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A visit to the Lewis Tunnel Cemetery ...

The location of the Lewis Tunnel 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. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Lewis Tunnel Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Lewis Tunnel Cemetery

The Lewis Tunnel Cemetery is located in Alleghany County<2>.

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

Lat:   37.7418°   (37° 44' 30")

Lon:   -80.2242°   (-80° 13' 27")

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

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Lewis Tunnel Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.

  • Anthony [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anthony
    • Anthony [Greenbrier County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anthony
  • Clendenenville [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenenville
    • Clendenenville [Greenbrier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenenville
  • Covington [Covington City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covington
    • Covington [Covington City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Covington have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<4>
  • Fairlea [Greenbrier County]
  • Continue List   (21 more) ...
    • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falling Spring
      • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falling Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falling Spring
    • Fort Spring [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Spring
      • Fort Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Spring
    • Frankford [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankford
      • Frankford [Greenbrier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankford
    • Frazier [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frazier
      • Frazier [Greenbrier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frazier
    • Greenwood [Bath County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Bath County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the northeast of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hillsdale [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsdale
      • Hillsdale [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsdale
    • Hollywood [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
      • Hollywood [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisburg
      • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<4>
    • Low Moor [Alleghany County]
    • Moss Run [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moss Run
      • Moss Run [Alleghany County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moss Run
    • Neola [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neola
      • Neola [Greenbrier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neola
    • New Castle [Craig County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Castle
      • New Castle [Craig County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<4>
    • Rich Patch [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Patch
      • Rich Patch [Alleghany County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Patch
    • Richlands [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richlands
      • Richlands [Greenbrier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richlands
    • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ronceverte
      • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,649 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<4>
    • Spring Creek [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Creek
      • Spring Creek [Greenbrier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Creek
    • Tuckahoe [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuckahoe
      • Tuckahoe [Greenbrier County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the west of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuckahoe
    • Union [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Monroe County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the southwest of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Unus [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unus
      • Unus [Greenbrier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unus
    • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Sulphur Springs
      • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,325 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sulphur Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Sulphur Springs<4>
    • Wild Meadow [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wild Meadow
      • Wild Meadow [Greenbrier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wild Meadow

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended 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 Lewis Tunnel Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Alleghany County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lewis Tunnel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Adwell Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
  • Bryan Cemetery [Craig County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bryan Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bryan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bryan Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryan Cemetery
  • Carter Cemetery [Alleghany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Carter Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Carter Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carter Cemetery
  • Catholic Cemetery [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Catholic Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Catholic Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Catholic Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catholic Cemetery
  • Continue List   (16 more) ...
    • Cedar Hill Cemetery [Covington City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cedar Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cedar Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Cedar Hill Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hill Cemetery
    • Dowdy Cemetery [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dowdy Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dowdy Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Dowdy Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dowdy Cemetery
    • Enon Baptist Church Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
    • Greenbrier Memorial Gardens [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Greenbrier Memorial Gardens lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbrier Memorial Gardens
    • Helmintoller Cemetery [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Helmintoller Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Helmintoller Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Helmintoller Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helmintoller Cemetery
    • Hoke Cemetery [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hoke Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hoke Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hoke Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoke Cemetery
    • Humphries Cemetery [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Humphries Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Humphries Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Humphries Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Humphries Cemetery
    • Morgan Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Morgan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Morgan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Morgan Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan Cemetery
    • Mountain View Cemetery [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mountain View Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mountain View Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mountain View Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View Cemetery
    • Old Stone Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Stone Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Stone Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Old Stone Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Stone Cemetery
    • Paxton Cemetery [Craig County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Paxton Cemetery
      • Paxton Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paxton Cemetery
    • Rosewood Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
    • Rowan Memorial Home Cemetery [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rowan Memorial Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rowan Memorial Home Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Rowan Memorial Home Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowan Memorial Home Cemetery
    • Ruble Cemetery [Craig County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ruble Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ruble Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ruble Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruble Cemetery
    • Salem Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Salem Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Salem Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Salem Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem Cemetery
    • Simmons Cemetery [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Simmons Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Simmons Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Simmons Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Lewis Tunnel Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simmons Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Lewis Tunnel Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1484788  (Lewis Tunnel Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1484788 has been archived by the USGS. It is no longer maintained by the USGS, nor can it be retrieved from their website.
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Alleghany
    • County: Alleghany         Elev: 644
    • Location given for GNIS #1484788 (Lewis Tunnel Cemetery)
    • Lat: 37.7417894           Lon: -80.2242333
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Alleghany County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Alleghany County: www.co.alleghany.va.us/

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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Alleghany, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Lewis Tunnel Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7418, Longitude: -80.2242       In this case, the coordinates for the Lewis Tunnel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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