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(Fauquier County, Virginia)


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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 Fauquier County. The county seat for Fauquier County is located in Warrenton.

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

Lat:   38.8346°   (38° 50' 4")

Lon:   -77.9164°   (-77° 54' 59")

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 Fauquier County.

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

Front Royal   [Map]
 - Located in Warren County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Gainesville   [Map]
 - Located in Prince William County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Middleburg   [Map]
 - Located in Loudoun County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Warrenton   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Washington   [Map]
 - Located in Rappahannock County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Carter Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Fauquier County.

Calvary Gospel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Cool Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Emmanuel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Hardscrabble Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Leeds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Orlean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Poorhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Rockland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Thumbn Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Carter Cemetery.

Amissville   [Map]Haymarket   [Map]Royal Village   [Map]
Belvoir   [Map]Jeffersonton   [Map]Viscose City   [Map]
Berrys   [Map]Markham   [Map]Warrenton   [Map]
Broad Run Village   [Map]Marshall   [Map]Washington   [Map]
Frogtown   [Map]Middleburg   [Map]Waterfall Village   [Map]
Front Royal   [Map]Petersburg   [Map]White Post   [Map]
Frytown   [Map]The Plains   [Map]White Pump   [Map]
Gainesville   [Map]Riverton   [Map]Zulla   [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 professional and volunteer 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 Fauquier County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Charles County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Frederick 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          
Washington County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Albemarle County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
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        
Fairfax County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Falls Church City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Frederick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fredericksburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
King George County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Loudoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Manassas City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Page 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    
Rockingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shenandoah 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    
Hampshire County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hardy County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Fauquier County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Virginia
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Fauquier 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 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 #1464477   (Name of Record: Carter Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fauquier
Lat: 38.8345584     Lon: -77.9163842   [Map]
Elev: 241         Map Name: Orlean

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Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Fauquier County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fauquier County: www.fauquiercounty.gov/

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: 38.8346, Longitude: -77.9164     [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 'straight-line' distance starting from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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