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(Merced County, California)


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The location of South Hilmar Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the South Hilmar Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the South Hilmar 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 South Hilmar Cemetery...

The South Hilmar Cemetery is located in Merced County. The county seat for Merced County is located in Merced.

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

Lat:   37.3802°   (37° 22' 48")

Lon:   -120.8855°   (-120° 53' 7")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the South Hilmar 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 South Hilmar Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Merced County.

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

Atwater   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the East (E) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 
Ceres   [Map]
 - Located in Stanislaus County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 
Delhi   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 
Denair   [Map]
 - Located in Stanislaus County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 
Empire   [Map]
 - Located in Stanislaus County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 
Gustine   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 
Hilmar   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 
Livingston   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 
Newman   [Map]
 - Located in Stanislaus County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 
Patterson   [Map]
 - Located in Stanislaus County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 
Stevinson   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 
Turlock   [Map]
 - Located in Stanislaus County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 
Winton   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the South Hilmar Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the South Hilmar Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Denair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Stanislaus County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7936<4>
 
Hills Ferry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Stanislaus County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #290379
 
North Hilmar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8204
 
Stevinson Sunnyside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 
Turlock Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Stanislaus County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the South Hilmar Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #182610
 
Winton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the South Hilmar Cemetery

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 South Hilmar Cemetery.

Arundel   [Map]Delhi   [Map]Livingston   [Map]
Atwater   [Map]Denair   [Map]Newman   [Map]
Ballico   [Map]Fluhr   [Map]Patterson   [Map]
Bret Harte   [Map]The Grove   [Map]Shackelford   [Map]
Bystrom   [Map]Gustine   [Map]Stevinson   [Map]
Ceres   [Map]Hilmar   [Map]Turlock   [Map]
Cressey   [Map]Hughson   [Map]Winton   [Map]
Crows Landing   [Map]Keyes   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 South Hilmar Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Merced County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calaveras County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madera County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mariposa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Benito County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Joaquin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Santa Clara County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stanislaus County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuolumne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #235077   (Name of Record: South Hilmar Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Merced
Lat: 37.380215     Lon: -120.8854815   [Map]
Elev: 25         Map Name: Hatch

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in California

About Merced County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Merced County: www.co.merced.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: 37.3802, Longitude: -120.8855     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the South Hilmar Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for South Hilmar 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 'straight-line' (or 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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<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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