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The location of Richards Cemetery









A visit to the Richards Cemetery ...

The location of the Richards Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Richards Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<2> website: The Richards Cemetery (FAG ID #2650256)

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 Richards Cemetery ...

The Richards Cemetery is located in Franklin County. The county seat for Franklin County is located in Rocky Mount.

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

Lat:   37.0040°   (37° 0' 14")

Lon:   -80.0936°   (-80° 5' 36")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 64 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the Richards Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Agee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Angell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Beckner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Boone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Bowman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Brogan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Castle View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Fairmont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Feazell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Flora Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Goode Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Guerrant - Calloway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Guilliams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Hale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Halls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Handy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Helms Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Hollands Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Hurt - Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Jamison - Prillaman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Johnson - Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Logan - Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Minton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Nichols Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Phoebe Needles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Piedmont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Pig River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Piney River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Poff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Prices Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Prillaman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Ray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Round Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Saunders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Shively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Slone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Spencer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Toney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Via Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Waldron - Bowles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Walters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Webb - Hale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Webster - Wyatt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Wimmers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richards Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Richards Cemetery.

Bassett   [Map]     Pizarro   [Map]    
Bent Mountain   [Map]     Poff   [Map]    
Boones Mill   [Map]     Raintree Village   [Map]    
Buena Vista   [Map]     Reed Creek Village   [Map]    
Cave Spring   [Map]     Riner   [Map]    
Christiansburg   [Map]     Roanoke   [Map]    
Ferrum   [Map]     Rocky Mount   [Map]    
Floyd   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Garden City   [Map]     Shawsville   [Map]    
Henry   [Map]     Simpsons   [Map]    
Oak Grove   [Map]     Stanleytown   [Map]    
Oak Level   [Map]     Sunset Village   [Map]    
Old Farm Village   [Map]     Terrys Fork   [Map]    
Pilot   [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 Richards Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Franklin County.

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

Bassett   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Christiansburg   [Map]
 - Located in Montgomery County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Ferrum   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Floyd   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Roanoke   [Map]
 - Located in Roanoke City
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Rocky Mount   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Richards Cemetery
 
Salem   [Map]
 - Located in Salem City
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Richards Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Richards Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Lenoir County (NC):     Cyndi's
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Craig County:     Cyndi's
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Danville City:     Cyndi's
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Floyd County:     Cyndi's
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Galax City:     Cyndi's
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Giles County:     Cyndi's
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Martinsville City:     Cyndi's
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Radford City:     Cyndi's
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Roanoke City:     Cyndi's
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Salem City:     Cyndi's
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Monroe County (WV):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Franklin County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Richards Cemetery (FAG ID #2650256)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Virginia,
Cemeteries of Franklin 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 Richards Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Richards Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Richards Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Richards Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1791120   (Name of Record: Richards Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 37.0040258     Lon: -80.0936495   [Map]
Elev: 483         Map Name: Callaway

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2650256

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Franklin County: www.franklincountyva.org/

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>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Richards Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0040, Longitude: -80.0936     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Richards Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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