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(Los Angeles County, California)


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Profile for the Westwood Memorial Park ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Westwood 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 Westwood Memorial Park...

Westwood Memorial Park is located in Los Angeles County. The county seat for Los Angeles County is located in Los Angeles.

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

Lat:   34.0583°   (34° 3' 29")

Lon:   -118.4406°   (-118° 26' 26")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Westwood 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 Westwood Memorial Park. The following communities are located in Los Angeles County.

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

Beverly Hills   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 
Culver City   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 
Hollywood   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 
Marina del Rey   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 
Santa Monica   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 
Venice   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 
West Los Angeles   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Westwood Memorial Park

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Westwood Memorial Park. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Los Angeles County.

Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7974<4>
 
Grand View Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 
Hillside Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8030
 
Hollywood Forever Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8033
 
Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7975
 
Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 
Inglewood Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8074
 
Mt. Sinai Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8181
 
Rosedale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 
Valhalla Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 
Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Westwood Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8456

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within Less than 2 miles of the Westwood Memorial Park.

Baldwin Hills Village   [Map]Hollywood   [Map]Playa Vista   [Map]
Bel Air   [Map]La Brea   [Map]Santa Monica   [Map]
Beverly Hills   [Map]Ladera Heights   [Map]Sherman Oaks   [Map]
Brentwood Park   [Map]Lafayette Square   [Map]Studio City   [Map]
Brentwood   [Map]Larchmont Village   [Map]Venice   [Map]
Castellammare   [Map]Las Cienegas   [Map]View Park   [Map]
Century City   [Map]Marina del Rey   [Map]West Hollywood   [Map]
Cienega   [Map]Pacific Palisades   [Map]West Los Angeles   [Map]
Culver City   [Map]Picfair Village   [Map]Westwood Village   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 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 Westwood Memorial Park:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Los Angeles County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Bernardino County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ventura County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #251426   (Name of Record: Westwood Memorial Park)

Class: cemetery
County: Los Angeles
Lat: 34.0583427     Lon: -118.440635   [Map]
Elev: 99         Map Name: Beverly Hills

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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: 34.0583, Longitude: -118.4406     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Westwood Memorial Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Westwood 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 starting 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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<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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