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(McDowell County, West Virginia)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Horne 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.

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The Location of the Horne Cemetery...

The Horne 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 Horne Cemetery

Lat:   37.2857°   (37° 17' 8")

Lon:   -81.8501°   (-81° 51' 0")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Horne 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 Horne 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 Horne Cemetery.

Grundy   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Honaker   [Map]
 - Located in Russell County (VA)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Iaeger   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Richlands   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Horne Cemetery
 
War   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Welch   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Horne Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 64 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Horne Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adams Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Adams Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Adams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Altizer Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Altizer Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Buckeye Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Cantrell Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Cole Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Compton Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Compton Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Compton Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Cooper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Day Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Day Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Estep Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Estep Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Hagerman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Kaiser Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Keen Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Keen Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Keen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Keen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Knob Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Knob Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Knob Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Knob Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Lester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Mullins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Payne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Puckett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Rife Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Roe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Rose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Rowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Sparks Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Sparks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Stacy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Vance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Vance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Ward Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Horne Cemetery
 
White Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
White Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
White Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County (VA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Horne Cemetery
 
Woods Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Horne Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Horne Cemetery.

Bearwallow (VA)   [Map]Gary   [Map]Royal City (VA)   [Map]
Big Sandy   [Map]Grundy (VA)   [Map]Russell (VA)   [Map]
Bradshaw   [Map]Honaker (VA)   [Map]Union City   [Map]
Cedar Bluff (VA)   [Map]Iaeger   [Map]Vansant (VA)   [Map]
Claypool Hill (VA)   [Map]Janey (VA)   [Map]War   [Map]
Davy   [Map]Kelsa (VA)   [Map]Welch   [Map]
Dunford Village (VA)   [Map]Raven (VA)   [Map]Wharncliffe   [Map]
Dye (VA)   [Map]Richlands (VA)   [Map]Wyoming City   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 Horne 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    
Letcher County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin 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    
Bristol City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search        
Buchanan County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dickenson County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grayson 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    
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    
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 Horne 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 Horne Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1540466   (Name of Record: Horne Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: McDowell
Lat: 37.285668     Lon: -81.8501172   [Map]
Elev: 785         Map Name: Bradshaw

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Communities in 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: 37.2857, Longitude: -81.8501     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Horne Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Horne 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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