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Oak View Memorial Park
(Contra Costa County, California)


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Profile for the Oak View Memorial Park ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Oak View Memorial Park 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 Oak View Memorial Park...

Oak View Memorial Park is located in Contra Costa County. The county seat for Contra Costa County is located in Martinez.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Oak View Memorial Park

Lat:   38.0035°   (38° 0' 12")

Lon:   -121.7708°   (-121° 46' 14")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Oak View Memorial Park 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 Oak View Memorial Park. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Contra Costa County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Oak View Memorial Park.

Antioch   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles<3> to the West (W) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Bethel Island   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Byron   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Concord   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Isleton   [Map]
 - Located in Sacramento County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Oakley   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Pittsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Port Chicago - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Rio Vista   [Map]
 - Located in Solano County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak View Memorial Park

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Oak View Memorial Park. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Contra Costa County.

Byron Brentwood Knightson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Lafayette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Live Oak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Memory Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Oakmont Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Queen of Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Queen of Heaven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oak View Memorial Park
 
St. Stephen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Oak View Memorial Park

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Oak View Memorial Park.

Antioch   [Map]Clayton   [Map]Marsh Creek Springs   [Map]
Bay Point   [Map]Clyde   [Map]Oakley   [Map]
Bethel Island   [Map]Concord   [Map]Pittsburg   [Map]
Birds Landing   [Map]Diablo   [Map]Port Chicago   [Map]
Blackhawk-Camino Tassajara   [Map]Discovery Bay   [Map]Rio Vista   [Map]
Blackhawk   [Map]Empire   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Brentwood   [Map]Isleton   [Map]West Pittsburg   [Map]
Byron   [Map]Knightsen   [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 begin 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 - 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 Oak View Memorial Park:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Contra Costa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alameda County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calaveras County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Napa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sacramento County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Francisco County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Joaquin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Mateo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Santa Clara County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Solano County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sonoma County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stanislaus County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yolo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of California,     of Contra Costa County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for California
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for California
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of California,     of Contra Costa 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 Oak View Memorial Park ...

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 Oak View Memorial Park.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #229880   (Name of Record: Oak View Memorial Park)

Class: cemetery
County: Contra Costa
Lat: 38.0035326     Lon: -121.770788   [Map]
Elev: 15         Map Name: Antioch North

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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: 38.0035, Longitude: -121.7708     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oak View Memorial Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Oak View Memorial Park 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 beginning in . 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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