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A visit to the Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery (FAG ID #2576233)

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 Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery

The Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery is located in Grand County<2>.

The county seat for Grand County is located in Moab. Moab lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of the Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery

Lat:   38.5663°   (38° 33' 58")

Lon:   -109.3048°   (-109° 18' 17")

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 either 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 Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 13 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery.

  • Basin [Grand County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Basin
    • Basin [Grand County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery
  • Castle Valley [Grand County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Valley
    • Castle Valley [Grand County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Pinhook Battle Site 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 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the north of Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery
  • Dewey [Grand County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dewey
    • Dewey [Grand County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dewey have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Gateway [Mesa County]
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Pinhook Battle Site 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 west of Pinhook Battle Site 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 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the southeast of Pinhook Battle Site 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Pinhook Battle Site 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.<6>
      • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Pinhook Battle Site 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.<6>
    • Spanish Valley [San Juan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spanish Valley
      • Spanish Valley [San Juan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Pinhook Battle Site 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Pinhook Battle Site 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.<6>
      • 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 Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery. The following communities are located in Grand County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery.

  • Moab
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Moab.
    • Moab lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moab

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Andy Swenson Gravesite [Grand County]
  • 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 west of Pinhook Battle Site 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<1>
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...
    • Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery [San Juan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hole 'n the Rock Cemetery
    • Red Cliffs Cemetery [Grand County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Red Cliffs Cemetery
      • Red Cliffs Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Pinhook Battle Site 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<1>
    • 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 west of Pinhook Battle Site 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<1>

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery:

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Utah

About Grand County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Grand County: www.grandcountyutah.net/

The official website for State of Utah: https://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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Grand, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Pinhook Battle Site Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5663, Longitude: -109.3048    
<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>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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