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The location of Atwood Cemetery









A visit to the Atwood Cemetery ...

The location of the Atwood 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 Atwood Cemetery ...

The Atwood Cemetery is located in Tyler County. The county seat for Tyler County is located in Middlebourne.

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

Lat:   39.5104°   (39° 30' 37")

Lon:   -80.7459°   (-80° 44' 45")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Atwood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beechwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Booth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Brock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Cherry Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Conley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Elk Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Fluharty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Fluhartys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Fox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Jolliffee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Kiger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Knights of Pythias Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Lantz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Lieuts - Bates Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Lowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Lyons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Main Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
McKimmie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Doddridge County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Mylburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Pierpont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Piney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79891<3>
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Tennant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Yoho Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Atwood 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 Atwood Cemetery.

Adaline   [Map]     Matamoras (OH)   [Map]    
Atwood   [Map]     Middlebourne   [Map]    
Bane   [Map]     New Martinsville   [Map]    
Barker   [Map]     Paden City   [Map]    
Bebee   [Map]     Pennsboro   [Map]    
Clarington (OH)   [Map]     Pine Grove   [Map]    
Friendly   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Grandview (OH)   [Map]     Sistersville   [Map]    
Hebron   [Map]     Smithburg   [Map]    
Hundred   [Map]     Smithfield   [Map]    
Kent   [Map]     Uniontown   [Map]    
Littleton   [Map]     West Union   [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 Atwood Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Tyler County.

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

Clarington   [Map]
 - Located in Monroe County (OH)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Hundred   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Middlebourne   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
New Martinsville   [Map]
 - Located in Wetzel County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Paden City   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Pennsboro   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
Sistersville   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Atwood Cemetery
 
West Union   [Map]
 - Located in Doddridge County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Atwood Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 might help with the Atwood Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Tyler County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guernsey County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Brooke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ohio County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Preston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upshur County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wood County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Tyler 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,
Cemeteries of Tyler 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 Atwood 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 Atwood Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1535078   (Name of Record: Atwood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tyler
Lat: 39.5103582     Lon: -80.7459358   [Map]
Elev: 357         Map Name: Pine Grove

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Tyler County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: 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 '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 Atwood Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5104, Longitude: -80.7459     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Atwood 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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