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The location of Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery









A visit to the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery (FAG ID #198696)

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 Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   40.7250°   (40° 43' 30")

Lon:   -99.3705°   (-99° 22' 13")

Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery is located in Buffalo County.

The county seat for Buffalo County is located in Kearney. Kearney lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the East of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Adullam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2299727
 
Dove Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100549
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2315833
 
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2296151
 
Magill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100960
 
Overton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dawson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101098
 
Platte Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101139
 
Plum Creek Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1868811
 
Riverdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1972124
 
Sandstrom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101426
 
Stanley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101484
 
Williamsburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1964882

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery.

Amherst   [Map]     Loomis   [Map]    
Axtell   [Map]     Miller   [Map]    
Bertrand   [Map]     Odessa   [Map]    
Buda   [Map]     Overton   [Map]    
Eddyville   [Map]     Pleasanton   [Map]    
Elm Creek   [Map]     Prairie Center   [Map]    
Funk   [Map]     Riverdale   [Map]    
Holdrege   [Map]     Sartoria   [Map]    
Kearney City   [Map]     Smithfield   [Map]    
Kearney   [Map]     Sumner   [Map]    
Lexington   [Map]     Westmark   [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 Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Buffalo County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery.

Amherst   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Atlanta   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Axtell   [Map]
 - Located in Kearney County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Bertrand   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Eddyville   [Map]
 - Located in Dawson County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Elm Creek   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Funk   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Holdrege   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Kearney   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Lexington   [Map]
 - Located in Dawson County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Loomis   [Map]
 - Located in Phelps County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Miller   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Minden   [Map]
 - Located in Kearney County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Overton   [Map]
 - Located in Dawson County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Sartoria   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery
 
Smithfield   [Map]
 - Located in Gosper County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites 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 Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Buffalo County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Adams County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Custer 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

 
Harlan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Howard County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kearney County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Phelps County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sherman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Valley 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:   The Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery (FAG ID #198696)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Nebraska,
Cemeteries of Buffalo County
 

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 Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #198696

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Buffalo County: www.buffalogov.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Elm Creek Catholic Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7250, Longitude: -99.3705     [Map].

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<3>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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