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The location of Forest Lawn Memorial Park









A visit to the Forest Lawn Memorial Park ...

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 Forest Lawn Memorial Park. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Forest Lawn Memorial Park (FAG ID #100643)

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 Forest Lawn Memorial Park ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Lat:   41.3288°   (41° 19' 43")

Lon:   -95.9816°   (-95° 58' 53")

Forest Lawn Memorial Park is located in Douglas County.

The county seat for Douglas County is located in Omaha. Omaha lies just to the South Southwest of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bohemian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100413
 
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100449
 
Crescent Cemetery (IA)   [Map]
 - Located in Pottawattamie County (IA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Evans Cemetery (IA)   [Map]
 - Located in Pottawattamie County (IA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94696
 
Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #245299
 
Golden Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100680
 
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100792
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101005
 
Mt. Sinai Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101019
 
Prospect Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101200
 
Ressurection Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #220578
 
Servants of Mary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2481086
 
Shipley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101447
 
Springwell Danish Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101479
 
Union Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2161552
 
West Lawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Westlawn - Hillcrest Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101611

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Bellevue   [Map]     Kennard   [Map]    
Bennington   [Map]     King Lake   [Map]    
Blair   [Map]     La Vista   [Map]    
Boys Town   [Map]     Loveland (IA)   [Map]    
California Junction (IA)   [Map]     McClelland (IA)   [Map]    
Carter Lake (IA)   [Map]     Millard   [Map]    
Chalco   [Map]     Missouri Valley (IA)   [Map]    
Council Bluffs (IA)   [Map]     Omaha   [Map]    
Crescent (IA)   [Map]     Papillion   [Map]    
De Soto   [Map]     Ralston   [Map]    
Elk City   [Map]     Richfield   [Map]    
Elkhorn   [Map]     Underwood (IA)   [Map]    
Fort Calhoun   [Map]     Washington   [Map]    
Home Park   [Map]     Waterloo   [Map]    
Honey Creek (IA)   [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 Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Douglas County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Bellevue   [Map]
 - Located in Sarpy County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Bennington   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Blair   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Boys Town   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Council Bluffs   [Map]
 - Located in Pottawattamie County (IA)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
De Soto - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Elkhorn   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Fort Calhoun   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Kennard   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Millard   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Missouri Valley   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County (IA)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Omaha   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Papillion   [Map]
 - Located in Sarpy County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Ralston   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Underwood   [Map]
 - Located in Pottawattamie County (IA)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park
 
Waterloo   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 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 Forest Lawn Memorial Park:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Douglas County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Audubon County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cass County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crawford County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fremont County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mills County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monona County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Page County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pottawattamie County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County (IA):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Burt County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Butler County:     Cyndi's
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Cass County:     Cyndi's
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Cuming County:     Cyndi's
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Dodge County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lancaster County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Otoe County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Sarpy County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saunders County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Nebraska:

Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Nebraska
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Nebraska
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Forest Lawn Memorial Park (FAG ID #100643)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Nebraska,
Cemeteries of Douglas 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 Forest Lawn Memorial Park ...

While our initial data for the Forest Lawn Memorial Park came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park 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 Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #829346   (Name of Record: Forest Lawn Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Douglas
Lat: 41.3272195     Lon: -95.9850145   [Map]
Elev: 364         Map Name: Omaha North

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #100643

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Nebraska

About Douglas County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Douglas County: www.co.douglas.ne.us/

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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3288, Longitude: -95.9816     [Map].

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