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(Roanoke County, Virginia)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Blue Ridge Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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.

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The Location of the Blue Ridge Cemetery...

The Blue Ridge Cemetery is located in Roanoke County.

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

Lat:   37.2646°   (37° 15' 52")

Lon:   -79.8584°   (-79° 51' 30")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Blue Ridge 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 Blue Ridge Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Roanoke County.

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

Bedford   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford City
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Fincastle   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Roanoke   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Rocky Mount   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Salem   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Vinton   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 57 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Blue Ridge Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Amos - Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Bandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Bandy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Barton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Basham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Beth Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Booth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Booth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Brown - Meador Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Calvert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Campbells Burial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Coopers Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Emanuel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Evergreen Burial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #50174<4>
 
Foutz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Garland - Ridgeway - Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Gearhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Hogan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Horn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Laymantown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
McKee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Meador Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Meadow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Memorial Bridge Park   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Miller Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Moorman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Mt. View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Neathawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Ninevah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Old Dominion Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Old Lick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Richard Carver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Ridgeway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Roanoke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Ruddell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
St. Clair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Springwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Tombstone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Waldron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery
 
White Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Blue Ridge Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Blue Ridge Cemetery.

Apple Tree Village   [Map]Daleville   [Map]Roanoke   [Map]
Blue Ridge   [Map]Garden City   [Map]Runaway Village   [Map]
Boones Mill   [Map]Hollins   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Buena Vista   [Map]Laymantown   [Map]Sunset Village   [Map]
Cave Spring   [Map]Montgomery Village   [Map]Troutville   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]Montvale   [Map]Vinton   [Map]

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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Blue Ridge Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Roanoke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Rockingham County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alleghany County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Amherst County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Appomattox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bath County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Botetourt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Campbell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Craig County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Danville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Halifax County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lexington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Lynchburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Lynchburg County:              
Martinsville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Patrick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pittsylvania County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pulaski County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Radford City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Roanoke City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Rockbridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Salem City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Southampton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenbrier County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Roanoke 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 Blue Ridge 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 Ridge Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1706587   (Name of Record: Blue Ridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Roanoke
Lat: 37.2645827     Lon: -79.8583699   [Map]
Elev: 352         Map Name: Stewartsville

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Roanoke County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Roanoke County: www.roanokecountyva.gov/

The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<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: 37.2646, Longitude: -79.8584     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blue Ridge Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Blue Ridge 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in . 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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<4>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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