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A visit to the Mountain Meadow Cemetery ...

The location of the Mountain Meadow 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. 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 Mountain Meadow Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Mountain Meadow Cemetery

The Mountain Meadow Cemetery is located in Lawrence County<2>.

The county seat for Lawrence County is located in Deadwood. Deadwood lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north northwest of the Mountain Meadow Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Mountain Meadow Cemetery

Lat:   44.2039°   (44° 12' 14")

Lon:   -103.6563°   (-103° 39' 22")

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

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 Mountain Meadow Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Mountain Meadow Cemetery.

  • Blackhawk [Meade County]
  • Canyon City [Pennington County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canyon City
    • Canyon City [Pennington County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canyon City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Carbonate [Lawrence County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbonate
    • Carbonate [Lawrence County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbonate have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Centennial City [Lawrence County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centennial City
    • Centennial City [Lawrence County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centennial City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (22 more) ...
    • Central City [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central City
      • Central City [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 131 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central City
    • Crook City [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crook City
      • Crook City [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crook City
    • Deadwood [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deadwood
      • Deadwood [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,293 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deadwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deadwood<4>
    • Diamond City [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond City
      • Diamond City [Lawrence County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Dumont [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumont
      • Dumont [Lawrence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2014: 45 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumont
    • Galena [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena
      • Galena [Lawrence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galena
    • Greenwood [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Lawrence County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Greenwood has also been known as:
      • Laflin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Johnson Siding [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson Siding
      • Johnson Siding [Pennington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson Siding
    • Lancaster City [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster City
      • Lancaster City [Lawrence County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2014: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lead [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lead
      • Lead [Lawrence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,943 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lead<4>
    • Mystic [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mystic
      • Mystic [Pennington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mystic
    • Nemo [Lawrence County]
    • Piedmont [Meade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
      • Piedmont [Meade County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 903 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<4>
    • Preston [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Preston
      • Preston [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2014: 185 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
    • Rochford [Pennington County]
    • Roubaix [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roubaix
      • Roubaix [Lawrence County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2013: 14 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roubaix
    • Savoy [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Savoy
      • Savoy [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2014: 71 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savoy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savoy<4>
    • Silver City [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Pennington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2014: 60 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Sturgis [Meade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
      • Sturgis [Meade County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,922 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<4>
    • Summerset [Meade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerset
      • Summerset [Meade County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,660 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerset
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerset<4>
    • Trojan [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trojan
      • Trojan [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2014: 627 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trojan
    • Whitewood [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitewood
      • Whitewood [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 979 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitewood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitewood<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 Mountain Meadow Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lawrence County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Mountain Meadow Cemetery.

  • Deadwood
  • Lead
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Lead.
    • Lead lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mountain Meadow Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lead
  • Preston
  • Roubaix
  • Sturgis
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Sturgis.
    • Sturgis lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mountain Meadow Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
  • Whitewood

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mountain Meadow Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Black Hills National Cemetery [Meade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Black Hills National Cemetery
    • The Black Hills National Cemetery is a very large cemetery that is located 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Sturgis.More accurately, Black Hills National Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast of Mountain Meadow Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Hills National Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96818<5>
  • Englewood Cemetery [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Englewood Cemetery
    • Englewood Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain Meadow Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood Cemetery
  • Galena Cemetery [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Galena Cemetery
    • Galena Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Mountain Meadow Cemetery.
    • Galena Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Vinegar Hill Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galena Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2183441<5>
  • Mt. Moran Cemetery [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Moran Cemetery
    • Mt. Moran Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Mountain Meadow Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Moran Cemetery
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Mt. Moriah Cemetery [Lawrence County]
    • Oak Ridge Cemetery [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oak Ridge Cemetery
      • Oak Ridge Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Mountain Meadow Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge Cemetery
    • Piedmont Cemetery [Meade County]
    • Preston Cemetery [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Preston Cemetery
      • Preston Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain Meadow Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston Cemetery
    • Rochford Cemetery [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rochford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rochford Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Rochford Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Mountain Meadow Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochford Cemetery
    • St. Ambrose Cemetery [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Ambrose Cemetery
      • St. Ambrose Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Mountain Meadow Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Ambrose Cemetery
    • Seth Bullock Grave [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Seth Bullock Grave
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Seth Bullock Grave have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Seth Bullock Grave lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Mountain Meadow Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seth Bullock Grave
    • South Lead Cemetery [Lawrence County]
    • Terry Cemetery [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Terry Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Terry Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • Terry Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain Meadow Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2310671<5>
    • Ward Cemetery [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ward Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ward Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ward Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Mountain Meadow Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ward Cemetery
    • West Lead Cemetery [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the West Lead Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the West Lead Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • West Lead Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain Meadow Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Lead 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 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 Mountain Meadow Cemetery.

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1262099  (Mountain Meadow Cemetery)
    • Jump to GNIS Record #1262099
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Minnesota Ridge
    • County: Lawrence         Elev: 1666
    • Location of GNIS #1262099 (Mountain Meadow Cemetery)
    • Lat: 44.2038738           Lon: -103.6563055
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on GNIS #1262099

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The official website for Lawrence County: www.lawrence.sd.us/

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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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Lawrence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mountain Meadow Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2039, Longitude: -103.6563       In this case, the coordinates for the Mountain Meadow Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 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.
<6>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. 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 maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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