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A visit to the Creston 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 Creston Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Creston Cemetery

The Creston Cemetery is located in Flathead County<1>.

The county seat for Flathead County is located in Kalispell. Kalispell lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of the Creston Cemetery .

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

Lat:   48.1757°   (48° 10' 32")

Lon:   -114.1079°   (-114° 6' 28")

Name Variations for Creston 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.

Creston Cemetery has also been known as:

  • Creston Community Cemetery
  • Union 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 first turn to 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 Creston Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Creston Cemetery.

  • Bear Creek Village [Flathead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Creek Village
    • Bear Creek Village [Flathead County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Creston Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek Village
  • Bear Dance [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Dance
    • Bear Dance [Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Creston Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Dance
  • Bigfork [Flathead County]
  • Columbia Falls [Flathead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia Falls
    • Columbia Falls [Flathead County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the north of Creston Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,209 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia Falls<3>
  • Continue List   (17 more) ...
    • Coram [Flathead County]
    • Creston [Flathead County]
    • Evergreen [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
      • Evergreen [Flathead County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Creston Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evergreen<3>
    • Forest Hill Village [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Hill Village
      • Forest Hill Village [Flathead County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Creston Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Hill Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Hill Village
    • Halfmoon [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halfmoon
      • Halfmoon [Flathead County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Creston Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halfmoon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halfmoon
    • Hungry Horse [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hungry Horse
      • Hungry Horse [Flathead County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the north of Creston Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hungry Horse have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hungry Horse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hungry Horse<3>
    • Kalispell [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kalispell
      • Kalispell [Flathead County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Creston Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,329 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kalispell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kalispell<3>
    • Kila [Flathead County]
    • Lake Mary Ronan [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Mary Ronan
      • Lake Mary Ronan [Lake County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Creston Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Mary Ronan
    • Lakeside [Flathead County]
    • Martin City [Flathead County]
    • Rhodes [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rhodes
      • Rhodes [Flathead County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northwest of Creston Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhodes
    • Rollins [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rollins
      • Rollins [Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the south of Creston Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rollins have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rollins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rollins<3>
    • Somers [Flathead County]
    • Swan Lake [Lake County]
    • Whitefish [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitefish
      • Whitefish [Flathead County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northwest of Creston Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,713 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitefish
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitefish<3>
    • Woods Bay [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woods Bay
      • Woods Bay [Lake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the south of Creston Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woods Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woods Bay

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 Creston Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Flathead County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 10 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Creston Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Flathead County.

  • Bethany Lutheran Cemetery [Flathead County]
  • Bethel Cemetery [Flathead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bethel Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bethel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bethel Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Creston Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel Cemetery
  • Bigfork Community Cemetery [Flathead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bigfork Community Cemetery
    • Bigfork Community Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Creston Cemetery.
    • Bigfork Community Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Big Fork Community Cemetery
    • Swan View Memorial Gardens
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bigfork Community Cemetery
  • C.E. Conrad Memorial Cemetery [Flathead County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Conrad Memorial Cemetery [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Conrad Memorial Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Conrad Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Conrad Memorial Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Creston Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conrad Memorial Cemetery
    • Demersville Cemetery [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Demersville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Demersville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Demersville Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Creston Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Demersville Cemetery
    • Fairview Cemetery [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fairview Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Fairview Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Creston Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview Cemetery
    • Glacier Memorial Gardens [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Glacier Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Glacier Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Glacier Memorial Gardens lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Creston Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glacier Memorial Gardens
    • Lone Pine Cemetery [Flathead County]
    • Trinity Cemetery [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Trinity Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Trinity Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Trinity Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Creston Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity 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 Creston Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1795871  (Creston Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1795871 has been archived by the USGS. It is no longer maintained by the USGS, nor can it be retrieved from their website.
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Hash Mountain
    • County: Flathead         Elev: 912
    • Location given for GNIS #1795871 (Creston Cemetery)
    • Lat: 48.1757919           Lon: -114.1076186
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Montana

About Flathead County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Flathead County: www.co.flathead.mt.us/

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 Flathead, 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 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 Creston Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1757, Longitude: -114.1079    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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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