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A visit to the Palmer Pioneer Cemetery ...

The location of the Palmer Pioneer Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Palmer Pioneer Cemetery ...

The Palmer Pioneer Cemetery is located outside and to the northeast of Palmer.

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Palmer Pioneer Cemetery

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Palmer Pioneer Cemetery

Lat:   61.6081°   (61° 36' 29")

Lon:   -149.0928°   (-149° 5' 34")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Palmer Pioneer Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Palmer Pioneer Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Palmer Pioneer Cemetery.

  • Buffalo Soapstone
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Soapstone
    • Buffalo Soapstone lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Soapstone
  • Butte
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butte have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butte
    • Butte lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butte
  • Farm Loop
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farm Loop
    • Farm Loop lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farm Loop
  • Fishhook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fishhook
    • Fishhook lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fishhook
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Gateway
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gateway have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gateway
      • Gateway lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gateway
    • Knik-Fairview
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knik-Fairview
      • Knik-Fairview lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the west of Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knik-Fairview
    • Knik River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knik River
      • Knik River lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knik River
    • Lakes
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakes
      • Lakes lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakes
    • Lazy Mountain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lazy Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lazy Mountain
      • Lazy Mountain lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lazy Mountain
    • Meadow Lakes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Lakes
      • Meadow Lakes lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the west of Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Lakes
    • Palmer
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmer
      • Palmer lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,456 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmer<3>
    • Sutton-Alpine
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sutton-Alpine
      • Sutton-Alpine lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton-Alpine
    • Sutton
    • Tanaina
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tanaina have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanaina
      • Tanaina lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanaina
    • Wasilla
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wasilla
      • Wasilla lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wasilla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wasilla<3>

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Palmer Pioneer Cemetery. The following communities are located in .

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Palmer Pioneer Cemetery.

  • Chugiak
  • Eagle River
  • Palmer
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Palmer.
    • Palmer lies less than 2 miles<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Palmer Pioneer Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmer
  • Sutton
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Sutton.
    • Sutton lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) of the Palmer Pioneer Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sutton
  • Wasilla

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 4 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Palmer Pioneer Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. 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 Palmer Pioneer Cemetery.

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1419622  (Palmer Pioneer Cemetery)
    • Jump to GNIS Record #1419622
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Anchorage C-6
    • County: Matanuska-Susitna         Elev: 76
    • Location of GNIS #1419622 (Palmer Pioneer Cemetery)
    • Lat: 61.6080556           Lon: -149.0927778
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on GNIS #1419622

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Footnotes ...

<1>The 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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 Palmer Pioneer Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.6081, Longitude: -149.0928       In this case, the coordinates for the Palmer Pioneer Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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: findagrave.com.




 

 

 

 

 


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