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Port Heiden, Alaska

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Cemeteries Near Port Heiden ...

The red map marker shows the location of Port Heiden.

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, all of the marker locations are very close to where they should be. While we have been unable to verify their accuracy, we are confident that the markers are within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify any given location includes it being overgrown, forested or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.


  Port Heiden  

  Chignik Bay Russian Orthodox Church Cemetery [Map]
  Chignik Bay City Cemetery [Map]

List of Neighboring Cemeteries ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Port Heiden (within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1>). 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 Port Heiden 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 Port Heiden.

The following cemeteries are located in .

Chignik Bay City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 46 miles [74 km] to the South (S) of Port Heiden
 - Location is estimated<2>
Chignik Bay Russian Orthodox Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 45 miles [72.4 km] to the South (S) of Port Heiden
 - Location is estimated

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alaska:

Working on your genealogy? We recommend a visit to these websites when searching in and around the area of Port Heiden:

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 Port Heiden.

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Port Heiden. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Port Heiden) 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 Port Heiden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port Heiden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Heiden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.9506, Longitude: -158.6272     [Map].

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<2>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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