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The location of Bangor Cemetery









A visit to the Bangor Cemetery ...

The location of the Bangor 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 Bangor Cemetery ...

The Bangor Cemetery is located in Kanawha County. The county seat for Kanawha County is located in Charleston.

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

Lat:   38.3768°   (38° 22' 36")

Lon:   -81.8068°   (-81° 48' 24")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Bangor Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Bess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Brick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Burdette Lilly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Casdorph Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Childress Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Cobbs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
College Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Dunlap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Forks of Coal Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
French Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Glendale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Graceland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Grandview Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Hazlette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lincoln County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Henley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Hodges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Putnam County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Lanham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Putnam County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Lilly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Putnam County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Martin / Dunlap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Rocky Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Sam Derrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Sunset Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Sutherland - White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Teays Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Templeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Thurston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Tyler Mtn. Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Bangor Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Bangor Cemetery.

Airport Village   [Map]     Nitro   [Map]    
Alum Creek   [Map]     Poca   [Map]    
Bancroft   [Map]     Raymond City   [Map]    
Charleston   [Map]     Rock Lake Village   [Map]    
Cross Lanes   [Map]     Saint Albans   [Map]    
Dunbar   [Map]     Scott Village   [Map]    
Eleanor   [Map]     Sod   [Map]    
Emmons   [Map]     South Charleston   [Map]    
Grippe   [Map]     Teays Valley   [Map]    
Hurricane   [Map]     Teays Village   [Map]    
Jefferson   [Map]     Tornado   [Map]    
Kanawha City   [Map]     Winfield   [Map]    
Morgans Landing   [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 Bangor Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Kanawha County.

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

Charleston   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Cross Lanes   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Dunbar   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Hurricane   [Map]
 - Located in Putnam County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Nitro   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Saint Albans   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
South Charleston   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Bangor Cemetery
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Located in Putnam County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Bangor 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 - 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 Bangor Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Kanawha County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boyd County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greenup County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Martin County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gallia County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lawrence County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Meigs County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Boone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Braxton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cabell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Logan County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Mason County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Mingo County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Putnam County:     Cyndi's
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Raleigh County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Roane County:     Cyndi's
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Wayne County:     Cyndi's
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Wirt County:     Cyndi's
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Wood County:     Cyndi's
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Wyoming County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1741844   (Name of Record: Bangor Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Kanawha
Lat: 38.3767605     Lon: -81.8067954   [Map]
Elev: 185         Map Name: Saint Albans

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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 Bangor Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3768, Longitude: -81.8068     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Bangor Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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