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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 Scott County. The county seat for Scott County is located in Gate City.

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

Lat:   36.6934°   (36° 41' 36")

Lon:   -82.7296°   (-82° 43' 46")

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 the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 130 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 Scott County.

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Boatright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Bostic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Bowen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Bowen - Peterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Bowen - Shephard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Bray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Burchette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Calhoun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2453380<3>
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Clendenen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Cowden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Cox Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Davidson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Deemie Tate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Dillon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Dishner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Dulaney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Durham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Eden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Egan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Ervin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Falin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Fickle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Fields Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Fields Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Floyd Frazier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Fraley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Fraley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
France Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Gobble Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Goode Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Hammonds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Hensley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Horton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Kane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Kern Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Kilgore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Larkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Larkin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
McDavid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
McKinney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
McNew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Minton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Mitchell Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Morrison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51235
 
Necessary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Necessary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Nickels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Pannell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Peterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Peterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Pierson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Pridemore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Purchase Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Qualls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Quillin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Ramey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Rhoton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Rhoton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Rhoton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Rhoton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Richmond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Salling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Shelton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Shepard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Sloan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Sloan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Sloantown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Speers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Spivey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Sproles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Starnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Starnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Starnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Starnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Starnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Stewarts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Sturgill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Tomlinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Tomlinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Tredway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Venable Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Walling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Warlf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
West End Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2313889
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Wininger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Wininger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #52717
 
Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Wood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Carter Cemetery.

Appalachia   [Map]     Fort Blackmore   [Map]    
Beartown (TN)   [Map]     Gate City   [Map]    
Big Stone Gap   [Map]     Green Village (TN)   [Map]    
Block City (TN)   [Map]     Greenland (TN)   [Map]    
Bloomingdale (TN)   [Map]     Hiltons   [Map]    
Borden Village (TN)   [Map]     Kent Junction   [Map]    
Cherokee Village (TN)   [Map]     Keokee   [Map]    
Church Hill (TN)   [Map]     Kingsport (TN)   [Map]    
Clinchport   [Map]     Lano   [Map]    
Darnell Town   [Map]     Morrison City (TN)   [Map]    
Dryden   [Map]     Mount Carmel (TN)   [Map]    
Duffield   [Map]     Solitude (TN)   [Map]    
East Stone Gap   [Map]     Weber City   [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 Scott County.

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

Appalachia   [Map]
 - Located in Wise County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Big Stone Gap   [Map]
 - Located in Wise County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Clinchport   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Gate City   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Carter Cemetery
 
Kingsport   [Map]
 - Located in Sullivan County (TN)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Carter Cemetery

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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 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    

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Cyndi's List     Family Search    

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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Scott 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 #1482341   (Name of Record: Carter Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Scott
Lat: 36.6934308     Lon: -82.7296044   [Map]
Elev: 508         Map Name: Clinchport

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Scott County: www.scottcountyva.com/

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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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: 36.6934, Longitude: -82.7296     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Carter 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. 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 gone without an obvious trace.

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