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A visit to the Helmville Cemetery ...

The location of the Helmville 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 Helmville Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Helmville Cemetery

The Helmville Cemetery is located in Powell County<2>.

The county seat for Powell County is located in Deer Lodge. Deer Lodge lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<3> to the south southeast of the Helmville Cemetery .

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

Lat:   46.8555°   (46° 51' 19")

Lon:   -112.9662°   (-112° 57' 58")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Helmville 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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Helmville Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Helmville Cemetery.

  • Avon [Powell County]
  • Bearmouth [Granite County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bearmouth
    • Bearmouth [Granite County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the southwest of Helmville Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bearmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Beartown [Granite County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beartown
    • Beartown [Granite County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Helmville Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beartown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Blackfoot City [Powell County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackfoot City
    • Blackfoot City [Powell County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the southeast of Helmville Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackfoot City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (14 more) ...
    • Drummond [Granite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drummond
      • Drummond [Granite County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Helmville Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drummond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drummond<4>
    • Garnet [Granite County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garnet
      • Garnet [Granite County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Helmville Cemetery
    • Garrison [Powell County]
    • Goldcreek [Powell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldcreek
      • Goldcreek [Powell County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Helmville Cemetery
      • Goldcreek has also been known as:
      • Gold Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldcreek<4>
    • Greenough [Missoula County]
    • Hall [Granite County]
    • Helmville [Powell County]
    • Jens [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jens
      • Jens [Powell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Helmville 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Helmville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln<4>
    • Ovando [Powell County]
    • Phosphate [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phosphate
      • Phosphate [Powell County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the south of Helmville 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
    • Reynolds City [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reynolds City
      • Reynolds City [Powell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Helmville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reynolds City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reynolds City
    • Stump Town [Granite County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stump Town
      • Stump Town [Granite County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Helmville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stump Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Wall City [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wall City
      • Wall City [Powell County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the south of Helmville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wall City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> 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 Helmville 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 Helmville Cemetery.

  • Drummond
  • Garnet - Historic

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Helmville Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Beartown Cemetery [Granite County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Beartown Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Beartown Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Beartown Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Helmville Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beartown 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lincoln Gulch Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Helmville Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Gulch Cemetery
  • Memorial Meadows Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
  • Ovando Cemetery [Powell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ovando Cemetery
    • Ovando Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Helmville Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ovando Cemetery
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...
    • Sand Park Cemetery [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sand Park Cemetery
      • Sand Park Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Helmville Cemetery.
      • Sand Park Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Coloma Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Park 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Tuck Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Helmville Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuck Cemetery
    • Valley Cemetery [Granite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Valley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Valley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Valley Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Helmville Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley 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 Helmville Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1803317  (Helmville Cemetery)
    • Jump to GNIS Record #1803317
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Helmville
    • County: Powell         Elev: 1339
    • Location of GNIS #1803317 (Helmville Cemetery)
    • Lat: 46.8554918           Lon: -112.9661642
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on GNIS #1803317

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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 Powell, 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 Helmville Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8555, Longitude: -112.9662       In this case, the coordinates for the Helmville 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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