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(McDowell County, West Virginia)


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The location of Collins Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Collins Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Collins Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 Collins Cemetery...

The Collins 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 Collins Cemetery

Lat:   37.4734°   (37° 28' 24")

Lon:   -81.8276°   (-81° 49' 39")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Collins Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Collins 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 Collins Cemetery.

Iaeger   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Pineville   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
War   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Welch   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Collins Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 60 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Collins Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Atwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Blankenship Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Blevins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Bowles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Brant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Burke Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Candy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Cline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Cline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Estep Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Estep Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Estep Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Haggy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Horn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Justice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Collins Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78938<4>
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Lockhart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Lowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Matney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Mounts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Oak Log Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Rex Cline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Riffe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Ritchie & Cline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Robert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Robert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Robertson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Stacy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Stacy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Star Hollow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mingo County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Steele Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Collins Cemetery
 
Trap Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Collins Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Collins Cemetery.

Baileysville   [Map]Davy   [Map]Pie   [Map]
Baisden   [Map]Gilbert Creek   [Map]Stopover (KY)   [Map]
Bearwallow (VA)   [Map]Gilbert   [Map]Union City   [Map]
Big Sandy   [Map]Iaeger   [Map]Uno   [Map]
Bradshaw   [Map]Kelsa (VA)   [Map]War   [Map]
Clear Fork   [Map]Majestic (KY)   [Map]Welch   [Map]
Cub City   [Map]Mullensville   [Map]Wharncliffe   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

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 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 - 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 Collins Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to McDowell County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Floyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Letcher County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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    
Dickenson County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search       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    
Wise County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search       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    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Mercer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo 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    
Wayne 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,     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,     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 Collins 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 Collins Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1537527   (Name of Record: Collins Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: McDowell
Lat: 37.4734445     Lon: -81.8276155   [Map]
Elev: 297         Map Name: Iaeger

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About McDowell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4734, Longitude: -81.8276     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Collins Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Collins Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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