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The location of Woodlawn Cemetery









A visit to the Woodlawn Cemetery ...

The location of the Woodlawn 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 Woodlawn Cemetery ...

The Woodlawn Cemetery is located in San Mateo County. The county seat for San Mateo County is located in Redwood City.

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

Lat:   37.6794°   (37° 40' 45")

Lon:   -122.4672°   (-122° 28' 1")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Woodlawn Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Golden Gate National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8038<3>
 
Hoy Sun Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
Orange Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
San Francisco National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in San Francisco County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
Yerba Buena Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in San Francisco County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Woodlawn 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 Woodlawn Cemetery.

Amanico Ergina Village   [Map]     Hillsborough   [Map]    
Brisbane   [Map]     Millbrae   [Map]    
Broadmoor Village   [Map]     Montara   [Map]    
Broadmoor   [Map]     Moss Beach   [Map]    
Burlingame   [Map]     Pacifica   [Map]    
Colma   [Map]     San Bruno   [Map]    
Daly City   [Map]     San Francisco   [Map]    
Doelger City   [Map]     South San Francisco   [Map]    
Fairway Park   [Map]     Stonestown   [Map]    
Friendship Village   [Map]     Sydney Town   [Map]    
Golden Gate Heights   [Map]     Westlake   [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 Woodlawn Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in San Mateo County.

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

Brisbane   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
Burlingame   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
Colma   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
Daly City   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
Millbrae   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
Montara   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
Pacifica   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
San Bruno   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
San Francisco   [Map]
 - Located in San Francisco County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
San Mateo   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
Sausalito   [Map]
 - Located in Marin County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Woodlawn Cemetery
 
South San Francisco   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Woodlawn 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 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 Woodlawn Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to San Mateo 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

 
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

 
Santa Clara County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Santa Cruz County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Solano County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sonoma County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #238137   (Name of Record: Woodlawn Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: San Mateo
Lat: 37.6793779     Lon: -122.4671951   [Map]
Elev: 69         Map Name: San Francisco South

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of California

About San Mateo County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for San Mateo County: www.co.sanmateo.ca.us/

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 things 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 Woodlawn Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6794, Longitude: -122.4672     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Woodlawn Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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