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The location of Carter Cemetery









A visit to the Carter Cemetery ...

The location of the Carter 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 Carter Cemetery ...

The Carter Cemetery is located in Franklin County.

The county seat for Franklin County is located in Rocky Mount. Rocky Mount lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west of the Carter Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Carter Cemetery

Lat:   36.9718°   (36° 58' 18")

Lon:   -79.6653°   (-79° 39' 55")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Carter Cemetery.

Altavista   [Map]     Montgomery Village   [Map]    
Bassett   [Map]     North Shore   [Map]    
Boones Mill   [Map]     Oak Level   [Map]    
Chatham   [Map]     Penhook   [Map]    
Chatmoss   [Map]     Pittsville   [Map]    
Collinsville   [Map]     Radford   [Map]    
Ferrum   [Map]     Reed Creek Village   [Map]    
Garden City   [Map]     Rocky Mount   [Map]    
Gretna   [Map]     Stanleytown   [Map]    
Henry   [Map]     Transco Village   [Map]    
Hurt   [Map]     Union Hall   [Map]    
Laprades Mill   [Map]     Villa Heights   [Map]    
Laurel Park   [Map]     Westlake Corner   [Map]    
Lynch Station   [Map]     Whittles   [Map]    
Martinsville   [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 Carter Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Franklin County.

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

Altavista   [Map]
 - Located in Campbell County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Bassett   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Chatham   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Ferrum   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Gretna   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Hurt   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Martinsville   [Map]
 - Located in Martinsville City
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Rocky Mount   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Carter Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Caswell County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Giles County:     Cyndi's
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Lynchburg City:     Cyndi's
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Martinsville City:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 114 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Carter Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Carter Cemetery

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery

Allman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Allman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Carter Cemetery

Amos Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery

Amos - Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery

Arrington Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Arrington Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Ayers Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Belcher Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Carter Cemetery

Berger Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Carter Cemetery

Bernard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

Bernard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery

Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery

Board Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Bradner - Toller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the east (E) of the Carter Cemetery

Brooks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Brooks - Metts - Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Carter Cemetery

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery

Brown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery

Brown - Fuller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery

Brown - Kelly Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Burell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Carter Cemetery

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Carter Cemetery

Carter Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Pittsylvania County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery

Carter - Foster Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Carter Cemetery

Chitwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Cool Springs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery

Crafts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

Cundiff Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

David Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Carter Cemetery

David Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery

David Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

Dillon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Doss Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery

Dudley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Carter Cemetery

Dudley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Carter Cemetery

Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Ellis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

English Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Carter Cemetery

English Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Carter Cemetery

English - Tyree Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery

Ferguson - Edwards Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery

Fralin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery

Fralin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

Glade Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Carter Cemetery

Gregory Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery

Gregory Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery

Gregory Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Carter Cemetery

Hancock Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery

Hodges Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Hodges Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Holland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

Holland - Powell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

Holland - Tyree Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Housman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

Housman - Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Hundley - Beckner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery

Hunt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery

Hunt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery

Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery

Indian Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery

Jefferson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Carter Cemetery

Kesler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

King Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the east (E) of the Carter Cemetery

Kirk Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Carter Cemetery

Laprade Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery

Law Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery

Law Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery

Law Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery

Lumsden Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

Matley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery

Mattox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Maxey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery

Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery

Mt. Zion Burial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery

Muse Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery

Newbill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery

Old Bethel Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2406880<3>

Palmer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Carter Cemetery

Parker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery

Pelter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Perdue Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the north (N) of the Carter Cemetery

Perdue Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

Perdue Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Poindexter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Poindexter - Saunders Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery

Potter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Carter Cemetery

Preston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Rice Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Carter Cemetery

Robertson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2563771

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2406880

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2404037

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Carter Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2563853

Truevine Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery

Turner - Hutchenson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Carter Cemetery

Wilson - Cook Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery

Wright Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery

Young Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery

Zeigler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery

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

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 #1791511   (Name of Record: Carter Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 36.9718093     Lon: -79.6653075   [Map]
Elev: 300         Map Name: Penhook

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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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Carter Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9718, Longitude: -79.6653     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Carter Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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.
<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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