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A visit to the Valley Cemetery ...

The location of the Valley 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 Valley Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Valley Cemetery

The Valley Cemetery is located in Granite County<2>.

The county seat for Granite County is located in Philipsburg. Philipsburg lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the south southwest of the Valley Cemetery .

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

Lat:   46.6285°   (46° 37' 42")

Lon:   -113.1370°   (-113° 8' 13")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Valley 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 like to 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 Valley Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

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

  • Bearmouth [Granite County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bearmouth
    • Bearmouth [Granite County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Valley Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bearmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Beartown [Granite County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beartown
    • Beartown [Granite County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Valley Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beartown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Drummond [Granite County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drummond
    • Drummond [Granite County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the north of Valley Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drummond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drummond<4>
  • Garnet [Granite County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garnet
    • Garnet [Granite County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Valley Cemetery
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Garrison [Powell County]
    • Goldcreek [Powell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldcreek
      • Goldcreek [Powell County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Valley Cemetery
      • Goldcreek has also been known as:
      • Gold Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldcreek<4>
    • Granite [Granite County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granite
      • Granite [Granite County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the south of Valley Cemetery
    • Hall [Granite County]
    • Helmville [Powell County]
    • Jens [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jens
      • Jens [Powell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Valley Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jens
    • Philipsburg [Granite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philipsburg
      • Philipsburg [Granite County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the south of Valley Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 906 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philipsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philipsburg<4>
    • Phosphate [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phosphate
      • Phosphate [Powell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Valley Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Phosphate. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phosphate
    • Reynolds City [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reynolds City
      • Reynolds City [Powell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Valley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reynolds City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reynolds City
    • Stump Town [Granite County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stump Town
      • Stump Town [Granite County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Valley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stump Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Wall City [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wall City
      • Wall City [Powell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Valley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wall City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wall City

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 Valley Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Granite County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Valley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Beartown Cemetery [Granite County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Beartown Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Beartown Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Beartown Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Valley Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beartown Cemetery
  • Helmville Cemetery [Powell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Helmville Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Helmville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Helmville Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Valley Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helmville Cemetery
  • Philipsburg Cemetery [Granite County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Philipsburg Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Philipsburg Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Philipsburg Cemetery lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the south of Valley Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philipsburg Cemetery
  • St. Thomas Cemetery [Powell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Thomas Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Thomas Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • St. Thomas Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Valley Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Thomas Cemetery
  • Sand Park Cemetery [Missoula County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sand Park Cemetery
    • Sand Park Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Valley Cemetery.
    • Sand Park Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Coloma Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Park 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 Valley Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #777972  (Valley Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #777972 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: Drummond
    • County: Granite         Elev: 1258
    • Location given for GNIS #777972 (Valley Cemetery)
    • Lat: 46.6285409           Lon: -113.1370066
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Montana

About Granite County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Granite, 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 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 Valley Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6285, Longitude: -113.1370       In this case, the coordinates for the Valley 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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