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(Rockingham County, Virginia)


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Profile for the Central Cemetery ...

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 five sections:

The Location of the Central Cemetery...

The Central Cemetery is located in Rockingham County. The county seat for Rockingham County is located in Harrisonburg.

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

Lat:   38.2952°   (38° 17' 42")

Lon:   -78.8130°   (-78° 48' 46")

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 Rockingham County.

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

Bridgewater   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the Northwest (NW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Crozet   [Map]
 - Located in Albemarle County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Elkton   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Grottoes   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Harrisonburg   [Map]
 - Located in Harrisonburg City
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Mount Crawford   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Located in Waynesboro City
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Central Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Central Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Armentrout Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Central Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<2>
 
Byerly Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Cash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Click Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Central Cemetery
 
Crawford Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Cross Keys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Edgewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Friedens UCC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Lynnwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Mace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Melanchthon Lutheran Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Central Cemetery
 
Mill Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Central Cemetery
 
Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Brethren Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Church Of The Brethren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Mountain Grove Community Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Central Cemetery
 
Naked Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Central Cemetery
 
New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Central Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Old Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Old Forge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Peaked Mountain Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Central Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Pirkey Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Pleasant Valley Church Of The Brethren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Central Cemetery
 
St. Jacob's Spader Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Sellers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Central Cemetery
 
Shady Grove United Brethren Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Whitesels United Brethren Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Central Cemetery
 
Whitmer Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Central Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Zane Showker Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Central Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Central Cemetery.

Berrytown   [Map]Elkton   [Map]Massanutten   [Map]
Boonesville   [Map]Fishersville   [Map]Mount Crawford   [Map]
Bridgewater   [Map]Foothill Village   [Map]North River   [Map]
Coakley Town   [Map]Grottoes   [Map]Ottobine   [Map]
Crimora   [Map]Harrisonburg   [Map]Shenandoah   [Map]
Crozet   [Map]Hinton   [Map]Verona   [Map]
Dayton   [Map]Keezletown   [Map]Waynesboro   [Map]
Dooms   [Map]Linville   [Map]Weyers Cave   [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 like to 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 - 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     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Rockingham County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Amherst County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Augusta County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bath County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buckingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charlottesville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Culpeper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fluvanna County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Goochland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrisonburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Highland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lexington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Louisa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nelson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Page County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockbridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Shenandoah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Staunton City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Waynesboro City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Waynesboro County:              
Hardy County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mineral County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pendleton County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2952, Longitude: -78.8130     [Map].

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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