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A visit to the Montague 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 Montague Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Montague Cemetery

The Montague Cemetery is located in Chouteau County<1>.

The county seat for Chouteau County is located in Fort Benton. Fort Benton lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northwest of the Montague Cemetery .

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

Lat:   47.6785°   (47° 40' 42")

Lon:   -110.4671°   (-110° 28' 1")

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 Montague Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 13 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Montague Cemetery.

  • Armington [Cascade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armington
    • Armington [Cascade County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Montague Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armington
  • Arrow Creek [Judith Basin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrow Creek
    • Arrow Creek [Judith Basin County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Montague Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrow Creek
  • Belt [Cascade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belt
    • Belt [Cascade County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Montague Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belt have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belt<4>
  • Big Sag [Chouteau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Sag
    • Big Sag [Chouteau County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Montague Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Sag
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Carter [Chouteau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carter
      • Carter [Chouteau County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the west of Montague Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carter have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carter<4>
    • Coffee Creek [Fergus County]
    • Floweree [Chouteau County]
    • Fort Benton [Chouteau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Benton
      • Fort Benton [Chouteau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Montague Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,442 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Benton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Benton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Benton<4>
    • Geraldine [Chouteau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geraldine
      • Geraldine [Chouteau County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Montague Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geraldine have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geraldine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geraldine<4>
    • Geyser [Judith Basin County]
    • Highwood [Chouteau County]
    • Loma [Chouteau County]
    • Virgelle [Chouteau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virgelle
      • Virgelle [Chouteau County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Montague Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virgelle

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 Montague Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Chouteau County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Montague Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Chouteau County.

  • Clear Lake Cemetery [Chouteau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Clear Lake Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Clear Lake Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Clear Lake Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Montague Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clear Lake Cemetery
  • Geraldine Cemetery [Chouteau County]
  • Graceville Cemetery [Chouteau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Graceville Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Graceville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Graceville Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the east of Montague Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graceville Cemetery
  • Riverside Cemetery [Chouteau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Riverside Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Riverside Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Riverside Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Montague Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside Cemetery
  • Upper Highwood Cemetery [Chouteau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Upper Highwood Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Upper Highwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Upper Highwood Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Montague Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Highwood Cemetery
  • Upper Shonkin Cemetery [Chouteau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Upper Shonkin Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Upper Shonkin Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Upper Shonkin Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Montague Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Shonkin 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 Montague Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1750366  (Montague Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1750366 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: Montague
    • County: Chouteau         Elev: 984
    • Location given for GNIS #1750366 (Montague Cemetery)
    • Lat: 47.678583           Lon: -110.4660407
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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About Chouteau County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chouteau County: www.co.chouteau.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 Chouteau, 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 things 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 Montague Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6785, Longitude: -110.4671    
<3>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.
<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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