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Our Genealogy Helper for Emory Heights ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Emory Heights (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Emory Heights. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Emory Heights ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Emory Heights.

  • Typical abbreviation for Emory Heights: Emory Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Emory Heights is located in Roane County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Roane County: Anderson, Cumberland, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Morgan & Rhea.

Below are the counties that are near Emory Heights. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Emory Heights:

  DirDistance
Roane     (The home county for Emory Heights)
  Bazel Town   [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]<1>
  Kingston   [Map]     S   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Laddie Village   [Map]     S   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Midtown Heights   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Midtown   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  College Grove   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
  Dyllis   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Iron Divide - Historic   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Postoak   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Wheat - Historic   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Rockwood   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Ethel - Historic   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
 
Anderson
  Oak Ridge   [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Oliver Springs   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Leinarts   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Spring Hill   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
  Clinton   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Fraterville   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Rocky Top   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Bethel   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Norris   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Andersonville   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Bledsoe
  Ninemile   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Winesap   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Blount
  McMullens   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Friendsville   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Louisville   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Big Springs   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Binfield   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Alcoa   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Fairway Estates   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Maryville   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Rockford   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Rockgardens   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Walnut Hill Estates   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Eagleton Village   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Campbell
  Silica   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Caryville   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Pine Crest   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Jacksboro   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Stanfill   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Demory   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  LaFollette   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Cumberland
  Rogers   [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Center Ford   [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
  Lake Pomeroy   [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
  Crab Orchard   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Fairfield Glade   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Woodlands   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Greenbriar Village   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Crossville   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Lake Tansi Village   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Creston   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Dykes Crossroads   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Lantana   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Fentress
  Clarkrange   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Armathwaite   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Grimsley   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Allardt   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Gernt   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Cumberland Grove   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Knox
  Farragut   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Belle-Aire   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Virtue   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Concord   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Volunteer Village   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Karns   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
  Oak Grove Heights   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
  Hunting Hills West   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Middlebrook Acres   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Kingston Woods   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Aldenwood Park   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Cumberland Estates   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
 
Loudon
  White Wing Ferry   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Eaton Crossroads   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Lenoir City   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Loudon City Park   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Loudon   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Sharp Estates   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Philadelphia   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
  Centersville   [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
  Alleghany - Historic   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Greenback   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Jena   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
 
McMinn
  Bell Spring   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Niota   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Athens   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Englewood   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Riceville   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Etowah   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Meigs
  Surprise   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Decatur   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Calico   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Monroe
  Sweetwater   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Vonore   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Madisonville   [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Tuskeegee - Historic   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Ballplay   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Halfway Town - Historic   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Morgan
  Harriman   [Map]     W   Less than 2 miles
  Oakdale   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Coal Hill   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
  Blue Gem - Historic   [Map]     NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Coalfield   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Catoosa - Historic   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Petros   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Wartburg   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Tupper Town   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Mahan Village   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Annadel   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
  Lavender   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
 
Overton
  Obey City   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Lovejoy   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Rhea
  Lakewood Village   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
  Spring City   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Cumberland Spring   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Dayton   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Scott
  Hembree   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Glenmary   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Smoky Junction   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Elgin   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Montgomery   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Norma   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Robbins   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  West Robbins   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  New River   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Winona   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Straight Fork   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Huntsville   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Emory Heights, see our County-by-County Page for Emory Heights.

