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The location of Blue Grass Cemetery









A visit to the Blue Grass Cemetery ...

The location of the Blue Grass 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 Blue Grass Cemetery ...

The Blue Grass Cemetery is located in Highland County.

The county seat for Highland County is located in Monterey. Monterey lies just to the south southwest of the Blue Grass Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   38.5015°   (38° 30' 5")

Lon:   -79.5509°   (-79° 33' 3")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Blue Grass Cemetery.

Beverly (WV)   [Map]     Harman (WV)   [Map]    
Bolar   [Map]     Harper (WV)   [Map]    
Briery Branch   [Map]     Huttonsville (WV)   [Map]    
Brushy Run (WV)   [Map]     Mill Creek (WV)   [Map]    
Cass (WV)   [Map]     Mingo (WV)   [Map]    
Circleville (WV)   [Map]     Monterey   [Map]    
Durbin (WV)   [Map]     Onego (WV)   [Map]    
Frank (WV)   [Map]     Ottobine   [Map]    
Franklin (WV)   [Map]     Stokesville   [Map]    
Green Bank (WV)   [Map]     Thornwood (WV)   [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 Blue Grass 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 Blue Grass Cemetery.

Beverly   [Map]
 - Located in Randolph County (WV)
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blue Grass Cemetery
 
Franklin   [Map]
 - Located in Pendleton County (WV)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Blue Grass Cemetery
 
Monterey   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Blue Grass 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 - 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 Blue Grass Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Highland County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Augusta County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bath County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrisonburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Lexington City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Nelson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Page County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rockbridge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rockingham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shenandoah County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Staunton City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Waynesboro City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Waynesboro County:          
Barbour County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greenbrier County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hardy County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mineral County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pendleton County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pocahontas County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Preston County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Randolph County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tucker County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Upshur County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Highland 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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Blue Grass Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arbovale Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Pocahontas County (WV)

The cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Blue Grass Cemetery

Bethel Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Pocahontas County (WV)

The cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the west (W) of the Blue Grass Cemetery

Burns Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Pendleton County (WV)

The cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Blue Grass Cemetery

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Blue Grass Cemetery

Goodsell Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Pocahontas County (WV)

The cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Blue Grass Cemetery

Griffin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Blue Grass Cemetery

Hauchen Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Pocahontas County (WV)

The cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Blue Grass Cemetery

Keller Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Pocahontas County (WV)

The cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Blue Grass Cemetery

Mt. Hobart Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Pocahontas County (WV)

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west (W) of the Blue Grass Cemetery

St. Mark Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Pocahontas County (WV)

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Blue Grass Cemetery

Simmons Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Pendleton County (WV)

The cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Blue Grass Cemetery

Totten Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Pendleton County (WV)

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Blue Grass Cemetery

Yeager Cemetery (WV)   [Map]

Located in Pocahontas County (WV)

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Blue Grass Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Blue Grass 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 Blue Grass Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1481853   (Name of Record: Blue Grass Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Highland
Lat: 38.5015077     Lon: -79.5508813   [Map]
Elev: 783         Map Name: Snowy Mountain

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Highland County: www.highlandcova.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 '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 Blue Grass Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5015, Longitude: -79.5509     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blue Grass Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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