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The location of Osceola Cemetery









A visit to the Osceola 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 Osceola Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Osceola Cemetery (FAG ID #252278)

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 Osceola Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   41.1838°   (41° 11' 1")

Lon:   -97.5411°   (-97° 32' 27")

Osceola Cemetery is located in Polk County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Osceola Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Osceola Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1960384
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Osceola Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100393
 
Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Osceola Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100403
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Osceola Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100627
 
Faith Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery West   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Osceola Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2139811
 
Graceland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Osceola Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #156507
 
Hoffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Osceola Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100778
 
St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Osceola Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2392174
 
St. Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Merrick County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Osceola Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101331
 
St. Mary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Osceola Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1986384
 
Stromsburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Osceola Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101502
 
Swede Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Osceola Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1991968
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Osceola Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1992163
 
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Osceola 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 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Osceola Cemetery.

Arborville   [Map]     Monroe   [Map]    
Bellwood   [Map]     Oconee   [Map]    
Benedict   [Map]     Osceola   [Map]    
Carriage House Estates   [Map]     Polk   [Map]    
Clarks   [Map]     Rising City   [Map]    
Columbus   [Map]     Shelby   [Map]    
Duncan   [Map]     Sheldonville   [Map]    
Garrison   [Map]     Silver Creek   [Map]    
Genoa   [Map]     Stromsburg   [Map]    
Gresham   [Map]     Surprise   [Map]    
Hordville   [Map]     Thayer   [Map]    
Krakow   [Map]     Ulysses   [Map]    
Millerton   [Map]     Waco   [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 Osceola 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 Osceola Cemetery.

Bellwood   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Benedict   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Clarks   [Map]
 - Located in Merrick County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Columbus   [Map]
 - Located in Platte County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Garrison   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Genoa   [Map]
 - Located in Nance County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Gresham   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Hordville   [Map]
 - Located in Hamilton County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Monroe   [Map]
 - Located in Platte County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Osceola   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Polk   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Rising City   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Shelby   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Silver Creek   [Map]
 - Located in Merrick County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Stromsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Surprise   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Ulysses   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Osceola Cemetery
 
Waco   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Osceola 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 helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Osceola 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
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greeley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Howard County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lancaster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Madison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Merrick County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nance County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Platte County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saline County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saunders County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Seward County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stanton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
York 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 Osceola Cemetery (FAG ID #252278)
 
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 Osceola Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #252278

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in 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 '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 Osceola Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1838, Longitude: -97.5411     [Map].

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