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The location of Benton Cemetery









A visit to the Benton Cemetery ...

The location of the Benton Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 Benton Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<2> website: The Benton Cemetery (FAG ID #49400)

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 Benton Cemetery ...

The Benton Cemetery is located in Scott County.

The county seat for Scott County is located in Gate City. Gate City lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of the Benton Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   36.6370°   (36° 38' 13")

Lon:   -82.8593°   (-82° 51' 33")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Benton Cemetery.

Beartown (TN)   [Map]     Greenland (TN)   [Map]    
Big Stone Gap   [Map]     Holmes Mill (KY)   [Map]    
Block City (TN)   [Map]     Jonesville   [Map]    
Cherokee Village (TN)   [Map]     Keokee   [Map]    
Church Hill (TN)   [Map]     Morrison City (TN)   [Map]    
Clinchport   [Map]     Mount Carmel (TN)   [Map]    
Darnell Town   [Map]     Pennington Gap   [Map]    
Dryden   [Map]     Rogersville (TN)   [Map]    
Duffield   [Map]     Saint Charles   [Map]    
East Stone Gap   [Map]     Solitude (TN)   [Map]    
Fleenortown   [Map]     Stickleyville   [Map]    
Fort Blackmore   [Map]     Surgoinsville (TN)   [Map]    
Gate City   [Map]     Weber City   [Map]    
Green Village (TN)   [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 Benton Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Scott County.

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

Big Stone Gap   [Map]
 - Located in Wise County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Benton Cemetery
 
Clinchport   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Benton Cemetery
 
Gate City   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Benton Cemetery
 
Jonesville   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Benton Cemetery
 
Pennington Gap   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Benton Cemetery
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Benton 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 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 Benton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Scott County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search    

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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Scott County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Benton Cemetery (FAG ID #49400)
 
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 98 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Benton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ash Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Benton Cemetery

Barnett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Barnett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Benton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Benton Cemetery

Berry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Benton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2358117

Blalock Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bledsoe Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bledsoe Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bloomer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bostic Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bowlin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Benton Cemetery

Bowlin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Benton Cemetery

Burchette Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Benton Cemetery

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northeast (NNE) of the Benton Cemetery

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Benton Cemetery

Cattron Cemetery   [Map]

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

Clendenen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Deemie Tate Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Benton Cemetery

Duff Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

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

Duff Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

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

Dulaney Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Benton Cemetery

Eden Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hancock County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Benton Cemetery

Falin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Benton Cemetery

Fannin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

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

Fickle Cemetery   [Map]

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

Flag Pond Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Benton Cemetery

Fraley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Benton Cemetery

Fraley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Benton Cemetery

Franklin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Benton Cemetery

Fritz Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Benton Cemetery

Gilly - Wells Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Benton Cemetery

Glass Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

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

Gobble Cemetery   [Map]

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

Goode Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Benton Cemetery

Henry Bloomer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Benton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2361942

Heron Cemetery   [Map]

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

Horton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hancock County (TN)

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

Horton Cemetery   [Map]

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

James Oscar Burke Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2546384

Jennings Cemetery   [Map]

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

John Byrd McMillian Cemetery   [Map]

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2593928

Kane Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Benton Cemetery

Lawson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lewis Cemetery   [Map]

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

Maness - Ramey Cemetery   [Map]

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

McKinney Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Benton Cemetery

Miles Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Benton Cemetery

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

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

Necessary Cemetery   [Map]

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

Necessary Cemetery   [Map]

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

Nickels Cemetery   [Map]

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

Nickels Cemetery   [Map]

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

Patton McConnell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Benton Cemetery

Peters Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Benton Cemetery

Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Benton Cemetery

Pridemore Cemetery   [Map]

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

Purchase Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Benton Cemetery

Rasnic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

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

Rhoton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rhoton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rhoton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Robbins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Benton Cemetery

Robinette Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Benton Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51892

Robinette Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Benton Cemetery

Robinette Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Benton Cemetery

Rogers Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hancock County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Benton Cemetery

Roller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51922

Roller Cemetery   [Map]

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

Salling Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sloan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sloan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sloantown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Benton Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

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

Snap Cemetery (TN)   [Map]

Located in Hancock County (TN)

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Benton Cemetery

Speer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Benton Cemetery

Sproles Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Benton Cemetery

Steele Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Benton Cemetery

Sturgill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tomlinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Benton Cemetery

Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]

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

Venable Cemetery   [Map]

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

Warlf Cemetery   [Map]

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

Watson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Benton Cemetery

Whitteker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

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

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

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

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Benton Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Benton Cemetery

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Benton Cemetery

Willis Campbells Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lee County

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

Wininger Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #52717

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Benton Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1498030   (Name of Record: Benton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Scott
Lat: 36.6370388     Lon: -82.8593297   [Map]
Elev: 451         Map Name: Duffield

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #49400

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About Scott County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Scott County: www.scottcountyva.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>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.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Benton Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6370, Longitude: -82.8593     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Benton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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