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Wheelocktown, Tennessee

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Our Genealogy Helper for Wheelocktown ...

So far, we have found very little information about Wheelocktown. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Wheelocktown to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Wheelocktown, please Contact Us.

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 Wheelocktown (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 Wheelocktown. 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.

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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

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 south 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.

Although our information shows that the community of Wheelocktown is historic, it would have been located within present day Washington County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Washington County: Carter, Greene, Hawkins, Sullivan & Unicoi.

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

Washington     (The home county for Wheelocktown)
  Gray   [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]<2>
  Fall Branch   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]<2>
  Spurgeon   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]<2>
  Oak Grove   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]<2>
  Big Sandy   [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]<2>
  Ducktown   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]<2>
  Bowmantown   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]<2>
  Green Hill   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]<2>
  Jonesborough   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]<2>
  Camelot Two   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]<2>
  Midway   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]<2>
  Oakland   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]<2>
  Watauga   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]<2>
  Pine Crest   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]<2>
  Central   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]<2>
  Biltmore   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]<2>
  Elizabethton   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]<2>
  Hunter   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]<2>
  Woodby Hill   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]<2>
  Tolley Town   [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]<2>
  Buladeen   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]<2>
  Roan Mountain   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]<2>
  Shell Creek   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]<2>
  Parrottsville   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]<2>
  Jearoldstown   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]<2>
  Centersville   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]<2>
  Baileyton   [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]<2>
  Horse Creek   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]<2>
  Afton   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]<2>
  Fairview   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]<2>
  Bolton Estates   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]<2>
  Pleasant View   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]<2>
  Tusculum   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]<2>
  Henshaw - Historic   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]<2>
  Forest Hills   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]<2>
  Greeneville   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]<2>
  Whitesburg   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]<2>
  Silver City   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]<2>
  Bright - Historic   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]<2>
  East Village   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]<2>
  Willis   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]<2>
  Trent Valley   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]<2>
  Sneedville   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]<2>
  Yount Town   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]<2>
  Green Village   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]<2>
  Mount Carmel   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]<2>
  Solitude - Historic   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]<2>
  Block City   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]<2>
  Church Hill   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]<2>
  Waycross   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]<2>
  Greenland   [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]<2>
  Surgoinsville   [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]<2>
  Strahl   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]<2>
  Rogersville   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]<2>
  Bulls Gap   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]<2>
  Red Bridge Ferry   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]<2>
  Winchester   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]<2>
  Norris   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]<2>
  Colonial Heights   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]<2>
  Beechwood Village   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]<2>
  Kingsport   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]<2>
  Blair Gap   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]<2>
  Borden Village   [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]<2>
  Cherokee Village   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]<2>
  Beartown   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]<2>
  Bloomingdale   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]<2>
  Morrison City   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]<2>
  Rock City   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]<2>
  Harrtown   [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]<2>
  Blountville   [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]<2>
  Bumpus Cove   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]<2>
  Unicoi   [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]<2>
  Whispering Pines   [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]<2>
  Banner Hill   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]<2>
  Erwin   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]<2>
  Ernestville   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]<2>
  Clear Branch   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]<2>
Avery (NC)
  Elk Park (NC)   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]<2>
  Mount Gilead (NC)   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]<2>
  Whaley (NC)   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]<2>
  Minneapolis (NC)   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]<2>
  Beech Mountain (NC)   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]<2>
  Chestnut Dale (NC)   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]<2>
  Plumtree (NC)   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]<2>
  Vale (NC)   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]<2>
  Banner Elk (NC)   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]<2>
  Mount Pleasant (NC)   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]<2>
  Newland (NC)   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]<2>
Madison (NC)
  Allegheny (NC)   [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]<2>
  Allenstand (NC)   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]<2>
  Cutshalltown (NC)   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]<2>
  Chapel Hill (NC)   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]<2>
  Bethel (NC)   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]<2>
  Hot Springs (NC)   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]<2>
  Mars Hill (NC)   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]<2>
  Ivy (NC)   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]<2>
Mitchell (NC)
  Richlands (NC)   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]<2>
  Bailey (NC)   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]<2>
  Buladean (NC)   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]<2>
  Tipton Hill (NC)   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]<2>
  Bakersville (NC)   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]<2>
  Penland (NC)   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]<2>
Yancey (NC)
  Sioux (NC)   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]<2>
  Green Mountain (NC)   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]<2>
  Burnsville (NC)   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]<2>
  Concord (NC)   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]<2>
  Low Gap (NC)   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]<2>
  Micaville (NC)   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]<2>

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

Newspapers Published in Wheelocktown ...

