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(Nelson County, Virginia)


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Profile for the Harvey Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Harvey 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 Harvey Cemetery...

The Harvey Cemetery is located in Nelson County.

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

Lat:   37.7290°   (37° 43' 44")

Lon:   -79.0420°   (-79° 2' 31")

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

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

Amherst   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Glasgow   [Map]
 - Located in Rockbridge County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Greenville   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Lexington   [Map]
 - Located in Lexington City
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Lynchburg   [Map]
 - Located in Lynchburg City
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Lyndhurst   [Map]
 - Located in Augusta County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Waynesboro   [Map]
 - Located in Waynesboro City
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harvey Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Harvey Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harvey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #49378<4>
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Harvey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #49437
 
Camden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Cash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Fulcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Giles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Henley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Higginbotham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Jonesboro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Level Green Estate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Harvey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2196083
 
Loving Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Mays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Parr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Steele Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Amherst County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
White Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harvey Cemetery
 
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Harvey Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Harvey Cemetery.

Adial   [Map]Forks of Buffalo   [Map]Lyndhurst   [Map]
Afton   [Map]Glasgow   [Map]Madison Heights   [Map]
Amherst   [Map]Greenville   [Map]Marlbrook   [Map]
Axtell   [Map]Lavino Village   [Map]Sherando   [Map]
Beckham   [Map]Lexington   [Map]Spottswood   [Map]
Boonsboro   [Map]Lodebar   [Map]Stuarts Draft   [Map]
Buena Vista   [Map]Lowesville   [Map]Sweet Briar Station   [Map]
Durrett Town   [Map]Lynchburg   [Map]Waynesboro   [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 start with 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 Harvey Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Nelson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Alleghany County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Amherst County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Appomattox 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    
Bedford City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Botetourt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Buckingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Campbell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charlotte County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Charlottesville City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Cumberland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fluvanna County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Halifax 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    
Lynchburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Lynchburg County:              
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pittsylvania County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Prince Edward 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    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Staunton City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Waynesboro City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Waynesboro County:              

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Harvey 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 Harvey Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1483965   (Name of Record: Harvey Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Nelson
Lat: 37.7290286     Lon: -79.0419706   [Map]
Elev: 249         Map Name: Piney River

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Nelson County: www.nelsoncounty.com/

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: 37.7290, Longitude: -79.0420     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Harvey Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Harvey 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 that stretches 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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