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The location of Arthurdale Cemetery









A visit to the Arthurdale Cemetery ...

The location of the Arthurdale 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. 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 Arthurdale Cemetery ...

The Arthurdale Cemetery is located in Preston County. The county seat for Preston County is located in Kingwood.

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

Lat:   39.4959°   (39° 29' 45")

Lon:   -79.8290°   (-79° 49' 44")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 46 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Arthurdale Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Albright - St. Joe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Amnon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Beech Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Blackwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Boyce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Bunners Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Cobun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Concord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Denver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Dinkerberger Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
East Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78254<3>
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Ford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Goshen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Hope Halleck United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Howesville United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2244623
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Ida Jane Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Kingwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Matthew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
McBee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
McConkey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Moran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Nicholson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Nuce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Pool Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Pratt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Pride Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Reedsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Robe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Summers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Summers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Arthurdale Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Arthurdale Cemetery.

Albright   [Map]     Knottsville   [Map]    
Arnettsville   [Map]     Masontown   [Map]    
Arthurdale   [Map]     Morgantown   [Map]    
Baker Ridge   [Map]     Newburg   [Map]    
Brandonville   [Map]     Pleasant View   [Map]    
Brookhaven   [Map]     Reedsville   [Map]    
Bruceton Mills   [Map]     Rivesville   [Map]    
Canyon   [Map]     Rowlesburg   [Map]    
Cheat Lake   [Map]     Smithtown   [Map]    
Fetterman   [Map]     Star City   [Map]    
Grafton   [Map]     Terra Alta   [Map]    
Granville   [Map]     Threefork Bridge   [Map]    
Heathers Run   [Map]     Tunnelton   [Map]    
Hebron   [Map]     Westover   [Map]    
Kingwood   [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 Arthurdale Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Preston County.

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

Brandonville   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Fetterman   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Grafton   [Map]
 - Located in Taylor County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Kingwood   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Morgantown   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Newburg   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Terra Alta   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Arthurdale Cemetery
 
Westover   [Map]
 - Located in Monongalia County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Arthurdale 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 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 - although 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 Arthurdale Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Preston County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allegany County (MD):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Preston County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for West Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of West 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 West Virginia

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Arthurdale 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 Arthurdale Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1535029   (Name of Record: Arthurdale Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Preston
Lat: 39.495919     Lon: -79.8289501   [Map]
Elev: 537         Map Name: Newburg

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.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>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 Arthurdale Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4959, Longitude: -79.8290     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Arthurdale Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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<4>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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