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A visit to the Fort Laramie 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 Ft. Laramie Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Ft. Laramie Cemetery (FAG ID #2163681)

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 Ft. Laramie Cemetery ...

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The Ft. Laramie Cemetery is located in Goshen County<2>.

The county seat for Goshen County is located in Torrington. Torrington lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the east southeast of the Ft. Laramie Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Ft. Laramie Cemetery

Lat:   42.2087°   (42° 12' 31")

Lon:   -104.5515°   (-104° 33' 5")

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 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 Ft. Laramie Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Ft. Laramie Cemetery.

  • Chugcreek [Platte County]
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    • Chugcreek [Platte County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Ft. Laramie Cemetery
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  • Fort Laramie [Goshen County]
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    • Fort Laramie [Goshen County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the east of Ft. Laramie Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 229 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Laramie<4>
  • Guernsey [Platte County]
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    • Guernsey [Platte County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Ft. Laramie Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,143 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guernsey<4>
  • Hartville [Platte County]
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    • Hartville [Platte County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Ft. Laramie Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartville<4>
  • Continue List   (12 more) ...
    • Huntley [Goshen County]
    • Jay Em [Goshen County]
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      • Jay Em [Goshen County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Ft. Laramie Cemetery
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    • Lingle [Goshen County]
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      • Lingle [Goshen County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Ft. Laramie Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 454 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lingle<4>
    • Slater [Platte County]
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      • Slater [Platte County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Ft. Laramie 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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    • Sunrise [Platte County] - Historic
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      • Sunrise [Platte County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Ft. Laramie Cemetery
    • Torrington [Goshen County]
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      • Torrington [Goshen County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Ft. Laramie Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,565 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Torrington<4>
    • Veteran [Goshen County]
    • Wendover [Platte County] - Historic
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      • Wendover [Platte County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Ft. Laramie Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wendover have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Westview Circle [Platte County]
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      • Westview Circle [Platte County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the west of Ft. Laramie Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westview Circle have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wheatland [Platte County]
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      • Wheatland [Platte County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the southwest of Ft. Laramie Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,522 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheatland<4>
    • Y-O Ranch [Platte County]
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      • Y-O Ranch [Platte County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the southwest of Ft. Laramie Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Y-O Ranch have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Yoder [Goshen County]
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      • Yoder [Goshen County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Ft. Laramie Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yoder
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yoder<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 Ft. Laramie Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Goshen County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ft. Laramie Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Goshen 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 Ft. Laramie Cemetery:

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Goshen 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 Goshen, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Ft. Laramie Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2087, Longitude: -104.5515    
<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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