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The location of Long Lake Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Long Lake Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Long Lake 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 Long Lake Cemetery...

The Long Lake Cemetery is located in Polk County. The county seat for Polk County is located in Balsam Lake.

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

Lat:   45.4725°   (45° 28' 20")

Lon:   -92.5091°   (-92° 30' 32")

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

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

Amery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Balsam Lake   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Centuria   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Frederic   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Luck   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Milltown   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Saint Croix Falls   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Taylors Falls   [Map]
 - Located in Chisago County (MN)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Long Lake Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Long Lake Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Apple River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Balsam Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Fristad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Georgetown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Granum Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Kahbakong Cemetery (MN)   [Map]
 - Located in Chisago County (MN)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Lawson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
McAskill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
New Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
St. Croix Falls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Sand Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Long Lake Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Long Lake 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 Long Lake Cemetery.

Almelund (MN)   [Map]Eureka   [Map]Milltown   [Map]
Amery   [Map]Frederic   [Map]Milltown   [Map]
Apple River   [Map]Garfield   [Map]Osceola   [Map]
Balsam Lake   [Map]Georgetown   [Map]Osceola   [Map]
Balsam Lake   [Map]Laketown   [Map]Saint Croix Falls   [Map]
Bone Lake   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Saint Croix Falls   [Map]
Centuria   [Map]Luck   [Map]Shafer (MN)   [Map]
Dresser   [Map]Luck   [Map]Taylors Falls (MN)   [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 start 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 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 Long Lake Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Polk County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anoka County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chisago County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dakota County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hennepin County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Isanti County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanabec County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mille Lacs County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pine County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ramsey County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sherburne County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barron County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Burnett County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chippewa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dunn County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pierce County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rusk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saint Croix County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washburn County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Long Lake 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 Long Lake Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1568586   (Name of Record: Long Lake Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Polk
Lat: 45.4724585     Lon: -92.5090901   [Map]
Elev: 366         Map Name: Centuria

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Polk County: www.co.polk.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.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: 45.4725, Longitude: -92.5091     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Long Lake Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Long Lake 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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