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The location of Greenwood Cemetery









A visit to the Greenwood Cemetery ...

The location of the Greenwood 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 Greenwood Cemetery ...

The Greenwood Cemetery is located in Washburn County. The county seat for Washburn County is located in Shell Lake.

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

Lat:   46.1063°   (46° 6' 22")

Lon:   -91.8091°   (-91° 48' 32")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Greenwood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Chicog Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Forest Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Burnett County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sawyer County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Indian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Sawyer County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Lampson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Riverhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Rosewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Sacred Hearts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Burnett County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Wascott Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Webb Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Burnett County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Greenwood Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Greenwood Cemetery.

Bass Lake   [Map]     Minong   [Map]    
Blaine   [Map]     Minong   [Map]    
Brooklyn   [Map]     Scott   [Map]    
Casey   [Map]     Solon Springs   [Map]    
Chicog   [Map]     Solon Springs   [Map]    
Crystal   [Map]     Spooner   [Map]    
Evergreen   [Map]     Springbrook   [Map]    
Frog Creek   [Map]     Stinnett   [Map]    
Gordon   [Map]     Trego   [Map]    
Gull Lake   [Map]     Wascott   [Map]    
Hayward   [Map]     Webb Lake   [Map]    
Lenroot   [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 Greenwood Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washburn County.

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

Hayward   [Map]
 - Located in Sawyer County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Minong   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Greenwood Cemetery
 
Spooner   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Greenwood 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 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 Greenwood Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washburn County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Carlton County (MN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pine County (MN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Louis County (MN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ashland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Barron County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bayfield County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Burnett County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Douglas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Polk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rusk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sawyer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

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

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 Wisconsin

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Greenwood 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 Greenwood Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1565874   (Name of Record: Greenwood Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washburn
Lat: 46.1063327     Lon: -91.8090721   [Map]
Elev: 323         Map Name: Minong

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Washburn County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washburn County: www.co.washburn.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.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 '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 Greenwood Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1063, Longitude: -91.8091     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Greenwood Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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