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The location of Craig Hill Cemetery









A visit to the Craig Hill Cemetery ...

The location of the Craig 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 Craig Hill Cemetery ...

The Craig Hill Cemetery is located in Roane County. The county seat for Roane County is located in Spencer.

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

Lat:   38.8384°   (38° 50' 18")

Lon:   -81.3137°   (-81° 18' 49")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 45 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Craig Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beckley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Bee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Board Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Bower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Brannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Callow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Chrislip Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Clover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78031<3>
 
Coon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Depue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Dry Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Eventide Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Fox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Galahoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Hooam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
McClung Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
McCutcheon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
McKown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Millerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Solon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Roach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Spencer Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Stalman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Starcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Starcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Triplett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Villers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #80193
 
Ward Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Craig Hill Cemetery.

Arnoldsburg   [Map]     Mudfork   [Map]    
Burning Springs   [Map]     Odaville   [Map]    
Cantwell   [Map]     Orma   [Map]    
Cicerone   [Map]     Peewee   [Map]    
Elizabeth   [Map]     Pigeon   [Map]    
Flint Town   [Map]     Reedy   [Map]    
Freeport   [Map]     Ripley   [Map]    
Grantsville   [Map]     Slate   [Map]    
Greencastle   [Map]     Spencer   [Map]    
Kentuck   [Map]     Valley Fork   [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 Craig Hill Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Roane County.

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

Clendenin   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Elizabeth   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Grantsville   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Ravenswood   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Reedy   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Craig Hill Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Craig 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 websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Craig Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Roane County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gallia County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Meigs County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Boone County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Braxton County:     Cyndi's
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Cabell County:     Cyndi's
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Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
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Clay County:     Cyndi's
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Doddridge County:     Cyndi's
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Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
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Harrison County:     Cyndi's
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Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
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Lewis County:     Cyndi's
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Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Mason County:     Cyndi's
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Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
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Pleasants County:     Cyndi's
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Putnam County:     Cyndi's
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Ritchie County:     Cyndi's
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Tyler County:     Cyndi's
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Upshur County:     Cyndi's
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Webster County:     Cyndi's
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Wirt County:     Cyndi's
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Wood County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Roane 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 Roane 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 Craig 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 Craig Hill Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1537779   (Name of Record: Craig Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Roane
Lat: 38.83842     Lon: -81.3137301   [Map]
Elev: 346         Map Name: Spencer

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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.

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<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 Craig Hill Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8384, Longitude: -81.3137     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Craig 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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