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(Highland County, Virginia)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Fairview Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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.

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The Location of the Fairview Cemetery...

The Fairview Cemetery is located in Highland County. The county seat for Highland County is located in Monterey.

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

Lat:   38.3623°   (38° 21' 44")

Lon:   -79.7028°   (-79° 42' 10")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Fairview Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Fairview Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Highland County.

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

Franklin   [Map]
 - Located in Pendleton County (WV)
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Goshen   [Map]
 - Located in Rockbridge County
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Marlinton   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Monterey   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fairview Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 25 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Fairview Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arbovale Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Baxter Presbyterian Church Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Fairview Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2498003<4>
 
Bethel Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Big Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Blue Grass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Bussard Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Buzzard Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Buzzard Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Cleek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bath County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Dilly Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Doyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bath County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Goodsell Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Gragg Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Hilltop Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Keller Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Lightner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bath County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Lindsay Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Moore Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Mt. Hobart Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
St. Mark Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Shinaberry Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Stony Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Wanless Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Yeager Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in Pocahontas County (WV)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fairview Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Fairview Cemetery.

Bolar   [Map]Edray (WV)   [Map]Huntersville (WV)   [Map]
Buckeye (WV)   [Map]Frank (WV)   [Map]Huttonsville (WV)   [Map]
Cass (WV)   [Map]Franklin (WV)   [Map]Marlinton (WV)   [Map]
Circleville (WV)   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Mingo (WV)   [Map]
Craigsville   [Map]Green Bank (WV)   [Map]Monterey   [Map]
Durbin (WV)   [Map]Harper (WV)   [Map]Slaty Fork (WV)   [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 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 it should be mentioned 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 Fairview Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Highland County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany 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    
Botetourt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Covington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Harrisonburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Lexington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Nelson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockbridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Rockingham 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:              
Barbour County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenbrier County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pendleton County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pocahontas County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tucker County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upshur County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Highland 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 Fairview 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 Fairview Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1483329   (Name of Record: Fairview Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Highland
Lat: 38.3623433     Lon: -79.7028293   [Map]
Elev: 790         Map Name: Mustoe

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Highland County: www.highlandcova.org/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3623, Longitude: -79.7028     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Fairview Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Fairview Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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