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The location of Vernon Cemetery









A visit to the Vernon Cemetery ...

The location of the Vernon 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 Vernon Cemetery ...

The Vernon Cemetery is located in Sherburne County.

The county seat for Sherburne County is located in Elk River. Elk River lies just to the north of the Vernon Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   45.3000°   (45° 17' 59")

Lon:   -93.5578°   (-93° 33' 28")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Vernon Cemetery.

Albertville   [Map]     Hanover   [Map]    
Andover   [Map]     Maple Grove   [Map]    
Anoka   [Map]     Monticello   [Map]    
Bethel   [Map]     Nowthen   [Map]    
Big Lake   [Map]     Oak Grove   [Map]    
Cedar   [Map]     Osseo   [Map]    
Champlin   [Map]     Otsego   [Map]    
Coon Rapids   [Map]     Ramsey   [Map]    
Corcoran   [Map]     Rogers   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Saint Francis   [Map]    
Elk River   [Map]     Saint Michael   [Map]    
Greenfield   [Map]     Zimmerman   [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 Vernon Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Sherburne County.

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

Anoka   [Map]
 - Located in Anoka County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Vernon Cemetery
 
Becker   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Vernon Cemetery
 
Bethel   [Map]
 - Located in Anoka County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vernon Cemetery
 
Big Lake   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Vernon Cemetery
 
Brooklyn Park   [Map]
 - Located in Hennepin County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Vernon Cemetery
 
Coon Rapids   [Map]
 - Located in Anoka County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Vernon Cemetery
 
Elk River   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Vernon Cemetery
 
Monticello   [Map]
 - Located in Wright County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Vernon Cemetery
 
Osseo   [Map]
 - Located in Hennepin County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Vernon Cemetery
 
Rockford   [Map]
 - Located in Wright County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Vernon Cemetery
 
Saint Francis   [Map]
 - Located in Anoka County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Vernon Cemetery
 
Zimmerman   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Vernon Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 Vernon Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Minnesota:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Sherburne County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anoka County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Carver County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chisago County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dakota County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hennepin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Isanti County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kanabec County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
McLeod County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Meeker County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mille Lacs County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Morrison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pine County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Ramsey County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Sibley County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Stearns County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wright County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Burnett County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Polk County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Croix County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Minnesota:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Vernon Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bailey Station Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Vernon Cemetery

Farm of Ernest Rahn Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Anoka County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Vernon Cemetery

Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Vernon Cemetery

Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Vernon Cemetery

Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Anoka County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Vernon Cemetery

Livonia Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Vernon Cemetery

Meadowville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Vernon Cemetery

New St. John the Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Vernon Cemetery

Old St. John the Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Vernon Cemetery

Orono Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Vernon Cemetery

Ostego Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Vernon Cemetery

St. Albert Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

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

St. Andrews Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Vernon Cemetery

St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

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

St. Martin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Vernon Cemetery

St. Michael Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Vernon Cemetery

St. Michael Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Vernon Cemetery

Staples Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Anoka County

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

Trott Brook Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Anoka County

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

Twin Lakes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Anoka County

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

Whitney Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Vernon Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Vernon 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 Vernon Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2069535   (Name of Record: Vernon Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sherburne
Lat: 45.3     Lon: -93.5577778   [Map]
Elev: 274         Map Name: Elk River

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Sherburne County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sherburne County: www.co.sherburne.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 '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 Vernon Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3000, Longitude: -93.5578     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Vernon Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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