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The location of Fairview Cemetery









A visit to the Fairview Cemetery ...

The location of the Fairview 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 Fairview Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Fairview Cemetery

Lat:   40.9453°   (40° 56' 43")

Lon:   -95.6719°   (-95° 40' 18")

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

Fairview Cemetery is located in Mills County.

The county seat for Mills County is located in Glenwood. Glenwood lies just to the North Northwest of the Fairview Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Fairview Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

County Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Dawsonburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
East Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Estes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #152225<3>
 
Hillsdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Linville Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Mackey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Mackey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Malvern Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Parker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Penny Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Randolph Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Riverside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Ross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Somar Family on Wright Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
State Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Thurman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #523798
 
Van Eaton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Fairview Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2284363
 
Waubonsie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Fairview Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Fairview Cemetery.

Bartlett   [Map]     Pacific Junction   [Map]    
Emerson   [Map]     Percival   [Map]    
Glenwood   [Map]     Plattsmouth (NE)   [Map]    
Hastings   [Map]     Randolph   [Map]    
Imogene   [Map]     Rock Bluff (NE)   [Map]    
La Platte (NE)   [Map]     Sidney   [Map]    
Malvern   [Map]     Silver City   [Map]    
McPaul   [Map]     Tabor   [Map]    
Mineola   [Map]     Thurman   [Map]    
Murray (NE)   [Map]     Union (NE)   [Map]    
Pacific City   [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 Fairview Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mills County.

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

Bellevue   [Map]
 - Located in Sarpy County (NE)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Emerson   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Farragut   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Glenwood   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Hastings   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Imogene   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Malvern   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Murray   [Map]
 - Located in Cass County (NE)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Nehawka   [Map]
 - Located in Cass County (NE)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Pacific City   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Pacific Junction   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Plattsmouth   [Map]
 - Located in Cass County (NE)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Randolph   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Riverton   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Sidney   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Silver City   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Tabor   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Thurman   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 
Union   [Map]
 - Located in Cass County (NE)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Fairview Cemetery

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 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 Fairview Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mills County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Adams County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cass County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fremont County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Page County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pottawattamie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Taylor County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Atchison County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Holt County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nodaway County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cass County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Douglas County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lancaster County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nemaha County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Otoe County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Richardson County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sarpy County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saunders County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Fairview 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 Fairview Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #456480   (Name of Record: Fairview Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mills
Lat: 40.9452771     Lon: -95.671946   [Map]
Elev: 379         Map Name: Tabor

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Mills County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mills County: www.millscoia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Fairview Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9453, Longitude: -95.6719     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Fairview 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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