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The location of Oak Ridge Cemetery









A visit to the Oak Ridge 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 Oak Ridge Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Oak Ridge Cemetery (FAG ID #101063)

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 Oak Ridge Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   41.1144°   (41° 6' 51")

Lon:   -98.5481°   (-98° 32' 53")

Oak Ridge Cemetery is located in Howard County.

The county seat for Howard County is located in Saint Paul. Saint Paul lies just to the North Northeast of the Oak Ridge Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Oak Ridge Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bohemian National Graveyard   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2150669
 
Canada Hill Methodist Episcopal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101601
 
Czechoslovakia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100526
 
Danish Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2160781
 
Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100573
 
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #553329
 
Kelso Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2158392
 
Loup Fork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1716490
 
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hall County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101016
 
Nysted Evangelical Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2146759
 
St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2179817
 
St. Wenceslaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101407
 
Scotch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101433
 
Souleville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sherman County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2168076
 
Swedish Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101525
 
Warsaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Alda   [Map]     Farwell   [Map]    
Ashton   [Map]     Grand Island   [Map]    
Boelus   [Map]     Howard City   [Map]    
Cairo   [Map]     Palmer   [Map]    
Cameron   [Map]     Ravenna   [Map]    
Cotesfield   [Map]     Rockville   [Map]    
Cushing   [Map]     Saint Libory   [Map]    
Dannebrog   [Map]     Saint Paul   [Map]    
Dannevirke   [Map]     Wood River   [Map]    
Elba   [Map]     Worms   [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 Oak Ridge Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Howard County.

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

Alda   [Map]
 - Located in Hall County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Ashton   [Map]
 - Located in Sherman County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Cairo   [Map]
 - Located in Hall County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Cushing   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Dannebrog   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Grand Island   [Map]
 - Located in Hall County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Loup City   [Map]
 - Located in Sherman County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Palmer   [Map]
 - Located in Merrick County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Ravenna   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Saint Paul   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Wolbach   [Map]
 - Located in Greeley County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
 
Wood River   [Map]
 - Located in Hall County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Oak Ridge Cemetery

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 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 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 Oak Ridge Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Howard County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Adams County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Boone County:     Cyndi's
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Buffalo County:     Cyndi's
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Clay County:     Cyndi's
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Custer County:     Cyndi's
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Dawson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
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Greeley County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Hall County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Kearney County:     Cyndi's
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Merrick County:     Cyndi's
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Nance County:     Cyndi's
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Platte County:     Cyndi's
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Polk County:     Cyndi's
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Sherman County:     Cyndi's
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Valley County:     Cyndi's
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Wheeler County:     Cyndi's
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York County:     Cyndi's
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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 Oak Ridge Cemetery (FAG ID #101063)
 
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 Oak Ridge Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #831814   (Name of Record: Oak Ridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Howard
Lat: 41.1139012     Lon: -98.5489598   [Map]
Elev: 568         Map Name: Dannebrog

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #101063

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 '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 Oak Ridge Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1144, Longitude: -98.5481     [Map].

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