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The location of Brown Cemetery









A visit to the Brown Cemetery ...

The location of the Brown 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 Brown Cemetery ...

The Brown Cemetery is located in Tazewell County.

The county seat for Tazewell County is located in Tazewell. Tazewell lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west of the Brown Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   37.1218°   (37° 7' 18")

Lon:   -81.2937°   (-81° 17' 37")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Brown Cemetery.

Abbs Valley   [Map]     Little Town   [Map]    
Anawalt (WV)   [Map]     Matoaka (WV)   [Map]    
Atkins   [Map]     Max Meadows   [Map]    
Bluefield (WV)   [Map]     Montcalm (WV)   [Map]    
Bluefield   [Map]     Mount Carmel   [Map]    
Boissevain   [Map]     Northfork (WV)   [Map]    
Bramwell (WV)   [Map]     Pocahontas   [Map]    
Coopers (WV)   [Map]     Princeton (WV)   [Map]    
Dunford Village   [Map]     Rural Retreat   [Map]    
Edison (WV)   [Map]     Tazewell   [Map]    
Elkhorn (WV)   [Map]     Thorpe (WV)   [Map]    
Gary (WV)   [Map]     Weyanoke (WV)   [Map]    
Johnston Town (WV)   [Map]     Wytheville   [Map]    
Keystone (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 Brown Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Tazewell County.

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

Bluefield   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (WV)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Keystone   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Matoaka   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (WV)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Princeton   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (WV)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Rural Retreat   [Map]
 - Located in Wythe County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Tazewell   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Wytheville   [Map]
 - Located in Wythe County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 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 Brown Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tazewell County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Pike County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Alleghany County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ashe County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Surry County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Sullivan County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Bland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Buchanan County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Craig County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Dickenson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Floyd County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Galax City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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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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Family
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Genealogy
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Pulaski County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Radford City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Russell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Smyth County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wythe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Boone County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Logan County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
McDowell County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mercer County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mingo County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Raleigh County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Summers County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wyoming County (WV):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Tazewell County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Tazewell 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 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Brown Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bland County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery

Billips Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery

Burkes Garden Central Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery

Crabtree Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bland County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery

Earls Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Brown Cemetery

French Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery

Grandview Memory Gardens   [Map]

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

Green Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Brown Cemetery

Harmon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery

Harmon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Herts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Brown Cemetery

Houndshell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bland County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery

Ireson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery

Maple Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Brown Cemetery

Mathena Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery

McDowell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery

McMullen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery

Mullin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the Brown Cemetery

Newberry Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bland County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Brown Cemetery

Red Oak Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bland County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Brown Cemetery

Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bland County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Brown Cemetery

St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Brown Cemetery

Sanders Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery

Sharon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bland County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery

Shewey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bland County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery

Stevens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Brown Cemetery

Temple Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Bland County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Brown Cemetery

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Brown Cemetery

Valley Vista Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wagner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery

Wallace Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery

Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery

Witten Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Brown Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Brown 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 Brown Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1482031   (Name of Record: Brown Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tazewell
Lat: 37.121784     Lon: -81.2937121   [Map]
Elev: 960         Map Name: Garden Mountain

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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' 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 Brown Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1218, Longitude: -81.2937     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Brown Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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