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City of Grande Prairie


 The location of City of Grande Prairie 

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Profile for the City of Grande Prairie ...

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Introduction ...

We have organized this page based upon 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.

This page contains five sections:

The Location of the City of Grande Prairie...

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the City of Grande Prairie

Lat:   55.1551°   (55° 9' 18")

Lon:   -118.8325°   (-118° 49' 56")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the City of Grande Prairie.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

On the map below, all of the marker locations have been verified.


  City of Grande Prairie  

  Scenic Heights Cemetery
  Emerson Trail Cemetery
  Beaverlodge Cemetery
  Rosedale Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 4 cemeteries that are within 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> of the City of Grande Prairie. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Beaverlodge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) of the City of Grande Prairie
 - Location has been verified
Emerson Trail Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the City of Grande Prairie
 - Location has been verified
Rosedale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 35 miles [56.3 km] to the East (E) of the City of Grande Prairie
 - Location has been verified
Scenic Heights Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the City of Grande Prairie
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Scenic Heights Cemetery (FAG ID #2410583)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 13 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the City of Grande Prairie.

Beaverlodge   [Map]Dimsdale   [Map]Riverview Pines Subdivision   [Map]
Bezanson   [Map]Grande Prairie   [Map]Sexsmith   [Map]
Bezanson   [Map]Grovedale   [Map]Webster   [Map]
Buffalo Lake   [Map]Huallen   [Map]Wembley   [Map]
Clairmont   [Map]La Glace   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 City of Grande Prairie:

For pages that are specific to Alberta:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     CanadaGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alberta:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alberta
Canada GenWeb:     Cemetery Project for Alberta
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alberta     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Gravemarker Gallery:     Directory for Alberta     Cemeteries of Alberta

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 Alberta

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from . 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the City of Grande Prairie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.1551, Longitude: -118.8325     [Map].

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