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(Douglas County, Washington)


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Profile for the Waterville Cemetery ...

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 Waterville Cemetery...

The Waterville Cemetery is located in Douglas County. The county seat for Douglas County is located in Waterville.

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

Lat:   47.6407°   (47° 38' 26")

Lon:   -120.0680°   (-120° 4' 4")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Waterville Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Douglas County.

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

Chelan   [Map]
 - Located in Chelan County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the North (N) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
East Wenatchee   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Entiat   [Map]
 - Located in Chelan County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Leavenworth   [Map]
 - Located in Chelan County
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West (W) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Mansfield   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Rock Island   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Waterville   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Wenatchee   [Map]
 - Located in Chelan County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Waterville Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Badger Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Brays Landing Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Douglas Luthern Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Entiat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chelan County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Evangelical Emanuel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Happy Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Orondo Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Riverview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Chelan County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
Slack Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Waterville Cemetery
 
South Side Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Waterville Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Waterville Cemetery.

Ardenvoir   [Map]Entiat   [Map]Palisades   [Map]
Beebe   [Map]Granite Falls   [Map]Rock Island   [Map]
Cashmere   [Map]Malaga   [Map]Sunnyslope   [Map]
Chelan Falls   [Map]Manson   [Map]Waterville   [Map]
Chelan   [Map]Monitor   [Map]Wenatchee   [Map]
East Wenatchee Bench   [Map]Okanogan City   [Map]West Wenatchee   [Map]
East Wenatchee   [Map]Orondo   [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 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 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 Waterville Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Washington:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Douglas County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Chelan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kittitas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Okanogan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Washington:

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

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About Douglas County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Douglas County: www.douglascountywa.net/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Waterville Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6407, Longitude: -120.0680     [Map].

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