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The location of Covello Cemetery









A visit to the Covello Cemetery ...

The location of the Covello 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 Covello Cemetery ...

The Covello Cemetery is located in Columbia County. The county seat for Columbia County is located in Dayton.

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

Lat:   46.3901°   (46° 23' 24")

Lon:   -117.8216°   (-117° 49' 17")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Covello Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bundy Hollow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Covello Cemetery
 
Holy Rosary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Garfield County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Covello Cemetery
 
Owsley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Garfield County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Covello Cemetery
 
Pataha Flat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Garfield County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Covello Cemetery
 
Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Covello Cemetery
 
Pioneer Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Covello Cemetery
 
Pomeroy City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Garfield County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Covello Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1861177<3>
 
Turner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Covello Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 12 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Covello Cemetery.

Dayton   [Map]     Pataha   [Map]    
Dixie   [Map]     Pomeroy   [Map]    
Gould City   [Map]     Prescott   [Map]    
Grange City   [Map]     Starbuck   [Map]    
Hooper   [Map]     Tompkins   [Map]    
LaCrosse   [Map]     Waitsburg   [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 Covello Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Columbia County.

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

Dayton   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Covello Cemetery
 
Dixie   [Map]
 - Located in Walla Walla County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Covello Cemetery
 
LaCrosse   [Map]
 - Located in Whitman County
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the North (N) of the Covello Cemetery
 
Pomeroy   [Map]
 - Located in Garfield County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Covello Cemetery
 
Prescott   [Map]
 - Located in Walla Walla County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Covello Cemetery
 
Starbuck   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Covello Cemetery
 
Waitsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Walla Walla County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Covello 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 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 Covello Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Washington:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Columbia County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Latah County (ID):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nez Perce County (ID):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Umatilla County (OR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Union County (OR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wallowa County (OR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Asotin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Garfield County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walla Walla County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Whitman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Washington:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1504206   (Name of Record: Covello Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Columbia
Lat: 46.3901459     Lon: -117.8215924   [Map]
Elev: 811         Map Name: Turner

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The official website for Columbia County: www.columbiaco.com/

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' (or point-to-point) distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Covello Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3901, Longitude: -117.8216     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Covello 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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