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The location of Mt. Pleasant Cemetery









A visit to the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery ...

The location of the Mt. Pleasant 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 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery ...

The Mt. Pleasant Cemetery is located in Monongalia County. The county seat for Monongalia County is located in Morgantown.

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

Lat:   39.5731°   (39° 34' 23")

Lon:   -79.9184°   (-79° 55' 6")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Monongalia County.

Beverly Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Brown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
East Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78254<3>
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Goshen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Hope Halleck United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Ida Jane Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Lawnwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
McBee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
New Monongalia County Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Nicholson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Nuce Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Pierpont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Pool Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Robe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Summers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Summers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

Arnettsville   [Map]     Morgantown   [Map]    
Arthurdale   [Map]     Pleasant View   [Map]    
Baker Ridge   [Map]     Point Marion (PA)   [Map]    
Brookhaven   [Map]     Reedsville   [Map]    
Canyon   [Map]     Rivesville   [Map]    
Cassville   [Map]     Smithtown   [Map]    
Cheat Lake   [Map]     Star City   [Map]    
Granville   [Map]     Threefork Bridge   [Map]    
Masontown   [Map]     Westover   [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 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Monongalia County.

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

Fairmont   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Kingwood   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Morgantown   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Newburg   [Map]
 - Located in Preston County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Point Marion   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County (PA)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
 
Westover   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

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 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 - although 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 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Monongalia County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allegany County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Garrett County (MD):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Belmont County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Allegheny County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Somerset County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Westmoreland County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Barbour County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Doddridge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lewis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mineral County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Ohio County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Preston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Randolph County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Taylor County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tucker County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tyler County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Upshur County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wetzel County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Monongalia 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 Monongalia 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 Mt. Pleasant 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 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1543740   (Name of Record: Mount Pleasant Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Monongalia
Lat: 39.5731387     Lon: -79.9183968   [Map]
Elev: 462         Map Name: Morgantown South

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Monongalia County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5731, Longitude: -79.9184     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Pleasant 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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