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Profile for the Arlington National Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Arlington National Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Arlington National Cemetery (FAG ID #49269)

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 Arlington National Cemetery...

The Arlington National Cemetery is located in Arlington County. The county seat for Arlington County is located in Arlington.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Arlington National Cemetery

Lat:   38.8787°   (38° 52' 43")

Lon:   -77.0691°   (-77° 4' 8")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Arlington National Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Arlington County.

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

Alexandria   [Map]
 - Located in Alexandria City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Arlington   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
McLean   [Map]
 - Located in Fairfax County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Arlington National Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 53 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Arlington National Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alexandria National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Alexandria City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Annandale United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fairfax County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Ball - Carlin Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Ball Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Basil Halls Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Berry - Whitehead Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Birch - Campbell Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Birch Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Birch - Payne Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
B'nai Israel Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Prince George's County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Calloway United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2439423
 
Cedar Hill Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Prince George's County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Columbia Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Corbett Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Deuterman Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Donaldson Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Donaldson Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Ft. Lincoln Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Prince George's County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #80969
 - Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties: MIHP ID #PG:68-15<3>
 
Galloway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fairfax County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Harrison Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Hebrew Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Prince George's County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Hicks Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Ivy Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Alexandria City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
King David Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Located in Fairfax County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Prince George's County (MD)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Little Falls Presbyterian Church   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2351652
 
Lomax Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Marcey Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Mills Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Minor Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Mt. Comfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fairfax County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51254
 
Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
National Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Fairfax County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Falls Church City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Oxon Hill Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Prince George's County (MD)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Pelham Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Phillips Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
St. Barnabus Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Prince George's County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
St. Charles School Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
St. Ignatius Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Prince George's County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
St. James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Falls Church City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51993
 
St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Alexandria City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #52015
 
St. Pauls Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Prince George's County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Second Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fairfax County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Shelley Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Shuters Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Alexandria City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Southern - Shreve Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Struder Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fairfax County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
The Falls Church Churchyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Falls Church City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Walker Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Washington National Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Prince George's County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Winslow - Whiting - Wilson Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arlington National Cemetery
 
Wunder Family Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arlington National Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 36 communities are within Less than 2 miles of the Arlington National Cemetery.

Alexandria   [Map]Colonial Village   [Map]McLean   [Map]
Arlington Village   [Map]Falls Church   [Map]Oakcrest   [Map]
Arlington   [Map]Forest Heights (MD)   [Map]Offutt Village   [Map]
Baileys Crossroads   [Map]Garden City   [Map]Oxon Hill (MD)   [Map]
Belle Haven   [Map]Hillcrest Heights (MD)   [Map]Penn Daw Village   [Map]
Brandon Village   [Map]Huntington   [Map]Riverwood   [Map]
Brookmont (MD)   [Map]Jefferson Village   [Map]Rose Hill   [Map]
Burgundy Village   [Map]Jefferson   [Map]Salona Village   [Map]
Cherrydale   [Map]Lake Barcroft   [Map]Seven Corners   [Map]
Chevy Chase Section Three (MD)   [Map]Lincolnia   [Map]Somerset (MD)   [Map]
Chevy Chase Village (MD)   [Map]Lyon Village   [Map]Warwick Village   [Map]
Chinquapin Village   [Map]Martin's Additions (MD)   [Map]West Falls Church   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 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 Arlington National Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Arlington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anne Arundel County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Baltimore City (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Baltimore County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calvert County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charles County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dorchester County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Frederick County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kent County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Prince George's County (MD):       Cyndi's List          
Queen Anne's County (MD):       Cyndi's List          
Saint Mary's County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talbot County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alexandria City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Caroline County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Culpeper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fairfax City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Fairfax County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Falls Church City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Fauquier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Fredericksburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
King George County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Loudoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Manassas City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Prince William County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Spotsylvania County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stafford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Westmoreland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Arlington County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Virginia
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     The Arlington National Cemetery (FAG ID #49269)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Arlington 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 Arlington National Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Arlington National Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Arlington National Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Arlington National Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1462551   (Name of Record: Arlington National Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Arlington
Lat: 38.8792787     Lon: -77.0735889   [Map]
Elev: 47         Map Name: Washington West

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #49269

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Arlington County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Arlington County: www.co.arlington.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from . 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 Arlington National Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8787, Longitude: -77.0691     [Map].

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<3>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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