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The location of Bivins Cemetery









A visit to the Bivins Cemetery ...

The location of the Bivins 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 Bivins Cemetery ...

The Bivins Cemetery is located in Bland County.

. Bland lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Bivins Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   37.2557°   (37° 15' 20")

Lon:   -81.0209°   (-81° 1' 15")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bivins Cemetery.

Athens (WV)   [Map]     Matoaka (WV)   [Map]    
Ballard (WV)   [Map]     Max Meadows   [Map]    
Bluefield (WV)   [Map]     Montcalm (WV)   [Map]    
Bluefield   [Map]     Narrows   [Map]    
Bluff City   [Map]     Oakvale (WV)   [Map]    
Boissevain   [Map]     Pearisburg   [Map]    
Bramwell (WV)   [Map]     Peterstown (WV)   [Map]    
Coopers (WV)   [Map]     Pocahontas   [Map]    
Edison (WV)   [Map]     Princeton (WV)   [Map]    
Glen Lyn   [Map]     Pulaski   [Map]    
Hilton Village   [Map]     Rich Creek   [Map]    
Johnston Town (WV)   [Map]     Weyanoke (WV)   [Map]    
Little Town   [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 Bivins Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Bland County.

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

Bluefield   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (WV)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Bivins Cemetery
 
Matoaka   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (WV)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bivins Cemetery
 
Pearisburg   [Map]
 - Located in Giles County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bivins Cemetery
 
Princeton   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (WV)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bivins Cemetery
 
Pulaski   [Map]
 - Located in Pulaski County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bivins 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 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 it should be mentioned 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 Bivins Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Bland County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Surry County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Buchanan County:     Cyndi's
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Carroll County:     Cyndi's
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Craig County:     Cyndi's
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Floyd County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Galax City:     Cyndi's
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Giles County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Grayson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Patrick County:     Cyndi's
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Pulaski County:     Cyndi's
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Radford City:     Cyndi's
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Roanoke County:     Cyndi's
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Russell County:     Cyndi's
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Smyth County:     Cyndi's
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Tazewell County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Wythe County:     Cyndi's
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Boone County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Fayette County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Greenbrier County (WV):     Cyndi's
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McDowell County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Mercer County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Monroe County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Raleigh County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Summers County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Wyoming County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 64 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Bivins Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Atkins Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Bailey Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Bailey Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Beamer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Giles County

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

Belcher Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Bivins Cemetery

Belcher Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Bivins Cemetery

Belcher Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Bowling Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Bratton Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Bivins Cemetery

Bray Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Brown Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Brown Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Carper Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Cassidy Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Comfort Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cooper Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Crawford Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Elmore Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Gibson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hales Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Giles County

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

Hall Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Harry Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Hartwell Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Harvey Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Hill Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Bivins Cemetery

Hogan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Bivins Cemetery

Honaker Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Hop Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Hypes Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Bivins Cemetery

Lincoln Park Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Bivins Cemetery

McCue Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Bivins Cemetery

Miller Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Mills Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Monte Vista Park (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Bivins Cemetery

Mt. Horeb Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Neal Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Bivins Cemetery

Neal Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Oakvale Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Oney Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Bivins Cemetery

Parmer Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Pruett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Bivins Cemetery

Reed Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Reynolds Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Roach Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Bivins Cemetery

Scott Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Bivins Cemetery

Shields Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shumate Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Stinson Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Bivins Cemetery

Stowers Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Bivins Cemetery

Stowers Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Bivins Cemetery

Sword Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tiller Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Tuggle Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tynes & Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Underwood Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Wagner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Walters Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Wells Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

White Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

White Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Wilson Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Wimmer Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Winfrey Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

Winfrey Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (WV)

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Bivins 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 Bivins Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1481818   (Name of Record: Bivins Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Bland
Lat: 37.2556748     Lon: -81.0209192   [Map]
Elev: 584         Map Name: Princeton

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Bland County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bland County: www.bland.org/

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>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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Bivins Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2557, Longitude: -81.0209     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bivins Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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