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The location of Volo Cemetery









A visit to the Volo Cemetery ...

The location of the Volo 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 Volo Cemetery ...

The Volo Cemetery is located in Bell County.

The county seat for Bell County is located in Belton. Belton lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northwest of the Volo Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.9255°   (30° 55' 31")

Lon:   -97.3394°   (-97° 20' 21")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Volo Cemetery.

Academy   [Map]     Little River   [Map]    
Bartlett   [Map]     Morgan's Point Resort   [Map]    
Belton   [Map]     Rogers   [Map]    
Buckholts   [Map]     Salado   [Map]    
Davilla   [Map]     Schwertner   [Map]    
Granger   [Map]     Sparks   [Map]    
Heidenheimer   [Map]     Temple   [Map]    
Holland   [Map]     Val Verde   [Map]    
Little River-Academy   [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 Volo Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Bell County.

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

Bartlett   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Volo Cemetery
 
Belton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Volo Cemetery
 
Buckholts   [Map]
 - Located in Milam County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Volo Cemetery
 
Holland   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Volo Cemetery
 
Village of Salado   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Volo Cemetery
 
Temple   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Volo Cemetery

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 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 - 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 Volo Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bell County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bastrop County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bosque County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Burleson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Burnet County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Coryell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Falls County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lampasas County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Limestone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
McLennan County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Milam County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Robertson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Travis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Williamson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Volo Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bell Plains Cemetery   [Map]

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

Center Lake Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Volo Cemetery

Dallas Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2135082<3>

Dyess Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Volo Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1994699

Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Greathouse Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Volo Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #3916

Hennington Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Williamson County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Volo Cemetery

Holland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #4292

Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #4472

Little River Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Volo Cemetery

McCann Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Milam County

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

Post Oak Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Volo Cemetery

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

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

Reeds Lake Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Volo Cemetery

Rogers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roucker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Volo Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #6503

Science Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #6810

Simmons Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Williamson County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Volo Cemetery

Simmons Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Volo Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2178449

Sunshine Cemetery   [Map]

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

Taplin View Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Milam County

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

Taylors Valley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Volo Cemetery

Val Verde Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Milam County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Volo Cemetery

Wedel Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Volo 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 Volo Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1370681   (Name of Record: Volo Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bell
Lat: 30.9254629     Lon: -97.3394456   [Map]
Elev: 140         Map Name: Little River

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The official website for Bell County: www.bellcountytx.com/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Volo Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9255, Longitude: -97.3394     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Volo 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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<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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