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The location of Adams Cemetery









A visit to the Adams Cemetery ...

The location of the Adams 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 Adams Cemetery ...

The Adams Cemetery is located in Grayson County.

The county seat for Grayson County is located in Independence. Independence lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Adams Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.6815°   (36° 40' 53")

Lon:   -81.3904°   (-81° 23' 25")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Adams Cemetery.

Adwolf   [Map]     Marion   [Map]    
Amelia (NC)   [Map]     Mount Carmel   [Map]    
Atkins   [Map]     Mouth-of-Wilson   [Map]    
Chilhowie   [Map]     Piney Creek (NC)   [Map]    
Comet (NC)   [Map]     Rural Retreat   [Map]    
Crumpler (NC)   [Map]     Scottville (NC)   [Map]    
Grassy Creek (NC)   [Map]     Sugar Grove   [Map]    
Independence   [Map]     Topia (NC)   [Map]    
Jefferson (NC)   [Map]     Trout Dale   [Map]    
Lansing (NC)   [Map]     Warrensville (NC)   [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 Adams Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Grayson County.

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

Independence   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Adams Cemetery
 
Jefferson   [Map]
 - Located in Ashe County (NC)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Adams Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Adams Cemetery
 
Rural Retreat   [Map]
 - Located in Wythe County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Adams Cemetery
 
Sparta   [Map]
 - Located in Alleghany County (NC)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Adams Cemetery
 
West Jefferson   [Map]
 - Located in Ashe County (NC)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Adams Cemetery

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 it should be mentioned 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 Adams Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Grayson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alexander County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Alleghany County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Ashe County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Avery County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Caldwell County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Surry County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Watauga County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Wilkes County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Yadkin County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Carter County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Johnson County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Sullivan County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Bland County:     Cyndi's
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Bristol City:     Cyndi's
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Buchanan County:     Cyndi's
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Carroll County:     Cyndi's
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Dickenson County:     Cyndi's
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Floyd County:     Cyndi's
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Galax City:     Cyndi's
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Giles County:     Cyndi's
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Patrick County:     Cyndi's
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Pulaski County:     Cyndi's
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Russell County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Smyth County:     Cyndi's
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Tazewell County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Wythe County:     Cyndi's
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McDowell County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Mercer County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 52 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Adams Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Adams Cemetery

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Adams Cemetery

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Adams Cemetery

Blevins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Adams Cemetery

Bolt Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brooks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Adams Cemetery

Burton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Adams Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cole Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Adams Cemetery

Comer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Adams Cemetery

Corinth Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Adams Cemetery

Cornett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Adams Cemetery

Cress Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Smyth County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Adams Cemetery

Dainel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fairwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Adams Cemetery

Grubb Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #50481<3>

Grubb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Adams Cemetery

Harrington Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hoffman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Adams Cemetery

Holdaway Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Adams Cemetery

Hutton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Smyth County

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

James Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Adams Cemetery

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Adams Cemetery

Keesling Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Smyth County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Adams Cemetery

Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Adams Cemetery

Little Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Adams Cemetery

Long Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Adams Cemetery

Morgan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Smyth County

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

Nelson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Smyth County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Adams Cemetery

Old Parks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Adams Cemetery

Parks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Adams Cemetery

Perkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Adams Cemetery

Pine Branch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Adams Cemetery

Pugh Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Adams Cemetery

Pugh Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Adams Cemetery

Reedy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Adams Cemetery

Ridgelawn Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Smyth County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Adams Cemetery

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Adams Cemetery

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Adams Cemetery

Ross Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ross Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Adams Cemetery

Ross Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Smyth County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Adams Cemetery

Scott Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Smyth County

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

Shuler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shuler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Adams Cemetery

Slemp Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Smyth County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Adams Cemetery

Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Adams Cemetery

Thomas Marion Cox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Adams Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Trout Dale Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Adams Cemetery

Watson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Adams Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Adams Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northwest (NW) of the Adams Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Adams 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 Adams Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1481261   (Name of Record: Adams Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Grayson
Lat: 36.681509     Lon: -81.3903836   [Map]
Elev: 867         Map Name: Trout Dale

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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.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Adams Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6815, Longitude: -81.3904     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Adams Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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.
<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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