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The location of Smith Cemetery









A visit to the Smith Cemetery ...

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 Smith Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Smith Cemetery (FAG ID #2563771)

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 Smith Cemetery ...

The Smith 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 Smith Cemetery

Lat:   36.9832°   (36° 58' 59")

Lon:   -79.6399°   (-79° 38' 23")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 99 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Smith Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Allman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Allman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Amos Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Amos - Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Arrington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Arrington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Arthur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Berger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Bernard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Bernard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Brooks - Metts - Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Brown - Fuller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Brown - Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Byrd Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Carter - Foster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Cool Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Cundiff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Cundiff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
David Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
David Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
David Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Dillon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Dudley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Dudley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Edwards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Edwards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Ellis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
English Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
English Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Ferguson - Edwards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Fralin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Fralin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Glade Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Gregory Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Hancock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Holland - Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Holland - Tyree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Housman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Housman - Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Indian Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Jefferson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Kesler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Kirk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Laprade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Law Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Law Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Lumsden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Matley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Mattox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Maxey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Moore - Dudley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Burial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Muse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Neville - Horsley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Newbill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Northfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Old Bethel Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2406880
 
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Pelter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Perdue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Perdue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Perdue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Poindexter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Poindexter - Saunders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Potter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Rice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2406880
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Smith Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2404037
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2563853
 
Staunton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Thomas Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Bedford County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Toney Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Truevine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Turner - Hutchenson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Wilson - Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Young Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Zeigler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Smith Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Smith Cemetery.

Altavista   [Map]     Martinsville   [Map]    
Boones Mill   [Map]     Montgomery Village   [Map]    
Chatham   [Map]     North Shore   [Map]    
Collinsville   [Map]     Oak Level   [Map]    
Ferrum   [Map]     Penhook   [Map]    
Garden City   [Map]     Pittsville   [Map]    
Gretna   [Map]     Radford   [Map]    
Henry   [Map]     Reed Creek Village   [Map]    
Hurt   [Map]     Rocky Mount   [Map]    
Laprades Mill   [Map]     Transco Village   [Map]    
Laurel Park   [Map]     Union Hall   [Map]    
Lynch Station   [Map]     Westlake Corner   [Map]    
Markham   [Map]     Whittles   [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 Smith 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 Smith Cemetery.

Altavista   [Map]
 - Located in Campbell County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Chatham   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Ferrum   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Gretna   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Hurt   [Map]
 - Located in Pittsylvania County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Martinsville   [Map]
 - Located in Martinsville City
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Smith Cemetery
 
Rocky Mount   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Smith Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start 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 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 Smith 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:

Caswell County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lenoir County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Person County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rockingham County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stokes County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amherst County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Appomattox County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Bedford City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Bedford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Botetourt County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Campbell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlotte County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Craig County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Danville City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Floyd County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Giles County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Halifax County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lynchburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Lynchburg County:          
Martinsville City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Patrick County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pittsylvania County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Roanoke City:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Roanoke County:     Cyndi's
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Trails

 
Rockbridge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Salem City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Southampton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

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 Smith Cemetery (FAG ID #2563771)
 
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 Smith Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2563771

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Franklin County

About Virginia

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 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Smith Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9832, Longitude: -79.6399     [Map].

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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