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The location of Watertown Public Cemetery









A visit to the Watertown Public Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Watertown Public Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Watertown Public Cemetery (FAG ID #788576)

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 Watertown Public Cemetery ...

The Watertown Public Cemetery is located in Carver County.

The county seat for Carver County is located in Chaska. Chaska lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southeast of the Watertown Public Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   44.9640°   (44° 57' 50")

Lon:   -93.8576°   (-93° 51' 27")

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Watertown Public Cemetery.

Cologne   [Map]     Mound   [Map]    
Crystal Bay   [Map]     New Germany   [Map]    
Delano   [Map]     Norwood   [Map]    
Greenfield   [Map]     Norwood Young America   [Map]    
Hazelton   [Map]     Orono   [Map]    
Howard Lake   [Map]     Rockford   [Map]    
Hydes Lake   [Map]     Saint Bonifacius   [Map]    
Independence   [Map]     Spring Park   [Map]    
Lester Prairie   [Map]     Tonka Bay   [Map]    
Loretto   [Map]     Victoria   [Map]    
Maple Plain   [Map]     Waconia   [Map]    
Mayer   [Map]     Watertown   [Map]    
Minnetonka Beach   [Map]     Waverly   [Map]    
Minnetrista   [Map]     Winsted   [Map]    
Montrose   [Map]     Young America   [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 Watertown Public Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Carver County.

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

Cologne   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery
 
Delano   [Map]
 - Located in Wright County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery
 
Howard Lake   [Map]
 - Located in Wright County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Watertown Public Cemetery
 
Lester Prairie   [Map]
 - Located in McLeod County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Watertown Public Cemetery
 
Montrose   [Map]
 - Located in Wright County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Watertown Public Cemetery
 
Mound   [Map]
 - Located in Hennepin County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery
 
Norwood   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Watertown Public Cemetery
 
Rockford   [Map]
 - Located in Wright County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery
 
Saint Bonifacius   [Map]
 - Located in Hennepin County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery
 
Waconia   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery
 
Waverly   [Map]
 - Located in Wright County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Watertown Public Cemetery
 
Winsted   [Map]
 - Located in McLeod County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Watertown Public Cemetery
 
Young America   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Watertown Public 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 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 might help with the Watertown Public Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Minnesota:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Carver County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anoka County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Benton County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Blue Earth County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Chisago County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Dakota County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Hennepin County:     Cyndi's
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Isanti County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Kandiyohi County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Le Sueur County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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McLeod County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Meeker County:     Cyndi's
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Mille Lacs County:     Cyndi's
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Nicollet County:     Cyndi's
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Ramsey County:     Cyndi's
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Renville County:     Cyndi's
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Rice County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Sherburne County:     Cyndi's
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Sibley County:     Cyndi's
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Stearns County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Wright County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Minnesota:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Minnesota,
Cemeteries of Carver County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Minnesota
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Minnesota
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Watertown Public Cemetery (FAG ID #788576)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Minnesota,
Cemeteries of Carver 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 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Watertown Public Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Cassel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

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

Christ Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Crow River Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Delano Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

German Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Halsted Family Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Holy Trinity Cemetery   [Map]

Located in McLeod County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west (W) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Kreidler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Lewis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

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

Minnestrista Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

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

Mound Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

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

Mt. Olive East Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Mt. Olive West Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

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

Nylunda Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

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

Rutz Lake Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Bonifacius Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

St. Joseph's Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

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

St. Mark Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

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

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

St. Peter Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1974716

St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Scandia Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Swede Lake Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<3>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #83676

Swede Lake Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Swedish Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Trinity Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Union Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Waconia Public Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Woodland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

Wright Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wright County

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

Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Watertown Public Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Watertown Public Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Watertown Public Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Watertown Public Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Watertown Public Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #788576

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Carver County: www.co.carver.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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: findagrave.com.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Watertown Public Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9640, Longitude: -93.8576     [Map].
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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