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The location of Community Cemetery









A visit to the Community Cemetery ...

The location of the Community 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 Community Cemetery ...

The Community Cemetery is located in Harrison County. The county seat for Harrison County is located in Clarksburg.

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

Lat:   39.3868°   (39° 23' 12")

Lon:   -80.4543°   (-80° 27' 15")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 49 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Community Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Ash Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Community Cemetery
 
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Community Cemetery
 
Boggess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Cascara Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Doddridge County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Community Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Community Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78127<3>
 
Duncan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Community Cemetery
 
Dye Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Community Cemetery
 
Elizabeth Mason Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Enon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Community Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Gore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Grass Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Community Cemetery
 
Greenlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Griffin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Grim Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Community Cemetery
 
Hardman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Hepzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Hildreth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Community Cemetery
 
Jett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Lyon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Marshville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Community Cemetery
 
McIntire Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Community Cemetery
 
Michael D Martin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Oakdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Odell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Olive Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Community Cemetery
 
Pine Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Plant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Community Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Community Cemetery
 
Pt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Community Cemetery
 
Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Community Cemetery
 
Richardson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Rittenhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Robinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Community Cemetery
 
Sardis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Scritchfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Community Cemetery
 
Sedalia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Doddridge County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Community Cemetery
 
Shahan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Community Cemetery
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Wetzel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Community Cemetery
 
Wyatt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Community Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Community Cemetery.

Adamston   [Map]     Mannington   [Map]    
Anmoore   [Map]     Monongah   [Map]    
Bane   [Map]     Nutter Fort   [Map]    
Bridgeport   [Map]     O'Neill   [Map]    
Clarksburg   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Despard   [Map]     Shinnston   [Map]    
Enterprise   [Map]     Smithburg   [Map]    
Farmington   [Map]     Smithfield   [Map]    
Garden Village   [Map]     Stonewood   [Map]    
Gore   [Map]     West Milford   [Map]    
Helens Run   [Map]     Whitehall   [Map]    
Lost Creek   [Map]     Worthington   [Map]    
Lumberport   [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 Community Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Harrison County.

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

Bridgeport   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Clarksburg   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Mannington   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Community Cemetery
 
Shinnston   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Community Cemetery
 
Worthington   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Community Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Community Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Harrison County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ohio County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Preston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tucker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upshur County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wood 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 Harrison 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 Harrison 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 Community 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 Community Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1718370   (Name of Record: Community Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Harrison
Lat: 39.3867535     Lon: -80.4542581   [Map]
Elev: 358         Map Name: Wallace

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Harrison County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/

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' (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 Community Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3868, Longitude: -80.4543     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Community 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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