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A visit to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) Cemetery ...

The location of the IOOF 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 IOOF Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the IOOF Cemetery

The IOOF Cemetery is located in Lewis and Clark County<2>.

The county seat for Lewis and Clark County is located in Helena. Helena lies just to the south of the IOOF Cemetery .

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

Lat:   46.6541°   (46° 39' 14")

Lon:   -112.0300°   (-112° 1' 48")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the IOOF 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 start 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 IOOF Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the IOOF Cemetery.

  • Atlantic City [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlantic City
    • Atlantic City [Lewis and Clark County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the northwest of IOOF Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlantic City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of IOOF Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Austin
  • Birdseye [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birdseye
    • Birdseye [Lewis and Clark County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of IOOF Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birdseye
  • Canyon Creek [Lewis and Clark County]
  • Continue List   (13 more) ...
    • Cavetown [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cavetown
      • Cavetown [Lewis and Clark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of IOOF Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cavetown
    • Clancy [Jefferson County]
    • East Helena [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Helena
      • East Helena [Lewis and Clark County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of IOOF Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,130 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Helena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Helena<4>
    • Elliston [Powell County]
    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of IOOF Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frontier Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frontier Town
    • Helena [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Lewis and Clark County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of IOOF Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,737 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<4>
    • Jefferson City [Jefferson County]
    • Marysville [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
    • Montana City [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montana City
      • Montana City [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of IOOF Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montana City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montana City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montana City<4>
    • Park City [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
      • Park City [Lewis and Clark County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of IOOF Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
    • Rimini [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rimini
      • Rimini [Lewis and Clark County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of IOOF Cemetery
    • Silver City [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Lewis and Clark County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of IOOF Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver 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 IOOF Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lewis and Clark County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the IOOF Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lewis and Clark County.

  • 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvary Cemetery
  • East Helena Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the East Helena Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the East Helena Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • East Helena Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of IOOF Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Helena Cemetery
  • Ft. William Henry Harrison Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
  • Continue List   (8 more) ...
    • Hardgrove Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hardgrove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hardgrove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hardgrove Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of IOOF Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardgrove 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Home of Peace 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewis & Clark County Poor Farm Cemetery
    • 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montana State Veterans Cemetery
    • Resurrection Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
    • St. Anns Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Anns Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Anns Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Anns Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of IOOF Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Anns Cemetery
    • Serbian Cemetery [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Serbian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Serbian Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Serbian Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of IOOF Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Serbian 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Memorial 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 IOOF Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1789424  (Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1789424 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: Scratchgravel Hills
    • County: Lewis and Clark         Elev: 1144
    • Location given for GNIS #1789424 (Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery)
    • Lat: 46.6541024           Lon: -112.0299981
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lewis and Clark County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lewis and Clark County: www.co.lewis-clark.mt.us/

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 Lewis and Clark, 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 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 IOOF Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6541, Longitude: -112.0300       In this case, the coordinates for the IOOF 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>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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