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(Alleghany County, Virginia)


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Profile for the Carter Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Carter 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 Carter Cemetery...

The Carter Cemetery is located in Alleghany County.

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

Lat:   37.6665°   (37° 39' 59")

Lon:   -80.2120°   (-80° 12' 43")

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

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

Alderson   [Map]
 - Located in Greenbrier County (WV)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Clifton Forge   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Covington City
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Fincastle   [Map]
 - Located in Botetourt County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Lewisburg   [Map]
 - Located in Greenbrier County (WV)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
New Castle   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Ronceverte   [Map]
 - Located in Greenbrier County (WV)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Union   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County (WV)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]
 - Located in Greenbrier County (WV)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Carter Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bostic Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County (WV)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Bryan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Catholic Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County (WV)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Crawford Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Dowdy Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Lewis Tunnel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Mountain View Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Nutter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Paxton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Rowan Memorial Home Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County (WV)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Ruble Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Carter Cemetery.

Abbott   [Map]Fincastle   [Map]Richlands (WV)   [Map]
Alderson (WV)   [Map]Fort Spring (WV)   [Map]Ronceverte (WV)   [Map]
Anthony (WV)   [Map]Frankford (WV)   [Map]Salisbury   [Map]
Clendenenville (WV)   [Map]Frazier (WV)   [Map]Selma   [Map]
Clifton Forge   [Map]Hollywood (WV)   [Map]Union (WV)   [Map]
Covington   [Map]Lewisburg (WV)   [Map]Unus (WV)   [Map]
Fairlea (WV)   [Map]Low Moor   [Map]White Sulphur Springs (WV)   [Map]
Falling Spring (WV)   [Map]New Castle   [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 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 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 Carter Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Alleghany County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Amherst County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bath County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Botetourt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Covington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Craig County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Highland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lexington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
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    
Roanoke City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Roanoke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockbridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Salem City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Fayette County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenbrier County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mercer County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pocahontas 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    
Webster County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Alleghany 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 Carter 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 Carter Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1484356   (Name of Record: Carter Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Alleghany
Lat: 37.6665133     Lon: -80.2120059   [Map]
Elev: 671         Map Name: Alleghany

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Alleghany County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Alleghany County: www.co.alleghany.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: 37.6665, Longitude: -80.2120     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Carter Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Carter 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 'point-to-point' distance 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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