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The location of Astin Cemetery









A visit to the Astin Cemetery ...

The location of the Astin 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 Astin Cemetery ...

The Astin Cemetery is located in Washington County. The county seat for Washington County is located in Abingdon.

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

Lat:   36.7459°   (36° 44' 45")

Lon:   -81.8601°   (-81° 51' 36")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Astin Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Washington County.

Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Baugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Broady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Byars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Denton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Emory & Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Gosby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Grubb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Hagy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Hayter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
High Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Jamison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Keller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Ketchum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Knollkreg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Mahanaim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Astin Cemetery
 
McNew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Meek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Minton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Neff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Old Glade Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Roe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Rosedale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Sinking Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Snodgrass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Washington Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Wilkinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Wolf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Worley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Astin Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Astin Cemetery.

Abingdon   [Map]     Honaker   [Map]    
Adwolf   [Map]     Lebanon   [Map]    
Allison Gap   [Map]     Lowland   [Map]    
Cardwell Town   [Map]     Mountain City (TN)   [Map]    
Chilhowie   [Map]     Oak Grove   [Map]    
Craigs Mill   [Map]     Rust Hollow   [Map]    
Damascus   [Map]     Saltville   [Map]    
Fleet   [Map]     Shingletown (TN)   [Map]    
Forest Hills (TN)   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Glade Spring   [Map]     Virginia Heights   [Map]    
Green Spring   [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 Astin Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washington County.

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

Abingdon   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Cleveland   [Map]
 - Located in Russell County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Damascus   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Glade Spring   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Honaker   [Map]
 - Located in Russell County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Lebanon   [Map]
 - Located in Russell County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Mountain City   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County (TN)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Astin Cemetery
 
Saltville   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Astin 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 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 Astin Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Pike County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Alleghany County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ashe County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Avery County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caldwell County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mitchell County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Watauga County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkes County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Carter County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hawkins County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Johnson County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Sullivan County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Unicoi County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Washington County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Bland County:     Cyndi's
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Bristol City:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Buchanan County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Carroll County:     Cyndi's
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Dickenson County:     Cyndi's
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Grayson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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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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Wise 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 Washington 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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Astin 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 Astin Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1481352   (Name of Record: Astin Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 36.7459459     Lon: -81.8601241   [Map]
Elev: 641         Map Name: Damascus

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.washcova.com/

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 things 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 Astin Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7459, Longitude: -81.8601     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Astin Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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