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A visit to the Mountain View 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 Mountain View Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Mountain View Cemetery (FAG ID #21011)

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 Mountain View Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Mountain View Cemetery

The Mountain View Cemetery is located in Beaverhead County<2>.

The county seat for Beaverhead County is located in Dillon. Dillon lies just to the west of the Mountain View Cemetery .

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

Lat:   45.2152°   (45° 12' 54")

Lon:   -112.6024°   (-112° 36' 8")

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 professional and volunteer 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 Mountain View Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 12 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<3> of the Mountain View Cemetery.

  • Alder [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alder
    • Alder [Madison County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the east of Mountain View Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alder have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alder<5>
  • Argenta [Beaverhead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argenta
    • Argenta [Beaverhead County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Mountain View Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argenta
  • Armstead [Beaverhead County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armstead
    • Armstead [Beaverhead County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Mountain View Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armstead have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Bannack [Beaverhead County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bannack
    • Bannack [Beaverhead County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Mountain View Cemetery
  • Continue List   (8 more) ...
    • Dillon [Beaverhead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dillon
      • Dillon [Beaverhead County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the west of Mountain View Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,333 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillon<5>
    • Elkhorn [Beaverhead County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhorn
      • Elkhorn [Beaverhead County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain View Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Glen [Beaverhead County]
    • Laurin [Madison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurin
      • Laurin [Madison County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the northeast of Mountain View Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurin have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Melrose [Silver Bow County]
    • Polaris [Beaverhead County]
    • Sheridan [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheridan
      • Sheridan [Madison County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the northeast of Mountain View Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheridan have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheridan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheridan<5>
    • Twin Bridges [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Bridges
      • Twin Bridges [Madison County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Mountain View Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 434 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Bridges have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Bridges
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twin Bridges<5>

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 Mountain View Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Beaverhead County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mountain View Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Argenta Cemetery [Beaverhead County]
  • Bannack Cemetery [Beaverhead County]
  • Haining Cemetery [Beaverhead County]
  • Poindexter Cemetery [Beaverhead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Poindexter Cemetery
    • Poindexter Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Mountain View Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poindexter Cemetery
  • Point of Rocks Cemetery [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Point of Rocks Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Point of Rocks Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Point of Rocks Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Mountain View Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point of Rocks Cemetery
  • Reichle Cemetery [Beaverhead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Reichle Cemetery
    • Reichle Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Mountain View Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reichle 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 Mountain View Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #774429  (Mountain View Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #774429 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: Dillon East
    • County: Beaverhead         Elev: 1575
    • Location given for GNIS #774429 (Mountain View Cemetery)
    • Lat: 45.2143658           Lon: -112.6025181
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.
  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #21011

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Montana

About Beaverhead 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 Beaverhead, 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mountain View Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2152, Longitude: -112.6024    
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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