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(McDowell County, West Virginia)


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The location of Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Old Belcher Mountain Community 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 Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery...

The Old Belcher Mountain Community 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 Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery

Lat:   37.4284°   (37° 25' 42")

Lon:   -81.5234°   (-81° 31' 24")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Old Belcher Mountain Community 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 Old Belcher Mountain Community 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 Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery.

Keystone   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Matoaka   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Mullens   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Pineville   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
War   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Welch   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Algoma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Belcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Bud Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Green Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Hickory Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Hollinsworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Little Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Mitchem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Music Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Prosperity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Rockhouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Rotenberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wyoming County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Rutherford Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
 
Swim Cemetery (VA)   [Map]
 - Located in Tazewell County (VA)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery.

Abbs Valley (VA)   [Map]Davy   [Map]Mullensville   [Map]
Anawalt   [Map]Elkhorn   [Map]Northfork   [Map]
Baileysville   [Map]Gary   [Map]Pineville   [Map]
Big Sandy   [Map]Keystone   [Map]Pocahontas (VA)   [Map]
Boissevain (VA)   [Map]Kimball   [Map]Thorpe   [Map]
Bramwell   [Map]Matoaka   [Map]Union City   [Map]
Bud   [Map]Montcalm   [Map]War   [Map]
Coopers   [Map]Mullens   [Map]Welch   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Old Belcher Mountain Community 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:

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    
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    
Pulaski County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Russell County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     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    
Wythe County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln 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    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summers 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 Old Belcher Mountain Community 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 Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1544347   (Name of Record: Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: McDowell
Lat: 37.4284473     Lon: -81.5234385   [Map]
Elev: 641         Map Name: Welch

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of 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: 37.4284, Longitude: -81.5234     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Old Belcher Mountain Community 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' distance that stretches from . 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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