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Whittier, Alaska

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Cemeteries Near Whittier ...

The red map marker shows the location of Whittier.

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.




List of Neighboring Cemeteries ...

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

The following cemeteries are located in .

Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 50 miles [80.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Whittier
 - Location has been verified
Angelus Memorial Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 46 miles [74 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of Whittier
 - Location has been verified
Fort Richardson National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 47 miles [75.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Whittier
 - Location has been verified
Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 33 miles [53.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of Whittier
 - Location has been verified
Memorial To The Missing   [Map]
 - Lies 48 miles [77.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Whittier
 - Location has been verified
Saint John Cathedral Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 49 miles [78.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Whittier
 - Location has been verified
Sunrise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of Whittier
 - Location sourced from GNIS<2>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Whittier: www.ci.whittier.ak.us/

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

Need help with your genealogy? These are excellent websites to visit when searching in and around the area of Whittier:

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Whittier. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Whittier) 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 Whittier. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Whittier

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whittier. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.7746, Longitude: -148.6860     [Map].

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<2>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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