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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Alamo Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Alamo Cemetery (FAG ID #153617)

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Alamo Cemetery ...

The Alamo Cemetery is located outside and to the south of Alamo.

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Alamo Cemetery

The cemetery is located in Lincoln County<2>.

The county seat for Lincoln County is located in Pioche. Pioche lies 56 miles [90.1 km]<3> to the northeast of the Alamo Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Alamo Cemetery

Lat:   37.3530°   (37° 21' 10")

Lon:   -115.1656°   (-115° 9' 56")

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Alamo Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 3 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Alamo Cemetery.

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Alamo Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lincoln County.

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we continue to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Alamo Cemetery:

The official website for Lincoln County:

The official website for State of Nevada:

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:
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Alamo Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3530, Longitude: -115.1656    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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