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The location of Novak Cemetery









A visit to the Novak 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 Novak Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Novak Cemetery (FAG ID #2266616)

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 Novak Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   40.6398°   (40° 38' 23")

Lon:   -95.8582°   (-95° 51' 29")

Novak Cemetery is located in Otoe County.

The county seat for Otoe County is located in Nebraska City. Nebraska City lies just to the North of the Novak Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Novak Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Blanchard Cemetery (IA)   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County (IA)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Bloomingdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Novak Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100401
 
Camp Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Novak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100461
 
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Novak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2252268
 
Fowlkes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Novak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2288283
 
Lambert Cemetery (IA)   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County (IA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Novak Cemetery
 
St. Benedicts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Novak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101273
 
St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Novak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1960396
 
St. Marys Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Novak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101347
 
Wyuka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Novak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101646
 
Wyuka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Novak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101646

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Novak Cemetery.

Auburn   [Map]     Otoe   [Map]    
Avoca   [Map]     Percival (IA)   [Map]    
Bartlett (IA)   [Map]     Peru   [Map]    
Brock   [Map]     Riverton (IA)   [Map]    
Dunbar   [Map]     Rohrs   [Map]    
Hamburg (IA)   [Map]     Sidney (IA)   [Map]    
Johnson   [Map]     Syracuse   [Map]    
Julian   [Map]     Talmage   [Map]    
Lorton   [Map]     Thurman (IA)   [Map]    
McPaul (IA)   [Map]     Union   [Map]    
Nebraska City   [Map]     Watson (MO)   [Map]    
Nehawka   [Map]     Wyoming   [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 Novak Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Otoe County.

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

Auburn   [Map]
 - Located in Nemaha County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Avoca   [Map]
 - Located in Cass County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Brock   [Map]
 - Located in Nemaha County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Cook   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Dunbar   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Hamburg   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County (IA)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Johnson   [Map]
 - Located in Nemaha County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Julian   [Map]
 - Located in Nemaha County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Nebraska City   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Nehawka   [Map]
 - Located in Cass County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Otoe   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Peru   [Map]
 - Located in Nemaha County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Riverton   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County (IA)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Sidney   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County (IA)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Syracuse   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Talmage   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Thurman   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County (IA)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Union   [Map]
 - Located in Cass County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Novak Cemetery
 
Wyoming   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Novak 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 professional and volunteer 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 Novak Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Otoe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Fremont County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mills County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Page County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pottawattamie County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Brown County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nemaha County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Atchison County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Holt County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nodaway County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cass County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Douglas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gage County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lancaster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nemaha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pawnee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Richardson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sarpy County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saunders 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 Novak Cemetery (FAG ID #2266616)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Nebraska,
Cemeteries of Otoe 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 Novak Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2266616

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Otoe County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Otoe County: www.co.otoe.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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Novak Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6398, Longitude: -95.8582     [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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