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Profile for the Tacoma Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Tacoma 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 Tacoma Cemetery...

The Tacoma Cemetery is located in Wise County. The county seat for Wise County is located in Wise.

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

Lat:   36.9334°   (36° 56' 0")

Lon:   -82.5302°   (-82° 31' 48")

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

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

Appalachia   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Big Stone Gap   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Clinchco   [Map]
 - Located in Dickenson County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Clintwood   [Map]
 - Located in Dickenson County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Coeburn   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Jenkins   [Map]
 - Located in Letcher County (KY)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Norton   [Map]
 - Located in Norton City
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Saint Paul   [Map]
 - Located in Russell County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Wise   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Tacoma Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 92 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Tacoma Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Banner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Barker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Bates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Beverly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Beverly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Beverly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Bond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Bondtown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Bruce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Culbertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Dale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Darter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Dingus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Dollarhide Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Donahue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Easterling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Freeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Funk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Gouge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Greear Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Greene Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Hamm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Hawthorne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Hillman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Huff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Jessee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Kilgore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Kilgore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Kise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Kiser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Laney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Laney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Laurel Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
McReynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Nash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Osborn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Osborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Osborne - Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Page Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Parsons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Powers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Powers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Powers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Ramey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Riner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Ring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Rose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Round Top Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Sanders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Screech Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Sexton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Sexton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Sexton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Sexton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Skeen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Sluss Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Stallard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Steel Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Vaughan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Wheatley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Wheatley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Wise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Tacoma Cemetery
 
Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tacoma Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Tacoma Cemetery.

Appalachia   [Map]Dwina   [Map]Lano   [Map]
Big Stone Gap   [Map]East Stone Gap   [Map]Nickelsville   [Map]
Castlewood   [Map]Eolia (KY)   [Map]Norton   [Map]
Clintwood   [Map]Fort Blackmore   [Map]Pound   [Map]
Coeburn   [Map]Hamilton town   [Map]Saint Paul   [Map]
Darwin   [Map]Herald   [Map]Virginia City   [Map]
Dungannon   [Map]Kent Junction   [Map]Wise   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Tacoma Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Wise County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barren County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Breathitt County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harlan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Knott County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Knox County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Leslie County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Letcher County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Magoffin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carter County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hawkins County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sullivan County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Unicoi County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bristol City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Buchanan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dickenson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lancaster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Smyth County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tazewell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McDowell County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Wise 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 Tacoma 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 Tacoma Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1487767   (Name of Record: Tacoma Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wise
Lat: 36.9334349     Lon: -82.5301541   [Map]
Elev: 623         Map Name: Wise

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Wise County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wise County: www.wisecounty.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: 36.9334, Longitude: -82.5302     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Tacoma Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Tacoma 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 from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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