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A visit to the Howard Cemetery ...

The location of the Howard 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 Howard Cemetery ...

The Howard Cemetery is located in Russell County.

The county seat for Russell County is located in Lebanon. Lebanon lies just to the southwest of the Howard Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Howard Cemetery

Lat:   36.9879°   (36° 59' 16")

Lon:   -81.9682°   (-81° 58' 5")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Howard Cemetery.

Allison Gap   [Map]     Janey   [Map]    
Cardwell Town   [Map]     Lebanon   [Map]    
Castlewood   [Map]     Lowland   [Map]    
Cedar Bluff   [Map]     Pounding Mill   [Map]    
Claypool Hill   [Map]     Raven   [Map]    
Cleveland   [Map]     Richlands   [Map]    
Dye   [Map]     Russell   [Map]    
Fleet   [Map]     Saltville   [Map]    
Glade Spring   [Map]     Spring City   [Map]    
Honaker   [Map]     Vansant   [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 Howard Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Russell County.

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

Abingdon   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the South (S) of the Howard Cemetery
 
Cleveland   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Howard Cemetery
 
Glade Spring   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) of the Howard Cemetery
 
Honaker   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the North (N) of the Howard Cemetery
 
Lebanon   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) of the Howard Cemetery
 
Richlands   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) of the Howard Cemetery
 
Saint Paul   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Howard Cemetery
 
Saltville   [Map]
 - Located in Smyth County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Howard Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 - 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 Howard Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Russell County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Floyd County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Letcher County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Ashe County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Carter County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Lancaster County:     Cyndi's
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Lee County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Smyth County:     Cyndi's
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Tazewell County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Wise County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 92 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Howard Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Barnett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Howard Cemetery

Baylor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Howard Cemetery

Bays Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Howard Cemetery

Boyd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Howard Cemetery

Browning Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Browning Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Howard Cemetery

Buckles Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Burk Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Howard Cemetery

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Buchanan County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Howard Cemetery

Claypool Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Howard Cemetery

Combs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Howard Cemetery

Combs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Howard Cemetery

Combs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Howard Cemetery

Compton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Buchanan County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Howard Cemetery

Cook Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Howard Cemetery

Cook Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Howard Cemetery

Counts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Howard Cemetery

Crabtree Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Howard Cemetery

Deniston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Howard Cemetery

Dye Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Elliott Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Howard Cemetery

Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Fields Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Howard Cemetery

Fife Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Howard Cemetery

Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Howard Cemetery

Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Howard Cemetery

Fogleman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Howard Cemetery

Fuller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Howard Cemetery

Fuller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Howard Cemetery

Garrett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Gilmer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Howard Cemetery

Hankins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Howard Cemetery

Harris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Howard Cemetery

Hart Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Howard Cemetery

Helton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Hendricks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Hess Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Howard Cemetery

Hess Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the south (S) of the Howard Cemetery

Hess Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the south (S) of the Howard Cemetery

Howard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Howard Cemetery

Howard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Howard Cemetery

Hughes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Howard Cemetery

Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Howard Cemetery

Jessee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Howard Cemetery

Jessee Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Buchanan County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Howard Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Howard Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Howard Cemetery

Kendrick Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Howard Cemetery

Lynch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Howard Cemetery

McFarlane Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Howard Cemetery

McGlothlin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Howard Cemetery

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Howard Cemetery

Munsey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Mutter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Howard Cemetery

Mutter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Howard Cemetery

Nash Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Pauper Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Payne Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Howard Cemetery

Powers Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Price Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Howard Cemetery

Rasnake Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Howard Cemetery

Rasnake Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Howard Cemetery

Ratcliff Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Howard Cemetery

Ray Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Richardson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north northeast (NNE) of the Howard Cemetery

Settle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Howard Cemetery

Shoemaker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Buchanan County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Howard Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Howard Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Howard Cemetery

Smith Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Howard Cemetery

Snead Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Howard Cemetery

Stinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Howard Cemetery

Street Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Howard Cemetery

Sutherland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Howard Cemetery

Sykes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Howard Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Howard Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Howard Cemetery

Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Howard Cemetery

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Howard Cemetery

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Howard Cemetery

Vencill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Howard Cemetery

White Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east (E) of the Howard Cemetery

Whitt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Howard Cemetery

Wilson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Howard Cemetery

Yates Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Howard Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Howard 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 Howard Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1484250   (Name of Record: Howard Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Russell
Lat: 36.9878887     Lon: -81.9681807   [Map]
Elev: 598         Map Name: Elk Garden

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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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Howard Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9879, Longitude: -81.9682     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Howard Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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