Big Valley Cemetery
(Highland County, Virginia)
The location of Big Valley Cemetery
The Location of the Big Valley Cemetery...
The Big Valley Cemetery is located in Highland County. The county seat for Highland County is located in Monterey.
Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Big Valley Cemetery
Lat: 38.2485° (38° 14' 54")
Lon: -79.6498° (-79° 38' 59")
Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Big Valley 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 Big Valley Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Highland County.
More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Big Valley Cemetery.
|Goshen [Map] |
| - || Located in Rockbridge County |
| - || Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Big Valley Cemetery |
|Marlinton [Map] |
| - || Located in Pocahontas County (WV) |
| - || Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) of the Big Valley Cemetery |
|Monterey [Map] |
| - || Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Big Valley Cemetery |
List of the closest cemeteries ...
We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Big Valley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.
Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Highland County.
For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.
List of neighboring communities ...
The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Big Valley Cemetery.
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 - 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 Big Valley Cemetery:
For pages that are specific to Virginia:
These pages are specific to Highland County:
Genealogy information for nearby counties:
Cemetery Information and Directories for 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.
Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Big Valley 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 Big Valley Cemetery.
Referenced GNIS Record ...
GNIS ID #1481796 (Name of Record: Big Valley Cemetery)
Lat: 38.2484575 Lon: -79.6497706 [Map]
Elev: 813 Map Name: Burnsville
|<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: 38.2485, Longitude: -79.6498 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for the Big Valley Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).|
Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Big Valley 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 '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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