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Copper Center Cemetery


 The location of Copper Center Cemetery 

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Profile for the Copper Center Cemetery ...

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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 Copper Center Cemetery...

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

Lat:   61.9734°   (61° 58' 24")

Lon:   -145.3209°   (-145° 19' 15")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Copper Center 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, all of the marker locations have been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While the values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary. We have not yet verified the accuracy of the following markers.


  Copper Center Cemetery  

  Indian Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

The following cemetery is within 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> of the Copper Center Cemetery.

Indian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 30 miles [48.3 km] to the West (W) of the Copper Center Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS<2>

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 10 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Copper Center Cemetery.

Copper Center   [Map]Kenny Lake   [Map]
Copperville   [Map]Silver Springs   [Map]
Gakona Junction   [Map]Tazlina   [Map]
Gakona   [Map]Tolsona   [Map]
Glennallen   [Map]Tonsina   [Map]
Gulkana   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb 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 - 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 Copper Center Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alaska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alaska:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alaska
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alaska     Cemetery Wiki for Alaska
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Alaska

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 Alaska

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alaska:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores things 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 Copper Center Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.9734, Longitude: -145.3209     [Map].

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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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