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The location of Sycamore Cemetery









A visit to the Sycamore Cemetery ...

The location of the Sycamore 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 Sycamore Cemetery ...

The Sycamore Cemetery is located in Calhoun County. The county seat for Calhoun County is located in Grantsville.

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

Lat:   38.8357°   (38° 50' 8")

Lon:   -81.1068°   (-81° 6' 24")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Sycamore Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arnoldsburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Bannon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Bee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Bennett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Betts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Booher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Bryners Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Chenowith - Reip Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Collins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Coon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Dry Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Elihu - Stump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Greathouse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Hays Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Hur Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Husk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Knotts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Mace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Orma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Roling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79793<3>
 
Sand Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Slider Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Snakeroot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Starcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Starcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Sturm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Sylvester Stump Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Wayne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Wayne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Zeke Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sycamore Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 31 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Sycamore Cemetery.

Arnett   [Map]     Glenville   [Map]    
Arnoldsburg   [Map]     Grantsville   [Map]    
Auburn   [Map]     Greencastle   [Map]    
Burning Springs   [Map]     Harrison   [Map]    
Burnsville   [Map]     Heaters   [Map]    
Cairo   [Map]     Mudfork   [Map]    
Canfield   [Map]     Orma   [Map]    
Cantwell   [Map]     Peewee   [Map]    
Clay   [Map]     Pullman   [Map]    
Clem   [Map]     Reedy   [Map]    
Elizabeth   [Map]     Sand Fork   [Map]    
Exchange   [Map]     Spencer   [Map]    
Flatwoods   [Map]     Sutton   [Map]    
Flint Town   [Map]     Truebada   [Map]    
Freeport   [Map]     Valley Fork   [Map]    
Gassaway   [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 Sycamore Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Calhoun County.

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

Burnsville   [Map]
 - Located in Braxton County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Cairo   [Map]
 - Located in Ritchie County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Clay   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South (S) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Elizabeth   [Map]
 - Located in Wirt County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Gassaway   [Map]
 - Located in Braxton County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Glenville   [Map]
 - Located in Gilmer County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Grantsville   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Reedy   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Spencer   [Map]
 - Located in Roane County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Sycamore Cemetery
 
Sutton   [Map]
 - Located in Braxton County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sycamore Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Sycamore Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Calhoun County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Athens County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Meigs County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Braxton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Doddridge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gilmer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Kanawha County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Lewis County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Mason County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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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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Genealogy
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Randolph County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Ritchie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Roane County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Tyler County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Upshur County:     Cyndi's
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Webster County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wirt County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
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Wood County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Calhoun 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 Calhoun 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 Sycamore 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 Sycamore Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2586145   (Name of Record: Sycamore Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Calhoun
Lat: 38.8356605     Lon: -81.1067767   [Map]
Map Name: Millstone

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in West Virginia

About Calhoun 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' 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 Sycamore Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8357, Longitude: -81.1068     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Sycamore 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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