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The location of Buck Hill Cemetery









A visit to the Buck Hill Cemetery ...

The location of the Buck Hill 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 Buck Hill Cemetery ...

The Buck Hill Cemetery is located in Berkeley County. The county seat for Berkeley County is located in Martinsburg.

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

Lat:   39.4143°   (39° 24' 51")

Lon:   -78.1117°   (-78° 6' 42")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Buck Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arden United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1968375<3>
 
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Central Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Darkesville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Ganotown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Gerrardstown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Morgan County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Jones Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Morgan Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Mountain Side Tabernacle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Norborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Pine Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Frederick County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2143254
 
Pitzers Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Providence Quaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Riner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Roe Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Shanghai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Tuscarora Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Buck Hill 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 Buck Hill Cemetery.

Arden   [Map]     Hedgesville   [Map]    
Baker Heights   [Map]     Inwood   [Map]    
Bardane   [Map]     Jefferson Village   [Map]    
Bath   [Map]     Martinsburg   [Map]    
Bedington   [Map]     Nordic Village (VA)   [Map]    
Berryville   [Map]     Ranson   [Map]    
Big Pool (MD)   [Map]     Scrabble   [Map]    
Bunker Hill   [Map]     Shepherdstown   [Map]    
Capon Bridge   [Map]     Welltown (VA)   [Map]    
Charles Town   [Map]     White Hall (VA)   [Map]    
Falling Waters   [Map]     Winchester (VA)   [Map]    
Gaylord (VA)   [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 Buck Hill Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Berkeley County.

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

Berryville   [Map]
 - Located in Clarke County (VA)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Charles Town   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Martinsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Ranson   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Sharpsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (MD)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Shepherdstown   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Buck Hill Cemetery
 
Winchester   [Map]
 - Located in Winchester City (VA)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Buck Hill 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 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 it should be mentioned 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 Buck Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Berkeley County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allegany County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Frederick County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Garrett County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bedford County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fulton County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Huntingdon County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clarke County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fairfax County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fauquier County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Frederick County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Loudoun County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Page County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Prince William County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rappahannock County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shenandoah County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Warren County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winchester City (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Hampshire County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hardy County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mineral County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Berkeley 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 Berkeley 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 Buck Hill 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 Buck Hill Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1727403   (Name of Record: Buck Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Berkeley
Lat: 39.4142657     Lon: -78.1116682   [Map]
Elev: 260         Map Name: Tablers Station

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Berkeley County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Berkeley County: www.berkeleycountycomm.org/

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' (or 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 Buck Hill Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4143, Longitude: -78.1117     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Buck Hill 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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