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(Tooele County, Utah)


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Profile for the Lake Point 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 Lake Point Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Lake Point Cemetery (FAG ID #77297)

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.

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The Location of the Lake Point Cemetery...

The Lake Point Cemetery is located in Tooele County. The county seat for Tooele County is located in Tooele.

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

Lat:   40.6715°   (40° 40' 17")

Lon:   -112.2635°   (-112° 15' 48")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Lake Point Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Tooele County.

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

Bingham - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Salt Lake County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) of the Lake Point Cemetery
 
Grantsville   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lake Point Cemetery
 
Magna   [Map]
 - Located in Salt Lake County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lake Point Cemetery
 
Tooele   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lake Point Cemetery
 
West Valley City   [Map]
 - Located in Salt Lake County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Lake Point Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lake Point Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bingham City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Salt Lake County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lake Point Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77153
 
Chandler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Salt Lake County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lake Point Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77176
 
Grantsville City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lake Point Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77247
 
Herriman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Salt Lake County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lake Point Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77264
 
Pleasant Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Salt Lake County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Lake Point Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77394
 
Stockton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lake Point Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77452
 
Tooele City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Lake Point Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77468
 
Tooele's First Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lake Point Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #109331
 
Valley View Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Salt Lake County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Lake Point Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77481

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lake Point Cemetery.

Arthur   [Map]Chateau Village   [Map]Hector Village   [Map]
Bacchus   [Map]Cherrywood Village   [Map]Indian Village   [Map]
Bingham   [Map]Copper City   [Map]Lake Point   [Map]
Browns Townsite   [Map]Copperton   [Map]Magna   [Map]
Burmester   [Map]Dublin Town   [Map]Martin Village   [Map]
Centennial Village Two   [Map]Erda   [Map]Oquirrh   [Map]
Centennial Village   [Map]Garfield   [Map]Stansbury park   [Map]
Chambers Townsite   [Map]Grantsville   [Map]Tooele   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites 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 Lake Point Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Utah:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Tooele County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Davis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Juab County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Salt Lake County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summit County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Utah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wasatch County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Weber County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Utah:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Utah,     of Tooele County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Utah
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Utah
Find-A-Grave:     The Lake Point Cemetery (FAG ID #77297)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Utah,     of Tooele 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 Utah

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Lake Point Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1429438   (Name of Record: Lake Point Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tooele
Lat: 40.671333     Lon: -112.2632801   [Map]
Elev: 1305         Map Name: Mills Junction

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #77297

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tooele County: www.co.tooele.ut.us/

The official website for State of Utah: www.utah.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' distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Lake Point Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6715, Longitude: -112.2635     [Map].

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