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A visit to the Pitchfork Ranch 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 Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery (FAG ID #2315922)

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 Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery ...

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The Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery is located in Park County<2>.

The county seat for Park County is located in Cody. Cody lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the north of the Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery .

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

Lat:   44.1161°   (44° 6' 57")

Lon:   -109.1698°   (-109° 10' 11")

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 Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 4 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<3> of the Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery.

  • Cody [Park County]
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    • Cody [Park County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the north of Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,847 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cody<4>
  • Kirwin [Park County] - Historic
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    • Kirwin [Park County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery
  • Meeteetse [Park County]
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    • Meeteetse [Park County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meeteetse<4>
  • Wapiti [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 Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery. The following communities are located in Park County.

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

  • Cody
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    • Cody lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the North (N) of the Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery.
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  • Meeteetse

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Park 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 Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery:

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wyoming

About Park County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Park County:

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 Park, 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' (or 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 Pitchfork Ranch Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1161, Longitude: -109.1698    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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