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The location of Zion Cemetery









A visit to the Zion Cemetery ...

The location of the Zion Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 six sections:

The Location of the Zion Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   40.2278°   (40° 13' 40")

Lon:   -98.2925°   (-98° 17' 33")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Zion Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

Zion Cemetery is located in Webster County.

The county seat for Webster County is located in Red Cloud. Red Cloud lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Southwest of the Zion Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Zion Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beaver Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nuckolls County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Cowles Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Eckley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Immanuel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Liberty Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Liberty Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nuckolls County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100900<3>
 
Monia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Mulkey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Oak Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nuckolls County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Zion Cemetery.

Amboy   [Map]     Inavale   [Map]    
Angus   [Map]     Lawrence   [Map]    
Ayr   [Map]     Nelson   [Map]    
Bladen   [Map]     Nora   [Map]    
Blue Hill   [Map]     Oak   [Map]    
Cowles   [Map]     Pawnee Village   [Map]    
Deweese   [Map]     Red Cloud   [Map]    
Edgar   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Fairfield   [Map]     Rosemont   [Map]    
Glenvil   [Map]     Superior   [Map]    
Guide Rock   [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 Zion Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Webster County.

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

Ayr   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Bladen   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Blue Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Campbell   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Clay Center   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Cowles   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Deweese   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Edgar   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Fairfield   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Guide Rock   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Lawrence   [Map]
 - Located in Nuckolls County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Nelson   [Map]
 - Located in Nuckolls County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Oak   [Map]
 - Located in Nuckolls County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Red Cloud   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Ruskin   [Map]
 - Located in Nuckolls County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion Cemetery
 
Superior   [Map]
 - Located in Nuckolls County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Zion 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 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 Zion Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Webster County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cloud County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jewell County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mitchell County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Osborne County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Phillips County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Republic County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Smith County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buffalo County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin 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

 
Harlan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kearney County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nuckolls County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Thayer 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,
Cemeteries of Webster 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 Zion Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. 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 Zion Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #834931   (Name of Record: Zion Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Webster
Lat: 40.2277902     Lon: -98.2925494   [Map]
Elev: 590         Map Name: Guide Rock NE

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Webster County: www.co.webster.ne.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Zion Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2278, Longitude: -98.2925     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Zion Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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