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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 Washington County. The county seat for Washington County is located in Abingdon.

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

Lat:   36.6184°   (36° 37' 6")

Lon:   -81.9668°   (-81° 58' 0")

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 the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 68 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Brown Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Baugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Blevins Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Blevins Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Blevins Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Blevins Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Browns Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Clyce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Cole Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Cole Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Crosswhite Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Crosswhite Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Denton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Denton Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Denton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Gentry Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Gentry Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Gray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Green Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Grubb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Hagy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Hayter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Heaberlin Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Heaberlin Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
High Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 
High Point Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2477199<3>
 
Hotter Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Keller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Ketron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #50871
 
Knollkreg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Larmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
McQueen Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
McQueen Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Minton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Brown Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51207
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Neff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Pope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Potter Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Puckett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Ratcliff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Rogers Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Rogers Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Rush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Rush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Rust Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Rust Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Sauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Shutters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Sinking Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 
South Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Starke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Trivett Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Whiteaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Wood Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Wood Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Wyatt Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Wyatt Cemetery (TN)   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Yates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Brown Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Brown Cemetery.

Abingdon   [Map]     Glade Spring   [Map]    
Benhams   [Map]     Green Spring   [Map]    
Bristol   [Map]     Lowland   [Map]    
Bristol (TN)   [Map]     Mountain City (TN)   [Map]    
Buladeen (TN)   [Map]     Oak Grove   [Map]    
Cedar Grove (TN)   [Map]     Rust Hollow   [Map]    
Craigs Mill   [Map]     Shingletown (TN)   [Map]    
Damascus   [Map]     Three Springs   [Map]    
Fleet   [Map]     Virginia Heights   [Map]    
Forest Hills (TN)   [Map]     Walnut Hill (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 Brown Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washington County.

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

Abingdon   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Blountville   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Bluff City   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Bristol   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Damascus   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Glade Spring   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Lebanon   [Map]
 - Located in Russell County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Brown Cemetery
 
Mountain City   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County (TN)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Brown 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 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 Brown Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ashe County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Avery County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caldwell County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
McDowell County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mitchell County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
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Watauga County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkes County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Yancey County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Carter County (TN):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
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Greene County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Hawkins County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Johnson County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Sullivan County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Unicoi County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Washington County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Bland County:     Cyndi's
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Bristol City:     Cyndi's
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Buchanan County:     Cyndi's
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Dickenson County:     Cyndi's
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Grayson County:     Cyndi's
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Lancaster County:     Cyndi's
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Lee County:     Cyndi's
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Russell County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Smyth County:     Cyndi's
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Tazewell County:     Cyndi's
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Wise County:     Cyndi's
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Wythe County:     Cyndi's
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McDowell County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Washington 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 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 #1482028   (Name of Record: Brown Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 36.6184462     Lon: -81.9667906   [Map]
Elev: 554         Map Name: Shady Valley

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Washington County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.washcova.com/

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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Brown Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6184, Longitude: -81.9668     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Brown 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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