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The location of Riverview Cemetery









A visit to the Riverview Cemetery ...

The location of the Riverview 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 Riverview Cemetery ...

The Riverview Cemetery is located in Clatsop County. The county seat for Clatsop County is located in Astoria.

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

Lat:   46.1859°   (46° 11' 9")

Lon:   -123.8276°   (-123° 49' 39")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Riverview Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Clatsop County.

Clatsop Plains Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Riverview Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #38664<3>
 
Ft. Stevens Post Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Riverview Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39439
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Riverview Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #38848
 
Lewis & Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Riverview Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39037
 
Ocean View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Riverview Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39229
 
Svensen Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Riverview Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #38789
 
Warrenton Pauper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Riverview Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2271005

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Riverview Cemetery.

Astoria   [Map]     Megler (WA)   [Map]    
Brownsmead   [Map]     Naselle (WA)   [Map]    
Chinook (WA)   [Map]     Pacific City (WA)   [Map]    
Clifton   [Map]     Rosburg (WA)   [Map]    
Gearhart   [Map]     Seaside   [Map]    
Grays River (WA)   [Map]     Seaview (WA)   [Map]    
Hammond   [Map]     Skamokawa (WA)   [Map]    
Ilwaco (WA)   [Map]     Tongue Point Village   [Map]    
Jeffers Garden   [Map]     Warrenton   [Map]    
Long Beach (WA)   [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 Riverview Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Clatsop County.

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

Astoria   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Riverview Cemetery
 
Cannon Beach   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Riverview Cemetery
 
Cathlamet   [Map]
 - Located in Wahkiakum County (WA)
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) of the Riverview Cemetery
 
Grays River   [Map]
 - Located in Wahkiakum County (WA)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Riverview Cemetery
 
Ilwaco   [Map]
 - Located in Pacific County (WA)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Riverview Cemetery
 
Seaside   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Riverview Cemetery
 
Skamokawa   [Map]
 - Located in Wahkiakum County (WA)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Riverview Cemetery
 
Warrenton   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Riverview 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 it should be mentioned 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 Riverview Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Oregon:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Clatsop County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Columbia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tillamook County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cowlitz County (WA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lewis County (WA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pacific County (WA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wahkiakum County (WA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Oregon:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Oregon,
Cemeteries of Clatsop County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Oregon
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Oregon
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Oregon
 

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 Oregon

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Riverview 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 Riverview Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1129892   (Name of Record: Riverview Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clatsop
Lat: 46.1859397     Lon: -123.8276421   [Map]
Elev: 37         Map Name: Astoria

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Clatsop County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Clatsop County: www.co.clatsop.or.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.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' 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 Riverview Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1859, Longitude: -123.8276     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Riverview 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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<4>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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