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The location of Springville Cemetery









A visit to the Springville Cemetery ...

The location of the Springville 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 Springville Cemetery ...

The Springville Cemetery is located in Linn County.

The county seat for Linn County is located in Cedar Rapids. Cedar Rapids lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Springville Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   42.0561°   (42° 3' 21")

Lon:   -91.4377°   (-91° 26' 15")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Springville Cemetery.

Alburnett   [Map]     Martelle   [Map]    
Amber   [Map]     Mechanicsville   [Map]    
Anamosa   [Map]     Morley   [Map]    
Bertram   [Map]     Mount Vernon   [Map]    
Cedar Rapids   [Map]     Prairieburg   [Map]    
Central City   [Map]     Robins   [Map]    
Ely   [Map]     Springville   [Map]    
Fairview   [Map]     Squaw Creek Village   [Map]    
Hiawatha   [Map]     Stone City   [Map]    
Langworthy   [Map]     Sunset Village   [Map]    
Lincolnway Village   [Map]     Toddville   [Map]    
Lisbon   [Map]     Viola   [Map]    
Marion   [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 Springville Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Linn County.

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

Alburnett   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Springville Cemetery
 
Anamosa   [Map]
 - Located in Jones County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Springville Cemetery
 
Cedar Rapids   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Springville Cemetery
 
Central City   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Springville Cemetery
 
Lisbon   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Springville Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Springville Cemetery
 
Mechanicsville   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Springville Cemetery
 
Mount Vernon   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Springville Cemetery
 
Springville   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Springville 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 either 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 Springville Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Linn County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Black Hawk 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

 
Clayton 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

 
Dubuque County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson 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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tama County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Linn County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Linn 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 Springville Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abbe Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

Boot Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Crabapple Cemetery   [Map]

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

Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

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

Fremont Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

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

Gillilan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Springville Cemetery

Harts Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hazel Knoll Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Springville Cemetery

Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Springville Cemetery

Jordan's Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Springville Cemetery

Linn Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Springville Cemetery

Mann Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

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

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Springville Cemetery

Norwich Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Springville Cemetery

Oakshade Cemetery   [Map]

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

Paralta Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Springville Cemetery

Prairie Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Riverside Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

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

Spade Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Springville Cemetery

Whittier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Springville Cemetery

Wilcox Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Springville 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 Springville Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #461924   (Name of Record: Springville Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Linn
Lat: 42.0561122     Lon: -91.4376702   [Map]
Elev: 263         Map Name: Springville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Linn County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Linn County: www.co.linn.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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Springville Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0561, Longitude: -91.4377     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Springville Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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