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The location of Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery









A visit to the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery ...

The location of the Accotink United Methodist Church 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 Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery ...

The Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery is located in Fairfax County.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery

Lat:   38.7115°   (38° 42' 41")

Lon:   -77.1591°   (-77° 9' 32")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Burke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Christ Church Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Prince George's County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Colmans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Devers / Tyler Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Prince William County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Fairfax Grave   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Lee Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Lyles Family Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Prince George's County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Macedonia Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Charles County (MD)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Marshall Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Charles County (MD)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties: MIHP ID #CH-54C<4>
 
Metropolitan Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Charles County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Mt. Comfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51254<5>
 
Pohick Churchyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Remey Tomb   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
St. Charles Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Charles County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Schurtz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2242933
 
Shiloh Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Charles County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Shuters Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Alexandria City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Struder Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Sydenstricker Methodist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Washington Family Tomb   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Accokeek (MD)   [Map]     Mount Vernon   [Map]    
Belle Haven   [Map]     Newington   [Map]    
Bryans Road (MD)   [Map]     North Springfield   [Map]    
Burgundy Village   [Map]     Occoquan   [Map]    
Fort Hunt   [Map]     Penn Daw Village   [Map]    
Fort Washington (MD)   [Map]     Pohick   [Map]    
Franconia   [Map]     Potomac Heights (MD)   [Map]    
Groveton   [Map]     Riverview Village (MD)   [Map]    
Huntington   [Map]     Rose Hill   [Map]    
Hybla Valley   [Map]     South Hampton Village (MD)   [Map]    
Indian Head (MD)   [Map]     Springfield   [Map]    
Lake Ridge   [Map]     West Springfield   [Map]    
Lincolnia   [Map]     Woodbridge   [Map]    
Lorton   [Map]     Yates Village   [Map]    
Marumsco Village   [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 Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery. The following communities are located in Fairfax County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Lorton   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Mount Vernon   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery
 
Springfield   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with 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 might help with the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Fairfax County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anne Arundel County (MD):     Cyndi's
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Essex County:     Cyndi's
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Fairfax City:     Cyndi's
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Falls Church City:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Accotink United Methodist Church 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 Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2062512   (Name of Record: Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fairfax
Lat: 38.7115041     Lon: -77.159147   [Map]
Elev: 15         Map Name: Fort Belvoir

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The official website for Fairfax County: www.co.fairfax.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.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 '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- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7115, Longitude: -77.1591     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. 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 gone without an obvious trace.

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<4>The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) has created and maintains a database of historic properties that is called MIHP (for the Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties). More information about the MHT and MIHP can be found on their website: mht.maryland.gov.

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<5>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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