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Nome City Cemetery


 The location of Nome City Cemetery 

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Profile for the Nome City 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 Nome City Cemetery...

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

Lat:   64.5053°   (64° 30' 19")

Lon:   -165.4182°   (-165° 25' 5")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Nome City 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.


  Nome City Cemetery  

  Jensens Cemetery
   Location from GNIS<1>
  Solomon Cemetery
  Cape Nome Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 3 cemeteries that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Nome City Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Cape Nome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Nome City Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Jensens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the Nome City Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Solomon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the East (E) of the Nome City Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 2 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Nome City Cemetery.

Nome   [Map] 
Salmon Lake   [Map] 
Solomon   [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 - 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 Nome City 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 ...

Find a Community in Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alaska:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in . 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 Nome City Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.5053, Longitude: -165.4182     [Map].

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