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Freshwater Bay, Alaska

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Cemeteries Near Freshwater Bay ...

The red map marker shows the location of Freshwater Bay.

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

If you click on the [Map] that follows the cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of that cemetery.

On the map below, the majority of the marker locations have been estimated and should be within a few hundred feet of the actual position. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location includes it being overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.


  Freshwater Bay  

  Alaskan Memorial Park
   [Map] - Verified
  Evergreen Cemetery
   [Map] - Verified
  Funter Bay Cemetery [Map]
  Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds
   [Map] - from GNIS<1>
  Icy Strait Point Cemetery [Map]
  Hoonah Cemetery [Map]
  Grave Island Cemetery [Map]

List of Neighboring Cemeteries ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Freshwater Bay (within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2>). The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

This is a new section of our Gazetteer and we're still collecting data about cemeteries and their location. If you know of a cemetery that should be included, please let us know.

We are looking for information such as the name of the cemetery, its GPS location, whether the cemetery is still in use or if it is historic (ie- defunct, abandoned,  etc.). If it applies, we would also like to learn of any past or alternate names that the cemetery has been known by.

If you don't know the GPS location (ie- the latitude/longitude) of a cemetery, please use our Map Page for Freshwater Bay to determine the cemetery's position (the instructions for finding the latitude/longitude can be found below the map).

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our collection of Genealogy Websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Freshwater Bay.

The following cemeteries are located in .

Alaskan Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 38 miles [61.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of Freshwater Bay
 - Location has been verified
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 37 miles [59.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Freshwater Bay
 - Location has been verified
Funter Bay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of Freshwater Bay
 - Location is estimated<3>
Grave Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of Freshwater Bay
 - Location is estimated
Hoonah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Freshwater Bay
 - Location is estimated
Icy Strait Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Freshwater Bay
 - Location is estimated
Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds   [Map]
 - Lies 39 miles [62.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Freshwater Bay
 - Location sourced from GNIS

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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Freshwater Bay. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alaska:

Looking for information about genealogy? These are excellent websites to start with when searching in and around the area of Freshwater Bay:

Cyndi's List for the State of Alaska
Family Search for the State of Alaska
Genealogy Trails for the State of Alaska
USGenWeb for the State of Alaska

We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Freshwater Bay.

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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Freshwater Bay. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Freshwater Bay) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Freshwater Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Freshwater Bay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freshwater Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.8917, Longitude: -135.0794     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Freshwater Bay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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