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(Columbia County, Oregon)


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Profile for the Yankton - Hillcrest 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 Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery (FAG ID #2281316)

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 seven sections:

The Location of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery...

The Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery is located in Columbia County. The county seat for Columbia County is located in Saint Helens.

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

Lat:   45.8673°   (45° 52' 2")

Lon:   -122.8765°   (-122° 52' 35")

Establishment of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery ...

The Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery was established in 1893.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Columbia County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery.

Battle Ground   [Map]
 - Located in Clark County (WA)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Kalama   [Map]
 - Located in Cowlitz County (WA)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Rainier   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Ridgefield   [Map]
 - Located in Clark County (WA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Saint Helens   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Scappoose   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Vernonia   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Columbia County.

Bayview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #38934
 
Bethany Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39072
 
Columbia Memorial Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #38677
 
Gore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2426339
 
IOOF Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Jones Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39418
 
Kinder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39010
 
Kobel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #38832
 
Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 
Masonic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39093
 
Pisgah Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39289
 
St. Wenceslaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39398
 
Wilark Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2422989

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery.

Ariel (WA)   [Map]Felida (WA)   [Map]Ridgefield (WA)   [Map]
Battle Ground (WA)   [Map]Hazel Dell (WA)   [Map]Rose Valley (WA)   [Map]
Beaver Springs   [Map]Kalama (WA)   [Map]Saint Helens   [Map]
Burlington   [Map]La Center (WA)   [Map]Salmon Creek (WA)   [Map]
Carrolls (WA)   [Map]Lake Shore (WA)   [Map]Scappoose   [Map]
Cherry Grove (WA)   [Map]Meadow Glade (WA)   [Map]Vernonia   [Map]
Columbia City   [Map]Mount Vista (WA)   [Map]Warren   [Map]
Deer Island   [Map]Prescott   [Map]Woodland (WA)   [Map]
Dollar's Corner (WA)   [Map]Rainier   [Map] 

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

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 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 Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Oregon:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Columbia County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clackamas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clatsop County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hood River County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Multnomah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yamhill County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clark County (WA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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     USGenWeb    
Skamania County (WA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wahkiakum County (WA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Oregon:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Oregon,     of Columbia County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Oregon
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Oregon
Find-A-Grave:     The Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery (FAG ID #2281316)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Oregon,     of Columbia 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 Oregon

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Yankton - Hillcrest 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 Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1129357   (Name of Record: Yankton-Hillcrest Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Columbia
Lat: 45.8673362     Lon: -122.8767721   [Map]
Elev: 99         Map Name: Chapman

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2281316

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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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in . 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 Yankton - Hillcrest Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8673, Longitude: -122.8765     [Map].

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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