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The location of Bethel Cemetery









A visit to the Bethel Cemetery ...

The location of the Bethel 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 Bethel Cemetery ...

The Bethel Cemetery is located in Loudoun County. The county seat for Loudoun County is located in Leesburg.

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

Lat:   39.2070°   (39° 12' 25")

Lon:   -77.5583°   (-77° 33' 29")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Bethel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

AME Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Balls Bluff National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #49334<3>
 
Catoctin Free Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Faith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Furnace Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Harmony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Hillsboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #164671
 
Hillsboro United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Koontz Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County (MD)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Lovettsville Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Monocacy Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties: MIHP ID #M: 17-1-1<4>
 
Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Old Lovettsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Old Lutheran Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County (MD)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Old St. James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Old Stone Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Park Heights Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County (MD)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Rehobeth United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #227351
 
St. James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
St. Paul AME Church Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County (MD)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Springwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #52491
 
Waterford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Yingling Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County (MD)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bethel Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bethel Cemetery.

Adamstown Village (MD)   [Map]     Jefferson (MD)   [Map]    
Adamstown (MD)   [Map]     Knoxville (MD)   [Map]    
Ashburn   [Map]     Lansdowne   [Map]    
Barnesville (MD)   [Map]     Leesburg   [Map]    
Beallsville (MD)   [Map]     Lovettsville   [Map]    
Belmont   [Map]     Lucketts   [Map]    
Bolington   [Map]     Manor Village (MD)   [Map]    
Boss Arnold Village (MD)   [Map]     Point-of-Rocks (MD)   [Map]    
Brunswick (MD)   [Map]     Poolesville (MD)   [Map]    
Buckeystown (MD)   [Map]     Potomac Village (MD)   [Map]    
Dickerson (MD)   [Map]     Purcellville   [Map]    
Hamilton   [Map]     Rosemont (MD)   [Map]    
Hillsboro   [Map]     Tuscarora (MD)   [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 Bethel Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Loudoun County.

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

Brunswick   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County (MD)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Hamilton   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Leesburg   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Bethel Cemetery
 
Purcellville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethel 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 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 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 Bethel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Loudoun County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anne Arundel County (MD):     Cyndi's
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Morgan County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1749482   (Name of Record: Bethel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Loudoun
Lat: 39.2070478     Lon: -77.5583223   [Map]
Elev: 146         Map Name: Waterford

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Loudoun County: www.co.loudoun.va.us/

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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 Bethel Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2070, Longitude: -77.5583     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bethel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<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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<4>The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) has created and maintains a database of historic properties that is called MIHP (for the Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties). More information about the MHT and MIHP can be found on their website: mht.maryland.gov.

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