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The location of Central Cemetery









A visit to the Central Cemetery ...

The location of the Central 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 Central Cemetery ...

The Central Cemetery is located in Chesterfield County.

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

Lat:   37.4688°   (37° 28' 7")

Lon:   -77.5953°   (-77° 35' 43")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Central Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Bethia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Brown Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Cheatham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Chesterfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Crump Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Dale Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Central Cemetery
 
Fuqua Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Gravel Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Richmond County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Hollywood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Richmond City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Central Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #50668<3>
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Huguenot Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Powhatan County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Maury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Richmond City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Central Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51085
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Richmond City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Mt. Giea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Mt. Hermon Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Central Cemetery
 
Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Richmond City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Old Tomahawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Providence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Riverview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Richmond City
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Central Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51878
 
St. James Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Goochland County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Central Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Goochland County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Tomahawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Trabur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Westhampton Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Henrico County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Central 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 Central Cemetery.

Bellwood   [Map]     Glen Allen   [Map]    
Bensley Village   [Map]     Heckler Village   [Map]    
Bensley   [Map]     Lakeside   [Map]    
Beulah Village   [Map]     Laurel Village   [Map]    
Bon Air   [Map]     Laurel   [Map]    
Chamberlayne   [Map]     Matoaca   [Map]    
Cherry Gardens   [Map]     Montrose Heights   [Map]    
Chester   [Map]     Montrose   [Map]    
Chesterfield Court House   [Map]     Richmond   [Map]    
Chesterfield Village   [Map]     Short Pump   [Map]    
Chippenham Village   [Map]     Tuckahoe Village   [Map]    
Dumbarton   [Map]     Tuckahoe   [Map]    
East Highland Park   [Map]     Walmsley Village   [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 Central Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Chesterfield County.

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

Chester   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Glen Allen   [Map]
 - Located in Henrico County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Richmond   [Map]
 - Located in Richmond City
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Central 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 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 - you should note 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 Central Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Chesterfield County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Amelia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Brunswick County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caroline County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Charles City County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dinwiddie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Essex County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fluvanna County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Goochland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greensville County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hanover County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henrico County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hopewell City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
James City County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
King and Queen County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
King William County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lunenburg County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
New Kent County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Nottoway County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Petersburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Powhatan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Prince Edward County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Prince George County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Richmond City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Richmond County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Southampton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Spotsylvania County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Surry County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Sussex County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Williamsburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Chesterfield 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 Central 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 Central Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1759923   (Name of Record: Central Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chesterfield
Lat: 37.4687594     Lon: -77.5952672   [Map]
Elev: 81         Map Name: Chesterfield

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Chesterfield County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chesterfield County: www.co.chesterfield.va.us/

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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Central Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4688, Longitude: -77.5953     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Central 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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