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(Wayne County, Tennessee)


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Profile for the Zion Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Zion Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 seven sections:

The Location of the Zion Cemetery...

The Zion Cemetery is located in Wayne County. The county seat for Wayne County is located in Waynesboro.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Zion Cemetery

Lat:   35.4273°   (35° 25' 38")

Lon:   -87.6725°   (-87° 40' 20")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Zion Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Zion Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Zion Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Zion Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Wayne County.

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

Centerville   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Hickman County
 
Clifton   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Collinwood   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Decaturville   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Hohenwald   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Lawrenceburg   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Linden   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Loretto   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Parsons   [Map]
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Decatur County
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Zion Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 53 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Zion Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Banks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Beatty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Bromley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Brush Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lawrence County
 
Burns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Burns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Choate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Choate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Churchwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Copeland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Crowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Dabbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Dabbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Dirtdobber Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Durham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Fortyeight Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Fortyeight Forge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Graves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Perry County
 
Hollabaugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Keeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Kelley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Little Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Mannie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
McDonald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Melton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Merideth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Odam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Old Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Payton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Pitts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Pope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Popes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Skelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Staggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Staggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Trace Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Turnbow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Voorhies Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Voorhies Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Wayne County Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Located in Lewis County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Zion Cemetery.

Aetna   [Map]Dunbar   [Map]Linden   [Map]
Beardstown   [Map]Ethridge   [Map]Lobelville   [Map]
Centerville   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]Loretto   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Flatwoods   [Map]Park Grove   [Map]
Collinwood   [Map]Hohenwald   [Map]Waynesboro   [Map]
Decaturville   [Map]Lawrenceburg   [Map]Webber City   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 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 Zion Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Wayne County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Colbert County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lauderdale County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Limestone County (AL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tishomingo County (MS):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chester County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Decatur County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dickson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henderson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hickman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Humphreys County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Maury County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McNairy County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Williamson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Tennessee,     of Wayne County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Tennessee
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Tennessee,     of Wayne 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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Zion 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 Zion Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1275357   (Name of Record: Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wayne
Lat: 35.4272974     Lon: -87.6725223   [Map]
Elev: 245         Map Name: Topsy

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wayne County: www.waynecountytn.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4273, Longitude: -87.6725     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Zion Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Zion Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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