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Profile for the Gibson Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Gibson 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Gibson Cemetery...

The Gibson Cemetery is located in Wise County. The county seat for Wise County is located in Wise.

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

Lat:   36.9551°   (36° 57' 18")

Lon:   -82.5540°   (-82° 33' 14")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Gibson 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 Gibson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Wise County.

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

Appalachia   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Big Stone Gap   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Clintwood   [Map]
 - Located in Dickenson County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Coeburn   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Jenkins   [Map]
 - Located in Letcher County (KY)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Norton   [Map]
 - Located in Norton City
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Saint Paul   [Map]
 - Located in Russell County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Wise   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gibson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 97 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Gibson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Addington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Addington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Barker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Bates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Beverly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Beverly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Beverly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Bevins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Bevins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Black Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Bondtown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Bruce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Callaham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Culbertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Dale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Darter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Dingus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Easterling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dickenson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Funk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Gardner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Gardner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Gouge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Greene Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Hawthorne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Hillman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Jessee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Kilgore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Kise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Kiser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Laney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Laurel Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Mariners Museum Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Nash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Osborn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Page Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Parsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Perry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Powers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Powers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Powers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Ramey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Ring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Robinette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Round Top Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Screech Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Sexton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Sexton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Sexton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Sexton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Sexton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Skeen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Stallard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Stapleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Steel Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Strength Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Tacoma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Vaughan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Wheatley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Wheatley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Whiteoak Gap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Gibson Cemetery
 
Wise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gibson 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 Gibson Cemetery.

Appalachia   [Map]Dwina   [Map]Lano   [Map]
Big Stone Gap   [Map]East Stone Gap   [Map]Mayking (KY)   [Map]
Burdine (KY)   [Map]Eolia (KY)   [Map]Nickelsville   [Map]
Castlewood   [Map]Fort Blackmore   [Map]Norton   [Map]
Clintwood   [Map]Hamilton town   [Map]Oven Fork (KY)   [Map]
Coeburn   [Map]Herald   [Map]Pound   [Map]
Darwin   [Map]Jenkins (KY)   [Map]Saint Paul   [Map]
Dungannon   [Map]Kent Junction   [Map]Virginia City   [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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Gibson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Wise County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barren County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Breathitt County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harlan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Knott County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Knox County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Leslie County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Letcher County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Magoffin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carter County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hawkins County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sullivan County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Unicoi County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bristol City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Buchanan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dickenson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lancaster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Smyth County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tazewell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McDowell County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Wise 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 Gibson 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 Gibson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1483614   (Name of Record: Gibson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wise
Lat: 36.9551014     Lon: -82.5540436   [Map]
Elev: 806         Map Name: Wise

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Virginia

About Wise County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wise County: www.wisecounty.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: 36.9551, Longitude: -82.5540     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gibson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Gibson 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in . 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.

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