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 Cooper Cemetery









A visit to the Cooper Cemetery ...

The location of the Cooper 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 Cooper Cemetery ...

The Cooper 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 Cooper Cemetery

Lat:   37.3248°   (37° 19' 29")

Lon:   -81.0781°   (-81° 4' 41")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 81 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Cooper 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 West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Barberie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Bivins Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Blake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Bowling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Bratton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Bray Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Calfee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Calfee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Cassidy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Comfort Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Crawford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Davidson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Donley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Elmore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Frye Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Wythe County (VA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Hager Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Hall - Gott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Harry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Hartwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Hearn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Hogan Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Honaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Hop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Hypes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
King Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Lincoln Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
McCue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Monte Vista Park   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Neal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Oakvale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Oney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Parmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Pruett Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Resthaven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Restlawn Memorial Estate   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Robinett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Roselawn Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Roselawn Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Scott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Shields Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Shrader Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Shumate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Smith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Stinson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Stowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Stowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Sword Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Tiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Tiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Tuggle Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Tynes & Ferguson Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Underwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Wagner Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Bland County (VA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Wimmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Winfrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Winfrey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Cooper Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Cooper Cemetery.

Athens   [Map]     Matoaka   [Map]    
Bluefield   [Map]     Montcalm   [Map]    
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]     Narrows (VA)   [Map]    
Bluff City (VA)   [Map]     Oakvale   [Map]    
Boissevain (VA)   [Map]     Peterstown   [Map]    
Bramwell   [Map]     Pocahontas (VA)   [Map]    
Coopers   [Map]     Princeton   [Map]    
Edison   [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 Cooper 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 Cooper Cemetery.

Bluefield   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Matoaka   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Pearisburg   [Map]
 - Located in Giles County (VA)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Cooper Cemetery
 
Princeton   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cooper Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Cooper Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mercer County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bland County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buchanan County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Craig County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
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

 
Grayson County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pulaski County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Radford City (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Roanoke County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Russell County (VA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
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

 
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

 
Greenbrier County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Logan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
McDowell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mingo County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe 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

 
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 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 Cooper 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 Cooper Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1550789   (Name of Record: Cooper Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mercer
Lat: 37.3248407     Lon: -81.0781455   [Map]
Elev: 747         Map Name: Princeton

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Mercer 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 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 Cooper Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3248, Longitude: -81.0781     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cooper 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: 18 Mar 2019