Postal Code: 45172
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The cemetery is located in Brush Creek Township, Highland County, Ohio, and is # 5128 (Governor Byrd Cemetery / Old Sinking Spring Cemetery / Byrd Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 1038587 (Byrd Cemetery / Governor Byrd / Old Sinking Spring Cemetery).
This cemetery is approximately 0.4 acres in size, surrounded by a white vinyl fence and contains mostly pre-1900 interments. Located on the western edge of the village of Sinking Spring, the cemetery lies about 1000 feet west of State Route 41 (approximately 3 blocks). Parking for the cemetery is in a local park on Grant Court about 200 feet from the entrance. You must traverse a grass lot to get to the cemetery entrance located on the east side of the fencing. Turning west off of SR41 on to Grand Street basically dead ends in the park’s parking lot.