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The location of Ball Cemetery









A visit to the Ball Cemetery ...

The location of the Ball 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 Ball Cemetery ...

The Ball Cemetery is located in Dickenson County.

The county seat for Dickenson County is located in Clintwood. Clintwood lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of the Ball Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   37.0673°   (37° 4' 2")

Lon:   -82.3115°   (-82° 18' 41")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Ball Cemetery.

Ashcamp (KY)   [Map]     Haysi   [Map]    
Burdine (KY)   [Map]     Hellier (KY)   [Map]    
Castlewood   [Map]     Herald   [Map]    
Cedarville (KY)   [Map]     Janey   [Map]    
Cleveland   [Map]     Lebanon   [Map]    
Clinchco   [Map]     Pound   [Map]    
Clintwood   [Map]     Royal City   [Map]    
Coeburn   [Map]     Russell   [Map]    
Darwin   [Map]     Saint Paul   [Map]    
Dungannon   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Dwina   [Map]     Vansant   [Map]    
Elkhorn City (KY)   [Map]     Virginia City   [Map]    
Grundy   [Map]     Wise   [Map]    
Hamilton town   [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 Ball Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Dickenson County.

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

Cleveland   [Map]
 - Located in Russell County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Clinchco   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Clintwood   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Coeburn   [Map]
 - Located in Wise County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Grundy   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Lebanon   [Map]
 - Located in Russell County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Saint Paul   [Map]
 - Located in Russell County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Ball Cemetery
 
Wise   [Map]
 - Located in Wise County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ball Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Ball Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Dickenson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barren County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Floyd County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harlan County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Knott County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Knox County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Letcher County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Magoffin County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Martin County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Perry County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Pike County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Ashe County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Carter County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Hancock County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Hawkins 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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Genealogy
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Washington County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Bristol City:     Cyndi's
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Buchanan County:     Cyndi's
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Grayson 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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Smyth 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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Logan County (WV):     Cyndi's
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McDowell County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Mingo County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Wyoming County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Dickenson 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 94 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Ball Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Arlington Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bise Cemetery   [Map]

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

Blair Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carigo Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wise County

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

Childress Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Ball Cemetery

Counts Cemetery   [Map]

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

Counts Cemetery   [Map]

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

Counts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Ball Cemetery

Duty View Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2267821<3>

Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Ball Cemetery

Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

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

Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wise County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Ball Cemetery

Farmer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Farmer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Grizzle Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hale Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hay Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hayes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wise County

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

Holbrook Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holbrook Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wise County

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

Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Keith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kiser Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kiser Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Ball Cemetery

Kiser Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kiser Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Ball Cemetery

Kiser Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Russell County

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

Kiser Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Russell County

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

Large Cemetery   [Map]

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

Long Cemetery   [Map]

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

Long Cemetery   [Map]

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

Long Cemetery   [Map]

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

McCoy Cemetery   [Map]

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

McCoy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Ball Cemetery

McCoy Cemetery   [Map]

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

McCoy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Ball Cemetery

McCoy Cemetery   [Map]

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

Meadows Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wise County

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

Moretz Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mullins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mullins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Ball Cemetery

Mullins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mullins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mullins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Neece Cemetery   [Map]

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

O'Quinn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Ball Cemetery

Phillips Cemetery   [Map]

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

Powers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Powers Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Ball Cemetery

Presley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rasnake Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Ball Cemetery

Rasnick Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rasnick Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Ball Cemetery

Rasnick Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Ball Cemetery

Riner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rose Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rose Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rose Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Ball Cemetery

Rugby Cemetery   [Map]

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

Salyer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Ball Cemetery

Salyers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Silcox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Ball Cemetery

Skeen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stallard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Ball Cemetery

Stanley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stanley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stanley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stephen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sutherland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Ball Cemetery

Sutherland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sutherland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sutherland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the Ball Cemetery

Sutherland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sutherland Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sutherland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Ball Cemetery

Three Forks Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wise County

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

Turner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Ball Cemetery

Turner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Turner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Viers Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wampler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wampler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Ball Cemetery

Wampler Cemetery   [Map]

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

Yates Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Ball 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 Ball Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1462726   (Name of Record: Ball Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Dickenson
Lat: 37.0673286     Lon: -82.3115325   [Map]
Elev: 720         Map Name: Nora

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Dickenson County: www.dickensonctyva.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.
<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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Ball Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0673, Longitude: -82.3115     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ball 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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