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(Orleans County, Vermont)


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Profile for the West Road Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the West Road Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

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 West Road Cemetery...

The West Road Cemetery is located in Orleans County. The county seat for Orleans County is located in Newport.

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

Lat:   44.9114°   (44° 54' 41")

Lon:   -72.4048°   (-72° 24' 17")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the West Road Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the West Road Cemetery. The following communities are located in Orleans County.

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

North Troy   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the North (N) of the West Road Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the West Road Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the West Road Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the West Road Cemetery
 
Holebrook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the West Road Cemetery
 
Irasburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the West Road Cemetery
 
Jay Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the West Road Cemetery
 
Lake Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the West Road Cemetery
 
Mountainview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the West Road Cemetery
 
Newport Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the West Road Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #103947<4>
 
North Troy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the West Road Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #160997
 
Old Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the West Road Cemetery
 
St. Isidore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the West Road Cemetery
 
St. John Vienny Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the West Road Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the West Road Cemetery
 
Stignatius Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the West Road Cemetery
 
Village Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the West Road Cemetery
 
West Jay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the West Road Cemetery
 
Westfield Association Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the West Road Cemetery
 
Westfield North Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the West Road Cemetery

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 West Road Cemetery.

Albany Center   [Map]Graniteville (QC)   [Map]Newport   [Map]
Albany   [Map]Highwater (QC)   [Map]Newport   [Map]
Albany   [Map]Irasburg   [Map]North Troy   [Map]
Brownington Village   [Map]Jay   [Map]Orleans   [Map]
Coventry   [Map]Lindsay Beach   [Map]Potton (QC)   [Map]
Derby Center   [Map]Lowell   [Map]Richford   [Map]
Derby   [Map]Mansonville (QC)   [Map]Troy   [Map]
Glen Sutton (QC)   [Map]Montgomery   [Map]Vale Perkins (QC)   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites 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 West Road Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Vermont:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Orleans County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Coos County (NH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grafton County (NH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clinton County (NY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caledonia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Chittenden County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Essex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Grand Isle County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lamoille County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Orange County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Vermont:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Vermont,     of Orleans County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Vermont
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Vermont
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Vermont

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 Vermont

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the West Road Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. 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 West Road Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1920145   (Name of Record: West Road Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Orleans
Lat: 44.9114353     Lon: -72.4048312   [Map]
Elev: 258         Map Name: North Troy

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Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9114, Longitude: -72.4048     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the West Road Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for West Road Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in . 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.

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<4>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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