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The location of Andover Cemetery









A visit to the Andover Cemetery ...

The location of the Andover 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 Andover Cemetery ...

The Andover Cemetery is located in Wise County.

The county seat for Wise County is located in Wise. Wise lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Andover Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.9204°   (36° 55' 13")

Lon:   -82.7910°   (-82° 47' 27")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Andover Cemetery.

Appalachia   [Map]     Kent Junction   [Map]    
Benham (KY)   [Map]     Keokee   [Map]    
Big Stone Gap   [Map]     Lano   [Map]    
Cumberland (KY)   [Map]     Linefork (KY)   [Map]    
Darnell Town   [Map]     Lynch (KY)   [Map]    
Dryden   [Map]     Mayking (KY)   [Map]    
Duffield   [Map]     Norton   [Map]    
East Stone Gap   [Map]     Oven Fork (KY)   [Map]    
Eolia (KY)   [Map]     Partridge (KY)   [Map]    
Ermine (KY)   [Map]     Uz (KY)   [Map]    
Gordon (KY)   [Map]     West Whitesburg (KY)   [Map]    
Hamilton town   [Map]     Whitesburg (KY)   [Map]    
Holmes Mill (KY)   [Map]     Wise   [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 Andover Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Wise County.

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

Appalachia   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Andover Cemetery
 
Big Stone Gap   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Andover Cemetery
 
Norton   [Map]
 - Located in Norton City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Andover Cemetery
 
Whitesburg   [Map]
 - Located in Letcher County (KY)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Andover Cemetery
 
Wise   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Andover 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 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 Andover Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Wise County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barren County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bell County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Breathitt County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Floyd County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Harlan County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Knott County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Knox County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Leslie County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Letcher County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Magoffin County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Perry County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Greene County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Sullivan County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Washington County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Bristol City:     Cyndi's
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Dickenson County:     Cyndi's
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Lancaster County:     Cyndi's
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Lee County:     Cyndi's
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Russell County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Wise 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 70 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Andover Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery (KY)   [Map]

Located in Barren County (KY)

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Barker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Barron Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Big Spring Cemetery   [Map]

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

Black Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

Boggs Cemetery (KY)   [Map]

Located in Letcher County (KY)

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Andover Cemetery

Canepatch Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carroll Cemetery   [Map]

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

Clarkston Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Coldiron Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Collier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Collier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

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

Collier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

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

Dickerson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Eden Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Egan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Exeter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fields Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Scott County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Andover Cemetery

Franklin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gardner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Andover Cemetery

Gardner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Andover Cemetery

Gibson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gilley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Andover Cemetery

Gilly Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Gilly Cemetery   [Map]

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

Glencoe Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #50367<3>

Greene Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Andover Cemetery

Hobbs Cemetery   [Map]

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

Huff Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Andover Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #50710

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Kilbourn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lane Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Andover Cemetery

Lawson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

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

Maggard Cemetery (KY)   [Map]

Located in Letcher County (KY)

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

Mariners Museum Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Andover Cemetery

Morris Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mullins Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Scott County

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

Napier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Oak View Cemetery   [Map]

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

Olinger Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Peterson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

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

Reasor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Reasor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Reasor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Rhoton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Andover Cemetery

Robinett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Robinette Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Andover Cemetery

Robinette Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Andover Cemetery

Scott Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Andover Cemetery

Skeen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Slemp Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Slemp Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Stidham Cemetery   [Map]

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

Strength Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Andover Cemetery

Sturgill Cemetery (KY)   [Map]

Located in Letcher County (KY)

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the Andover Cemetery

Tannery Cemetery   [Map]

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

Treadway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wade Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Wampler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Wampler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wells Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Wells Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Andover Cemetery

Whiteoak Gap Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Andover Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Andover Cemetery

Willis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Andover Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Andover 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 Andover Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1496584   (Name of Record: Andover Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wise
Lat: 36.920374     Lon: -82.7909942   [Map]
Elev: 526         Map Name: Appalachia

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wise County: www.wisecounty.org/

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.
<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 Andover Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9204, Longitude: -82.7910     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Andover 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.




 

 

 

 

 


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