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A visit to the Oakhurst Cemetery ...

The location of the Oakhurst 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 Oakhurst Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Oakhurst Cemetery

The Oakhurst Cemetery is located in Mecklenburg County<2>.

The county seat for Mecklenburg County is located in Boydton. Boydton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east northeast of the Oakhurst Cemetery .

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

Lat:   36.6190°   (36° 37' 8")

Lon:   -78.5772°   (-78° 34' 37")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Oakhurst 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 first visit 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 websites are open to everyone.

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Oakhurst Cemetery.

  • Aarons Creek [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aarons Creek
    • Aarons Creek [Halifax County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Oakhurst Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aarons Creek
  • Boydton [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boydton
    • Boydton [Mecklenburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Oakhurst Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boydton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boydton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boydton<4>
  • Bullock [Granville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullock
    • Bullock [Granville County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Oakhurst Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullock have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bullock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bullock<4>
  • Chase City [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chase City
    • Chase City [Mecklenburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Oakhurst Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chase City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chase City<4>
  • Continue List   (14 more) ...
    • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
      • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the east of Oakhurst Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<4>
    • Clover [Halifax County]
    • Finchley [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Finchley
      • Finchley [Mecklenburg County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Oakhurst Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Finchley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Finchley
    • Henrico [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henrico
      • Henrico [Mecklenburg County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the southwest of Oakhurst Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henrico
    • Jeffress [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeffress
      • Jeffress [Mecklenburg County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Oakhurst Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeffress
    • Mill Village [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Village
      • Mill Village [Mecklenburg County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the east of Oakhurst Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village
    • Omega [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Omega
      • Omega [Halifax County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Oakhurst Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Omega
    • Rose Hill [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Warren County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Oakhurst Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsburg
      • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Oakhurst Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsburg<4>
    • Shiny Rock [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiny Rock
      • Shiny Rock [Mecklenburg County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Oakhurst Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiny Rock
    • Stovall [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stovall
      • Stovall [Granville County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Oakhurst Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stovall have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stovall
    • Townsville [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Townsville
      • Townsville [Granville County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Oakhurst Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Townsville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Townsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Townsville<4>
    • Virgilina [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virgilina
      • Virgilina [Halifax County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Oakhurst Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virgilina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virgilina<4>
    • Wilbourns [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilbourns
      • Wilbourns [Granville County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Oakhurst Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilbourns

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 Oakhurst Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mecklenburg County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Oakhurst Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Blanks Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Blanks Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Blanks Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanks Cemetery
  • Bluestone Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bluestone Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bluestone Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluestone Cemetery
  • Bowen Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bowen Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bowen Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bowen Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Oakhurst Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowen Cemetery
  • Buffalo Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Buffalo Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Buffalo Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Cemetery
  • Continue List   (22 more) ...
    • Buffalo Tabernacle Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Buffalo Tabernacle Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Buffalo Tabernacle Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Tabernacle Cemetery
    • Burwell Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Burwell Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Burwell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burwell Cemetery
    • Callahan Cemetery [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Callahan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Callahan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Callahan Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Oakhurst Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Callahan Cemetery
    • Chandler Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chandler Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chandler Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chandler Cemetery
    • Clark Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Clark Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Clark Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Clark Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Oakhurst Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark Cemetery
    • Elliott Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Elliott Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Elliott Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Elliott Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Oakhurst Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elliott Cemetery
    • Ephesus Untied Methodist Church Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
    • Fields Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fields Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fields Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Fields Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Oakhurst Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fields Cemetery
    • Gravel Hill Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gravel Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gravel Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Gravel Hill Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Oakhurst Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gravel Hill Cemetery
    • Hayes Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hayes Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hayes Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayes Cemetery
    • Hayes Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hayes Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hayes Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hayes Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Oakhurst Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayes Cemetery
    • Hebron Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hebron Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hebron Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hebron Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Oakhurst Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hebron Cemetery
    • Hite Cemetery [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hite Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hite Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hite Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Oakhurst Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hite Cemetery
    • Liberty Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Liberty Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Liberty Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Cemetery
    • Ligon Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ligon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ligon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ligon Cemetery
    • Overbey Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Overbey Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Overbey Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overbey Cemetery
    • Puryear Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Puryear Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Puryear Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Puryear Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Oakhurst Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puryear Cemetery
    • St. Matthews Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Matthews Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Matthews Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Matthews Cemetery
    • Skipwith Family Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Skipwith Family Cemetery
      • Skipwith Family Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Prestwould Cemetery
      • Prestwould Planation Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skipwith Family Cemetery
    • State Line Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the State Line Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the State Line Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on State Line Cemetery
    • Union Chapel Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Union Chapel Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Union Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Chapel Cemetery
    • Williamson Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Williamson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Williamson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamson 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 Oakhurst Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1471773  (Oakhurst Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1471773 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: Clarksville South
    • County: Mecklenburg         Elev: 128
    • Location given for GNIS #1471773 (Oakhurst Cemetery)
    • Lat: 36.6190297           Lon: -78.5772232
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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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>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Mecklenburg, 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 Oakhurst Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6190, Longitude: -78.5772       In this case, the coordinates for the Oakhurst 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.




 

 

 

 

 


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