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A visit to the Blackfoot Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Blackfoot Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Blackfoot Cemetery

The Blackfoot Cemetery is located in Powell County<1>.

The county seat for Powell County is located in Deer Lodge. Deer Lodge lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Blackfoot Cemetery .

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

Lat:   46.6802°   (46° 40' 48")

Lon:   -112.5520°   (-112° 33' 7")

Name Variations for Blackfoot Cemetery ...

When doing your research, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations.

Blackfoot Cemetery has also been known as:

  • Blackfoot City Cemetery

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Websites to help with your 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Blackfoot Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Blackfoot Cemetery.

  • Atlantic City [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlantic City
    • Atlantic City [Lewis and Clark County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Blackfoot Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlantic City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Austin [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Austin
    • Austin [Lewis and Clark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the east of Blackfoot Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Austin
  • Avon [Powell County]
  • Birdseye [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birdseye
    • Birdseye [Lewis and Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the east of Blackfoot Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birdseye
  • Continue List   (18 more) ...
    • Blackfoot City [Powell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackfoot City
      • Blackfoot City [Powell County] was located less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Blackfoot Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackfoot City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Canyon Creek [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Deer Lodge [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Lodge
      • Deer Lodge [Powell County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Blackfoot Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,805 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Lodge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Lodge<4>
    • Elliston [Powell County]
    • Emery [Powell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emery
      • Emery [Powell County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south of Blackfoot Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Fort Harrison [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Frontier Town [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frontier Town
      • Frontier Town [Lewis and Clark County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Blackfoot Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frontier Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frontier Town
    • Garrison [Powell County]
    • Goldcreek [Powell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldcreek
      • Goldcreek [Powell County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the west of Blackfoot Cemetery
      • Goldcreek has also been known as:
      • Gold Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldcreek<4>
    • Helmville [Powell County]
    • Jens [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jens
      • Jens [Powell County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the west of Blackfoot Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jens
    • Lincoln [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
      • Lincoln [Lewis and Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the north of Blackfoot Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln<4>
    • Marysville [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
    • Park City [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
      • Park City [Lewis and Clark County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the southeast of Blackfoot Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
    • Phosphate [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phosphate
      • Phosphate [Powell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Blackfoot Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Phosphate. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phosphate
    • Rimini [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rimini
      • Rimini [Lewis and Clark County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Blackfoot Cemetery
    • Silver City [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Lewis and Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the east of Blackfoot Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Wall City [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wall City
      • Wall City [Powell County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Blackfoot Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wall City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wall City

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended 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 Blackfoot Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Powell County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Blackfoot Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Blackfoot Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Avon Cemetery [Powell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Avon Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Avon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avon Cemetery
  • Benton Ave. Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Benton Ave. Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Benton Ave. Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Benton Ave. Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the east of Blackfoot Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton Ave. Cemetery
  • Calvary Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Calvary Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Calvary Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Calvary Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the east of Blackfoot Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvary Cemetery
  • Forestvale Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
  • Continue List   (16 more) ...
    • Ft. William Henry Harrison Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Helmville Cemetery [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Helmville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Helmville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Helmville Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the northwest of Blackfoot Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helmville Cemetery
    • Hillcrest Cemetery [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hillcrest Cemetery
      • Hillcrest Cemetery lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Blackfoot Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest Cemetery
    • Home of Peace Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Home of Peace Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Home of Peace Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Home of Peace Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the east of Blackfoot Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Home of Peace Cemetery
    • IOOF Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the IOOF Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the IOOF Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • IOOF Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the east of Blackfoot Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on IOOF Cemetery
    • Lewis & Clark County Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lewis & Clark County Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lewis & Clark County Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lewis & Clark County Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the east of Blackfoot Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewis & Clark County Cemetery
    • Lewis & Clark County Poor Farm Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lewis & Clark County Poor Farm Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lewis & Clark County Poor Farm Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lewis & Clark County Poor Farm Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the east of Blackfoot Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewis & Clark County Poor Farm Cemetery
    • Lincoln Gulch Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lincoln Gulch Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lincoln Gulch Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lincoln Gulch Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the northwest of Blackfoot Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Gulch Cemetery
    • Marysville Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Marysville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Marysville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Marysville Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Blackfoot Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysville Cemetery
    • Memorial Meadows Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Montana State Veterans Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Montana State Veterans Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Montana State Veterans Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Montana State Veterans Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Blackfoot Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montana State Veterans Cemetery
    • Resurrection Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
    • St. Thomas Cemetery [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Thomas Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Thomas Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Thomas Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the northwest of Blackfoot Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Thomas Cemetery
    • Silver City Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Silver City Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Silver City Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Silver City Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the east of Blackfoot Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City Cemetery
    • Sunset Memorial Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sunset Memorial Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sunset Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Sunset Memorial Cemetery lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the east of Blackfoot Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Memorial Cemetery
    • Tuck Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Tuck Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Tuck Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Tuck Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the north of Blackfoot Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuck Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Blackfoot Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1803338  (Blackfoot Cemetery)
    • Jump to GNIS Record #1803338
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Ophir Creek
    • County: Powell         Elev: 1713
    • Location of GNIS #1803338 (Blackfoot Cemetery)
    • Lat: 46.6799348           Lon: -112.5519745
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on GNIS #1803338

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Powell County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Powell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Blackfoot Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6802, Longitude: -112.5520    
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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