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The location of Grassland Cemetery









A visit to the Grassland 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 Grassland Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Grassland Cemetery (FAG ID #3901)

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 Grassland Cemetery ...

The Grassland Cemetery is located in Lynn County. The county seat for Lynn County is located in Tahoka.

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

Lat:   33.1208°   (33° 7' 14")

Lon:   -101.5952°   (-101° 35' 42")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Grassland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Green Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grassland Cemetery
 
ODonnell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dawson County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grassland Cemetery
 
Plain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dawson County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grassland Cemetery
 
Resthaven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Garza County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Grassland Cemetery
 
Terrace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Garza County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grassland Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Grassland Cemetery.

Buffalo Springs   [Map]     Posey   [Map]    
Canyon Valley   [Map]     Post   [Map]    
Cap Rock   [Map]     Ransom Canyon   [Map]    
Close City   [Map]     Slaton   [Map]    
Gail   [Map]     Slide   [Map]    
Justiceburg   [Map]     Tahoka   [Map]    
New Home   [Map]     Verbena   [Map]    
New Lynn   [Map]     Wayside   [Map]    
O'Donnell   [Map]     Wilson   [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 Grassland Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lynn County.

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

Gail   [Map]
 - Located in Borden County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Grassland Cemetery
 
O'Donnell   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Grassland Cemetery
 
Slaton   [Map]
 - Located in Lubbock County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of the Grassland Cemetery
 
Tahoka   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grassland 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 - you should note 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 Grassland Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lynn County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Borden County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crosby County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dawson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Garza County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hockley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Howard County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kent County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lubbock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Martin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scurry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Terry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Lynn County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Texas
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Texas
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Grassland Cemetery (FAG ID #3901)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Texas
 

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 Grassland Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1336846   (Name of Record: Grassland Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lynn
Lat: 33.1209295     Lon: -101.5954236   [Map]
Elev: 895         Map Name: Grassland SE

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #3901

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Texas

About Lynn County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

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 'straight-line' (or 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 Grassland Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1208, Longitude: -101.5952     [Map].

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