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A visit to the Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery ...

We aren't confident of the location of the Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery, so consider the above location as an estimate.<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 Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery

The Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery is located in San Juan County<2>.

The county seat for San Juan County is located in Monticello. Monticello lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<3> to the south of the Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery

Lat:   38.3906°   (38° 23' 26")

Lon:   -109.4542°   (-109° 27' 15")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery has been estimated.

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 12 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<3> of the Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery.

  • Basin [Grand County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Basin
    • Basin [Grand County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery
  • Castle Valley [Grand County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Valley
    • Castle Valley [Grand County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 351 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Valley
  • Castleton [Grand County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castleton
    • Castleton [Grand County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery
  • Home of Truth [San Juan County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Home of Truth
    • Home of Truth [San Juan County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the south of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery
  • Continue List   (8 more) ...
    • La Sal [San Juan County]
    • La Sal [San Juan County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Sal
      • La Sal [San Juan County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Sal have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for La Sal:
      • Coyote
      • La Sal has also been known as:
      • Old La Sal
    • Moab [Grand County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moab
      • Moab [Grand County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,373 people
      • Former names for Moab:
      • Grand Valley
      • Mormon Fort
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moab
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moab<5>
    • Paradox [Montrose County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradox
      • Paradox [Montrose County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the east of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradox have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradox
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paradox<5>
    • Plainfield [Grand County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plainfield
      • Plainfield [Grand County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Plainfield. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<1>
      • Plainfield has also been known as:
      • Bueno
      • Poverty Flat
      • Poverty Flats
      • Spanish Valley
    • Richardson [Grand County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richardson
      • Richardson [Grand County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the north of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Richardson. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<1>
    • Spanish Valley [San Juan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spanish Valley
      • Spanish Valley [San Juan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spanish Valley
    • Wilson's Mesa [Grand County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson's Mesa
      • Wilson's Mesa [Grand County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Wilson's Mesa. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<1>
      • Wilson's Mesa has also been known as:
      • Mesa

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 Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in San Juan County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery.

  • Moab
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Moab.
    • Moab lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moab

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Andy Swenson Gravesite [Grand County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Andy Swenson Gravesite
    • Andy Swenson Gravesite lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andy Swenson Gravesite
  • Castle Valley Cemetery [Grand County]
  • Castleton Cemetery [Grand County]
  • Grand Valley Cemetery [Grand County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Grand Valley Cemetery
    • Grand Valley Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery.
    • Grand Valley Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Moab Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Valley Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77245<6>
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • La Sal Cemetery [San Juan County]
    • Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery [Grand County]
    • Red Cliffs Cemetery [Grand County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Red Cliffs Cemetery
      • Red Cliffs Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery.
      • Red Cliffs Cemetery has also been known as:
      • White Family Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Cliffs Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2310539<6>
    • Sunset Memorial Gardens [Grand County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sunset Memorial Gardens
      • Sunset Memorial Gardens lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery.
      • Sunset Memorial Gardens has also been known as:
      • Sunset Memorial Garden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Memorial Gardens
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77456<6>

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including San Juan, 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3906, Longitude: -109.4542    
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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