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A visit to the Baggs Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Baggs Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Baggs Cemetery (FAG ID #83987)

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 Baggs Cemetery ...

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The Baggs Cemetery is located in Carbon County<2>.

The county seat for Carbon County is located in Rawlins. Rawlins lies 55 miles [88.5 km]<3> to the north northeast of the Baggs Cemetery .

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

Lat:   41.0476°   (41° 2' 51")

Lon:   -107.6411°   (-107° 38' 27")

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 websites are open to everyone.

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 4 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Baggs Cemetery.

  • Baggs [Carbon County]
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    • Baggs [Carbon County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the southwest of Baggs Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 415 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baggs<4>
  • Dixon [Carbon County]
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    • Dixon [Carbon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Baggs Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dixon<4>
  • Savery [Carbon County]
  • Slater [Moffat County]
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    • Slater [Moffat County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Baggs Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slater have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slater<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 Baggs Cemetery. The following communities are located in Carbon County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Baggs Cemetery.

  • Baggs

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 4 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Baggs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Carbon County.

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 Baggs Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1585050  (Baggs Cemetery)
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    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Baggs
    • County: Carbon         Elev: 1923
    • Location of GNIS #1585050 (Baggs Cemetery)
    • Lat: 41.0477422           Lon: -107.6417356
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on GNIS #1585050
  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #83987

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wyoming

About Carbon County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Wyoming:

Footnotes ...

<1>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:
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Carbon, 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Baggs Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0476, Longitude: -107.6411    
<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 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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