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The location of Antelope Cemetery









A visit to the Antelope Cemetery ...

The location of the Antelope 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. 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Antelope Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Antelope Cemetery

Lat:   40.3356°   (40° 20' 8")

Lon:   -99.2562°   (-99° 15' 22")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Antelope Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

Antelope Cemetery is located in Harlan County.

The county seat for Harlan County is located in Alma. Alma lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the South Southwest of the Antelope Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Antelope Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bainbridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Antelope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100385<3>
 
Freewater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Fridhem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antelope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100656
 
Industry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Antelope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100830
 
Prairie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Prairie Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Antelope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101195
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Wilcox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kearney County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Antelope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101626
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Antelope Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Antelope Cemetery.

Alma   [Map]     Mascot   [Map]    
Atlanta   [Map]     Minden   [Map]    
Axtell   [Map]     Naponee   [Map]    
Bloomington   [Map]     Orleans   [Map]    
Flynn Junction   [Map]     Oxford   [Map]    
Funk   [Map]     Ragan   [Map]    
Hildreth   [Map]     Republican City   [Map]    
Holdrege   [Map]     Stamford   [Map]    
Huntley   [Map]     Upland   [Map]    
Loomis   [Map]     Wilcox   [Map]    
Macon   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our 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 Antelope Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Harlan County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Antelope Cemetery.

Alma   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Atlanta   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Axtell   [Map]
 - Located in Kearney County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Bertrand   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Bloomington   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Franklin   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Funk   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Hildreth   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Holdrege   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Loomis   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Minden   [Map]
 - Located in Kearney County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Naponee   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Orleans   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Oxford   [Map]
 - Located in Furnas County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Ragan   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Republican City   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Stamford   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Upland   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Antelope Cemetery
 
Wilcox   [Map]
 - Located in Kearney County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Antelope Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Antelope Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Harlan County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Jewell County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Norton County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Phillips County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Smith County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buffalo County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dawson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Frontier County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Furnas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gosper County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kearney County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Phelps County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Nebraska:

Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Nebraska
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Nebraska
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Nebraska
 

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Nebraska

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Antelope Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Antelope Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #827006   (Name of Record: Antelope Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Harlan
Lat: 40.3355673     Lon: -99.2562055   [Map]
Elev: 691         Map Name: Ragan

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Harlan County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Antelope Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3356, Longitude: -99.2562     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Antelope Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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