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The location of Browns Chapel Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Browns Chapel Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Browns Chapel 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Browns Chapel Cemetery...

The Browns Chapel Cemetery is located in Fairfax County.

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

Lat:   38.9707°   (38° 58' 14")

Lon:   -77.3111°   (-77° 18' 39")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Browns Chapel 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 Browns Chapel Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Fairfax County.

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

Cabin John   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County (MD)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the East (E) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Fairfax   [Map]
 - Located in Fairfax City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Herndon   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
McLean   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Reston   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Sterling   [Map]
 - Located in Loudoun County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Vienna   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Browns Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Andrew Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Arnon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Flint Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Forestville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Frying Pan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Moorefield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Old Sterling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Loudoun County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
St. Gabriel Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County (MD)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Smiths Chapel Methodist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery
 
Sterling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Loudoun County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Browns Chapel Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Browns Chapel Cemetery.

Cabin John (MD)   [Map]McLean   [Map]Reston   [Map]
Chantilly   [Map]Merrifield   [Map]Salona Village   [Map]
Countryside   [Map]North Potomac (MD)   [Map]Shouse Village   [Map]
Dunn Loring   [Map]Oak Grove   [Map]Sterling   [Map]
Fairfax   [Map]Oakton   [Map]Sugarland Run   [Map]
Great Falls   [Map]Offutt Village   [Map]Travilah (MD)   [Map]
Herndon   [Map]Pimmit Hills   [Map]Tysons Corner   [Map]
Idylwood   [Map]Potomac (MD)   [Map]Vienna   [Map]
Mantua   [Map]Random Hills   [Map]West Falls Church   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 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 Browns Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Fairfax County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anne Arundel County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Baltimore City (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Baltimore County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calvert County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charles County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Frederick County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Prince George's County (MD):       Cyndi's List          
Saint Mary's County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alexandria City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Arlington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Culpeper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fairfax City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Falls Church City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Fauquier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Frederick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fredericksburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
King George County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Loudoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Manassas City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prince William County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rappahannock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Spotsylvania County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stafford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Winchester City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Berkeley County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Browns Chapel 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 Browns Chapel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1463920   (Name of Record: Browns Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fairfax
Lat: 38.9706658     Lon: -77.3110947   [Map]
Elev: 101         Map Name: Vienna

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The Communities of Virginia

About Fairfax County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fairfax County: www.co.fairfax.va.us/

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: 38.9707, Longitude: -77.3111     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Browns Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Browns Chapel 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' distance starting in . 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.

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