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A visit to the Sun River Cemetery ...

The location of the Sun River 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 Sun River Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Sun River Cemetery

The Sun River Cemetery is located in Cascade County<2>.

The county seat for Cascade County is located in Great Falls. Great Falls lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of the Sun River Cemetery .

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

Lat:   47.5241°   (47° 31' 26")

Lon:   -111.7175°   (-111° 43' 3")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Sun River Cemetery.

  • Black Eagle [Cascade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Eagle
    • Black Eagle [Cascade County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the east of Sun River Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Eagle have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Eagle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Black Eagle<4>
  • Cascade [Cascade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cascade
    • Cascade [Cascade County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Sun River Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cascade have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cascade
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cascade<4>
  • Countryside Village [Cascade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Countryside Village
    • Countryside Village [Cascade County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Sun River Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Countryside Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Countryside Village
  • Dutton [Teton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dutton
    • Dutton [Teton County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the north of Sun River Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dutton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dutton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dutton<4>
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Fairfield [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
      • Fairfield [Teton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Sun River Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<4>
    • Fort Shaw [Cascade County]
    • Great Falls [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Falls
      • Great Falls [Cascade County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Sun River Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,353 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Great Falls<4>
    • Greenfield [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Teton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Sun River Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
    • Manchester [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
      • Manchester [Cascade County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Sun River Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Power [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Power
      • Power [Teton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Sun River Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Power have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Power
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Power<4>
    • Simms [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simms
      • Simms [Cascade County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Sun River Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simms have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simms
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simms<4>
    • Sun Prairie [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Prairie
      • Sun Prairie [Cascade County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Sun River Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Prairie
    • Sun River [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun River
      • Sun River [Cascade County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the north of Sun River Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun River have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sun River<4>
    • Ulm [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ulm
      • Ulm [Cascade County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Sun River Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ulm have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ulm
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ulm<4>
    • Vaughn [Cascade 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 Sun River Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Cascade County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Sun River Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Cascade Colony Cemetery [Cascade County]
  • Fair Haven Colony Cemetery [Cascade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fair Haven Colony Cemetery
    • Fair Haven Colony Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Sun River Cemetery.
    • Fair Haven Colony Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Fairhaven Colony Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Haven Colony Cemetery
  • Ft. Shaw Cemetery [Cascade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ft. Shaw Cemetery
    • Ft. Shaw Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Ft. Shaw Military Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ft. Shaw Cemetery
  • Ft. Shaw Soldiers Cemetery [Cascade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ft. Shaw Soldiers Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ft. Shaw Soldiers Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ft. Shaw Soldiers Cemetery
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • St. Paul Cemetery [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Paul Cemetery
      • St. Paul Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Sun River Cemetery.
      • St. Paul Cemetery has also been known as:
      • St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Paul Cemetery
    • Sunset Hills Cemetery [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sunset Hills Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sunset Hills Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Sunset Hills Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Sun River Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Hills Cemetery
    • Sunset Memorial Gardens [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sunset Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sunset Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Sunset Memorial Gardens lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Sun River Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Memorial Gardens
    • Ulm Cemetery [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ulm Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ulm Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ulm Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Sun River Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ulm Cemetery
    • Vaughn Cemetery [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Vaughn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Vaughn Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Vaughn Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Sun River Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaughn 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 Sun River Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #777314  (Sun River Cemetery)
    • Jump to GNIS Record #777314
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Sun River
    • County: Cascade         Elev: 1045
    • Location of GNIS #777314 (Sun River Cemetery)
    • Lat: 47.5241205           Lon: -111.7174827
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on GNIS #777314

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cascade County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cascade County: www.co.cascade.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 Cascade, 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 Sun River Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5241, Longitude: -111.7175       In this case, the coordinates for the Sun River 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.




 

 

 

 

 


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