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The location of Mt. Zion Cemetery









A visit to the Mt. Zion Cemetery ...

The location of the Mt. Zion 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. Zion Cemetery ...

The Mt. Zion Cemetery is located in Mineral County. The county seat for Mineral County is located in Keyser.

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

Lat:   39.4643°   (39° 27' 51")

Lon:   -78.8975°   (-78° 53' 50")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 50 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Mt. Zion Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arnold Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Baker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Beeman Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Cabin Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Carr Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Culp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Dawson Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2204731<3>
 
Dayton Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #80885
 
Dayton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Delawder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Duckworth Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2399183
 
Duling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Eusiva Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Frankfort Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Gerstell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Greenwall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Headsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Hutson Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2405526
 
Inkeep Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Leatherman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Long Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Ludwick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Meadow View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2308385
 
Miller McCarty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Mineral Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Morrison Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Moscow Mills Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Old St. Peter's Catholic (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2395560
 
Poor Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Potomac Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Queens Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Reece Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Reeves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Rice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Roderick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
St. Gabriels Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
St. Peters Catholic Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2243559
 
Staggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Sulter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Thrush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Thrush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Umstot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Urice & Kerns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Van Meter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Walden Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Waxler Cemetery (MD)   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Whip Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Barton (MD)   [Map]     Midlothian (MD)   [Map]    
Bloomington (MD)   [Map]     New Creek   [Map]    
Burlington   [Map]     Nikep (MD)   [Map]    
Carpendale   [Map]     Piedmont   [Map]    
Eckhart Mines (MD)   [Map]     Pinto (MD)   [Map]    
Fort Ashby   [Map]     Rawlings (MD)   [Map]    
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]     Ritters   [Map]    
Keyser   [Map]     Romney   [Map]    
Klondike (MD)   [Map]     Spring Gap (MD)   [Map]    
La Vale (MD)   [Map]     Three Churches   [Map]    
Loarville (MD)   [Map]     Westernport (MD)   [Map]    
Lonaconing (MD)   [Map]     Wiley Ford   [Map]    
Luke (MD)   [Map]     Woodland (MD)   [Map]    
Midland (MD)   [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. Zion Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mineral County.

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

Frostburg   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Keyser   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Lonaconing   [Map]
 - Located in Allegany County (MD)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Zion Cemetery
 
Romney   [Map]
 - Located in Hampshire County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Zion 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 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 Mt. Zion Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mineral County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allegany County (MD):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Garrett County (MD):     Cyndi's
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Washington County (MD):     Cyndi's
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Bedford County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Fayette County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Fulton County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Somerset County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Westmoreland County (PA):     Cyndi's
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Clarke County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Frederick County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Rockingham County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Shenandoah County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Warren County (VA):     Cyndi's
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Winchester City (VA):     Cyndi's
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Berkeley County:     Cyndi's
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Grant County:     Cyndi's
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Hampshire County:     Cyndi's
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Hardy County:     Cyndi's
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Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Morgan County:     Cyndi's
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Preston County:     Cyndi's
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Tucker County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Mineral 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 Mineral 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. Zion 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. Zion Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1937380   (Name of Record: Mount Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mineral
Lat: 39.4642598     Lon: -78.8975236   [Map]
Elev: 278         Map Name: Keyser

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Mineral County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.com/

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 obstructions 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. Zion Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4643, Longitude: -78.8975     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Zion 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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