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The location of Bailey Cemetery









A visit to the Bailey Cemetery ...

The location of the Bailey 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 Bailey Cemetery ...

The Bailey 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 Bailey Cemetery

Lat:   37.8496°   (37° 50' 58")

Lon:   -81.4279°   (-81° 25' 40")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 74 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Bailey Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Raleigh County.

Accord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Adkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Adkins - Pettry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2244234<3>
 
Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Athey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Burl Pettry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79537
 
Cantley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Chambers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77981
 
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Bailey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2528423
 
Cooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Covey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Daniels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Daniels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Davis - Bailey Homestead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Dickens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2561218
 
Dillon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Dunbar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Estep - Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bailey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1981275
 
Farmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Farmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Flashman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Fulton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Hodge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Hodge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Honaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Hurst Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Jarrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Jarrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Lucas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Maynor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
McDonald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Bailey Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79200
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Moles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Pettry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Pettry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Richmond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Rorrer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Rorrer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Sarrett - Lemon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Snuffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Trump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Trump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
William Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Wills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Wiseman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Workman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Workman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Workman Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Worley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bailey Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bailey Cemetery.

Acme   [Map]     Lindytown   [Map]    
Arnett   [Map]     Mabscott   [Map]    
Bald Knob   [Map]     MacArthur   [Map]    
Bandytown   [Map]     Old Mill Village   [Map]    
Barrett   [Map]     Packsville   [Map]    
Bradley   [Map]     Pax   [Map]    
Carbon   [Map]     Pondco   [Map]    
Crab Orchard   [Map]     Prosperity   [Map]    
Elk Run Junction   [Map]     Rocklick   [Map]    
Fairdale   [Map]     Slab Fork   [Map]    
Glen White   [Map]     Sophia   [Map]    
Greenwood   [Map]     Sylvester   [Map]    
Harper   [Map]     Tolleys   [Map]    
Janie   [Map]     Twilight   [Map]    
Lester   [Map]     Whitesville   [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 Bailey Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Raleigh County.

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

Sophia   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bailey Cemetery
 
Whitesville   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bailey Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Bailey Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Raleigh County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Martin County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Morgan County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Wythe County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1535123   (Name of Record: Bailey Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Raleigh
Lat: 37.8495553     Lon: -81.4278845   [Map]
Elev: 465         Map Name: Arnett

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Bailey Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8496, Longitude: -81.4279     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bailey 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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