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The location of South Fork Cemetery









A visit to the South Fork Cemetery ...

The location of the South Fork 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 South Fork Cemetery ...

The South Fork Cemetery is located in Fillmore County. The county seat for Fillmore County is located in Preston.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the South Fork Cemetery

Lat:   43.6522°   (43° 39' 7")

Lon:   -91.7488°   (-91° 44' 55")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 29 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the South Fork Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bellview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Black Hammer Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Choice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
East Grace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
First Yucatan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Garness Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Henrytown Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Highland Prairie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Holt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Holy Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Hungerholdt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Kopperud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Lenora Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Mabel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Messeral Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Newburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
North Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
North Sheie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Old Black Hammer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Old Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Old Sheldon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Riceford Norwegian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Sheldon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Spring Grove Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Spring Grove Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Wisel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Yucatan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the South Fork Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the South Fork Cemetery.

Bluffton (IA)   [Map]     Lanesboro   [Map]    
Caledonia   [Map]     Mabel   [Map]    
Canton   [Map]     Peterson   [Map]    
Dorchester (IA)   [Map]     Preston   [Map]    
Eitzen   [Map]     Rushford Village   [Map]    
Harmony   [Map]     Rushford   [Map]    
Hesper (IA)   [Map]     Spring Grove   [Map]    
Highlandville (IA)   [Map]     Whalan   [Map]    
Houston   [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 South Fork Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Fillmore County.

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

Brownsville   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Caledonia   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Canton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Decorah   [Map]
 - Located in Winneshiek County (IA)
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Fountain   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Harmony   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Hokah   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Houston   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Lanesboro   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Lewiston   [Map]
 - Located in Winona County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Mabel   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Peterson   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Preston   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Rushford   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the South Fork Cemetery
 
Spring Grove   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the South Fork 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 South Fork Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Minnesota:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Fillmore County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allamakee County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chickasaw County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clayton County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Howard County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mitchell County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winneshiek County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Houston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mower County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Olmsted County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wabasha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winona County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buffalo County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Crawford County (WI):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
La Crosse County (WI):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Trempealeau County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vernon County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Minnesota:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Minnesota,
Cemeteries of Fillmore County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Minnesota
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Minnesota
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Minnesota,
Cemeteries of Fillmore 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 Minnesota

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the South Fork 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 South Fork Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2050811   (Name of Record: South Fork Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fillmore
Lat: 43.6521883     Lon: -91.7487593   [Map]
Elev: 245         Map Name: Yucatan

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Minnesota

About Fillmore County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fillmore County: www.co.fillmore.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the South Fork Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6522, Longitude: -91.7488     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the South Fork Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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