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(Raleigh County, West Virginia)


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Profile for the Athey Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Athey 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.

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The Location of the Athey Cemetery...

The Athey Cemetery is located in Raleigh County. The county seat for Raleigh County is located in Beckley.

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

Lat:   37.8193°   (37° 49' 9")

Lon:   -81.3201°   (-81° 19' 12")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Athey 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 Athey Cemetery. The following communities are located in Raleigh County.

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

Beckley   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Sophia   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Athey Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 91 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Athey Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Accord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Aliff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Biggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Calfee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Athey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2142081<4>
 
Cannaday Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Cantley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Chambers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77981
 
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Covey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Daniels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Daniels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Davis - Bailey Homestead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Athey Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<5>
 
Dillon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Dunbar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Eunice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Ewing Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Farmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Flashman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Honaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Hurst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Lafferty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Lafferty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Lucas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Maynor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Maynor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Maynor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
McDonald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Mt. TaborCemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Pax Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Richmond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Richmond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Rorrer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Rorrer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Sarrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Sarrett - Lemon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Scarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Shepard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Snuffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Snuffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Sunset Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Sutphin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Sweeney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Trail Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Trump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Trump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Tulliver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Athey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #80138
 
Tyree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
William Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Wills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Wills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Workman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Workman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Workman Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Worley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Athey Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Athey Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Athey Cemetery.

Arnett   [Map]Fairdale   [Map]Old Mill Village   [Map]
Beaver   [Map]Harper   [Map]Pax   [Map]
Beckley   [Map]Harvey   [Map]Piney View   [Map]
Bradley   [Map]Helen   [Map]Prosperity   [Map]
Clifftop   [Map]Lester   [Map]Sophia   [Map]
Coal City   [Map]Mabscott   [Map]Stanaford   [Map]
Crab Orchard   [Map]MacArthur   [Map]Tilden   [Map]
Daniels   [Map]Mount Hope   [Map]Tolleys   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Athey Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Raleigh County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bland County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buchanan County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tazewell County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wythe County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenbrier County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
McDowell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mercer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wyoming County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Raleigh 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 Raleigh 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 West Virginia

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Athey 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 Athey Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1535073   (Name of Record: Athey Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Raleigh
Lat: 37.8192791     Lon: -81.3201043   [Map]
Elev: 594         Map Name: Eccles

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.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: 37.8193, Longitude: -81.3201     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Athey Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Athey 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' distance that stretches from . 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.

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<4>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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<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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