A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Highvale Cemetery


The location of Highvale Cemetery


Profile for the Highvale Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Highvale Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Highvale Cemetery (FAG ID #2384922)

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains five sections:

The Location of the Highvale Cemetery...

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

Lat:   53.4545°   (53° 27' 16")

Lon:   -114.4566°   (-114° 27' 23")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-01-052-04-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 01, Township 052, Range 04, West of the 5th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Highvale Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Duffield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Highvale Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2546779
Keephills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Highvale Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2351299
St. Dominic RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Highvale Cemetery
Smithfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Highvale Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2546843
Tomahawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Highvale Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2390727

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Highvale Cemetery.

Alberta Beach   [Map]Kapasiwin   [Map]Seba Beach   [Map]
Betula Beach   [Map]Keephills   [Map]Silver Sands   [Map]
Burtonsville   [Map]Lac Sainte Anne   [Map]Smithfield   [Map]
Carnwood   [Map]Lake Isle   [Map]South View   [Map]
Carvel   [Map]Lindale   [Map]Spring Lake   [Map]
Duffield   [Map]Meso West   [Map]Tomahawk   [Map]
Fallis   [Map]Point Alison   [Map]Val Quentin   [Map]
Gainford   [Map]Saint Francis   [Map]Wabamun   [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 CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Highvale Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alberta:

Cyndi's List     Family Search    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alberta:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alberta
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alberta     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     The Highvale Cemetery (FAG ID #2384922)     Cemeteries of Alberta

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 Alberta

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Highvale Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Highvale Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Highvale Cemetery elsewhere. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Highvale Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2384922

Referenced Books / Documents ...

Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from . A straight line distance ignores things 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 Highvale Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4545, Longitude: -114.4566     [Map].

- Return to Citation


  Other   AB

Sitemap Privacy
of Use


Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 12 Nov 2018
By John Hall