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A visit to the White Oak Fork Cemetery ...

The location of the White Oak Fork 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 White Oak Fork Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the White Oak Fork Cemetery

The White Oak Fork Cemetery is located in Halifax County<2>.

The county seat for Halifax County is located in Halifax. Halifax lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of the White Oak Fork Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the White Oak Fork Cemetery

Lat:   36.6374°   (36° 38' 14")

Lon:   -78.7592°   (-78° 45' 33")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the White Oak Fork 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 start with 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 White Oak Fork Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the White Oak Fork Cemetery.

  • Aarons Creek [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aarons Creek
    • Aarons Creek [Halifax County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the northeast of White Oak Fork Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aarons Creek
  • Alton [Halifax County]
  • Banister Town [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banister Town
    • Banister Town [Halifax County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of White Oak Fork Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banister Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banister Town
  • Bullock [Granville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullock
    • Bullock [Granville County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of White Oak Fork 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>
  • Continue List   (19 more) ...
    • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
      • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of White Oak Fork 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]
    • Cluster Springs [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cluster Springs
      • Cluster Springs [Halifax County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of White Oak Fork Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cluster Springs
    • Crystal Hill [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Hill
      • Crystal Hill [Halifax County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of White Oak Fork Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Hill
    • Finchley [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Finchley
      • Finchley [Mecklenburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of White Oak Fork 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
    • Halifax [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halifax
      • Halifax [Halifax County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of White Oak Fork Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,200 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halifax
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halifax<4>
    • Harmony [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
      • Harmony [Halifax County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of White Oak Fork Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
    • Henrico [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henrico
      • Henrico [Mecklenburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of White Oak Fork Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henrico
    • Jeffress [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeffress
      • Jeffress [Mecklenburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of White Oak Fork Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeffress
    • Jones [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones
      • Jones [Halifax County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of White Oak Fork Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones
    • Mill Village [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Village
      • Mill Village [Mecklenburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of White Oak Fork 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northwest of White Oak Fork Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Omega
    • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsburg
      • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of White Oak Fork 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of White Oak Fork Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiny Rock
    • South Boston [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Boston
      • South Boston [Halifax County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of White Oak Fork Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,519 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Boston have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Boston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Boston<4>
    • Stovall [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stovall
      • Stovall [Granville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of White Oak Fork 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
    • Virgilina [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virgilina
      • Virgilina [Halifax County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of White Oak Fork Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virgilina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virgilina<4>
    • Westside Village [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westside Village
      • Westside Village [Halifax County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of White Oak Fork Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westside Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westside Village
    • Wilbourns [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilbourns
      • Wilbourns [Granville County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of White Oak Fork 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 White Oak Fork Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Halifax County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The White Oak Fork Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 28 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the White Oak Fork Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Aarons Creek Cemetery [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Aarons Creek Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Aarons Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aarons Creek Cemetery
  • 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
  • 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.
    • 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.
    • Buffalo Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of White Oak Fork Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Cemetery
  • Continue List   (24 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
    • Cherry Hill UMC Cemetery [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cherry Hill UMC Cemetery
      • Cherry Hill UMC Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of White Oak Fork Cemetery.
      • Cherry Hill UMC Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Cherry Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry Hill UMC 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of White Oak Fork Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark Cemetery
    • Dyer Cemetery [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dyer Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dyer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyer Cemetery
    • Ebenezer Cemetery [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ebenezer Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ebenezer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ebenezer Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of White Oak Fork Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebenezer 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 southeast of White Oak Fork Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elliott Cemetery
    • Grace Baptist Church Cemetery [Halifax County]
    • 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.
      • 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.
      • Hayes Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of White Oak Fork Cemetery.
      • 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.
      • 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 southeast of White Oak Fork 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hite Cemetery
    • Hitesburg Cemetery [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hitesburg Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hitesburg Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hitesburg Cemetery
    • Nelson Cemetery [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nelson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Nelson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelson Cemetery
    • North Fork Cemetery [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the North Fork Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the North Fork Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Fork 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
    • Pleasant Grove Cemetery [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pleasant Grove Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of White Oak Fork Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puryear Cemetery
    • Ragland Cemetery [Person County]
    • Shady Grove Cemetery [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shady Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shady Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Grove Cemetery
    • Snead Cemetery [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Snead Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Snead Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snead Cemetery
    • Virgilina Cemetery [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Virgilina Cemetery
      • Virgilina Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of White Oak Fork Cemetery.
      • Virgilina Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Union Cemetery
      • Virgilina - Union Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virgilina Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #52494<5>
    • White Oak Fork Cemetery [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the White Oak Fork Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the White Oak Fork Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak Fork 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 White Oak Fork Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1690152  (White Oak Fork Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1690152 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: Omega
    • County: Halifax         Elev: 174
    • Location given for GNIS #1690152 (White Oak Fork Cemetery)
    • Lat: 36.6373617           Lon: -78.7591726
    • 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 Halifax, 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the White Oak Fork Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6374, Longitude: -78.7592       In this case, the coordinates for the White Oak Fork 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.
<5>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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