The Location of the Highwood Cemetery...
Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Highwood Cemetery
Lat: 50.5848° (50° 35' 5")
Lon: -113.8576° (-113° 51' 27")
Location using the Alberta Township System:
Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 05, Township 19, Range 28, West of the 4th Meridian
Map of nearby cemeteries ...
The red map marker shows the location of the Highwood Cemetery.
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, the majority of the marker locations have been verified. Locations not yet verified are indicated.
List of the closest cemeteries ...
We know of 4 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Highwood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.
All of the following cemeteries are located in .
For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.
List of neighboring communities ...
The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Highwood Cemetery.
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 CanadaGenWeb Project 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 Highwood Cemetery:
For pages that are specific to Alberta:
Cemetery Information and Directories for 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.
Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Highwood Cemetery ...
While our initial data for the Highwood Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Highwood Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Highwood Cemetery.
Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry: FAG ID #2180755
Referenced Books / Documents ...
|Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)|
| Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups|
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/
|<1>||An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.|
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|<2>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores things 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 Highwood Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.5848, Longitude: -113.8576 [Map].
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