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The location of Hillcrest Cemetery









A visit to the Hillcrest Cemetery ...

The location of the Hillcrest 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 Hillcrest Cemetery ...

The Hillcrest Cemetery is located in Louisa County. The county seat for Louisa County is located in Louisa.

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

Lat:   38.0337°   (38° 2' 1")

Lon:   -78.0381°   (-78° 2' 17")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Hillcrest Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bowles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fluvanna County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Cooke Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2334123<4>
 
Grubbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Henson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fluvanna County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Maplewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51066
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Mt. Horeb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
North Pamunkey Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #51459
 
Oakland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Spring Grove Memorial Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2215662
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Woodbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Hillcrest Cemetery.

Advance Mills Village   [Map]     Locust Grove   [Map]    
Beaverdam   [Map]     Locust Grove   [Map]    
Belmont   [Map]     Louisa   [Map]    
Bumpass   [Map]     Meltons   [Map]    
Charlottesville   [Map]     Mineral   [Map]    
Columbia   [Map]     Monacan Town   [Map]    
Cuckoo   [Map]     Orange   [Map]    
Fork Union   [Map]     Rio   [Map]    
Gordonsville   [Map]     Rose Hill   [Map]    
Hollymead   [Map]     Shadwell   [Map]    
Jefferson Village   [Map]     True Blue   [Map]    
Kents Store   [Map]     Tylers   [Map]    
Lake Monticello   [Map]     Weber City   [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 Hillcrest Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Louisa County.

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

Charlottesville   [Map]
 - Located in Charlottesville City
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Columbia   [Map]
 - Located in Fluvanna County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Fork Union   [Map]
 - Located in Fluvanna County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Louisa   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Mineral   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Orange   [Map]
 - Located in Orange County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hillcrest 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 professional and volunteer 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 Hillcrest Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Louisa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Amelia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Augusta County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Caroline County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlottesville City:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Chesterfield County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Culpeper County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Cumberland County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Essex County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fauquier County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fluvanna County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fredericksburg City:     Cyndi's
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Goochland County:     Cyndi's
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Greene County:     Cyndi's
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Hanover County:     Cyndi's
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Henrico County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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King George County:     Cyndi's
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King William County:     Cyndi's
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Madison County:     Cyndi's
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Nelson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Orange County:     Cyndi's
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Page County:     Cyndi's
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Powhatan County:     Cyndi's
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Prince William County:     Cyndi's
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Richmond City:     Cyndi's
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Richmond County:     Cyndi's
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Rockingham County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Spotsylvania County:     Cyndi's
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Stafford County:     Cyndi's
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Waynesboro City:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Waynesboro County:          

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1468052   (Name of Record: Hillcrest Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Louisa
Lat: 38.0337502     Lon: -78.0380547   [Map]
Elev: 159         Map Name: Louisa

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Louisa County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Louisa County: www.louisacounty.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' 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 Hillcrest Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0337, Longitude: -78.0381     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Hillcrest Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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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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