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The location of Salem Cemetery









A visit to the Salem Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

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 five sections:

The Location of the Salem Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   41.6527°   (41° 39' 9")

Lon:   -97.8084°   (-97° 48' 30")

Salem Cemetery is located in Platte County.

The county seat for Platte County is located in Columbus. Columbus lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the Southeast of the Salem Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Salem Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Albion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Boone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Evangelical Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Madison County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Holy Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Salem Cemetery
 
St. Bernard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Salem Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101274<2>
 
St. Edward Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Salem Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Salem Cemetery
 
St. Michael Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Salem Cemetery
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Shell Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Madison County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Skeedee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nance County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Salem Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101458
 
Trinity Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Madison County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Salem Cemetery
 
West Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Salem Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Salem Cemetery.

Albion   [Map]     Madison   [Map]    
Belgrade   [Map]     Monroe   [Map]    
Boone   [Map]     Newman Grove   [Map]    
Cedar Rapids   [Map]     Oconee   [Map]    
Cornlea   [Map]     Petersburg   [Map]    
Emerick   [Map]     Platte Center   [Map]    
Fairview   [Map]     Rosenburg   [Map]    
Fullerton   [Map]     Saint Bernard   [Map]    
Genoa   [Map]     Saint Edward   [Map]    
Humphrey   [Map]     Tarnov   [Map]    
Krakow   [Map]     Vorhees   [Map]    
Lindsay   [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 Salem Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Platte County.

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

Albion   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Belgrade   [Map]
 - Located in Nance County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Boone   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Cedar Rapids   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Creston   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Fullerton   [Map]
 - Located in Nance County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Genoa   [Map]
 - Located in Nance County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Humphrey   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Lindsay   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Located in Madison County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Monroe   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Newman Grove   [Map]
 - Located in Madison County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Petersburg   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Platte Center   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Primrose   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Saint Edward   [Map]
 - Located in Boone County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Salem Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Salem Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Platte County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Antelope County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Boone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Butler 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

 
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

 
Holt County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Howard 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

 
Pierce County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Polk 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

 
Wayne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wheeler 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:   Home Page
 
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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Platte County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Platte County: www.plattecounty.net/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Salem Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6527, Longitude: -97.8084     [Map].

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<2>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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