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The location of Koontz Cemetery









A visit to the Koontz Cemetery ...

The location of the Koontz 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 Koontz Cemetery ...

The Koontz Cemetery is located in Jackson County. The county seat for Jackson County is located in Ripley.

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

Lat:   38.6091°   (38° 36' 32")

Lon:   -81.6286°   (-81° 37' 42")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 68 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Koontz Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Albert E Humphreys Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Asbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Berry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Blackshire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Boggess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Boggess Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Centerview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Clendenin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Comer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Counts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Counts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Covey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Crank Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Dawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Dawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Duff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Duff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Fields Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Fisher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Koontz Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78365<3>
 
Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Garrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Godby Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Good Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Good Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Grass Lick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Hackney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Harris Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Hatcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Haynes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Haynes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Hunt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
John Beane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Koontz Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #172253
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Kiser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Kiser Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Lanham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Lowe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Mangus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Milam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Paxton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Presley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Presley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Rock Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Shafer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Shamblen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Shamblin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Siders Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Sissonville Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Koontz Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1168153
 
Skeen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Skeen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Slater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Thomas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Vandine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Wheatcraft Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Koontz Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Koontz Cemetery.

Aarons   [Map]     Kentuck   [Map]    
Airport Village   [Map]     Liberty   [Map]    
Arbuckle   [Map]     Morgans Landing   [Map]    
Bancroft   [Map]     Nitro   [Map]    
Charleston   [Map]     Pinch   [Map]    
Cicerone   [Map]     Poca   [Map]    
Clendenin   [Map]     Raymond City   [Map]    
Cross Lanes   [Map]     Ripley   [Map]    
Dunbar   [Map]     Scott Village   [Map]    
Eleanor   [Map]     Sissonville   [Map]    
Elkview   [Map]     South Charleston   [Map]    
Flint Town   [Map]     Winfield   [Map]    
Jefferson   [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 Koontz Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Jackson County.

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

Charleston   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Clendenin   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Cross Lanes   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Dunbar   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Nitro   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
South Charleston   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Koontz Cemetery
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Located in Putnam County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Koontz Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 - 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 Koontz Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jackson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boyd County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Jackson 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 Jackson 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 Koontz 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 Koontz Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2586194   (Name of Record: Koontz Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jackson
Lat: 38.6091131     Lon: -81.6286325   [Map]
Map Name: Sissonville

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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 Koontz Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6091, Longitude: -81.6286     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Koontz 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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