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The location of Knob Cemetery









A visit to the Knob Cemetery ...

The location of the Knob 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 Knob Cemetery ...

The Knob Cemetery is located in Buchanan County. The county seat for Buchanan County is located in Grundy.

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

Lat:   37.2812°   (37° 16' 52")

Lon:   -81.7926°   (-81° 47' 33")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 63 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Knob Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Adams Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Altizer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Altizer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Atwell Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Buckeye Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Cantrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Cole Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Company Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Compton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Compton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Compton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Day Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Day Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Deskins Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Hagerman Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Horne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Horne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Horne Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Horne Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Kaiser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Keen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Keen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Keen Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Keen Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Lomax Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Puckett Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Riffe Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Roe Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Rose Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Sparks Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Sparks Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Stacy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Vance Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Vance Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Woods Cemetery (WV)   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Knob Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Knob Cemetery.

Abbs Valley   [Map]     Kimball (WV)   [Map]    
Bearwallow   [Map]     Pounding Mill   [Map]    
Big Sandy (WV)   [Map]     Raven   [Map]    
Bradshaw (WV)   [Map]     Richlands   [Map]    
Cedar Bluff   [Map]     Royal City   [Map]    
Claypool Hill   [Map]     Russell   [Map]    
Davy (WV)   [Map]     Tazewell   [Map]    
Dunford Village   [Map]     Thorpe (WV)   [Map]    
Dye   [Map]     Union City (WV)   [Map]    
Gary (WV)   [Map]     Vansant   [Map]    
Grundy   [Map]     War (WV)   [Map]    
Iaeger (WV)   [Map]     Welch (WV)   [Map]    
Janey   [Map]     Wyoming City (WV)   [Map]    
Kelsa   [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 Knob Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Buchanan County.

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

Grundy   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Iaeger   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Richlands   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Tazewell   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Knob Cemetery
 
War   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Knob Cemetery
 
Welch   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County (WV)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Knob 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 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 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 Knob Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Buchanan County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Floyd County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Letcher County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Martin County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Pike County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Ashe County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Johnson County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Sullivan County (TN):     Cyndi's
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Bland County:     Cyndi's
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Bristol City:     Cyndi's
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Dickenson County:     Cyndi's
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Giles County:     Cyndi's
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Grayson County:     Cyndi's
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Russell 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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Wythe County:     Cyndi's
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Boone County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Logan County (WV):     Cyndi's
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McDowell County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Mercer County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Mingo County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Raleigh County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Summers County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Wyoming County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1469071   (Name of Record: Knob Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Buchanan
Lat: 37.2812239     Lon: -81.7926131   [Map]
Elev: 900         Map Name: Bradshaw

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Buchanan County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Knob Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2812, Longitude: -81.7926     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Knob Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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