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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. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Washington Lawn Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Washington Lawn Cemetery

The Washington Lawn Cemetery is located in Lewis County<2>.

The county seat for Lewis County is located in Chehalis. Chehalis lies just to the south of the Washington Lawn Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for 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)

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Washington Lawn Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Washington Lawn Cemetery.

  • Adna [Lewis County]
  • Bordeaux [Thurston County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bordeaux
    • Bordeaux [Thurston County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Washington Lawn Cemetery
  • Bucoda [Thurston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bucoda
    • Bucoda [Thurston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Washington Lawn Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bucoda
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bucoda<4>
  • Centralia [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centralia
    • Centralia [Lewis County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the southeast of Washington Lawn Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,995 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centralia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centralia<4>
  • Continue List   (18 more) ...
    • Chehalis Village [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chehalis Village
      • Chehalis Village [Grays Harbor County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Washington Lawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chehalis Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chehalis Village
    • Chehalis [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chehalis
      • Chehalis [Lewis County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Washington Lawn Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,825 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chehalis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chehalis<4>
    • Claquato [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claquato
      • Claquato [Lewis County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Washington Lawn Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claquato
    • Curtis [Lewis County]
    • Doty [Lewis County]
    • Fayette [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
      • Fayette [Lewis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Washington Lawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
    • Fords Prairie [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fords Prairie
      • Fords Prairie [Lewis County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the northwest of Washington Lawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fords Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fords Prairie
    • Galvin [Lewis County]
    • Grand Mound [Thurston County]
    • Independence [Thurston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
      • Independence [Thurston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Washington Lawn Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Littlerock [Thurston County]
    • McIntosh [Thurston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McIntosh
      • McIntosh [Thurston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Washington Lawn Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McIntosh
    • Napavine [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Napavine
      • Napavine [Lewis County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Washington Lawn Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,042 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Napavine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napavine<4>
    • Oakville [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakville
      • Oakville [Grays Harbor County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Washington Lawn Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 697 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakville<4>
    • Onalaska [Lewis County]
    • Rochester [Thurston County]
    • Saint Urban [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Urban
      • Saint Urban [Lewis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Washington Lawn Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Urban
    • Tenino [Thurston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tenino
      • Tenino [Thurston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Washington Lawn Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,867 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tenino
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tenino<4>

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended 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
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Bucoda.
    • Bucoda lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bucoda
  • Centralia
  • Chehalis
  • Oakville
  • Tenino
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Tenino.
    • Tenino lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Washington Lawn Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tenino
  • Winlock

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] 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 [Lewis County]
  • Fern Hill Cemetery [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fern Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fern Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fern Hill Cemetery
  • Forest Cemetery [Thurston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Forest Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Forest Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Forest Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Washington Lawn Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Cemetery
  • Grand Mound Cemetery [Thurston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Grand Mound Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Grand Mound Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Grand Mound Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Washington Lawn Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Mound Cemetery
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Washington Lawn Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1514592  (Washington Lawn Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1514592 has been archived by the USGS. It is no longer maintained by the USGS, nor can it be retrieved from their website.
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Centralia
    • County: Lewis         Elev: 56
    • Location given for GNIS #1514592 (Washington Lawn Cemetery)
    • Lat: 46.7209357           Lon: -122.9637422
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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About Lewis County

About Washington

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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Lewis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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       In this case, the coordinates for the Washington Lawn Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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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