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The location of Round Knob Cemetery









A visit to the Round Knob Cemetery ...

The location of the Round Knob 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 Round Knob Cemetery ...

The Round Knob Cemetery is located in Roane County. The county seat for Roane County is located in Spencer.

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

Lat:   38.6995°   (38° 41' 58")

Lon:   -81.3610°   (-81° 21' 39")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 86 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Round Knob Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Roane County.

Abbott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Bays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Bays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Beckley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Bird Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Bower Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Brannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Canterbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Chrislip Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Clover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78031<3>
 
Coe - Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Cox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Criner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Cromwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Curtis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Deverick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Droddy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Eplin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Eventide Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Galahoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Gandee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Gandeeville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Groves Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Hall Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Hascue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Hershberger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Hershberger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Hively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
J Herbert Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Keffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Kelley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Kelley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Larch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Looney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Looney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Looney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
McCoy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
McKown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Monroe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Morgan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Myers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Nida Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Nida Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Noel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Ritchea Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Roberts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Rocky Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Ryan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Sergent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Shadydale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Shafer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Shaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Spencer Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Stone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Summerfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Summerfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Summers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Swank Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Vineyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Vineyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Vineyard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Watson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Weaver Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Webb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Whited Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Round Knob Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Round Knob Cemetery.

Aarons   [Map]     Mudfork   [Map]    
Arnoldsburg   [Map]     Odaville   [Map]    
Burning Springs   [Map]     Orma   [Map]    
Cicerone   [Map]     Peewee   [Map]    
Clay   [Map]     Pigeon   [Map]    
Clendenin   [Map]     Pinch   [Map]    
Elkview   [Map]     Reedy   [Map]    
Flint Town   [Map]     Ripley   [Map]    
Grantsville   [Map]     Sissonville   [Map]    
Hartland   [Map]     Spencer   [Map]    
Kentuck   [Map]     Valley Fork   [Map]    
Liberty   [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 Round Knob Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Roane County.

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

Clay   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Clendenin   [Map]
 - Located in Kanawha County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Elizabeth   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Grantsville   [Map]
 - Located in Calhoun County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Reedy   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Round Knob Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Round Knob Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Round Knob Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Roane County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gallia County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Meigs County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Washington County (OH):     Cyndi's
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Boone County:     Cyndi's
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Braxton County:     Cyndi's
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Cabell County:     Cyndi's
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Calhoun County:     Cyndi's
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Clay County:     Cyndi's
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Doddridge County:     Cyndi's
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Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
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Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
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Lewis County:     Cyndi's
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Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
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Mason County:     Cyndi's
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Nicholas County:     Cyndi's
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Pleasants County:     Cyndi's
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Putnam County:     Cyndi's
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Raleigh County:     Cyndi's
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Ritchie County:     Cyndi's
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Webster County:     Cyndi's
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Wirt County:     Cyndi's
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Wood County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Roane 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 Roane 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 Round Knob 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 Round Knob Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1546108   (Name of Record: Round Knob Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Roane
Lat: 38.6995355     Lon: -81.3609534   [Map]
Elev: 276         Map Name: Looneyville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Roane 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 '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 Round Knob Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6995, Longitude: -81.3610     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Round Knob 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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