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A visit to the Hopkins Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Hopkins Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Hopkins Cemetery (FAG ID #20930)

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 Hopkins Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Hopkins Cemetery

The Hopkins Cemetery is located in Sweet Grass County<2>.

The county seat for Sweet Grass County is located in Big Timber. Big Timber lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<3> to the south southeast of the Hopkins Cemetery .

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

Lat:   46.2111°   (46° 12' 39")

Lon:   -110.2213°   (-110° 13' 16")

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 Hopkins Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 11 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<3> of the Hopkins Cemetery.

  • Big Timber [Sweet Grass County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Timber
    • Big Timber [Sweet Grass County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Hopkins Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,688 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Timber
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Timber<4>
  • Castle Town [Meagher County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Town
    • Castle Town [Meagher County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Hopkins Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Town have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Town
  • Clyde Park [Park County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde Park
    • Clyde Park [Park County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Hopkins Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 313 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde Park have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde Park<4>
  • Harlowton [Wheatland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harlowton
    • Harlowton [Wheatland County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Hopkins Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 998 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harlowton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harlowton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harlowton<4>
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Loweth [Meagher County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loweth
      • Loweth [Meagher County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Hopkins Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loweth have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loweth
    • Martinsdale [Meagher County]
    • Melville [Sweet Grass County]
    • Ringling [Meagher County]
    • Sourdough [Sweet Grass County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sourdough
      • Sourdough [Sweet Grass County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Hopkins Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sourdough
    • Twodot [Wheatland County]
    • Wilsall [Park 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 Hopkins Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Sweet Grass County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Hopkins Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Catholic Cemetery [Wheatland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Catholic Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Catholic Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Catholic Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the northeast of Hopkins Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catholic Cemetery
  • Duncan Ranch Colony Cemetery [Wheatland County]
  • Gauglerville Cemetery [Wheatland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gauglerville Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gauglerville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Gauglerville Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Hopkins Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gauglerville Cemetery
  • Harlowton Cemetery [Wheatland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Harlowton Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Harlowton Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Harlowton Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the northeast of Hopkins Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harlowton Cemetery
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Lebo Cemetery [Meagher County]
    • Lennep Memorial Park Cemetery [Meagher County]
    • Melville Lutheran Cemetery [Sweet Grass County]
    • Twodot Cemetery [Wheatland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Twodot Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Twodot Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Twodot Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Hopkins Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twodot 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 Hopkins Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #785004  (Hopkins Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #785004 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: Rein Lake
    • County: Sweet Grass         Elev: 1847
    • Location given for GNIS #785004 (Hopkins Cemetery)
    • Lat: 46.2113369           Lon: -110.2212993
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.
  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #20930

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Montana

About Sweet Grass County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.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>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Sweet Grass, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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 Hopkins Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2111, Longitude: -110.2213    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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