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The location of North Prairie Cemetery









A visit to the North Prairie Cemetery ...

The location of the North 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 North Prairie Cemetery ...

The North Prairie Cemetery is located in Muscatine County.

The county seat for Muscatine County is located in Muscatine. Muscatine lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southeast of the North Prairie Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.5925°   (41° 35' 33")

Lon:   -91.2696°   (-91° 16' 10")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the North Prairie Cemetery.

Atalissa   [Map]     Muscatine   [Map]    
Buchanan   [Map]     Nichols   [Map]    
Cedar Bluff   [Map]     Oasis   [Map]    
Cedar Valley   [Map]     Rochester   [Map]    
Centerdale   [Map]     South Towne Park   [Map]    
Conesville   [Map]     Springdale   [Map]    
Downey   [Map]     Tipton   [Map]    
Hills   [Map]     University Heights   [Map]    
Iowa City   [Map]     West Branch   [Map]    
Lime City   [Map]     West Liberty   [Map]    
Lone Tree   [Map]     Wilton   [Map]    
Moscow   [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 North 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 North Prairie Cemetery.

Bennett   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
Coralville   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
Durant   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
Hills   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
Iowa City   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
Letts   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
Lone Tree   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
Muscatine   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
Nichols   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
Riverside   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
Rochester   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
Solon   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
Tipton   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
West Branch   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
West Liberty   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the North Prairie Cemetery
 
Wilton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the North 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 websites either 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 North 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:

Benton 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

 
Crawford 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
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jones County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
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

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henderson County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mercer County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Rock Island County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Warren County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
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 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the North Prairie Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Burnett Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Chamness Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Downey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Dunfee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Gray's Ford Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Healey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

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

Hebron Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

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

Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Lenz Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Lone Tree Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Molback Farm Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2401719<3>

Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Nichols Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the North Prairie Cemetery

North Liberty Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Old Friends Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Overman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Pee Dee Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the North Prairie Cemetery

South Prairie Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Springdale Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Timberlake Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the North Prairie Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96488

Weiss Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the North Prairie Cemetery

West Branch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the North Prairie Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the North 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 North Prairie Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #459618   (Name of Record: North Prairie Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Muscatine
Lat: 41.5925226     Lon: -91.2696034   [Map]
Elev: 220         Map Name: West Liberty

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of 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' (or 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 North Prairie Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5925, Longitude: -91.2696     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the North 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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