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The location of Belcher Cemetery









A visit to the Belcher Cemetery ...

The location of the Belcher 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 Belcher Cemetery ...

The Belcher Cemetery is located in Mercer County. The county seat for Mercer County is located in Princeton.

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

Lat:   37.3421°   (37° 20' 31")

Lon:   -81.0965°   (-81° 5' 47")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 89 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Belcher Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Atkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Barberie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Blake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Bowling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Bratton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Bray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Calfee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Calfee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Carper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Cassidy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Comfort Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Davidson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Donley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Elmore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Frye Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Wythe County (VA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Hager Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Hall - Gott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Harry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Hartwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Hearn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Hogan Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Honaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Hop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Lincoln Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
McCue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Monte Vista Park   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Mt. Horeb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Nunn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Oney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Parmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Pruett Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Resthaven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Restlawn Memorial Estate   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Robinett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Roselawn Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Roselawn Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Wythe County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Shields Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Shrader Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Shumate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Smith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Stinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Stowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Stowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Sword Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Terry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Thomason Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Tiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Tiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Tynes & Ferguson Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Wagner Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Walters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Wells Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Winfrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Winfrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Belcher Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     Matoaka   [Map]    
Bluefield   [Map]     Montcalm   [Map]    
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]     Narrows (VA)   [Map]    
Boissevain (VA)   [Map]     Oakvale   [Map]    
Bramwell   [Map]     Peterstown   [Map]    
Coopers   [Map]     Pocahontas (VA)   [Map]    
Edison   [Map]     Princeton   [Map]    
Elkhorn   [Map]     Rich Creek (VA)   [Map]    
Glen Lyn (VA)   [Map]     Weyanoke   [Map]    
Johnston Town   [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 Belcher Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mercer County.

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

Bluefield   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Keystone   [Map]
 - Located in McDowell County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Matoaka   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Pearisburg   [Map]
 - Located in Giles County (VA)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Belcher Cemetery
 
Princeton   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Belcher Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Belcher Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Mercer 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    
Carroll County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Craig County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Galax City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Giles County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grayson County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pulaski County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Radford City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Roanoke County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smyth County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tazewell County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington 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    
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    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
McDowell 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    
Raleigh 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,
Cemeteries of Mercer 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 Mercer 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 Belcher 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 Belcher Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1550256   (Name of Record: Belcher Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mercer
Lat: 37.3420627     Lon: -81.0964801   [Map]
Elev: 773         Map Name: Princeton

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Mercer 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 things 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 Belcher Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3421, Longitude: -81.0965     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Belcher Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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