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A visit to the Mount Zion United Methodist Church (UMC) Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery (FAG ID #2402592)

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 Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery ...

The Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery is located outside and to the west of Enola.

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery

The cemetery is located in Cumberland County<2>.

The county seat for Cumberland County is located in Carlisle. Carlisle lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west southwest of the Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery

Lat:   40.2883°   (40° 17' 17")

Lon:   -76.9805°   (-76° 58' 49")

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 websites either 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 Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.

  • Allenview [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allenview
    • Allenview [Cumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allenview
  • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Hill
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,919 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<4>
  • Dauphin [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dauphin
    • Dauphin [Dauphin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 801 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dauphin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dauphin<4>
  • Duncannon [Perry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duncannon
    • Duncannon [Perry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,481 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duncannon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duncannon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncannon<4>
  • Continue List   (22 more) ...
    • Edgemont [Dauphin County]
    • Enola [Cumberland County]
    • Fort Hunter [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Hunter
      • Fort Hunter [Dauphin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Hunter
    • Good Hope [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Good Hope
      • Good Hope [Cumberland County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the south of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Good Hope
    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
      • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<4>
    • Hillside Village [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillside Village
      • Hillside Village [Dauphin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillside Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillside Village
    • Lemoyne [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemoyne
      • Lemoyne [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,632 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemoyne have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoyne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoyne<4>
    • Lower Allen [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Allen
      • Lower Allen [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lower Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower Allen
    • Marysville [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marysville
      • Marysville [Perry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,553 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marysville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marysville<4>
    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsburg
      • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,017 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<4>
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Cumberland
      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Cumberland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<4>
    • New Kingstown [Cumberland County]
    • Penbrook [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penbrook
      • Penbrook [Dauphin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,976 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penbrook
    • Perdix [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perdix
      • Perdix [Perry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perdix
    • Progress [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Progress
      • Progress [Dauphin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Progress have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Progress
    • Roxbury [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxbury
      • Roxbury [Cumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxbury
    • Shiremanstown [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiremanstown
      • Shiremanstown [Cumberland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,641 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiremanstown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiremanstown
    • Sporting Hill [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sporting Hill
      • Sporting Hill [Cumberland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the south of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sporting Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sporting Hill
    • Trindle Springs [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trindle Springs
      • Trindle Springs [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trindle Springs
    • West Fairview [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Fairview
      • West Fairview [Cumberland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the east of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Fairview
    • Westwood Village [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westwood Village
      • Westwood Village [Cumberland County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the northeast of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westwood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westwood Village
    • Wormleysburg [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wormleysburg
      • Wormleysburg [Cumberland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,062 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wormleysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wormleysburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wormleysburg<4>

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 Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Cumberland County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Baldwin Cemetery [Dauphin County]
  • Beth El Cemetery [Dauphin County]
  • Calvary Cemetery [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Calvary Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Calvary Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Calvary Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvary Cemetery
  • Chestnut Grove Cemetery [Perry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chestnut Grove Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chestnut Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Grove Cemetery
  • Continue List   (27 more) ...
    • Chestnut Hill Cemetery [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chestnut Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chestnut Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Chestnut Hill Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Hill Cemetery
    • Dauphin County Cemetery [Dauphin County]
    • East Harrisburg Cemetery [Dauphin County]
    • Enola Cemetery [Cumberland County]
    • Evergreen Cemetery [Perry County]
    • Fairview Bethel Cemetery [York County]
    • Harrisburg Cemetery [Dauphin County]
    • Highland Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Highland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Highland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Highland Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Cemetery
    • Holy Cross Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Holy Cross Cemetery
      • Holy Cross Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holy Cross Cemetery
    • Lantz Cemetery [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lantz Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lantz Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lantz Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lantz Cemetery
    • Longsdorf Cemetery [Cumberland County]
    • Midland Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Midland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Midland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Midland Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland Cemetery
    • Mt. Moriah Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Moriah Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mt. Moriah Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Moriah Cemetery
    • Mt. Olivet Cemetery [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Olivet Cemetery
      • The Mt. Olivet Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Harrisburg.To be more accurate, Mt. Olivet Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
      • Mt. Olivet Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Mt. Olive Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Olivet Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1921632<1>
    • Oak Grove Cemetery [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oak Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Paxtang Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Paxtang Cemetery
      • Paxtang Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
      • Paxtang Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Paxtang Presbyterian Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paxtang Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #45738<1>
    • Perry Heights Cemetery [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Perry Heights Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Perry Heights Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perry Heights Cemetery
    • Poplar Church Cemetery [Cumberland County]
    • Prospect Hill Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Prospect Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Prospect Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Prospect Hill Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prospect Hill Cemetery
    • Rolling Green Memorial Gardens [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rolling Green Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rolling Green Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Green Memorial Gardens
    • Roof Memorial Park [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Roof Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Roof Memorial Park have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Roof Memorial Park lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roof Memorial Park
    • St. Johns Cemetery [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Johns Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Johns Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Johns Cemetery
    • Shoops Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shoops Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shoops Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Shoops Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shoops Cemetery
    • Shoops Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shoops Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shoops Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Shoops Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shoops Cemetery
    • War of 1812 Memorial Cemetery [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the War of 1812 Memorial Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the War of 1812 Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on War of 1812 Memorial Cemetery
    • William Howard Day Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the William Howard Day Cemetery
      • The William Howard Day Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Harrisburg.To be more precise, William Howard Day Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
      • William Howard Day Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Day Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on William Howard Day Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #44666<1>
    • Zion Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Zion Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Zion Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Zion Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zion Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery:

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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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Cumberland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2883, Longitude: -76.9805    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




 

 

 

 

 


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