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The location of Workman Creek Cemetery









A visit to the Workman Creek Cemetery ...

The location of the Workman Creek 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 Workman Creek Cemetery ...

The Workman Creek Cemetery is located in Raleigh County. The county seat for Raleigh County is located in Beckley.

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

Lat:   37.9003°   (37° 54' 1")

Lon:   -81.3485°   (-81° 20' 54")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 84 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Workman Creek Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Artie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Athey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Biggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Bone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Bradford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Cantley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Cantley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Chambers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77981<3>
 
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Clay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Cook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Cottle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78083
 
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Daniel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Dillon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Ellison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Estep - Bailey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1981275
 
Eunice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Ewing Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Flashman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Fulton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Harper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Hodge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Hodge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Holly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Honaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Jarrell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Kingston Cemeteries   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #78881
 
Lafferty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Lafferty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Lively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Lively Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Maynor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Maynor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Maynor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79200
 
Moles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Pax Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Pettry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Powers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Price Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Richmond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Rinehart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Rorrer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Rorrer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Sarrett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Sarrett - Lemon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Scarbro Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Scarbrough Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Shepard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Stewart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Stover Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Sutphin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Sweeney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #80138
 
Tyree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Tyree Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
William Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Wills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Wills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Wiseman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Wriston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Wriston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Workman Creek Cemetery.

Acme   [Map]     MacArthur   [Map]    
Arnett   [Map]     McDunn   [Map]    
Bradley   [Map]     Mount Hope   [Map]    
Carbon   [Map]     Oak Hill   [Map]    
Crab Orchard   [Map]     Old Mill Village   [Map]    
Elk Run Junction   [Map]     Packsville   [Map]    
Fairdale   [Map]     Pax   [Map]    
Glen White   [Map]     Piney View   [Map]    
Harper   [Map]     Prosperity   [Map]    
Harvey   [Map]     Stanaford   [Map]    
Janie   [Map]     Tolleys   [Map]    
Lester   [Map]     Whitesville   [Map]    
Mabscott   [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 Workman Creek Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Raleigh County.

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

Oak Hill   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Workman Creek Cemetery
 
Whitesville   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Workman Creek 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 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 it should be mentioned 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 Workman Creek Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Raleigh County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Morgan County (KY):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Raleigh 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 Raleigh 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 Workman Creek 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 Workman Creek Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2574024   (Name of Record: Workman Creek Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Raleigh
Lat: 37.90025     Lon: -81.348528   [Map]
Elev: 499         Map Name: Pax

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 Workman Creek Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9003, Longitude: -81.3485     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Workman Creek 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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