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The location of Mound City Cemetery









A visit to the Mound City Cemetery ...

We aren't confident of the location of the Mound City Cemetery, so consider the above location as an estimate.<1>

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 Mound City Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<2> website: The Mound City Cemetery (FAG ID #109349)

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 Mound City Cemetery ...

The Mound City Cemetery is located in Wasatch County.

The county seat for Wasatch County is located in Heber City. Heber City lies just to the east southeast of the Mound City Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Mound City Cemetery

Lat:   40.5258°   (40° 31' 32")

Lon:   -111.4937°   (-111° 29' 37")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mound City Cemetery has been estimated.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Mound City Cemetery.

Albion Basin   [Map]     Mound City   [Map]    
Alta   [Map]     Mutual Dell   [Map]    
Aspen Grove   [Map]     Park City   [Map]    
Baker Mine   [Map]     Silver Creek Junction   [Map]    
Brighton   [Map]     Snowbird Lodge   [Map]    
Charleston   [Map]     Snyderville   [Map]    
Cranmer   [Map]     Solitude   [Map]    
Daniel   [Map]     South Snyderville Basin   [Map]    
Francis   [Map]     Sundance   [Map]    
Heber City   [Map]     Timber Lakes   [Map]    
Hideout   [Map]     Wallsburg   [Map]    
Kamas   [Map]     Woodland   [Map]    
Midway   [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 Mound City Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Wasatch County.

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

Alta   [Map]
 - Located in Salt Lake County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mound City Cemetery
 
Brighton   [Map]
 - Located in Salt Lake County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mound City Cemetery
 
Heber City   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mound City Cemetery
 
Kamas   [Map]
 - Located in Summit County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mound City Cemetery
 
Park City   [Map]
 - Located in Summit County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Mound City Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 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 Mound City Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Utah:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Wasatch County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Davis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Duchesne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Juab County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Salt Lake County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sanpete County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Summit County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tooele County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Utah County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Weber County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Utah:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Utah,
Cemeteries of Wasatch County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Utah
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Utah
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Mound City Cemetery (FAG ID #109349)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Utah
 

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mound City Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alta City Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Salt Lake County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Mound City Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77133

Center Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Mound City Cemetery

Charleston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Mound City Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77177

Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Summit County

A large cemetery that lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Mound City Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77242

Heber City Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Mound City Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77260

Midway City Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Mound City Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77332

Park City Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Summit County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the Mound City Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77378

Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Mound City Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #109350

William Walter Wilson Burial Site   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Mound City Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Mound City Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1989289   (Name of Record: Mound City Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Wasatch
Lat: 40.525788     Lon: -111.4938009   [Map]
Elev: 1796         Map Name: Heber City

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #109349

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Utah

About Wasatch County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wasatch County: www.co.wasatch.ut.us/

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>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.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. 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 Mound City Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5258, Longitude: -111.4937     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mound City Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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