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Nome, Alaska

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Cemeteries Near Nome ...

The red map marker shows the location of Nome.

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 are verified. Locations not yet verified are indicated.



  Jensens Cemetery
   [Map] - from GNIS<1>
  Solomon Cemetery [Map]
  Nome City Cemetery [Map]
  Cape Nome Cemetery [Map]

List of Neighboring Cemeteries ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Nome (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 Nome 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 Nome.

The following cemeteries are located in .

Cape Nome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of Nome
 - Location has been verified
Jensens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Nome
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Nome City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of Nome
 - Location has been verified
Solomon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East (E) of Nome
 - Location has been verified

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Nome:

The official website for State of Alaska:

Working on your genealogy? We always start with these websites when searching in and around the area of Nome:

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 Nome.

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' distance that begins in Nome. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nome) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nome. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.4993, Longitude: -165.4009     [Map].

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