines   [Map]    
Mountain City   [Map]     Zionville (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 Whaley 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 Whaley Cemetery.

Banner Elk   [Map]
 - Located in Avery County (NC)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Whaley Cemetery
 
Bluff City   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Whaley Cemetery
 
Elizabethton   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Whaley Cemetery
 
Mountain City   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Whaley 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 professional and volunteer 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 Whaley 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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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 84 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Whaley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrews - Tester Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2455892<3>

Baker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Bennett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowers Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Whaley Cemetery

Bowers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Buckles Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bunton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Bunton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #9944

Butler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Cable Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Chambers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Church Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cochran Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Crosswhite Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #11046

Crow Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dry Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Dugger Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Dugger Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Dugger Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Dugger Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Elk Mills Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

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

Estep Cemetery   [Map]

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

Farthing Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2414214

Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Forbes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gentry Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Goodwin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Goodwin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Greenwell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Grindstaff Cemetery   [Map]

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

Grindstaff Cemetery   [Map]

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

Grindstaff Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Hall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hardin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harmon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hatley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Whaley Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2629594

Heaton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Julius Dugger Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #11501

Kitzmiller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]

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

Laws Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Loyd Cemetery   [Map]

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

Markland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Marklin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Matherly Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Meadows Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Midway Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Whaley Cemetery

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Whaley Cemetery

Morley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Morton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Nave Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #16175

Nave Cemetery   [Map]

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

Payne Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Peters Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Proffitt Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Ritchie Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Snyder Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Sorrell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stanberry Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #18894

Stansberry Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Stout Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stout Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stout Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Stover Cemetery   [Map]

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

Teague Cemetery   [Map]

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

Van Huss Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wagner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Wagner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Wagner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]

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

Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #20445

Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Whaley 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 Whaley Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1274273   (Name of Record: Whaley Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Carter
Lat: 36.3159514     Lon: -82.0381774   [Map]
Elev: 687         Map Name: Watauga Dam

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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 Whaley Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3160, Longitude: -82.0382     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Whaley 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.
<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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