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The location of Crosbyton Cemetery









A visit to the Crosbyton Cemetery ...

The location of the Crosbyton 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 Crosbyton Cemetery ...

The Crosbyton Cemetery is located in Crosby County. The county seat for Crosby County is located in Crosbyton.

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

Lat:   33.6579°   (33° 39' 28")

Lon:   -101.2104°   (-101° 12' 37")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Crosbyton 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 Crosbyton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antelope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Crosbyton Cemetery
 
Cone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Crosbyton Cemetery
 
Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Crosbyton Cemetery
 
McAdoo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dickens County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Crosbyton Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crosbyton Cemetery
 
Old Emma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Crosbyton Cemetery
 
Ralls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Crosbyton Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Crosbyton Cemetery.

Afton   [Map]     Floydada   [Map]    
Canyon Valley   [Map]     Lorenzo   [Map]    
Cap Rock   [Map]     McAdoo   [Map]    
Cone   [Map]     Mount Blanco   [Map]    
Crosbyton   [Map]     Owens   [Map]    
Dickens   [Map]     Ralls   [Map]    
Dougherty   [Map]     Savage   [Map]    
Estacado   [Map]     Spur   [Map]    
Farmer   [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 Crosbyton Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Crosby County.

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

Crosbyton   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Crosbyton Cemetery
 
Della Plain - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crosbyton Cemetery
 
Floydada   [Map]
 - Located in Floyd County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Crosbyton Cemetery
 
Idalou   [Map]
 - Located in Lubbock County
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West (W) of the Crosbyton Cemetery
 
Lorenzo   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Crosbyton Cemetery
 
Roaring Springs   [Map]
 - Located in Motley County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Crosbyton Cemetery
 
Spur   [Map]
 - Located in Dickens County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Crosbyton Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy 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 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 Crosbyton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Crosby County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Briscoe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dickens County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Floyd County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Garza County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kent County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
King County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lubbock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lynn County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Motley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Crosbyton 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 Crosbyton Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1355399   (Name of Record: Crosbyton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Crosby
Lat: 33.6578625     Lon: -101.2104265   [Map]
Elev: 917         Map Name: Crosbyton

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Crosby County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.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' (or point-to-point) 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 Crosbyton Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6579, Longitude: -101.2104     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Crosbyton Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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