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A visit to the Harrison Cemetery ...

The location of the Harrison 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. 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 Harrison Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Harrison Cemetery

The Harrison Cemetery is located in Madison County<2>.

The county seat for Madison County is located in Virginia City. Virginia City lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<3> to the south southwest of the Harrison Cemetery .

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

Lat:   45.7227°   (45° 43' 21")

Lon:   -111.7900°   (-111° 47' 24")

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

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 helpful websites 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 Harrison Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Harrison Cemetery.

  • Amsterdam-Churchill [Gallatin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amsterdam-Churchill
    • Amsterdam-Churchill [Gallatin County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the east of Harrison Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amsterdam-Churchill
  • Amsterdam [Gallatin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amsterdam
    • Amsterdam [Gallatin County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the east of Harrison Cemetery
    • Former name for Amsterdam:
    • Walrath
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amsterdam
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amsterdam<4>
  • Arnold [Gallatin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnold
    • Arnold [Gallatin County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the east of Harrison Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnold
  • Cardwell [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cardwell
    • Cardwell [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Harrison Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cardwell have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cardwell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cardwell<4>
  • Continue List   (16 more) ...
    • Churchill [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Churchill
      • Churchill [Gallatin County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the east of Harrison Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Churchill
    • Copper City [Broadwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper City
      • Copper City [Broadwater County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Harrison Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copper City
    • Harrison [Madison County]
    • Jefferson Island [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson Island
      • Jefferson Island [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Harrison Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson Island
    • Mammoth [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mammoth
      • Mammoth [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Harrison Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth
    • Manhattan [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manhattan
      • Manhattan [Gallatin County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Harrison Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,917 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manhattan have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manhattan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manhattan<4>
    • McAllister [Madison County]
    • Norris [Madison County]
    • Piedmont [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
      • Piedmont [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Harrison Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
    • Pipestone Hot Springs [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pipestone Hot Springs
      • Pipestone Hot Springs [Jefferson County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Harrison Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pipestone Hot Springs
    • Pony [Madison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pony
      • Pony [Madison County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Harrison Cemetery
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pony<4>
    • Silver Star [Madison County]
    • Strawberry [Madison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strawberry
      • Strawberry [Madison County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Harrison Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Strawberry. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Three Forks [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Forks
      • Three Forks [Gallatin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Harrison Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,043 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Forks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Three Forks<4>
    • Whitehall [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehall
      • Whitehall [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Harrison Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehall have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehall<4>
    • Willow Creek [Gallatin County]

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 Harrison Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Madison County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Harrison Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Black Cemetery [Gallatin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Black Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Black Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Black Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Harrison Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Cemetery
  • Mt. Green Cemetery [Gallatin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Green Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Green Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mt. Green Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Harrison Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Green Cemetery
  • Red Bluff Cemetery [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Red Bluff Cemetery
    • Red Bluff Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Harrison Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Bluff Cemetery
  • Sappington Cemetery [Gallatin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sappington Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sappington Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sappington Cemetery
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • South Boulder Cemetery [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the South Boulder Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the South Boulder Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • South Boulder Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Harrison Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Boulder Cemetery
    • Stateler Cemetery [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stateler Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Stateler Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Stateler Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Harrison Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stateler Cemetery
    • Valley View Cemetery [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Valley View Cemetery
      • Valley View Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Harrison Cemetery.
      • Valley View Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Pony Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley View Cemetery
    • Willow Creek Cemetery [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Willow Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Willow Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Willow Creek Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Harrison Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Creek 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 Harrison Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #784575  (Harrison Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #784575 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: Harrison
    • County: Madison         Elev: 1490
    • Location given for GNIS #784575 (Harrison Cemetery)
    • Lat: 45.7227058           Lon: -111.7899802
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Montana

About Madison County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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 Harrison Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7227, Longitude: -111.7900       In this case, the coordinates for the Harrison Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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.




 

 

 

 

 


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