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Our Genealogical Helper for Glenita ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Glenita (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Glenita. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Newspapers Published in Glenita ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 14 newspapers that have been published in the area around Glenita.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Glenita, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Glenita.

Cemeteries Near Glenita ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Glenita.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Glenita covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSW Floyd Frazier Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Dishner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Rhoton Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Thompson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Goode Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Pridemore Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Gobble Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Kern Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Necessary Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Horton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Horton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Rhoton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Rhoton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Horton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bray Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Stewarts Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hammonds Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Horton Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Horton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Wells Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pannell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Kane Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Clendenen Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Purchase Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Necessary Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Sloantown Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Rhoton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Deemie Tate Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Falin Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Venable Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bowen - Peterson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Peterson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Walling Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hensley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Carter Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  E Spivey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mitchell Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Boatright Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Kilgore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Minton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bowen - Shephard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Peterson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Nickels Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Fraley Cemetery   [Map]     
  W McKinney Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Tomlinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Franklin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bostic Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Barnett Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Sloan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Peters Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Pierson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE France Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Cox Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Starnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Dillon Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Stone Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Fraley Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Dulaney Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Sturgill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Warlf Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Wininger Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Calhoun Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bowen Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Morrison Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE McDavid Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ervin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Ramey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Stone Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Shepard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Tomlinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Eden Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Sproles Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Burchette Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Watson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Fickle Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Ash Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Robinette Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Speer - Gilliam - Sloan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Darnell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Sloan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Wininger Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Rogers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Freeman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Peters Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Shelton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE West End Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Speers Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Starnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Fields Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Tredway Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Starnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Stanley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McNew Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Durham Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Fields Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Arbuckle Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Sturgil Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bishop Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Shupe Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Meredith Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Duff Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Willis Campbells Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bowen Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Barnett Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Robinette Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Benton Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Peterson Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Tartar Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Rhoton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Monroe Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Larkin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Larkin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Wood Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Davidson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Egan Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Quillin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Starnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Salling Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Cowden Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Richmond Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Qualls Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Dingus Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Laney Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Allen Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Starnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Starnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Lawson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Lawson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Fritz Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bowen Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bowen Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Maness - Ramey Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Speer Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Steele Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Henry Bloomer Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Bloomer Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Robinette Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Berry Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Robinette Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Benton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Lawson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Collier Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Monroe Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Larkin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bussell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bellamy Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bellamy Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Sivert Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Sivert Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Haynes Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Collier Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Oak Glen Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Blair Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Collier Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Davidson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Sander Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Greear Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Kern Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE McConnell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Duncan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Green Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Chapman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Baldwin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Egan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Reasor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Coldiron Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW McKinley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Reasor Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Peters Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Duff Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Bledsoe Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bowlin Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Roller Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bowlin Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Robbins Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Gilly - Wells Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Jennings Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Nickels Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Patton McConnell Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hord Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Wills Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Christian Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Wills Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Kinkead Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Francisco Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Prospect Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Gilly Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Barron Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Abijah Alley Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Spencer Alley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Frazier Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Pendleton Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Henderson - Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Clarkston Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Pierson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Slemp Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Estep Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Berry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Slemp Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Reasor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Reasor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Napier Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Carroll Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Miles Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Whitteker Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Roller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Salling Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Heron Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Lane Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Loyd Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Robinette Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bellamy Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Sensabaugh Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hash Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Cloud Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Wade Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Wampler Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Estill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Strong Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Solon Addington Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Strong Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Fraysier Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Peters Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Quillen Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ft. Blackmore Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ballard Gillenwater Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Beard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Brickey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Carter Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Olinger Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Dickerson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Gilly Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Gilley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Greene Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Rasnic Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]     


Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

While we didn't find Glenita in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Glenita.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Glenita, with the one closest to Glenita listed first.

Clinchport   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Glenita
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 65 people in 2017)
 - Clinchport had a post office and railroad service
Rye Cove   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Glenita
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Rye Cove had a post office and no railroad service
Duffield   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Glenita
 - Duffield had a post office and railroad service
Pattonsville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Glenita
 - 1895 population of 98 people
 - Pattonsville had a post office and no railroad service
Flat Rock   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Glenita
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Flat Rock had a post office and no railroad service
Duncan Mill   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Glenita
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Duncan Mill had a post office and no railroad service
Opossum (TN) - Historic   [Map]
 - While Opossum was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Glenita
 - Opossum had a post office and no railroad service
Stickleyville   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Glenita
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Stickleyville had a post office and no railroad service
Fairview   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Glenita
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Fairview had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Glenita. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Glenita in the 1890's.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Glenita is located in Scott County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Scott County: Hancock (TN), Hawkins (TN), Sullivan (TN), Lee, Russell, Washington & Wise.

