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The location of Bethlehem Cemetery









A visit to the Bethlehem Cemetery ...

The location of the Bethlehem 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 Bethlehem Cemetery ...

The Bethlehem Cemetery is located in Cumberland County.

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

Lat:   37.5299°   (37° 31' 47")

Lon:   -78.1989°   (-78° 11' 56")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Bethlehem Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Cumberland County.

Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Hendricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Meador Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Thomas Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Axtell   [Map]     Goochland   [Map]    
Beaumont   [Map]     Hampden - Sydney   [Map]    
Blake Village   [Map]     Kents Store   [Map]    
Burkeville   [Map]     Lake Monticello   [Map]    
Columbia   [Map]     Lakeside Village   [Map]    
Cotton Town   [Map]     Porters   [Map]    
Crewe   [Map]     Scottsville   [Map]    
Dillwyn   [Map]     Trents Mill   [Map]    
Farmville   [Map]     Weber City   [Map]    
Fork Union   [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 Bethlehem Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Cumberland County.

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

Burkeville   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Columbia   [Map]
 - Located in Fluvanna County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Crewe   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Dillwyn   [Map]
 - Located in Buckingham County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Farmville   [Map]
 - Located in Prince Edward County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Fork Union   [Map]
 - Located in Fluvanna County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Goochland   [Map]
 - Located in Goochland County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Hampden - Sydney   [Map]
 - Located in Prince Edward County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bethlehem Cemetery
 
Scottsville   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bethlehem 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 helpful 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 Bethlehem Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cumberland County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amelia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amherst County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Appomattox County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Brunswick County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Campbell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Caroline County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlotte County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlottesville City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Chesterfield County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dinwiddie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fluvanna County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Goochland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hanover County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henrico County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lunenburg County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lynchburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Mecklenburg County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Nelson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Nottoway County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Orange County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Petersburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Powhatan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Prince Edward County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Richmond City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Richmond County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Spotsylvania County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1494095   (Name of Record: Bethlehem Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cumberland
Lat: 37.5298719     Lon: -78.1988864   [Map]
Elev: 135         Map Name: Whiteville

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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 obstructions 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 Bethlehem Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5299, Longitude: -78.1989     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bethlehem Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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