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The location of Akers Cemetery









A visit to the Akers Cemetery ...

The location of the Akers 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 Akers Cemetery ...

The Akers Cemetery is located in Franklin County.

The county seat for Franklin County is located in Rocky Mount. Rocky Mount lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of the Akers Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.8807°   (36° 52' 50")

Lon:   -80.0114°   (-80° 0' 41")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Akers Cemetery.

Bassett   [Map]     Martinsville   [Map]    
Bent Mountain   [Map]     Oak Level   [Map]    
Boones Mill   [Map]     Patrick Springs   [Map]    
Chatmoss   [Map]     Pizarro   [Map]    
Collinsville   [Map]     Poff   [Map]    
Ferrum   [Map]     Reed Creek Village   [Map]    
Fieldale   [Map]     Rocky Mount   [Map]    
Floyd   [Map]     Simpsons   [Map]    
Henry   [Map]     Stanleytown   [Map]    
Horse Pasture   [Map]     Terrys Fork   [Map]    
Laprades Mill   [Map]     Union Hall   [Map]    
Laurel Park   [Map]     Villa Heights   [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 Akers Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Franklin County.

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

Bassett   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Akers Cemetery
 
Ferrum   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Akers Cemetery
 
Floyd   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of the Akers Cemetery
 
Martinsville   [Map]
 - Located in Martinsville City
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Akers Cemetery
 
Rocky Mount   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Akers Cemetery
 
Stuart   [Map]
 - Located in Patrick County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Akers Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with 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 Akers Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Caswell County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Forsyth County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Guilford County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Lenoir County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Rockingham County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Stokes County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Surry County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Danville City:     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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Halifax County:     Cyndi's
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Martinsville City:     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Patrick County:     Cyndi's
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Pittsylvania County:     Cyndi's
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Radford City:     Cyndi's
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Roanoke City:     Cyndi's
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Salem City:     Cyndi's
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Wythe County:     Cyndi's
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Monroe County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 101 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Akers Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Akers Cemetery

Adkins - Stone Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Akers Cemetery

Angle Cemetery   [Map]

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Akers Cemetery

Bowles Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Akers Cemetery

Bowles - Shelton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Akers Cemetery

Boyd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Akers Cemetery

Brogan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

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

Burnett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Canton Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Akers Cemetery

Carn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Akers Cemetery

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Clearview Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

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

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Akers Cemetery

Dehart - Jones - Prillaman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Akers Cemetery

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Akers Cemetery

Feazell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Foster Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Akers Cemetery

Gardner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gardner - Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Goode Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Akers Cemetery

Gusler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hale Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hale Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hall Cemetery   [Map]

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

Helms - Dyer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Akers Cemetery

Hodges - Austin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Akers Cemetery

Hodges Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holly Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Akers Cemetery

Hurt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Akers Cemetery

Hurt - Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Akers Cemetery

Hurt - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ingram Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ingram Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Akers Cemetery

Jamison Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Akers Cemetery

Lipscomb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Akers Cemetery

Lipscomb - Thornton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Love Cemetery   [Map]

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

Love Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lovell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Akers Cemetery

Maple Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

McAlexander Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Akers Cemetery

McGhee Cemetery   [Map]

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

McGhee - Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

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

McGuire Cemetery   [Map]

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

Meadors - James Cemetery   [Map]

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

Meadors - Sloan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Akers Cemetery

Menefee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Akers Cemetery

Metz - Nunn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Akers Cemetery

Mill Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Cassell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mullins - East Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Akers Cemetery

Pearson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Peters Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Akers Cemetery

Prillaman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Prilliman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Akers Cemetery

Providence Cemetery   [Map]

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

Radley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Akers Cemetery

Rakes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ramsey - Stanley - King Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Akers Cemetery

Ratcliff - Whitlow - Young Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Akers Cemetery

Ray Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rock Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Akers Cemetery

Ross Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. James Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Akers Cemetery

Saunders Cemetery   [Map]

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

Scott Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Southampton County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Akers Cemetery

Sink Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Akers Cemetery

Sloan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Slone Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Akers Cemetery

Spencer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stanley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Akers Cemetery

Stanley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Akers Cemetery

Starkey - Barbour Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Akers Cemetery

Stone - Bondurant - Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Story Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Akers Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Akers Cemetery

Thornton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Town Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Akers Cemetery

Turner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Turner - Hickman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Akers Cemetery

Wade Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Akers Cemetery

Webb - Hale Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Akers Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Akers Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Willis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wray Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Akers Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Akers Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Akers Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

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

Young Cemetery   [Map]

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

Young Cemetery   [Map]

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

Young Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Akers 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 Akers Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1791209   (Name of Record: Akers Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 36.8806934     Lon: -80.011428   [Map]
Elev: 371         Map Name: Ferrum

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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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Akers Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8807, Longitude: -80.0114     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Akers Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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