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A visit to the Sunset Memorial Gardens ...

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 Sunset Memorial Gardens ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Sunset Memorial Gardens

The Sunset Memorial Gardens is located in Missoula County<1>.

The county seat for Missoula County is located in Missoula. Missoula lies just to the east southeast of the Sunset Memorial Gardens .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Sunset Memorial Gardens

Lat:   46.8900°   (46° 53' 24")

Lon:   -114.1013°   (-114° 6' 4")

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 Sunset Memorial Gardens:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Sunset Memorial Gardens.

  • Alberton [Mineral County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alberton
    • Alberton [Mineral County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northwest of Sunset Memorial Gardens
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 464 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alberton<3>
  • Arlee [Lake County]
  • Bonner [Missoula County]
  • East Missoula [Missoula County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Missoula
    • East Missoula [Missoula County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Sunset Memorial Gardens
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Missoula
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Evaro [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evaro
      • Evaro [Missoula County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Sunset Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evaro have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evaro
    • Florence [Ravalli County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
      • Florence [Ravalli County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the south of Sunset Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<3>
    • Frenchtown [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchtown
      • Frenchtown [Missoula County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Sunset Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frenchtown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frenchtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frenchtown<3>
    • Huson [Missoula County]
    • Lolo [Missoula County]
    • Milltown [Missoula County]
    • Missoula [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Missoula
      • Missoula [Missoula County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Sunset Memorial Gardens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,848 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Missoula have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Missoula
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Missoula<3>
    • Orchard Homes [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchard Homes
      • Orchard Homes [Missoula County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Sunset Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard Homes have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard Homes
    • Piltzville [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piltzville
      • Piltzville [Missoula County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Sunset Memorial Gardens
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piltzville
    • Travois Village [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Travois Village
      • Travois Village [Missoula County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Sunset Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Travois Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Travois Village
    • Wye [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wye
      • Wye [Missoula County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Sunset Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wye have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wye
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wye<3>

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 Sunset Memorial Gardens. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Missoula County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Sunset Memorial Gardens.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 4 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Sunset Memorial Gardens. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Missoula County.

  • Missoula Cemetery [Missoula County]
  • Post Cemetery [Missoula County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Post Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Post Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Post Cemetery
  • St. Mary Cemetery [Missoula County]
  • St. Mary Cemetery [Missoula County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Mary Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Mary Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Mary 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 Sunset Memorial Gardens:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #791718  (Sunset Memorial Gardens)
    • Jump to GNIS Record #791718
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Northwest Missoula
    • County: Missoula         Elev: 979
    • Location of GNIS #791718 (Sunset Memorial Gardens)
    • Lat: 46.8904788           Lon: -114.1015012
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on GNIS #791718

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About Missoula County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Missoula County: www.co.missoula.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 Missoula, 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Sunset Memorial Gardens. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8900, Longitude: -114.1013    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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>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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