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(Botetourt County, Virginia)


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The location of McKalester Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the McKalester Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the McKalester Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 McKalester Cemetery...

The McKalester Cemetery is located in Botetourt County. The county seat for Botetourt County is located in Fincastle.

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

Lat:   37.6215°   (37° 37' 17")

Lon:   -79.9598°   (-79° 57' 35")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the McKalester Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the McKalester Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Botetourt County.

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

Buchanan   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
Clifton Forge   [Map]
 - Located in Alleghany County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Covington City
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
Fincastle   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
New Castle   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
Roanoke   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
Salem   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
Vinton   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
White Sulphur Springs   [Map]
 - Located in Greenbrier County (WV)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McKalester Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 10 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the McKalester Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
Deisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
Hooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Alleghany County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
Humphries Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Alleghany County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
King Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
McCartney Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Craig County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Alleghany County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the McKalester Cemetery
 
Tucker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the McKalester Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the McKalester Cemetery.

Abbott   [Map]Covington   [Map]Montvale   [Map]
Apple Tree Village   [Map]Daleville   [Map]New Castle   [Map]
Blue Ridge   [Map]Fincastle   [Map]Runaway Village   [Map]
Buchanan   [Map]Hollins   [Map]Salisbury   [Map]
Carloover   [Map]Iron Gate   [Map]Selma   [Map]
Clifton Forge   [Map]Laymantown   [Map]Troutville   [Map]
Cloverdale   [Map]Low Moor   [Map] 

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 McKalester Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Botetourt County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Amherst County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Augusta County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bath County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Bedford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Campbell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Covington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Craig County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Highland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lexington City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Lynchburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Lynchburg County:              
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nelson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pulaski County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Radford City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Roanoke City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Roanoke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockbridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Salem City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Fayette County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenbrier County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pocahontas County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summers County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

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 McKalester 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 McKalester Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1485307   (Name of Record: McKalester Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Botetourt
Lat: 37.6215172     Lon: -79.9597719   [Map]
Elev: 336         Map Name: Oriskany

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Virginia

About Botetourt County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Botetourt County: www.co.botetourt.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6215, Longitude: -79.9598     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the McKalester Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for McKalester Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in . 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.

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