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(Pittsylvania County, Virginia)


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The location of Berry Hill Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Berry Hill Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Berry Hill 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Berry Hill Cemetery...

The Berry Hill Cemetery is located in Pittsylvania County. The county seat for Pittsylvania County is located in Chatham.

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

Lat:   36.5457°   (36° 32' 44")

Lon:   -79.6209°   (-79° 37' 15")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Berry Hill 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 Berry Hill Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Pittsylvania County.

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

Danville   [Map]
 - Located in Danville City
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Martinsville   [Map]
 - Located in Martinsville City
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Reidsville   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Sandy Level   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Stoneville   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Yanceyville   [Map]
 - Located in Caswell County (NC)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Berry Hill Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Berry Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethlehem Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Blue Creek Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Dan View Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Danville Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Located in Danville City
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Happy Home Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Hickory Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Lawson Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Mayfield Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Lenoir County (NC)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Meadow View United Methodist Church Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Moss Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Hermon Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Mullins - Stacy Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Overlook Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Ruffin Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Ruffin - Stacey Baptist Church Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Scearce Gammon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Slaydon Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Rockingham County (NC)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Soyar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Starling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Berry Hill Cemetery
 
Stokesland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Danville City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Berry Hill Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Berry Hill Cemetery.

Beaver Park   [Map]Laurel Park   [Map]Reidsville (NC)   [Map]
Belmont (NC)   [Map]Lawsonville (NC)   [Map]Ridgeway   [Map]
Bethel (NC)   [Map]Martinsville   [Map]Ruffin (NC)   [Map]
Chatmoss   [Map]Meadow Summit (NC)   [Map]Sandy Level   [Map]
College Village (NC)   [Map]Norwood (NC)   [Map]Shiloh (NC)   [Map]
Danville   [Map]Pelham (NC)   [Map]Stoneville (NC)   [Map]
Eden (NC)   [Map]Providence (NC)   [Map]Wentworth (NC)   [Map]
Fairview (NC)   [Map]Providence (NC)   [Map]Whitetown (NC)   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Berry Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Pittsylvania County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alamance County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caswell County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Davidson County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Durham County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forsyth County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Granville County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guilford County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lenoir County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Orange County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Person County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockingham County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stokes County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Surry County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Campbell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Danville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Halifax County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martinsville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Mecklenburg County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Patrick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roanoke City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Roanoke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Southampton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Pittsylvania County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Virginia
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Pittsylvania 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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Berry Hill 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 Berry Hill Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1498452   (Name of Record: Berry Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pittsylvania
Lat: 36.545694     Lon: -79.6208636   [Map]
Elev: 164         Map Name: Brosville

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The Communities of Virginia

About Pittsylvania County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pittsylvania County: www.pittgov.org/

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: 36.5457, Longitude: -79.6209     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Berry Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Berry Hill 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 starting from . 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.

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