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The location of Legg Cemetery









A visit to the Legg Cemetery ...

The location of the Legg 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 Legg Cemetery ...

The Legg Cemetery is located in Fayette County. The county seat for Fayette County is located in Fayetteville.

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

Lat:   38.1523°   (38° 9' 8")

Lon:   -80.9891°   (-80° 59' 20")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Legg Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abbot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Dotson - Simpson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Fowlers Knob Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Gilgal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Huse Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Jennette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Keenan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Mt. Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Mt. Gilead Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Mt. Lookout Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Neil Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Pierce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Restlawn Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Rich Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Simms Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Sugar Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Westlake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Legg Cemetery
 
White Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Willis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Zoar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Legg Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Legg Cemetery.

Ansted   [Map]     Muddlety   [Map]    
Beckwith   [Map]     Newlyn   [Map]    
Beech Glen   [Map]     Oak Hill   [Map]    
Bellwood   [Map]     Odell Town   [Map]    
Cannelton   [Map]     Orient Hill   [Map]    
Clifftop   [Map]     Peaser Junction   [Map]    
Concho   [Map]     Quinwood   [Map]    
Crichton   [Map]     Rainelle   [Map]    
Fayetteville   [Map]     Rush Run   [Map]    
Gauley Bridge   [Map]     Sewell Knob   [Map]    
Harvey   [Map]     Smithers   [Map]    
Hilton Village   [Map]     Stonecliff   [Map]    
Hines   [Map]     Summersville   [Map]    
Kaymoor   [Map]     Thurmond   [Map]    
McRoss   [Map]     Tolbert   [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 Legg Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Fayette County.

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

Fayetteville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Gauley Bridge   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Oak Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Legg Cemetery
 
Summersville   [Map]
 - Located in Nicholas County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Legg 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 either 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 Legg Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Fayette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alleghany 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

 
Braxton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greenbrier County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Logan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mercer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pocahontas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Putnam County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Raleigh County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Roane County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Summers County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster 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 Fayette 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 Fayette 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 Legg 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 Legg Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2586290   (Name of Record: Legg Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fayette
Lat: 38.1523354     Lon: -80.9891321   [Map]
Map Name: Summersville Dam

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Fayette 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.

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Legg Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1523, Longitude: -80.9891     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Legg Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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