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The location of Butts Cemetery









A visit to the Butts Cemetery ...

The location of the Butts 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 Butts Cemetery ...

The Butts Cemetery is located in Roanoke County.

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

Lat:   37.2885°   (37° 17' 18")

Lon:   -80.1300°   (-80° 7' 47")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 39 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Butts Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Beamer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Bellvue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Brilheart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Cain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Catawba Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Cedar Lawn Burial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Church Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Custer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Duckwiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Butts Cemetery
 
East Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Evergreen Burial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Butts Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #50174<3>
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Givens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Grave Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Hackett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
James E Day Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Jonathan Tosh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Kittinger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Loury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Memorial Bridge Park   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Moore - Bain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Muse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Peters Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Butts Cemetery
 
St. Andrews Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Sarver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Sarver Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Sherwood Burial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Butts Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #728583
 
Spessard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Williams Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Butts Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Butts Cemetery.

Abbott   [Map]     Montgomery Village   [Map]    
Apple Tree Village   [Map]     Mount Tabor Village   [Map]    
Bent Mountain   [Map]     New Castle   [Map]    
Blacksburg   [Map]     Old Farm Village   [Map]    
Boones Mill   [Map]     Raintree Village   [Map]    
Buena Vista   [Map]     Roanoke   [Map]    
Cave Spring   [Map]     Runaway Village   [Map]    
Cloverdale   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Daleville   [Map]     Shawsville   [Map]    
Garden City   [Map]     Simpsons   [Map]    
Hollins   [Map]     Sundance Village   [Map]    
Laymantown   [Map]     Sunset Village   [Map]    
McBryde Village   [Map]     Troutville   [Map]    
Merrimac   [Map]     Vinton   [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 Butts Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Roanoke County.

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

Blacksburg   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Butts Cemetery
 
New Castle   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Roanoke   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Salem   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Butts Cemetery
 
Vinton   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Butts 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 Butts Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Roanoke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amherst County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bedford City:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Bedford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Bland County:     Cyndi's
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Trails

 
Botetourt County:     Cyndi's
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Campbell County:     Cyndi's
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Carroll County:     Cyndi's
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Covington City:     Cyndi's
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Craig County:     Cyndi's
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Floyd County:     Cyndi's
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Giles County:     Cyndi's
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Lexington City:     Cyndi's
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Lynchburg City:     Cyndi's
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Lynchburg County:          
Martinsville City:     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Patrick County:     Cyndi's
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Pittsylvania County:     Cyndi's
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Pulaski County:     Cyndi's
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Radford City:     Cyndi's
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Roanoke City:     Cyndi's
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Rockbridge County:     Cyndi's
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Salem City:     Cyndi's
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Southampton County:     Cyndi's
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Wythe County:     Cyndi's
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Greenbrier County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Mercer County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Monroe County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Summers County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Roanoke 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 Butts 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 Butts Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1482189   (Name of Record: Butts Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Roanoke
Lat: 37.2884668     Lon: -80.1300419   [Map]
Elev: 385         Map Name: Glenvar

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Roanoke County: www.roanokecountyva.gov/

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 things 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 Butts Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2885, Longitude: -80.1300     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Butts 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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