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The location of St. Bridgett Cemetery









A visit to the Saint Bridgett Cemetery ...

The location of the St. Bridgett 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 St. Bridgett Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   41.4664°   (41° 27' 59")

Lon:   -95.8292°   (-95° 49' 45")

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

St. Bridgett Cemetery is located in Pottawattamie County.

The county seat for Pottawattamie County is located in Council Bluffs. Council Bluffs lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the South of the St. Bridgett Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the St. Bridgett Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Branson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Crescent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Crook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Elan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Grange Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Linwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
McIntosh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Old Frazier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Reels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the St. Bridgett Cemetery.

Blair (NE)   [Map]     Loveland   [Map]    
California Junction   [Map]     Magnolia   [Map]    
Carter Lake   [Map]     McClelland   [Map]    
Council Bluffs   [Map]     Minden   [Map]    
Crescent   [Map]     Missouri Valley   [Map]    
De Soto (NE)   [Map]     Modale   [Map]    
Fort Calhoun (NE)   [Map]     Neola   [Map]    
Home Park (NE)   [Map]     Omaha (NE)   [Map]    
Honey Creek   [Map]     Persia   [Map]    
Logan   [Map]     Underwood   [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 St. Bridgett Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Pottawattamie County.

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

Bennington   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County (NE)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Blair   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (NE)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Council Bluffs   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
De Soto - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (NE)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Fort Calhoun   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (NE)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Kennard   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County (NE)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Logan   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Magnolia   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Missouri Valley   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Neola   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Omaha   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County (NE)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Shelby   [Map]
 - Located in Shelby County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Underwood   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. Bridgett Cemetery
 
Woodbine   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Bridgett 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 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 St. Bridgett Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pottawattamie County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Audubon County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cass County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crawford 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

 
Mills County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monona County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Page County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Burt County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cass County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cuming County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dodge County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Douglas County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lancaster County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Otoe County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Sarpy County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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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 Pottawattamie County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Pottawattamie 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 St. Bridgett 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 St. Bridgett Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #460959   (Name of Record: Saint Bridgett Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pottawattamie
Lat: 41.4663826     Lon: -95.8291768   [Map]
Elev: 382         Map Name: Honey Creek

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pottawattamie County: www.pottcounty.com/

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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 St. Bridgett Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4664, Longitude: -95.8292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. Bridgett Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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