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The location of Crystal Peak Cemetery









A visit to the Crystal Peak 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 Crystal Peak Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Crystal Peak Cemetery (FAG ID #2166367)

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 Crystal Peak Cemetery ...

The Crystal Peak Cemetery is located in Washoe County. The county seat for Washoe County is located in Reno.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Crystal Peak Cemetery

Lat:   39.5254°   (39° 31' 31")

Lon:   -119.9987°   (-119° 59' 55")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Crystal Peak Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Washoe County.

Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2098495
 
Hebrew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2166303
 
Hillside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1883586
 
Huffaker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2243472
 
Knights of Pythias Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2185930
 
Masonic Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #158268
 
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #83960
 
Nevada State Hospital Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2196764
 
Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2147642
 
Sierra Memorial Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2158434
 
Whispering Pines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #83974

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Crystal Peak Cemetery.

Border Town   [Map]     Panther Valley   [Map]    
Bronco   [Map]     Polaris (CA)   [Map]    
Cold Springs   [Map]     Prosser Lake Heights (CA)   [Map]    
Copperfield   [Map]     Reno   [Map]    
Floriston (CA)   [Map]     Sparks   [Map]    
Galena   [Map]     Sun Valley   [Map]    
Golden Valley   [Map]     Sundown Town   [Map]    
Hidden Valley   [Map]     Truckee (CA)   [Map]    
Lawton   [Map]     Verdi-Mogul   [Map]    
Lemmon Valley   [Map]     Verdi   [Map]    
Loyalton (CA)   [Map]     Vista   [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 Crystal Peak Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washoe County.

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

Loyalton   [Map]
 - Located in Sierra County (CA)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 
Reno   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 
Sparks   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 
Sun Valley   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 
Truckee   [Map]
 - Located in Nevada County (CA)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Crystal Peak Cemetery
 
Washoe City   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Crystal Peak 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 websites either 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 Crystal Peak Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nevada:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washoe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alpine County (CA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
El Dorado County (CA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lassen County (CA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nevada County (CA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Placer County (CA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Plumas County (CA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sierra County (CA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Carson City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Douglas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lyon County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Storey County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Nevada:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Nevada,
Cemeteries of Washoe County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Nevada
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Nevada
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Crystal Peak Cemetery (FAG ID #2166367)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Nevada,
Cemeteries of Washoe 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 Nevada

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Crystal Peak Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2166367

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Washoe County

About Nevada

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washoe County: www.co.washoe.nv.us/

The official website for State of Nevada: nv.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 'straight-line' 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 Crystal Peak Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5254, Longitude: -119.9987     [Map].

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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