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A visit to the Harrah Cemetery ...

The location of the Harrah 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. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Harrah Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Harrah Cemetery

The Harrah Cemetery is located in Greenbrier County<2>.

The county seat for Greenbrier County is located in Lewisburg. Lewisburg lies just to the east southeast of the Harrah Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Harrah Cemetery

Lat:   37.8271°   (37° 49' 37")

Lon:   -80.5626°   (-80° 33' 45")

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

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Harrah Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Harrah Cemetery.

  • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alderson
    • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Harrah Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<4>
  • Anthony [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anthony
    • Anthony [Greenbrier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Harrah Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anthony
  • Charmco [Greenbrier County]
  • Clendenenville [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenenville
    • Clendenenville [Greenbrier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Harrah Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenenville
  • Continue List   (22 more) ...
    • Crawley [Greenbrier County]
    • Fairlea [Greenbrier County]
    • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falling Spring
      • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Harrah Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falling Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falling Spring
    • Fort Spring [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Spring
      • Fort Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Harrah Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Spring
    • Frankford [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankford
      • Frankford [Greenbrier County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Harrah Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankford
    • Frazier [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frazier
      • Frazier [Greenbrier County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Harrah Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frazier
    • Hillsdale [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsdale
      • Hillsdale [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Harrah Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsdale
    • Hines [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hines
      • Hines [Greenbrier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Harrah Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hines
    • Kieffer [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kieffer
      • Kieffer [Greenbrier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Harrah Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kieffer
    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisburg
      • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Harrah Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<4>
    • McRoss [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McRoss
      • McRoss [Greenbrier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Harrah Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McRoss
    • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainelle
      • Rainelle [Greenbrier County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Harrah Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,516 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainelle<4>
    • Richlands [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richlands
      • Richlands [Greenbrier County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Harrah Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richlands
    • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ronceverte
      • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Harrah Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,649 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<4>
    • Rupert [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rupert
      • Rupert [Greenbrier County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Harrah Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rupert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<4>
    • Spring Creek [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Creek
      • Spring Creek [Greenbrier County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Harrah Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Creek
    • Spring Dale [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Dale
      • Spring Dale [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Harrah Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Dale
    • Sunlight [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunlight
      • Sunlight [Greenbrier County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Harrah Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunlight
    • Unus [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unus
      • Unus [Greenbrier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Harrah Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unus
    • Vale [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vale
      • Vale [Greenbrier County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Harrah Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vale
    • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Sulphur Springs
      • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Harrah Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,325 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sulphur Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Sulphur Springs<4>
    • Williamsburg [Greenbrier County]

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended 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 Harrah Cemetery. The following communities are located in Greenbrier County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Harrah Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Harrah Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Greenbrier County.

  • Adwell Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
  • Alderson Fletcher Addition Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Alderson Fletcher Addition Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Alderson Fletcher Addition Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Alderson Fletcher Addition Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Harrah Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson Fletcher Addition Cemetery
  • At The End Of The Trail Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
  • Coffman Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Coffman Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Coffman Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Coffman Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Harrah Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffman Cemetery
  • Continue List   (10 more) ...
    • Greenbrier Memorial Gardens [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Greenbrier Memorial Gardens lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Harrah Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbrier Memorial Gardens
    • Hanger Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hanger Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hanger Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanger Cemetery
    • Lincoln Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lincoln Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lincoln Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lincoln Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Harrah Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Cemetery
    • Morgan Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Morgan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Morgan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Morgan Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Harrah Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan Cemetery
    • Old Amwell Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Amwell Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Amwell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Old Amwell Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Harrah Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Amwell Cemetery
    • Old Stone Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Stone Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Stone Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Old Stone Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Harrah Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Stone Cemetery
    • Richardson Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Richardson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Richardson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richardson Cemetery
    • Rosewood Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
    • Salem Cemetery [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Salem Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Salem Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Salem Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Harrah Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem Cemetery
    • Wallace Memorial Cemetery [Greenbrier County]

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Harrah Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1540001  (Harrah Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1540001 has been archived by the USGS. It is no longer maintained by the USGS, nor can it be retrieved from their website.
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Asbury
    • County: Greenbrier         Elev: 648
    • Location given for GNIS #1540001 (Harrah Cemetery)
    • Lat: 37.8270647           Lon: -80.5625792
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Greenbrier County

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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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Greenbrier, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Harrah Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8271, Longitude: -80.5626       In this case, the coordinates for the Harrah Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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