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Our Genealogy Helper for Panorama Park ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Panorama Park (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Panorama Park. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Panorama Park is located in Scott County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Scott County: Cedar, Clinton, Muscatine & Rock Island (IL).

Below are the counties that are near Panorama Park. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Panorama Park:

Scott     (The home county for Panorama Park)
  Pleasant Valley   [Map]     NE   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Bettendorf   [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
  Riverdale   [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
  Le Claire   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
  Davenport   [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Eldridge   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Princeton   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Park View   [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Long Grove   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  McCausland   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Donahue   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Maysville   [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Blue Grass   [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Durant   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
  Bennett   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Lowden   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Lime City   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Tipton   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Rochester   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Clarence   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Folletts   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Shaffton   [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Low Moor   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Camanche   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
  De Witt   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Elvira   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Grand Mound   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Clinton   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Calamus   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  North Welton   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Sixmile   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Welton   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Tenmile   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Miles   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Preston   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Spragueville   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Maquoketa   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Van Buren   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Sabula   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Buckhorn   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Baldwin   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Oxford Mills   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Oxford Junction   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Montpelier   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Midway Beach   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Stockton   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
  South Towne Park   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Wilton   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Moscow   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Muscatine   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Atalissa   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Fruitland   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bureau (IL)
  Yorktown (IL)   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Mineral (IL)   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  New Bedford (IL)   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Neponset (IL)   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Sheffield (IL)   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Carroll (IL)
  Thomson (IL)   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Ideal (IL)   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Argo Fay (IL)   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Ayers (IL)   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Fair Haven (IL)   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Savanna (IL)   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Wacker (IL)   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Henry (IL)
  Cleveland (IL)   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Green Rock (IL)   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Colona (IL)   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Dayton (IL)   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Hickory Hills (IL)   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Orion (IL)   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Osco (IL)   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Geneseo (IL)   [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Lynn Center (IL)   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
  Andover (IL)   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Ophiem (IL)   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Cambridge (IL)   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Atkinson (IL)   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Knox (IL)
  Rio (IL)   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Altona (IL)   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Oneida (IL)   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Henderson Grove (IL)   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Henderson (IL)   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Wataga (IL)   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Victoria (IL)   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Mercer (IL)
  Sherrard (IL)   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Preemption (IL)   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
  Matherville (IL)   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
  New Windsor (IL)   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Windsor (IL)   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Gilchrist (IL)   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Shale City (IL)   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Viola (IL)   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Aledo (IL)   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Burgess (IL)   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  North Henderson (IL)   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Eliza (IL)   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Joy (IL)   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rock Island (IL)
  Hampton (IL)   [Map]     E   2 miles [3.2 km]
  East Moline (IL)   [Map]     S   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Silvis (IL)   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Moline (IL)   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Barstow (IL)   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
  Carbon Cliff (IL)   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
  Rapids City (IL)   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Port Byron (IL)   [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Coal Valley (IL)   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Rock Island (IL)   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Milan (IL)   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Rustic Acres (IL)   [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Cordova (IL)   [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Stark (IL)
  La Fayette (IL)   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Warren (IL)
  Shanghai City (IL)   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Gerlaw (IL)   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Little York (IL)   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Whiteside (IL)
  Erie (IL)   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Albany (IL)   [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Newton Corners (IL)   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Fenton (IL)   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Fulton (IL)   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Prophetstown (IL)   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Lyndon (IL)   [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Morrison (IL)   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Tampico (IL)   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Deer Grove (IL)   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Galt (IL)   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Panorama Park, see our County-by-County Page for Panorama Park.

Cemeteries Near Panorama Park ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Panorama Park.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Panorama Park covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSW Fenno Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  E Hampton Twp. Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hampton Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSW Riverside Cemetery   [Map]     
  S St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE State Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Rock Island Confederate Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SW Rock Island National Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Post Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Oakdale Memorial Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSW Rock River View Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Memorial Park   [Map]     
  S Rose Lawn Memorial Estates Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bowlesburg Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Greenview Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  ESE Homeland Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Yost Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Old Rapids City Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Glendale Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N LeClaire Prairie Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Davenport Memorial Park   [Map]     
  W Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  ESE Dana Edwards Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE St. John's Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Hebrew Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW William Carr Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Glennwood Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Colona Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Kay Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Port Byron Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Jacks Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  N Mt. Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Holy Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Chippiannock Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Calvary Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Dickson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Memorial Park   [Map]     
  S Coal Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Dayton Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hanna Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Schaefer Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Fairmont Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Tri-City Jewish Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Zuma Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Fairfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Princeton City Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Eldridge Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  S Oakleaf Memorial Park   [Map]     
  S Rock Island County Fome Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Homestead Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Pleasant Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Fessler Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Panorama Park ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 164 newspapers that have been published in the area around Panorama Park.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Panorama Park, there are papers which were published within 25 miles [40.2 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Panorama Park.

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

While we didn't find Panorama Park in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Panorama Park.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Panorama Park, with the one closest to Panorama Park listed first.

Pleasant Valley   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Panorama Park
 - 1895 population of 217 people
 - Pleasant Valley had a post office and no railroad service
Hampton (IL)   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Panorama Park
 - 1895 population of 341 people (with 1,765 people in 2018)
 - Hampton had a post office and railroad service
Moline (IL)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Panorama Park
 - 1895 population of 12,000 people (with 41,902 people in 2018)
 - Moline had a post office and railroad service
Carbon Cliff (IL)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Panorama Park
 - 1895 population of 170 people (with 1,981 people in 2018)
 - Carbon Cliff had a post office and railroad service
Barstow (IL)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Panorama Park
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Barstow had a post office and railroad service
Le Claire   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Panorama Park
 - 1895 population of 906 people (with 3,970 people in 2018)
 - Le Claire had a post office and no railroad service
Rapids City (IL)   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Panorama Park
 - 1895 population of 269 people (with 957 people in 2018)
 - Rapids City had a post office and railroad service
Rock Island (IL)   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Panorama Park
 - 1895 population of 13,634 people (with 37,678 people in 2018)
 - Rock Island had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Panorama Park. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Panorama Park in the 1890's.

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 helpful 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 they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Panorama Park:

These websites are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Iowa to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Scott County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cedar County:     Cyndi's



Clinton County:     Cyndi's



Jackson County:     Cyndi's



Jones County:     Cyndi's



Muscatine County:     Cyndi's



Bureau County (IL):     Cyndi's



Carroll County (IL):     Cyndi's



Henry County (IL):     Cyndi's



Knox County (IL):     Cyndi's



Mercer County (IL):     Cyndi's



Rock Island County (IL):     Cyndi's



Stark County (IL):     Cyndi's



Warren County (IL):     Cyndi's



Whiteside County (IL):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Scott County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Iowa, for Scott 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
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Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Scott County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Panorama Park. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Scott County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Panorama Park) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Panorama Park. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Panorama Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Panorama Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5556, Longitude: -90.4537     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Panorama Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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:

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<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Panorama Park, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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