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The location of Newport Twp. Cemetery









A visit to the Newport Township Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Newport Twp. Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Newport Twp. Cemetery (FAG ID #2232576)

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 seven sections:

The Location of the Newport Twp. Cemetery ...

The Newport Twp. Cemetery is located in Johnson County.

The county seat for Johnson County is located in Iowa City. Iowa City lies just to the south southwest of the Newport Twp. Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Lat:   41.7364°   (41° 44' 11")

Lon:   -91.4965°   (-91° 29' 47")

Establishment of the Newport Twp. Cemetery ...

The Newport Twp. Cemetery was established in 1850.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Newport Twp. Cemetery.

Bertram   [Map]     Oakdale   [Map]    
Buchanan   [Map]     Oasis   [Map]    
Cedar Bluff   [Map]     Oxford   [Map]    
Cedar Valley   [Map]     Shueyville   [Map]    
Centerdale   [Map]     Solon   [Map]    
Coralville   [Map]     Springdale   [Map]    
Downey   [Map]     Swisher   [Map]    
Ely   [Map]     Tiffin   [Map]    
Hills   [Map]     University Heights   [Map]    
Iowa City   [Map]     West Branch   [Map]    
Lincolnway Village   [Map]     West Liberty   [Map]    
Lisbon   [Map]     Williamstown   [Map]    
Mount Vernon   [Map]     Windham   [Map]    
North Liberty   [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 Newport Twp. Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Johnson County.

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

Coralville   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery
 
Hills   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery
 
Iowa City   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery
 
Lisbon   [Map]
 - Located in Linn County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery
 
Mount Vernon   [Map]
 - Located in Linn County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery
 
Oxford   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery
 
Solon   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery
 
West Branch   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery
 
West Liberty   [Map]
 - Located in Muscatine County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we 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 - 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 Newport Twp. Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Johnson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buchanan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cedar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clinton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Delaware County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dubuque County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jones County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Linn County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tama County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mercer County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Rock Island County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Johnson County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Newport Twp. Cemetery (FAG ID #2232576)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa
 

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 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Newport Twp. Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Agudas Achim Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94148

Alt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<3>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2140588

Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Facklers Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2201683

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94740

Handcart Pioneer Burial Ground   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2414882

Honey Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Memory Gardens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95454

Molback Farm Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2401719

Morman Burying Ground   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Morse Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95504

North Scott Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2314811

Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95656

Oakland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95689

Oakland Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95677

Oasis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95708

Old Friends Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Ridgewood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95947

St. Bridgets Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2221080

St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96123

St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2445943

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2195834

St. Peter & Pauls Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2260687

Sulek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2196574

Sutliff Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96457

Thompson - Cherry Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2285295

West Branch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Newport Twp. Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Newport Twp. Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Newport Twp. Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Newport Twp. Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Newport Twp. Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2002568   (Name of Record: New Newport Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Johnson
Lat: 41.7364045     Lon: -91.4965587   [Map]
Elev: 257         Map Name: Iowa City East

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2232576

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Johnson County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Johnson County: www.johnson-county.com/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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 Newport Twp. Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7364, Longitude: -91.4965     [Map].
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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