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A visit to the Cowley 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 Cowley Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Cowley Cemetery (FAG ID #84011)

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 Cowley Cemetery ...

The Cowley Cemetery is located outside and to the southeast of Cowley.

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Cowley Cemetery

The cemetery is located in Big Horn County<2>.

The county seat for Big Horn County is located in Basin. Basin lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<3> to the south southeast of the Cowley Cemetery .

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

Lat:   44.8766°   (44° 52' 35")

Lon:   -108.4537°   (-108° 27' 13")

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 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 Cowley Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 11 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<3> of the Cowley Cemetery.

  • Burlington [Big Horn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
    • Burlington [Big Horn County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<3> to the south of Cowley Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 343 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<4>
  • Byron [Big Horn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byron
    • Byron [Big Horn County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Cowley Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 592 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byron<4>
  • Cowley [Big Horn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowley
    • Cowley [Big Horn County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the northwest of Cowley Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 747 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowley<4>
  • Deaver [Big Horn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deaver
    • Deaver [Big Horn County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Cowley Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 178 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deaver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deaver<4>
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Emblem [Big Horn County]
    • Frannie [Big Horn County]
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      • Frannie [Big Horn County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Cowley Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frannie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frannie<4>
    • Garland [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garland
      • Garland [Park County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Cowley Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garland
    • Kane [Big Horn County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kane
      • Kane [Big Horn County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Cowley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kane have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lovell [Big Horn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovell
      • Lovell [Big Horn County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Cowley Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,327 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovell<4>
    • Powell [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powell
      • Powell [Park County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Cowley Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,127 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powell<4>
    • Ralston [Park County]

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 Cowley Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Big Horn County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Cowley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Big Horn 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 Cowley Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1587128  (Cowley Cemetery)
    • Jump to GNIS Record #1587128
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Cowley
    • County: Big Horn         Elev: 1212
    • Location of GNIS #1587128 (Cowley Cemetery)
    • Lat: 44.8766192           Lon: -108.4537311
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on GNIS #1587128
  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #84011

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wyoming

About Big Horn County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

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: findagrave.com.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Big Horn, 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 things 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 Cowley Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8766, Longitude: -108.4537    
<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.
<6>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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