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Upshur County Memorial Park
(Upshur County, West Virginia)


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The location of Upshur County Memorial Park

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Our GPS coordinates for the Upshur County Memorial Park 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Upshur County Memorial Park...

Upshur County Memorial Park is located in Upshur County. The county seat for Upshur County is located in Buckhannon.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Upshur County Memorial Park

Lat:   38.9657°   (38° 57' 56")

Lon:   -80.2354°   (-80° 14' 7")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Upshur County Memorial Park 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 Upshur County Memorial Park. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Upshur County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Upshur County Memorial Park.

Belington   [Map]
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Buckhannon   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Philippi   [Map]
 - Located in Barbour County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Weston   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Upshur County Memorial Park

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Upshur County Memorial Park. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Beechtown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Buckhannon Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Hampton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2139613<4>
 
Heavner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78644
 
Horner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Laurel Lick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
McDermott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Mt. Nebo Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2181339
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Oakington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Oldaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Redabaugh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Reed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Reger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Rohrbough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Slab Camp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Upshur County Memorial Park
 
Tenmile Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Upshur County Memorial Park

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Upshur County Memorial Park.

Adaland   [Map]Frenchton   [Map]Smith Village   [Map]
Audra   [Map]Garton Village   [Map]Union   [Map]
Belington   [Map]Gormley   [Map]Valley Bend   [Map]
Berryburg   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Valley Chapel   [Map]
Buckhannon   [Map]Helvetia   [Map]Wellington Heights   [Map]
Camden   [Map]Hoover Town   [Map]West Milford   [Map]
Cleveland   [Map]Jane Lew   [Map]Weston   [Map]
Cox Town   [Map]Junior   [Map]Wilsontown   [Map]
Elk City   [Map]Lost Creek   [Map]Womelsdorf   [Map]
Excelsior   [Map]Philippi   [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 begin 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 - 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 Upshur County Memorial Park:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Upshur County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Garrett County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Highland County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Braxton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pendleton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pocahontas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Preston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Randolph County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tucker County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Upshur 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 Upshur 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 Upshur County Memorial Park ...

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 Upshur County Memorial Park.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1548575   (Name of Record: Upshur County Memorial Park)

Class: cemetery
County: Upshur
Lat: 38.9656546     Lon: -80.2353606   [Map]
Elev: 443         Map Name: Buckhannon

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About Upshur County

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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: 38.9657, Longitude: -80.2354     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Upshur County Memorial Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Upshur County Memorial Park 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts in . 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.

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<4>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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