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(Tazewell County, Virginia)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Burkes Garden Central 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 Burkes Garden Central Cemetery...

The Burkes Garden Central Cemetery is located in Tazewell County. The county seat for Tazewell County is located in Tazewell.

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

Lat:   37.0923°   (37° 5' 32")

Lon:   -81.3354°   (-81° 20' 7")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Burkes Garden Central 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 Burkes Garden Central 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 Burkes Garden Central Cemetery.

Bluefield   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (WV)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Rural Retreat   [Map]
 - Located in Wythe County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Tazewell   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Wytheville   [Map]
 - Located in Wythe County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 44 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Burkes Garden Central 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
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Billips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Bowen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Crabtree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Crabtree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Earls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Floglesong Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wythe County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Grandview Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Harmon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Harmon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Herts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Hezekiah Harman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2295721<4>
 
Houndshell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Ireson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Mathena Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
McDowell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
McMullen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Morton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Peery Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Red Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Sharon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Shewey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Sinkford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Stevens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Tilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Valley Vista Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Wagner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Wallace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Watts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery
 
Witten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery.

Abbs Valley   [Map]Coopers (WV)   [Map]Montcalm (WV)   [Map]
Anawalt (WV)   [Map]Dunford Village   [Map]Mount Carmel   [Map]
Atkins   [Map]Edison (WV)   [Map]Pocahontas   [Map]
Bluefield (WV)   [Map]Elkhorn (WV)   [Map]Rural Retreat   [Map]
Bluefield   [Map]Johnston Town (WV)   [Map]Tazewell   [Map]
Boissevain   [Map]Little Town   [Map]Thorpe (WV)   [Map]
Bramwell (WV)   [Map]Marion   [Map]Wytheville   [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 Burkes Garden Central Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Tazewell County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alleghany County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ashe County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Surry County (NC):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sullivan County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buchanan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dickenson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Galax City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Giles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grayson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery 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    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smyth County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wythe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
McDowell County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mercer County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summers County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wyoming County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Burkes Garden Central 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 Burkes Garden Central Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1497609   (Name of Record: Burkes Garden Central Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tazewell
Lat: 37.0923392     Lon: -81.335381   [Map]
Elev: 951         Map Name: Garden Mountain

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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: 37.0923, Longitude: -81.3354     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Burkes Garden Central Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Burkes Garden Central 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 starts 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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<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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