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(Mecklenburg County, Virginia)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Buffalo 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 Buffalo Cemetery...

The Buffalo Cemetery is located in Mecklenburg County. The county seat for Mecklenburg County is located in Boydton.

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

Lat:   36.6274°   (36° 37' 38")

Lon:   -78.6467°   (-78° 38' 48")

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

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

Boydton   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the East (E) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Chase City   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Clarksville   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Halifax   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Henderson   [Map]
 - Located in Vance County (NC)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Manson   [Map]
 - Located in Warren County (NC)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Oxford   [Map]
 - Located in Granville County (NC)
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Roxboro   [Map]
 - Located in Person County (NC)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Scottsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Fluvanna County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
South Boston   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Stovall   [Map]
 - Located in Granville County (NC)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Buffalo Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Buffalo Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Aarons Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Blanks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Bluestone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Bowen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Buffalo Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Burwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Callahan Cemetery (NC)   [Map]
 - Located in Granville County (NC)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Dyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Elliott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Ephesus Untied Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Hayes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Hite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Hitesburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Ligon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Nelson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
North Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Oakhurst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Overbey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Puryear Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
St. Matthews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Skipwith Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Snead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
State Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
White Oak Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
White Oak Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Halifax County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Buffalo Cemetery
 
Williamson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Buffalo Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Buffalo Cemetery.

Aarons Creek   [Map]Dabney (NC)   [Map]Stovall (NC)   [Map]
Banister Town   [Map]Halifax   [Map]Townsville (NC)   [Map]
Boydton   [Map]Mill Village   [Map]Virgilina   [Map]
Bullock (NC)   [Map]Rose Hill (NC)   [Map]Westside Village   [Map]
Chase City   [Map]Scottsburg   [Map]Wilbourns (NC)   [Map]
Clarksville   [Map]South Boston   [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 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 Buffalo Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Mecklenburg County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Caswell County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Durham County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Granville County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Halifax County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nash County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Orange County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Person County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockingham County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vance County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wake County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Appomattox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Brunswick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Campbell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charlotte County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Cumberland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Danville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Halifax County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lunenburg County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nottoway County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pittsylvania County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prince Edward County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1500631   (Name of Record: Buffalo Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mecklenburg
Lat: 36.6273625     Lon: -78.6466695   [Map]
Elev: 112         Map Name: Buffalo Springs

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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: 36.6274, Longitude: -78.6467     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Buffalo Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Buffalo 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 that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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