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Our GPS coordinates for the Baptist Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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.

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The Location of the Baptist Cemetery...

The Baptist 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 Baptist Cemetery

Lat:   36.7921°   (36° 47' 31")

Lon:   -81.7865°   (-81° 47' 11")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Baptist Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Baptist 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 Baptist Cemetery.

Abingdon   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Damascus   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Glade Spring   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Honaker   [Map]
 - Located in Russell County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Lebanon   [Map]
 - Located in Russell County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Richlands   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Saltville   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Baptist Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 71 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Baptist Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aistrop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Allison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Aspenvale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Astin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Beatie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Bishop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Broady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Browning Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Byars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Collie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Copenhaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Eastridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Elizabeth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Emory & Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Farris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Fullen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Gollehon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Gosby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Greever Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Grubb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Helton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Jamison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Kell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Ketchum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Mahanaim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
McAllister Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
McClure Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
McClure Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
McCready Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
McCreadys Gap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
McNew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Meek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Middle Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Minton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Neff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Old Glade Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Peak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Phipps Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Poore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Riverside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Rosedale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
St. James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Snead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Snodgrass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Sulphur Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Tumbling Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #52473<4>
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Washington Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Whitely Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Wilkinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Wolf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Baptist Cemetery
 
Worley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Baptist Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Baptist Cemetery.

Abingdon   [Map]Damascus   [Map]Mount Carmel   [Map]
Adwolf   [Map]Dye   [Map]Raven   [Map]
Allison Gap   [Map]Fleet   [Map]Richlands   [Map]
Atkins   [Map]Glade Spring   [Map]Rust Hollow   [Map]
Cardwell Town   [Map]Green Spring   [Map]Saltville   [Map]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]Honaker   [Map]Shingletown (TN)   [Map]
Chilhowie   [Map]Lebanon   [Map]Spring City   [Map]
Claypool Hill   [Map]Lowland   [Map]Sugar Grove   [Map]
Craigs Mill   [Map]Marion   [Map]Trout Dale   [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 begin with 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 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 Baptist Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alleghany County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ashe County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Avery County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caldwell County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mitchell County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Watauga County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wilkes County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carter County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hawkins County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sullivan County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Unicoi County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bristol City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Buchanan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dickenson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Galax City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Grayson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Smyth County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tazewell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wise County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Wythe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McDowell County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mercer County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wyoming County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     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 Baptist 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 Baptist Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1481448   (Name of Record: Baptist Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 36.7920581     Lon: -81.7865106   [Map]
Elev: 676         Map Name: Glade Spring

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7921, Longitude: -81.7865     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Baptist Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Baptist Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from . 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.

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<4>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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