Newspapers Published in Emory Heights ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 27 newspapers that have been published in the area around Emory Heights.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Emory Heights, there are papers which were published within 12 miles [19.3 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Emory Heights.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 are relevant to Emory Heights:

These websites are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //sos.tn.gov/tsla

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Tennessee to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Roane County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anderson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bledsoe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Blount County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Campbell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fentress County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Knox County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Loudon County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
McMinn County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Meigs County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Overton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rhea County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Roane County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries for Tennessee, for Roane 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
 
Also see Disaster Stories for ...
      Kentucky

Cemeteries Near Emory Heights ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Emory Heights.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Emory Heights covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
Direction


      Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  SW Emory Heights Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Green Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Woolsey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bullard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Swan Pond Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Adkisson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Harriman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Old Harriman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Daniels Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW Willard Park Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Isham Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Margrave Goddard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Suddath Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Tedder Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Dickey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bazel Town Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Geasland Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Watson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Palko Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Crowe Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Branam Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hannah Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Gamble Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Delozier Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Emory Gap Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Childs Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Piney Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Seuler Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mahoney Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hester Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Sugar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Osborne Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Ellis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Emory Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Riggs Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Roddy Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Center Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Poor Farm Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Reynolds Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SE Ladd Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Roberts Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Kries Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Edwards Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Clacks Gap Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE DeArmond Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Fry Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Snow Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Crab Orchard Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Pass Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Slave Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Biss Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Love Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Kingston Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  SE New Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Patterson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Pauper Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE McKinney Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Crowder Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Riggs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Elverton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Coalhill MB Church Cemetery<3>   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Adkinson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Honeycutt Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Whaley Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Rankin Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Rankin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Hembree Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Cardiff Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Ault Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Piney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Neergaard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Johnston Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Johnston Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ladd Cemetery   [Map]     
  E McKinney Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Dyllis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Ritter Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Eads Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Snow Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Honeycutt Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  W Dry Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Post Oak Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW King Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Bowman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Delaney Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hood Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Riley Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Slave Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Norman Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Snow Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Poplar Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Camp Austin Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Gallaher Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Slave Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Welcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ellis - Keath Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Shelton Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Kaklan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hicks Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Davis-Wilson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Mossy Grove Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Summers Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Pine Orchard Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Pine Orchard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Pyott Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Tedder Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Newcome Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Stegall Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Harvey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE New Midway Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Eblen Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bradbury Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Raybourn Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hensley Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Gallaher Cemetery   [Map]     
  E George Jones Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Jonesville Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ollis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Massengil Spring Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Thornton Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Adcox Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Estes Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Jackson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Jackson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Langley Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Skidmore Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  W Powell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Rockwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Citizens Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Blankenbaker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Boyd Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Shillings Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Picket Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Butler Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bacon Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Laurel Bluff Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Durham Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Zwicker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Allen Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Jaynes Cemetery   [Map]     
  E New Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Crawford Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Silvey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Russell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Orchard View Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Usery Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Russell Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Amos Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Davis Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Justice Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Stephens Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Union Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Farmer Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Kimbrough Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Francis Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Eureka Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lands Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Kindrick Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hagler Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Shields Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Armes Chapel Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Barnard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Isham Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lacy Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Muecke Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Babb Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Waller Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Thacker Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Burns - McFarling Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Currier Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hembree Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Gallaher Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Foster Borum Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Goddard Family   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Joe Goddard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Woods Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Brasel Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Beech Fork Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Zumstein Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Clark Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Hamby Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]     

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

While we didn't find Emory Heights in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Emory Heights.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Emory Heights, with the one closest to Emory Heights listed first.

Harriman   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Emory Heights
 - 1895 population of 716 people (with 6,145 people in 2018)
 - Harriman had a post office and railroad service
 
Emory Gap   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Emory Heights
 - 1895 population of 386 people
 - Emory Gap had a post office and railroad service
 
Kingston   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Emory Heights
 - 1895 population of 858 people (with 5,825 people in 2018)
 - Kingston had a post office and no railroad service
 
DeArmond   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Emory Heights
 - DeArmond had railroad service and no post office
 
Oakdale   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Emory Heights
 - Oakdale had railroad service and no post office
 
Kries   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Emory Heights
 - Kries had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elverton   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Emory Heights
 - Elverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cardiff   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Emory Heights
 - 1895 population of 430 people
 - Cardiff had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Emory Heights. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Emory Heights in the 1890's.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Emory Heights. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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- Emory Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Emory Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9309, Longitude: -84.5272     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Emory Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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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<3>MB is an abbreviation for the Missionary Baptists. Although we don't have a link to the cemetery itself, you might be curious about the Missionary Baptists. See their website at: Missionary Baptist Churches website.

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<4>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Emory Heights, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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