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The location of Mountain Cemetery









A visit to the Mountain Cemetery ...

The location of the Mountain 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. 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 six sections:

The Location of the Mountain Cemetery ...

The Mountain Cemetery is located in Sonoma County. The county seat for Sonoma County is located in Santa Rosa.

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

Lat:   38.3007°   (38° 18' 2")

Lon:   -122.4547°   (-122° 27' 16")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Mountain Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Brothers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Napa County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mountain Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
Dry Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Napa County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Eldridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
George C. Yount Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Napa County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Patrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Napa County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mountain Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Redwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Napa County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mountain Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Thompson Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mountain Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Mountain Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mountain Cemetery.

American Canyon   [Map]     Novato   [Map]    
Black Point-Green Point   [Map]     Oakville   [Map]    
Boyes Hot Springs   [Map]     Penngrove   [Map]    
Cotati   [Map]     Petaluma   [Map]    
El Verano   [Map]     Rohnert Park   [Map]    
Eldridge   [Map]     Rutherford   [Map]    
Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente   [Map]     Saint Helena   [Map]    
Glen Ellen   [Map]     Sonoma   [Map]    
Kenwood   [Map]     Temelec   [Map]    
Lombard   [Map]     Vineburg   [Map]    
Middleton   [Map]     Yountville   [Map]    
Napa   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our 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 Mountain Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Sonoma County.

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

Cotati   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
El Verano   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Kenwood   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Napa   [Map]
 - Located in Napa County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Novato   [Map]
 - Located in Marin County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Petaluma   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Rohnert Park   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Saint Helena   [Map]
 - Located in Napa County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Sonoma   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Yountville   [Map]
 - Located in Napa County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mountain Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Mountain Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Sonoma County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alameda County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Contra Costa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lake County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Napa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
San Francisco County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
San Mateo County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Solano County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Yolo County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #229177   (Name of Record: Mountain Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sonoma
Lat: 38.3007476     Lon: -122.4547022   [Map]
Elev: 73         Map Name: Sonoma

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sonoma County: www.sonoma-county.org/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Mountain Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3007, Longitude: -122.4547     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mountain Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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