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The location of Atkins Cemetery









A visit to the Atkins Cemetery ...

The location of the Atkins 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 Atkins Cemetery ...

The Atkins Cemetery is located in Smyth County.

The county seat for Smyth County is located in Marion. Marion lies just to the west southwest of the Atkins Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.8726°   (36° 52' 21")

Lon:   -81.3946°   (-81° 23' 40")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Atkins 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]<2> of the Atkins Cemetery.

Adwolf   [Map]     Little Town   [Map]    
Allison Gap   [Map]     Marion   [Map]    
Atkins   [Map]     Mount Carmel   [Map]    
Cardwell Town   [Map]     Mouth-of-Wilson   [Map]    
Chilhowie   [Map]     Piney Creek (NC)   [Map]    
Claypool Hill   [Map]     Pounding Mill   [Map]    
Dunford Village   [Map]     Rural Retreat   [Map]    
Fleet   [Map]     Saltville   [Map]    
Glade Spring   [Map]     Sugar Grove   [Map]    
Grassy Creek (NC)   [Map]     Tazewell   [Map]    
Independence   [Map]     Trout Dale   [Map]    
Ivanhoe   [Map]     Wytheville   [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 Atkins Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Smyth County.

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

Fries   [Map]
 - Located in Grayson County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Atkins Cemetery
 
Glade Spring   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Atkins Cemetery
 
Independence   [Map]
 - Located in Grayson County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Atkins Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Atkins Cemetery
 
Rural Retreat   [Map]
 - Located in Wythe County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Atkins Cemetery
 
Saltville   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of the Atkins Cemetery
 
Tazewell   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Atkins Cemetery
 
Wytheville   [Map]
 - Located in Wythe County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Atkins 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 helpful 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 Atkins Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Smyth County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ashe County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Surry County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Watauga County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Wilkes 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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Grayson County:     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Patrick County:     Cyndi's
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Pulaski County:     Cyndi's
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Radford City:     Cyndi's
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Russell County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Tazewell County:     Cyndi's
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Washington 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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Raleigh County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Wyoming County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Smyth County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Smyth 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 48 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Atkins Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wythe County

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

Carrico Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Atkins Cemetery

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cregger Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cress Cemetery   [Map]

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

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Atkins Cemetery

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fairview Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wythe County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1990501<3>

Floglesong Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wythe County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Atkins Cemetery

Goodman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Goodpasture Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Atkins Cemetery

Harmon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hays Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Atkins Cemetery

Hubble Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hutton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hutton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Keesling Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kimberling Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wythe County

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

Kirk Cemetery   [Map]

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

Marchant Cemetery   [Map]

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

McGhee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morgan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wythe County

A large cemetery that lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Atkins Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51344

Murpheyville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wythe County

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

Nelson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Overbay Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pierce Cemetery   [Map]

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

Porter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Atkins Cemetery

Pugh Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ridgelawn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Atkins Cemetery

Rose Lawn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rosewood Memorial Park   [Map]

Located in Wythe County

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

Round Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Atkins Cemetery

Scott Cemetery   [Map]

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

Scott Cemetery   [Map]

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

Slemp Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Atkins Cemetery

SW Virginia Mental Health Institute Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sprinkle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Atkins Cemetery

Steffey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Steffy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wythe County

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

Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wythe County

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

Tilson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wassum Cemetery   [Map]

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

Young Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Atkins Cemetery

Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Atkins 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 Atkins Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1481354   (Name of Record: Atkins Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Smyth
Lat: 36.8726174     Lon: -81.3945522   [Map]
Elev: 734         Map Name: Atkins

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Smyth County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Smyth County: www.smythcounty.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' (or point-to-point) distance. 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 Atkins Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8726, Longitude: -81.3946     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Atkins 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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