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The location of Washington Lawn Cemetery









A visit to the Washington Lawn Cemetery ...

The location of the Washington Lawn 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 Washington Lawn Cemetery ...

The Washington Lawn Cemetery is located in Lewis County. The county seat for Lewis County is located in Chehalis.

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

Lat:   46.7209°   (46° 43' 15")

Lon:   -122.9637°   (-122° 57' 49")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Washington Lawn Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Claquato Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #76740<3>
 
Fern Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery
 
Forest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Thurston County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery
 
Grand Mound Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Thurston County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery
 
Greenwood Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery
 
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Washington Lawn Cemetery.

Adna   [Map]     Galvin   [Map]    
Bordeaux   [Map]     Grand Mound   [Map]    
Bucoda   [Map]     Independence   [Map]    
Centralia   [Map]     Littlerock   [Map]    
Chehalis Village   [Map]     Napavine   [Map]    
Chehalis   [Map]     Oakville   [Map]    
Claquato   [Map]     Onalaska   [Map]    
Curtis   [Map]     Rochester   [Map]    
Doty   [Map]     Saint Urban   [Map]    
Fords Prairie   [Map]     Tenino   [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 Washington Lawn Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lewis County.

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

Bucoda   [Map]
 - Located in Thurston County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery
 
Centralia   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery
 
Chehalis   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery
 
Oakville   [Map]
 - Located in Grays Harbor County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery
 
Pe Ell   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery
 
Tenino   [Map]
 - Located in Thurston County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery
 
Winlock   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 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 Washington Lawn Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Washington:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lewis County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clatsop County (OR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Columbia County (OR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cowlitz County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grays Harbor County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
King County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mason County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pacific County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pierce County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Thurston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wahkiakum County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Washington:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1514592   (Name of Record: Washington Lawn Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lewis
Lat: 46.7209357     Lon: -122.9637422   [Map]
Elev: 56         Map Name: Centralia

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lewis County: www.co.lewis.wa.us/

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 things 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 Washington Lawn Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7209, Longitude: -122.9637     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Washington Lawn 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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