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The location of Harvey Cemetery









A visit to the Harvey Cemetery ...

The location of the Harvey 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 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)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> 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<3>
 
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 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Harvey Cemetery.

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

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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    

These pages are specific to Nelson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Alleghany County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amherst County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Appomattox County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Augusta County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bath County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bedford City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Bedford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Botetourt County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Campbell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
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

 
Fluvanna County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Halifax County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrisonburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Highland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lexington City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lynchburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Lynchburg County:          
Orange County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pittsylvania County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Prince Edward County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rockbridge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rockingham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Harvey Cemetery. The point we use 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).

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<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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