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The location of High Prairie Cemetery









A visit to the High Prairie Cemetery ...

The location of the High Prairie 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 High Prairie Cemetery ...

The High Prairie Cemetery is located in Muscatine County.

The county seat for Muscatine County is located in Muscatine. Muscatine lies just to the east of the High Prairie Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the High Prairie Cemetery

Lat:   41.4284°   (41° 25' 42")

Lon:   -91.1654°   (-91° 9' 55")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the High Prairie Cemetery.

Atalissa   [Map]     Letts   [Map]    
Buffalo Prairie (IL)   [Map]     Lime City   [Map]    
Centerdale   [Map]     Lone Tree   [Map]    
Columbus City   [Map]     Midway Beach   [Map]    
Columbus Junction   [Map]     Moscow   [Map]    
Conesville   [Map]     Muscatine   [Map]    
Downey   [Map]     Nichols   [Map]    
Durant   [Map]     Rochester   [Map]    
Eliza (IL)   [Map]     South Towne Park   [Map]    
Fredonia   [Map]     Springdale   [Map]    
Fruitland   [Map]     Wapello   [Map]    
Grandview   [Map]     West Liberty   [Map]    
Illinois City (IL)   [Map]     Wilton   [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 High Prairie Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Muscatine County.

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

Columbus City   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the High Prairie Cemetery
 
Columbus Junction   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the High Prairie Cemetery
 
Durant   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the High Prairie Cemetery
 
Letts   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the High Prairie Cemetery
 
Lone Tree   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the High Prairie Cemetery
 
Muscatine   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the High Prairie Cemetery
 
Nichols   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the High Prairie Cemetery
 
Rochester   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the High Prairie Cemetery
 
Wapello   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the High Prairie Cemetery
 
West Liberty   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the High Prairie Cemetery
 
Wilton   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 High Prairie Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Muscatine County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cedar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clinton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crawford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Jones County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Linn County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henderson County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Knox County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mercer County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Rock Island County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Warren County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the High Prairie Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ardon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Brockway Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Brockway Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Conesville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Cranston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Edgington Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Estle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest (SW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Friends Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Gilbert Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94947<3>

Houtz Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Island Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Jewish Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Kiser Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Klein Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Lettsville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Memorial Park   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Nichols Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Overman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Reynolds Cemetery (IL)   [Map]

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Rogers Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Schmeltzer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Teeters Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Timberlake Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96488

Wagner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Watkins Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the High Prairie Cemetery

Weiss Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the High Prairie Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the High Prairie 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 High Prairie Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2000612   (Name of Record: High Prairie Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Muscatine
Lat: 41.4283601     Lon: -91.1654306   [Map]
Elev: 222         Map Name: Muscatine NW

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Muscatine County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Muscatine County: www.co.muscatine.ia.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 High Prairie Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4284, Longitude: -91.1654     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the High Prairie 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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