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The location of Gold Hill Cemetery









A visit to the Gold Hill 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 Gold Hill Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Gold Hill Cemetery (FAG ID #174273)

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 Gold Hill Cemetery ...

The Gold Hill Cemetery is located in Storey County. The county seat for Storey County is located in Virginia City.

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

Lat:   39.2849°   (39° 17' 5")

Lon:   -119.6601°   (-119° 39' 36")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 10 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Gold Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gold Hill Cemetery
 
Dayton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lyon County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gold Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #177079
 
Empire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Carson City
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Gold Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #83926
 
Fireman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gold Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #83970
 
Hebrew Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gold Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #83937
 
Masonic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gold Hill Cemetery
 
Mt. St. Mary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gold Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #83970
 
Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Gold Hill Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
Silver City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lyon County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Gold Hill Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1076729
 
Virginia City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gold Hill Cemetery

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 Gold Hill Cemetery.

American City   [Map]     Lousetown   [Map]    
American Flat   [Map]     Mound House   [Map]    
Carson City   [Map]     New Empire   [Map]    
Carson Rapids City   [Map]     New Washoe City   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Ophir City   [Map]    
Eureka   [Map]     Silver City   [Map]    
Flowery City   [Map]     Steamboat   [Map]    
Franktown   [Map]     Sundown Town   [Map]    
Galena   [Map]     Virginia City Highlands   [Map]    
Johntown   [Map]     Virginia City   [Map]    
Lakeview   [Map]     Washoe City   [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 Gold Hill Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Storey County.

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

Carson City   [Map]
 - Located in Carson City
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gold Hill Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Located in Lyon County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gold Hill Cemetery
 
Silver City   [Map]
 - Located in Lyon County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Gold Hill Cemetery
 
Virginia City   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gold Hill Cemetery
 
Washoe City   [Map]
 - Located in Washoe County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Gold Hill 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 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 Gold Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nevada:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Storey 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

 
Mono County (CA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nevada 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

 
Churchill County:     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

 
Mineral County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washoe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Nevada:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Nevada,
Cemeteries of Storey County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Nevada
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Nevada
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Gold Hill Cemetery (FAG ID #174273)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Nevada
 

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 Gold Hill Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #174273

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nevada

About Storey County

About Nevada

Off-the-Road Links ...

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' (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 Gold Hill Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2849, Longitude: -119.6601     [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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