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 30 newspapers that have been published in the area around Wheelocktown.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Wheelocktown, there are papers which were published within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Wheelocktown.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 - 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 Wheelocktown:

These websites are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

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 Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Carter County:     Cyndi's



Cocke County:     Cyndi's



Greene County:     Cyndi's



Hamblen County:     Cyndi's



Hancock County:     Cyndi's



Hawkins County:     Cyndi's



Johnson County:     Cyndi's



Sullivan County:     Cyndi's



Unicoi County:     Cyndi's



Avery County (NC):     Cyndi's



Madison County (NC):     Cyndi's



Mitchell County (NC):     Cyndi's



Yancey County (NC):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Washington County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Tennessee, for Washington 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 ...
      North Carolina

Cemeteries Near Wheelocktown ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Wheelocktown.

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 Wheelocktown covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles<2>  
  SW Bacon Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ford Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bacon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Dunham Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bacon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bethany Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bacon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Kincheloe - Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Fulkerson Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]<2>  
  WSW Logans Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hartman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Double Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Stafford Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Douglas Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Jobe Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Chase Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Copas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Conklin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Eastern Star Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Copas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hilton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Simmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Gibson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Jackson Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]<2>  
  WSW Kincheloe Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hite Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Sulphur Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hunt Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hargis Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Madin Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Fitzgerald Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Ford Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Steadman Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Baines Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Howard Cemetery   [Map]     
  W White Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]<2>  
  WSW Haws Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Allegheny Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Keebler Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Keefauver Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Keebler Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Gresham Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Shipley Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Buffalo Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hales Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Weems Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Gray Community Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Baxter Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Wine Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Gray Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Wells Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Wells Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Old Fall Branch - Hooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Fall Branch Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Fall Branch Cemetery   [Map]     
  W McCrary Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]<2>  
  N Easley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Phillips Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Slaughter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Archer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Haire Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Highland Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Price Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Weyland Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Gray Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ford Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Liberty Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW McClellan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Strickler Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Willard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Duncan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Kendricks Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Galloway Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Peoples Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Oak Glenn Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]<2>  
  N Owens Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Cherry Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Boyer Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Roadman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ledford Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Beard Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Marvins Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Boones Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Harrison Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Sunrise Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Snyder Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  E Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Africa Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Dolen Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Fish Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Duncan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lone Star Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Easley Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Oak Glenn Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]<2>  
  SSW Bowmantown - Philadelphia Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Leesburg Cemetery   [Map]     
  S De Vault Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bowman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Depew Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE New Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bales Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Pritchett Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Deacon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hood Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Shipley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Washington County Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  E Boones Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Boone Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bowman Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hodge Cemetery   [Map]     
  E White Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Friday Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Snyder Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hickman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE McCulley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE King Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<3>]  
  NNE Chase Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Conkin Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mowell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Pierce Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]<2>  
  SW Providence Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Houston Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Providence Presbyterian Churchyard   [Map]     
  S McCarty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Maple Lawn Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Old Jonesboro Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Babb - Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Oliver Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE McNeil Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Onks Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Reed Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Melvin - Carathers Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Peoples Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Carr - Crumley - Krouse Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Krouse Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Galloway Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Crouch Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Allison / Boring / Hodges Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hodges Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Boring Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Friday Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Light Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Deck Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ford Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Bowery Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Isley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Lady Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Shipley Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]<2>  
  SSW Oakland Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Keebler Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Patton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Middleton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hilbert Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Estes Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Eden Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Little Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Onks Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Vines Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Carr - Reeves Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Snow Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hunt Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Harrison Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Patton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Range Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bowman - Epperson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Duncan Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Sanders Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Goodman Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE East Tennessee Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Barnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hunt Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Pyles Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2>  
  WSW Crawford Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Cloud Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Whisler Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Limestone Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Luther Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Earnests Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Sevier Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Telford Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Slonaker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Lyle Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE May - Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Phipps Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Leach Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Carr Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bayless Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Barton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Young Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Jones - Bayless Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Phillips Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE White Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Longmire Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Crumley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Kinnick Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Barne Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Devault Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Horn Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Childress Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Waterman Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Yankee Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Sevier Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Morrison 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.

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

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

Harmony   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wheelocktown
 - Harmony had a post office and no railroad service
Meadowbrook   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Wheelocktown
 - Meadowbrook had a post office and no railroad service
Slaughter - Historic   [Map]
 - While Slaughter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the North (N) from Wheelocktown
 - Slaughter had a post office and no railroad service
Locust Mount   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wheelocktown
 - Locust Mount had a post office and no railroad service
Keebler Crossroads   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Wheelocktown
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Keebler Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
Fordtown   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wheelocktown
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Fordtown had a post office and no railroad service
Fall Branch   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wheelocktown
 - 1895 population of 52 people (with 1,291 people in 2010)
 - Fall Branch had a post office and no railroad service
Christie - Historic   [Map]
 - While Christie was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Wheelocktown
 - Christie had railroad service and no post office

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 Wheelocktown, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wheelocktown) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wheelocktown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wheelocktown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wheelocktown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4000, Longitude: -82.5467     [Map].
<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:






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