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The location of Oak Ridge Cemetery









A visit to the Oak Ridge Cemetery ...

The location of the Oak Ridge 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 Oak Ridge Cemetery ...

The Oak Ridge Cemetery is located in Washington County.

The county seat for Washington County is located in Washington. Washington lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Oak Ridge Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Lat:   41.2575°   (41° 15' 27")

Lon:   -91.8949°   (-91° 53' 41")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Oak Ridge 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] of the Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Abingdon   [Map]     Ollie   [Map]    
Ainsworth   [Map]     Packwood   [Map]    
Brighton   [Map]     Pekin   [Map]    
Coppock   [Map]     Pleasant Plain   [Map]    
Crawfordsville   [Map]     Richland   [Map]    
Fairfield   [Map]     Rubio   [Map]    
Harper   [Map]     Sigourney   [Map]    
Hayesville   [Map]     South English   [Map]    
Kalona   [Map]     Washington   [Map]    
Keota   [Map]     Wayland   [Map]    
Kinross   [Map]     Webster   [Map]    
Linby   [Map]     Wellman   [Map]    
Maharishi Vedic City   [Map]     West Chester   [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 Oak Ridge Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washington County.

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

Ainsworth   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Brighton   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Crawfordsville   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Fairfield   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Kalona   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Keota   [Map]
 - Located in Keokuk County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Pleasant Plain   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Richland   [Map]
 - Located in Keokuk County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Sigourney   [Map]
 - Located in Keokuk County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
South English   [Map]
 - Located in Keokuk County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Washington   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Wayland   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Wellman   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
West Chester   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Ridge 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 - 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 Oak Ridge Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Appanoose County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cedar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Davis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jasper County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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
Trails

 
Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
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Linn County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mahaska County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tama County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wapello County:     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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Clark County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Scotland County (MO):     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 Washington County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
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 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Oak Ridge Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ann Gowey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Clay Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Craven Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Friends Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Friends Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Gatlin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Grace Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Highland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Howard Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Keota Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

McDowell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Middleton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

New Haven Cemetery   [Map]

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

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

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

Rocky Run Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

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

St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

St.s Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

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

Sandy Hook Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Shockley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Summit Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Talleyrand Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Todd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Tyrone Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Valley Cemetery   [Map]

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

West Chester Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

Westminister Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Oak Ridge 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 Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #459732   (Name of Record: Oak Ridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 41.2575143     Lon: -91.8948954   [Map]
Elev: 215         Map Name: Keota

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Washington County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 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 Oak Ridge Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2575, Longitude: -91.8949     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oak Ridge Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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