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(Cowlitz County, Washington)


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Profile for the Jackson Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Jackson 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Jackson Cemetery...

The Jackson Cemetery is located in Cowlitz County. The county seat for Cowlitz County is located in Kelso.

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

Lat:   46.2693°   (46° 16' 9")

Lon:   -122.9390°   (-122° 56' 20")

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

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

Castle Rock   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles<3> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Cathlamet   [Map]
 - Located in Wahkiakum County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Clatskanie   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County (OR)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Kalama   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Kelso   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Longview   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Rainier   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County (OR)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Toledo   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Winlock   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Jackson Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Jackson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abernathy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Bunker Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Cowlitz View Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Dibblee House (OR)   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County (OR)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2426176<5>
 
Green Mountain Cemetery (OR)   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County (OR)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #851349
 
Hudson Cemetery (OR)   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County (OR)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #38926
 
IOOF Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Knights of Pythias Cemetery (OR)   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County (OR)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39017
 
Little Falls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pacific County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Longview Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Mayger Downing Cemetery (OR)   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County (OR)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39108
 
Mt. Solo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Oak Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Rose Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Rosin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Silver Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Snow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lewis County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Tower Twp. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jackson Cemetery
 
Woodbine Cemetery (OR)   [Map]
 - Located in Columbia County (OR)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jackson Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #495875

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Jackson Cemetery.

Beaver Springs (OR)   [Map]Longview   [Map]Saint Urban   [Map]
Carrolls   [Map]Ostrander   [Map]Silver Lake   [Map]
Castle Rock   [Map]Prescott (OR)   [Map]Toledo   [Map]
Clatskanie (OR)   [Map]Rainier (OR)   [Map]Toutle   [Map]
Kelso   [Map]Rose Valley   [Map]Vader   [Map]
Longview Heights   [Map]Ryderwood   [Map]West Longview   [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 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 - 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 Jackson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Washington:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Cowlitz County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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    
Multnomah County (OR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clark County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grays Harbor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pacific County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pierce County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Thurston 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 Cowlitz County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Washington
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Washington
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Washington,     of Cowlitz 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 Jackson 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 Jackson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1505776   (Name of Record: Jackson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cowlitz
Lat: 46.2692774     Lon: -122.9390035   [Map]
Elev: 24         Map Name: Castle Rock

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cowlitz County: www.co.cowlitz.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: 46.2693, Longitude: -122.9390     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Jackson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Jackson 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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<5>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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