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The location of Pittsylvania Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Pittsylvania 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.

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The Location of the Pittsylvania Cemetery...

The Pittsylvania Cemetery is located in Prince William County.

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

Lat:   38.8293°   (38° 49' 45")

Lon:   -77.5217°   (-77° 31' 18")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Pittsylvania 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 Pittsylvania Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Prince William County.

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

Centreville   [Map]
 - Located in Fairfax County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the East (E) of the Pittsylvania Cemetery
 
Fairfax   [Map]
 - Located in Fairfax City
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Pittsylvania Cemetery
 
Gainesville   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pittsylvania Cemetery
 
Herndon   [Map]
 - Located in Fairfax County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pittsylvania Cemetery
 
Manassas   [Map]
 - Located in Manassas City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pittsylvania Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Pittsylvania Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ball Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pittsylvania Cemetery
 
Cannon Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Manassas City
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Pittsylvania Cemetery
 
Groveton Confederate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Pittsylvania Cemetery
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pittsylvania Cemetery
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Manassas City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Pittsylvania Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Pittsylvania Cemetery
 
Stonewall Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pittsylvania Cemetery
 
Sudley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Pittsylvania Cemetery
 
Taliaferro / Carter Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fairfax County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pittsylvania Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pittsylvania Cemetery.

Bataan Village   [Map]Haymarket   [Map]Nokesville   [Map]
Broad Run Village   [Map]Iron Gate   [Map]Random Hills   [Map]
Bull Run   [Map]Lee-Hi Village   [Map]Sudley   [Map]
Centreville   [Map]Linton Hall   [Map]Waterfall Village   [Map]
Chantilly   [Map]Loch Lomond   [Map]West Gate   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]London Towne   [Map]Yorkshire Village   [Map]
Crestwood Village   [Map]Manassas Park   [Map]Yorkshire   [Map]
Gainesville   [Map]Manassas   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 it should be mentioned 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 Pittsylvania Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Prince William County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anne Arundel County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calvert County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charles County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Frederick County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Prince George's County (MD):       Cyndi's List          
Saint Mary's County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alexandria City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Arlington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caroline County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Culpeper County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fairfax City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Fairfax County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Falls Church City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Fauquier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Frederick County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fredericksburg City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
King George County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Loudoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Manassas City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Page County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rappahannock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rockingham County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shenandoah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Spotsylvania County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stafford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Westmoreland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winchester City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Berkeley County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1760954   (Name of Record: Pittsylvania Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Prince William
Lat: 38.8292804     Lon: -77.5216568   [Map]
Elev: 79         Map Name: Gainesville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Prince William County: www.pwcgov.org/

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: 38.8293, Longitude: -77.5217     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Pittsylvania Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Pittsylvania 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' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in . 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.

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