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(Spokane County, Washington)


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Profile for the Milan Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Milan 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 Milan Cemetery...

The Milan Cemetery is located in Spokane County. The county seat for Spokane County is located in Spokane.

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

Lat:   47.9588°   (47° 57' 31")

Lon:   -117.3416°   (-117° 20' 29")

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

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

Clayton   [Map]
 - Located in Stevens County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Milan Cemetery
 
Deer Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Milan Cemetery
 
Elk   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Milan Cemetery
 
Loon Lake   [Map]
 - Located in Stevens County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Milan Cemetery
 
Spokane   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Milan Cemetery
 
Springdale   [Map]
 - Located in Stevens County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Milan Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Chattaroy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Milan Cemetery
 
Kelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Milan Cemetery
 
Peone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Milan Cemetery
 
Wayside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Milan Cemetery
 
Wild Rose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Milan Cemetery
 
Williams Valley Hillside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Stevens County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Milan Cemetery
 
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Milan Cemetery
 
Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Milan Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Milan Cemetery.

Blanchard (ID)   [Map]Deer Park   [Map]Mead   [Map]
Camden   [Map]Elk   [Map]Millwood   [Map]
Chattaroy   [Map]Fairwood   [Map]Newman Lake   [Map]
Clavton   [Map]Grays Landing   [Map]Nine Mile Falls   [Map]
Clayton   [Map]Green Bluff   [Map]Springdale   [Map]
Colbert   [Map]Irwin   [Map]Town and Country   [Map]
Country Homes   [Map]Loon Lake   [Map]Trentwood   [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 begin with 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 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 Milan Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Washington:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Spokane County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benewah County (ID):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bonner County (ID):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kootenai County (ID):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ferry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search       USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pend Oreille County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stevens County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whitman County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Washington:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1506677   (Name of Record: Milan Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Spokane
Lat: 47.9587841     Lon: -117.3416063   [Map]
Elev: 588         Map Name: Chattaroy

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Spokane County: www.spokanecounty.org/

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: 47.9588, Longitude: -117.3416     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Milan Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Milan 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 beginning 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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