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The location of Blalock Cemetery









A visit to the Blalock Cemetery ...

The location of the Blalock 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 Blalock Cemetery ...

The Blalock Cemetery is located in Scott County. The county seat for Scott County is located in Gate City.

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

Lat:   36.6018°   (36° 36' 6")

Lon:   -82.9427°   (-82° 56' 33")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 96 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Blalock Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Ash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Barrett Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Benton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #49400<3>
 
Benton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2358117
 
Bledsoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Bledsoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Bledsoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Bloomer Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Bloomer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Bowlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Bowlin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Cattron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Creatch Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Darnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Delp Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Fannin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Fannin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Flag Pond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Gilliam Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Gilly - Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Glass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Gonce Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Henry Bloomer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2361942
 
Heron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Hickam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Horn Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Horton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Hurd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
James Oscar Burke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2546384
 
Jayne Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2391193
 
Jennings Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Larmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Lawson Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Maness - Ramey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Marcum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Marshall Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
McKinney Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
McMillian Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
McPherson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Moneyhun Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Newberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Nickels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Osborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Osborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Parsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Patton McConnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Presley Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Pridemore Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Rasnic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Robbins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Robinette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Robinette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Robinette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51892
 
Robinette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Robinette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Robinette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Rogers Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Roller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51922
 
Roller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Salling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Shanks Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Size More Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Sizemore Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Sizemore Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Sloan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Snap Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Speer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Speer - Gilliam - Sloan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Steele Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Still Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Still Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Sword Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Wallen Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Whitteker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Willis Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Blalock Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Blalock Cemetery.

Baileyton (TN)   [Map]     Greenland (TN)   [Map]    
Beartown (TN)   [Map]     Holmes Mill (KY)   [Map]    
Big Stone Gap   [Map]     Jonesville   [Map]    
Block City (TN)   [Map]     Keokee   [Map]    
Cawood (KY)   [Map]     Morrison City (TN)   [Map]    
Church Hill (TN)   [Map]     Mount Carmel (TN)   [Map]    
Clinchport   [Map]     Pennington Gap   [Map]    
Cranks (KY)   [Map]     Rogersville (TN)   [Map]    
Darnell Town   [Map]     Saint Charles   [Map]    
Dizney (KY)   [Map]     Sneedville (TN)   [Map]    
Dryden   [Map]     Solitude (TN)   [Map]    
Duffield   [Map]     Strahl (TN)   [Map]    
Fleenortown   [Map]     Surgoinsville (TN)   [Map]    
Gate City   [Map]     Yount Town (TN)   [Map]    
Green Village (TN)   [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 Blalock Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Scott County.

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

Big Stone Gap   [Map]
 - Located in Wise County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Clinchport   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Gate City   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Jonesville   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Pennington Gap   [Map]
 - Located in Lee County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Located in Hawkins County (TN)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blalock Cemetery
 
Sneedville   [Map]
 - Located in Hancock County (TN)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blalock 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 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 Blalock Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Scott County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search    

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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Disaster Stories from Virginia

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Blalock 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 Blalock Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1463551   (Name of Record: Blalock Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Scott
Lat: 36.6017594     Lon: -82.9426651   [Map]
Elev: 402         Map Name: Looneys Gap

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Blalock Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6018, Longitude: -82.9427     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blalock 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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