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The location of Graceland Cemetery









A visit to the Graceland 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 Graceland Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Graceland Cemetery (FAG ID #156507)

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 Graceland Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   41.1981°   (41° 11' 53")

Lon:   -97.4219°   (-97° 25' 18")

Graceland Cemetery is located in Polk County.

The county seat for Polk County is located in Osceola. Osceola lies just to the West Southwest of the Graceland Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Graceland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100403
 
Circle Mound Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100487
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100627
 
Faith Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery West   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2139811
 
Hoffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100778
 
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2324751
 
Osceola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #252278
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101151
 
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101169
 
Rising Sun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101215
 
St. Mary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1986384
 
Stromsburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101502
 
Surprise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101516
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1992163
 
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Graceland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101607

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Graceland Cemetery.

Bellwood   [Map]     Osceola   [Map]    
Benedict   [Map]     Richland   [Map]    
Carriage House Estates   [Map]     Rising City   [Map]    
Columbus   [Map]     Shelby   [Map]    
David City   [Map]     Sheldonville   [Map]    
Duncan   [Map]     Silver Creek   [Map]    
Garrison   [Map]     Stromsburg   [Map]    
Gresham   [Map]     Surprise   [Map]    
Millerton   [Map]     Thayer   [Map]    
Oconee   [Map]     Ulysses   [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 Graceland Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Polk County.

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

Bellwood   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Benedict   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Brainard   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Clarks   [Map]
 - Located in Merrick County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Columbus   [Map]
 - Located in Platte County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
David City   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Garrison   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Gresham   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Monroe   [Map]
 - Located in Platte County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Osceola   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Polk   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Rising City   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Shelby   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Silver Creek   [Map]
 - Located in Merrick County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Staplehurst   [Map]
 - Located in Seward County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Stromsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Surprise   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Ulysses   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Utica   [Map]
 - Located in Seward County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) of the Graceland Cemetery
 
Waco   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Graceland Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 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 Graceland Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Polk County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Butler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Colfax County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cuming County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dodge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Howard County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Lancaster County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Madison County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Merrick County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Nance County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Platte County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saline County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saunders County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Seward County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Stanton County:     Cyndi's
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York County:     Cyndi's
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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 Graceland Cemetery (FAG ID #156507)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Nebraska,
Cemeteries of Polk 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 Graceland Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Graceland Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Graceland 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 Graceland Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #829609   (Name of Record: Graceland Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Polk
Lat: 41.1983475     Lon: -97.4214354   [Map]
Elev: 501         Map Name: Shelby

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #156507

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Polk County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 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 Graceland Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1981, Longitude: -97.4219     [Map].

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