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The location of Auburn Cemetery









A visit to the Auburn Cemetery ...

The location of the Auburn Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Auburn Cemetery ...

The Auburn Cemetery is located in King County. The county seat for King County is located in Seattle.

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

Lat:   47.3062°   (47° 18' 22")

Lon:   -122.2585°   (-122° 15' 30")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Auburn Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Black Diamond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Firwood Indian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pierce County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Georges Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Gethsemane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Highview Recreational Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Lake Tapps Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pierce County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Penbrock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Puyallup Tribal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pierce County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Saar Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Suise Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Sumner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pierce County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Tahoma National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Auburn Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #109448<3>
 
Washington Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
White Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Woodbine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pierce County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Auburn Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Auburn Cemetery.

Alderton   [Map]     Lea Hill   [Map]    
Algona   [Map]     Milton   [Map]    
Auburn   [Map]     Normandy Park   [Map]    
Bonney Lake   [Map]     North Hill   [Map]    
Covington   [Map]     North Puyallup   [Map]    
Dash Point   [Map]     Northeast Tacoma   [Map]    
Des Moines   [Map]     Orillia   [Map]    
Edgewood   [Map]     Pacific   [Map]    
Federal Way   [Map]     Puyallup   [Map]    
Fife   [Map]     Redondo   [Map]    
Firwood   [Map]     SeaTac   [Map]    
Gardenville   [Map]     Sumner   [Map]    
Kent   [Map]     Tacoma   [Map]    
Lake Morton-Berrydale   [Map]     Waller   [Map]    
Lake Tapps   [Map]     Woodmont Beach   [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 Auburn Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in King County.

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

Auburn   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Federal Way   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Kent   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Milton   [Map]
 - Located in Pierce County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Puyallup   [Map]
 - Located in Pierce County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Sumner   [Map]
 - Located in Pierce County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Auburn Cemetery
 
Tacoma   [Map]
 - Located in Pierce County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Auburn Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Auburn Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Washington:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to King County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Grays Harbor County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kitsap County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lewis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mason County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pierce County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Snohomish County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Thurston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Washington:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Auburn 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 Auburn Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1511817   (Name of Record: Auburn Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: King
Lat: 47.3062116     Lon: -122.258454   [Map]
Elev: 93         Map Name: Poverty Bay

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for King County: www.metrokc.gov/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Auburn Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3062, Longitude: -122.2585     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Auburn Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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