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(Pacific County, Washington)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Ilwaco 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 Ilwaco Cemetery...

The Ilwaco Cemetery is located in Pacific County. The county seat for Pacific County is located in South Bend.

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

Lat:   46.3183°   (46° 19' 5")

Lon:   -124.0223°   (-124° 1' 20")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Ilwaco 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 Ilwaco Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Pacific County.

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

Astoria   [Map]
 - Located in Clatsop County (OR)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 
Grays River   [Map]
 - Located in Wahkiakum County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 
Ilwaco   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 
Seaside   [Map]
 - Located in Clatsop County (OR)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 
Skamokawa   [Map]
 - Located in Wahkiakum County
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East (E) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 
South Bend   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 
Warrenton   [Map]
 - Located in Clatsop County (OR)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ilwaco Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ilwaco Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Astoria Pioneer Cemetery (OR)   [Map]
 - Located in Clatsop County (OR)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39278<4>
 
Clatsop Plains Cemetery (OR)   [Map]
 - Located in Clatsop County (OR)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #38664
 
Ft. Stevens Post Cemetery (OR)   [Map]
 - Located in Clatsop County (OR)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39439
 
Greenwood Cemetery (OR)   [Map]
 - Located in Clatsop County (OR)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #38848
 
Lewis & Clark Cemetery (OR)   [Map]
 - Located in Clatsop County (OR)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39037
 
Lone Fir Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 
Ocean View Cemetery (OR)   [Map]
 - Located in Clatsop County (OR)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39229
 
Paceful Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 
Riverview Cemetery (OR)   [Map]
 - Located in Clatsop County (OR)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 
Salmon Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Wahkiakum County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 
Warrenton Pauper Cemetery (OR)   [Map]
 - Located in Clatsop County (OR)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ilwaco Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<5>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2271005

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ilwaco Cemetery.

Astoria (OR)   [Map]Long Beach   [Map]Oysterville   [Map]
Chinook   [Map]Megler   [Map]Pacific City   [Map]
Hammond (OR)   [Map]Nahcotta   [Map]Rosburg   [Map]
Ilwaco   [Map]Naselle   [Map]Seaview   [Map]
Jeffers Garden (OR)   [Map]Ocean Park   [Map]Tongue Point Village (OR)   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Ilwaco Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Washington:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Pacific County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clatsop County (OR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Columbia County (OR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cowlitz County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Grays Harbor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Wahkiakum County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Washington:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2605488   (Name of Record: Ilwaco Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pacific
Lat: 46.3183141     Lon: -124.0223344   [Map]
Map Name: Cape Disappointment

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Washington

About Pacific County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pacific County: www.co.pacific.wa.us/

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



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: 46.3183, Longitude: -124.0223     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ilwaco Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Ilwaco 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 starts in . A straight line distance ignores things 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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<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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