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(Riverside County, California)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Laurel Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

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.

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The Location of the Laurel Cemetery...

The Laurel Cemetery is located in Riverside County. The county seat for Riverside County is located in Riverside.

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

Lat:   33.5422°   (33° 32' 31")

Lon:   -117.2220°   (-117° 13' 19")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Laurel Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Laurel Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Riverside County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Laurel Cemetery.

Canyon Lake   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Laurel Cemetery
 
Fallbrook   [Map]
 - Located in San Diego County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Laurel Cemetery
 
Hemet   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Laurel Cemetery
 
Lake Elsinore   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Laurel Cemetery
 
Sun City   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Laurel Cemetery
 
Temecula   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Laurel Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Laurel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Riverside County.

Elsinore Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Laurel Cemetery
 
Fallbrook Masonic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in San Diego County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Laurel Cemetery
 
Indian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in San Diego County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Laurel Cemetery
 
Malsonic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in San Diego County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Laurel Cemetery
 
Odd Fellows Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in San Diego County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Laurel Cemetery
 
Perris Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of the Laurel Cemetery
 
Wildomar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Laurel Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Laurel Cemetery.

Canyon Lake   [Map]Meadowbrook   [Map]Rainbow   [Map]
Dutch Village   [Map]Menifee   [Map]Romoland   [Map]
Fallbrook   [Map]Murrieta Hot Springs   [Map]Sedco Hills   [Map]
Homeland   [Map]Murrieta   [Map]Sun City   [Map]
Lake Elsinore   [Map]Pala   [Map]Temecula   [Map]
Lake Village   [Map]Quail Valley   [Map]Wildomar   [Map]
Lakeland Village   [Map]Rainbow Canyon Village   [Map]Winchester   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb 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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Laurel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Riverside County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Los Angeles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Bernardino County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Diego County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of California,     of Riverside County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for California
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for California
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of California,     of Riverside County

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 California

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Laurel Cemetery ...

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 Laurel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #244651   (Name of Record: Laurel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Riverside
Lat: 33.5422479     Lon: -117.221979   [Map]
Elev: 350         Map Name: Murrieta

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Riverside County: www.co.riverside.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5422, Longitude: -117.2220     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Laurel Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Laurel Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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