RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
Cemetery
Profile
Local
Newspapers
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  WV
Communities





The location of Candy Cemetery









A visit to the Candy Cemetery ...

The location of the Candy 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 Candy Cemetery ...

The Candy Cemetery is located in McDowell County. The county seat for McDowell County is located in Welch.

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

Lat:   37.3957°   (37° 23' 44")

Lon:   -81.8509°   (-81° 51' 3")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 98 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Candy Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Atwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Blankenship Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Blankenship Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Blankenship Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Blankenship Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Blevins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Bowles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Buckeye Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Burke Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Cantrell Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Cline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Cline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Coleman Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Compton Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Day Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Deskins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Estep Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Estep Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Estep Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Hagerman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Haggy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Horne Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Horne Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Horne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Horne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Justice Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Justice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Keen Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Keen Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Keen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Keen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Lowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Matney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Puckett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Rife Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Riffe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Robert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Robert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Roe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Rose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Stacy Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Stacy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Stacy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Stacy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Steele Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Trap Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Vance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Vance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Candy Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Candy Cemetery.

Baileysville   [Map]     Kelsa (VA)   [Map]    
Baisden   [Map]     Kimball   [Map]    
Bearwallow (VA)   [Map]     Majestic (KY)   [Map]    
Big Sandy   [Map]     Phelps (KY)   [Map]    
Bradshaw   [Map]     Royal City (VA)   [Map]    
Clear Fork   [Map]     Stopover (KY)   [Map]    
Cub City   [Map]     Thorpe   [Map]    
Davy   [Map]     Union City   [Map]    
Gary   [Map]     Uno   [Map]    
Gilbert Creek   [Map]     Vansant (VA)   [Map]    
Gilbert   [Map]     War   [Map]    
Grundy (VA)   [Map]     Welch   [Map]    
Iaeger   [Map]     Wharncliffe   [Map]    
Janey (VA)   [Map]     Wyoming City   [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 Candy Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in McDowell County.

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

Grundy   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Iaeger   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
War   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Candy Cemetery
 
Welch   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Candy 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 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 Candy Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to McDowell County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Floyd County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Knott County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Letcher 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

 
Pike County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bland County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buchanan County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dickenson County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Russell County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Smyth County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tazewell County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wise County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Wythe County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Boone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Logan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mercer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mingo County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Raleigh County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Summers County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wayne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wyoming County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1536983   (Name of Record: Candy Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: McDowell
Lat: 37.3956672     Lon: -81.8509501   [Map]
Elev: 648         Map Name: Iaeger

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About McDowell County

About West Virginia

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.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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 Candy Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3957, Longitude: -81.8509     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Candy Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation





 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 05 Feb 2019