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A visit to the Riverside Cemetery ...

The location of the Riverside 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 Riverside Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Riverside Cemetery

The Riverside Cemetery is located in Chouteau County<2>.

The county seat for Chouteau County is located in Fort Benton. Fort Benton lies just to the southwest of the Riverside Cemetery .

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

Lat:   47.8389°   (47° 50' 20")

Lon:   -110.6424°   (-110° 38' 32")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 8 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Riverside Cemetery.

  • Big Sag [Chouteau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Sag
    • Big Sag [Chouteau County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Riverside Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Sag
  • Carter [Chouteau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carter
    • Carter [Chouteau County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Riverside Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carter have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carter<4>
  • Floweree [Chouteau County]
  • Fort Benton [Chouteau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Benton
    • Fort Benton [Chouteau County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the southwest of Riverside 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.<1> 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>
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Geraldine [Chouteau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geraldine
      • Geraldine [Chouteau County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the southeast of Riverside Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geraldine have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geraldine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geraldine<4>
    • Highwood [Chouteau County]
    • Loma [Chouteau County]
    • Virgelle [Chouteau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virgelle
      • Virgelle [Chouteau County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Riverside 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 Riverside Cemetery. The following communities are located in Chouteau County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Riverside Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Carter Cemetery [Chouteau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Carter Cemetery
    • Carter Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Riverside Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carter Cemetery
  • 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Clear Lake Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Riverside 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Graceville Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the east of Riverside Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graceville Cemetery
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Lower Belt Cemetery [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lower Belt Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lower Belt Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lower Belt Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Riverside Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower Belt Cemetery
    • Montague Cemetery [Chouteau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Montague Cemetery
      • Montague Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Riverside Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montague Cemetery
    • Sample Flat Cemetery [Chouteau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sample Flat Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sample Flat Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Sample Flat Cemetery lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Riverside Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sample Flat Cemetery
    • Twin Hills Colony Cemetery [Chouteau County]
    • 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Upper Highwood Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the south of Riverside 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Upper Shonkin Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the south of Riverside Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Shonkin Cemetery
    • Wolfe Cemetery [Liberty County]

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 Riverside Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1750367  (Riverside Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1750367 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: Fort Benton
    • County: Chouteau         Elev: 874
    • Location given for GNIS #1750367 (Riverside Cemetery)
    • Lat: 47.8388591           Lon: -110.6424362
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Chouteau County

About Montana

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>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 Chouteau, 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Riverside Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8389, Longitude: -110.6424       In this case, the coordinates for the Riverside 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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