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Introduction ...

Note: 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 Sunset Park Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   42.2048°   (42° 12' 17")

Lon:   -120.3524°   (-120° 21' 8")

The cemetery is located in Lake County<1>.

As an estimate, the Sunset Park Cemetery is located outside and to the north of Lakeview.

The county seat for Lake County is located in Lakeview. Lakeview lies just to the south of the Sunset Park Cemetery .

Name Variations for Sunset Park Cemetery ...

When doing your research, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations.

Sunset Park Cemetery has also been known as:

  • Lakeview Cemetery

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

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 helpful 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 Sunset Park Cemetery:

  • Pages specific to Oregon:
  • Pages specific to Lake County:
  • Genealogy information for nearby counties:
  • Cemetery Information and Directories:
  • About the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ...
    • Although we don't have a link to the Sunset Park Cemetery itself, you might be curious about the African Methodist Episcopal Church. See their website at:
    • The African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • List of neighboring communities ...

    The following 7 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Sunset Park Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities based on their distance from Sunset Park Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Lakeview
      (Less than 2 miles to the south)
    • New Pine Creek
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • New Pine Creek
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Pine Creek
      • New Pine Creek is located in Modoc County (CA)
    • Fairport
      (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairport
      • Fairport is located in Modoc County (CA)
    • Adel
      (23 miles [37 km] to the east)
    • Fort Bidwell
      (25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast)
    • Plush
      (27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast)

    For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended 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 Sunset Park Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lake County.

    More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Sunset Park Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities alphabetically.

    List of nearby cemeteries ...

    Based on our list of cemeteries, we know of 4 that are within 25 miles [40.2 km] of the Sunset Park Cemetery.<4>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from Sunset Park Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • West Side Cemetery
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the West Side Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • The West Side Cemetery is located in Lake County
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the West Side Cemetery
    • New Pine Creek Cemetery
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the New Pine Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • The New Pine Creek Cemetery is located in Lake County
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Pine Creek Cemetery
    • Willow Ranch Cemetery
      (21 miles [33.8 km] to the south)
    • Ft. Bidwell Cemetery
      (25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast)
      • The Ft. Bidwell Cemetery is located in Modoc County (CA)
      • To give a relative sense of its location, the Ft. Bidwell Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the northwest of Fort Bidwell (CA).
      • The Ft. Bidwell Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Surprise Valley Fort Bidwell Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ft. Bidwell Cemetery
      • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #253437 <6>

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

    The official website for Lake County: www.lakecountyor.org

    The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

    Footnotes ...

    <1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Lake, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
    <2>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 Sunset Park Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2048, Longitude: -120.3524    
    <3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
    <4>While we have an extensive database of cemeteries (with over 200,000 entries), you can be assured that it's not complete and our list will be missing cemeteries.
    <5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
    <6>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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