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The location of Clifton Cemetery









A visit to the Clifton Cemetery ...

The location of the Clifton 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 Clifton Cemetery ...

The Clifton Cemetery is located in Fairfax County.

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

Lat:   38.7676°   (38° 46' 3")

Lon:   -77.3744°   (-77° 22' 27")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Clifton Cemetery.

Bataan Village   [Map]     London Towne   [Map]    
Bull Run   [Map]     Lorton   [Map]    
Burke   [Map]     Manassas Park   [Map]    
Centreville   [Map]     Manassas   [Map]    
Chantilly   [Map]     Mantua   [Map]    
Clifton   [Map]     Marumsco Village   [Map]    
Crestwood Village   [Map]     North Springfield   [Map]    
Dale City   [Map]     Oakton   [Map]    
Fairfax   [Map]     Occoquan   [Map]    
Hunts Village   [Map]     Random Hills   [Map]    
Iron Gate   [Map]     Sudley   [Map]    
Lake Ridge   [Map]     West Gate   [Map]    
Lee-Hi Village   [Map]     West Springfield   [Map]    
Loch Lomond   [Map]     Yorkshire Village   [Map]    
Locust Hill   [Map]     Yorkshire   [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 Clifton Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Fairfax County.

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

Centreville   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Clifton Cemetery
 
Fairfax   [Map]
 - Located in Fairfax City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Clifton Cemetery
 
Lorton   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Clifton Cemetery
 
Manassas   [Map]
 - Located in Manassas City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the West (W) of the Clifton Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 Clifton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Fairfax County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anne Arundel County (MD):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Fairfax County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Fairfax 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 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Clifton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ball Family Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince William County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Clifton Cemetery

Brentsville Public Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince William County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Clifton Cemetery

Buckhall Community Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince William County

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

Burke Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Clifton Cemetery

Calvary Memorial Gardens   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Clifton Cemetery

Cannon Branch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Manassas City

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Clifton Cemetery

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Clifton Cemetery

Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince William County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Clifton Cemetery

Fairfax City Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Fairfax City

A large cemetery that lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Clifton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #50180<3>

Fairfax Memorial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Clifton Cemetery

Flint Hill Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Clifton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #50257

Gooding Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Clifton Cemetery

Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince William County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Clifton Cemetery

Groveton Confederate Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince William County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Clifton Cemetery

Hedges Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince William County

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

Hixson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince William County

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

Jack & Lizzie Pearson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Clifton Cemetery

Lee Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Clifton Cemetery

Minnieville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince William County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Clifton Cemetery

Mt. Zoar Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Hope Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince William County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Clifton Cemetery

Pittsylvania Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince William County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Clifton Cemetery

Pleasant Valley Memorial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Clifton Cemetery

Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Manassas City

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Clifton Cemetery

Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince William County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Clifton Cemetery

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Clifton Cemetery

Sydenstricker Methodist Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Clifton Cemetery

Woodbine Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince William County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Clifton Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Clifton 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 Clifton Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1464986   (Name of Record: Clifton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fairfax
Lat: 38.7676144     Lon: -77.374431   [Map]
Elev: 110         Map Name: Fairfax

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fairfax County: www.co.fairfax.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.
<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 Clifton Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7676, Longitude: -77.3744     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Clifton 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.




 

 

 

 

 


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