Below are the counties that are near Glenita. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Glenita:

Scott     (The home county for Glenita)
      Clinchport   [Map]   S   Less than 2 miles
      Duffield   [Map]   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Gate City   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Fort Blackmore   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Lano   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Weber City   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Hiltons   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Nickelsville   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Dungannon   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Maces Spring   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bristol City
      Bristol   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Virginia Heights   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Herald   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Darwin   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Clintwood   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Clinchco   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Dryden   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Darnell Town   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Keokee   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Pennington Gap   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Saint Charles   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Fleenortown   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Jonesville   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Rose Hill   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Ewing   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Norton City
      Norton   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Saint Paul   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Castlewood   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Cleveland   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Spring City   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Lebanon   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Mendota   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Three Springs   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Benhams   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Oak Grove   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Craigs Mill   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Rust Hollow   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      East Stone Gap   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Big Stone Gap   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Appalachia   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Kent Junction   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Hamilton town   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Wise   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Coeburn   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Dwina   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Virginia City   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Pound   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Harlan (KY)
      Holmes Mill (KY)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Lynch (KY)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Benham (KY)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Closplint (KY)   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Dizney (KY)   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Cumberland (KY)   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Cranks (KY)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Kenvir (KY)   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Short Town (KY)   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Darkmont (KY)   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Totz (KY)   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Cawood (KY)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Knott (KY)
      Redfox (KY)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Littcarr (KY)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Sassafras (KY)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Pine Top (KY)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Leslie (KY)
      Yeaddiss (KY)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Chappell (KY)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Helton (KY)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Letcher (KY)
      Partridge (KY)   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Eolia (KY)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Oven Fork (KY)   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Gordon (KY)   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Linefork (KY)   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Ermine (KY)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      West Whitesburg (KY)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Whitesburg (KY)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Bellcraft (KY)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Mayking (KY)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Roxana (KY)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Uz (KY)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Perry (KY)
      Delphia (KY)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Slemp (KY)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Cornettsville (KY)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Happy (KY)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Scuddy (KY)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Vicco (KY)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Viper (KY)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Carter (TN)
      Watauga (TN)   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Biltmore (TN)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Central (TN)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Pine Crest (TN)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Elizabethton (TN)   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Hunter (TN)   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Grainger (TN)
      Bean Station (TN)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Wyatt Village (TN)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Greene (TN)
      Jearoldstown (TN)   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Baileyton (TN)   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Centersville (TN)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Fairview (TN)   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Afton (TN)   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Bolton Estates (TN)   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Tusculum (TN)   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Forest Hills (TN)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Greeneville (TN)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Mosheim (TN)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Pleasant View (TN)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Henshaw (TN) - Historic   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hamblen (TN)
      Whitesburg (TN)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Bright (TN) - Historic   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Silver City (TN)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Hancock (TN)
      Willis (TN)   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Sneedville (TN)   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Trent Valley (TN)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Yount Town (TN)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Alanthus Hill (TN)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hawkins (TN)
      Waycross (TN)   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Block City (TN)   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Green Village (TN)   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Mount Carmel (TN)   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Solitude (TN) - Historic   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Church Hill (TN)   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Greenland (TN)   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Surgoinsville (TN)   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Rogersville (TN)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Strahl (TN)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Red Bridge Ferry (TN)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Mooresburg Springs (TN)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sullivan (TN)
      Beartown (TN)   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Morrison City (TN)   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Cherokee Village (TN)   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Borden Village (TN)   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Bloomingdale (TN)   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Kingsport (TN)   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Blair Gap (TN)   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Beechwood Village (TN)   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Colonial Heights (TN)   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Rock City (TN)   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Harrtown (TN)   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Mill Point (TN)   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
Unicoi (TN)
      Bumpus Cove (TN)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Unicoi (TN)   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Whispering Pines (TN)   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Washington (TN)
      Fall Branch (TN)   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Wheelocktown (TN) - Historic   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Gray (TN)   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Spurgeon (TN)   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Ducktown (TN)   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Oak Grove (TN)   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Big Sandy (TN)   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Bowmantown (TN)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Oakland (TN)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Austin Village (TN)   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Camelot Two (TN)   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Green Hill (TN)   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Glenita, see our County-by-County Page for Glenita.

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 or 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 - 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 are relevant to Glenita:

These websites are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the Library of Virginia

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Virginia to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Scott County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bristol City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search      
Dickenson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Norton City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search      
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wise County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb    
Harlan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Knott 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    
Perry County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carter County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grainger County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hamblen 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    
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    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Virginia,     of Scott County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Virginia     Cemetery Wiki for Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     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
Also see Diaster Stories for ...

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Scott County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glenita. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Scott County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Glenita. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Glenita) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenita. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6954, Longitude: -82.7504     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glenita have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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:

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<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Glenita, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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