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Our Genealogy Helper for Asher ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Asher (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Asher. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Asher is located in Madison County.

To see how the shape of Arkansas' counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Madison County: Benton, Carroll, Crawford, Franklin, Johnson, Newton & Washington.

Below are the counties that are near Asher. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Asher:

  • Madison County     (The home county of Asher)
    • Georgetown [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Madison County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Wesley [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesley
      • Wesley [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesley
    • Combs [Madison County]
    • Witter [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Witter
      • Witter [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Witter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Witter
    • Brashears [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brashears
      • Brashears [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brashears
    • Saint Paul [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Paul
      • Saint Paul [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Paul have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Paul
    • Huntsville [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
      • Huntsville [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,569 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville<3>
    • Whitener [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitener
      • Whitener [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitener
    • Hindsville [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hindsville
      • Hindsville [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 65 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hindsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hindsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hindsville<3>
    • Pettigrew [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pettigrew
      • Pettigrew [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pettigrew have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pettigrew
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pettigrew<3>
    • Boston [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boston
      • Boston [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boston
    • Kingston [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
      • Kingston [Madison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<3>
    • Marble [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marble
      • Marble [Madison County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marble
  • Benton County
    • War Eagle [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for War Eagle
      • War Eagle [Benton County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on War Eagle
    • Bethel Heights [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel Heights
      • Bethel Heights [Benton County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel Heights
    • Lowell [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowell
      • Lowell [Benton County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowell<3>
    • Prairie Creek [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Creek
      • Prairie Creek [Benton County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Creek
    • Lost Bridge Village [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Bridge Village
      • Lost Bridge Village [Benton County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Bridge Village
    • Cave Springs [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Springs
      • Cave Springs [Benton County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cave Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Springs
    • Rogers [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogers
      • Rogers [Benton County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 68,669 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogers<3>
    • Avoca [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avoca
      • Avoca [Benton County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the north of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 517 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avoca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
    • Little Flock [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Flock
      • Little Flock [Benton County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,786 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Flock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Flock
    • Bentonville [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bentonville
      • Bentonville [Benton County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,909 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bentonville<3>
    • Highfill [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highfill
      • Highfill [Benton County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 635 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highfill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highfill
    • Garfield [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garfield
      • Garfield [Benton County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the north of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 578 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garfield<3>
    • Centerton [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerton
      • Centerton [Benton County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,244 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerton<3>
  • Boone County
    • Alpena [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpena
      • Alpena [Boone County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alpena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpena<3>
  • Carroll County
    • Dryfork [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dryfork
      • Dryfork [Carroll County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dryfork
    • Metalton [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Metalton
      • Metalton [Carroll County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Metalton
    • Rudd [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rudd
      • Rudd [Carroll County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rudd
    • Winona Springs [Carroll County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winona Springs
      • Winona Springs [Carroll County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Asher
    • Eureka Springs [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka Springs
      • Eureka Springs [Carroll County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the north of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,106 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eureka Springs<3>
    • Berryville [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berryville
      • Berryville [Carroll County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,550 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berryville<3>
    • Green Forest [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Forest
      • Green Forest [Carroll County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,749 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Forest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Green Forest<3>
    • Beaver [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver
      • Beaver [Carroll County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 95 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaver<3>
    • Holiday Island [Carroll County]
  • Crawford County
    • Winfrey [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfrey
      • Winfrey [Crawford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfrey
    • Locke [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locke
      • Locke [Crawford County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locke
    • Chester [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
      • Chester [Crawford County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 157 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<3>
    • Mountainburg [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountainburg
      • Mountainburg [Crawford County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 613 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountainburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountainburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountainburg<3>
    • Mulberry [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Crawford County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the south of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,692 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulberry<3>
    • Dyer [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dyer
      • Dyer [Crawford County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 902 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dyer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dyer<3>
    • Natural Dam [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Natural Dam
      • Natural Dam [Crawford County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Natural Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Natural Dam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Natural Dam<3>
    • Cedarville [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedarville
      • Cedarville [Crawford County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedarville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedarville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedarville<3>
    • Rudy [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rudy
      • Rudy [Crawford County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 149 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rudy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rudy
    • Alma [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
      • Alma [Crawford County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,864 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma<3>
  • Franklin County
    • Cass [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cass
      • Cass [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cass
    • Watalula [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watalula
      • Watalula [Franklin County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the south of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watalula
    • Felkner Town [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Felkner Town
      • Felkner Town [Franklin County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Felkner Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Felkner Town
    • Ozark [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozark
      • Ozark [Franklin County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the south of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,595 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<3>
    • Wiederkehr Village [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wiederkehr Village
      • Wiederkehr Village [Franklin County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the south of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wiederkehr Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wiederkehr Village
    • Altus [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altus
      • Altus [Franklin County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the south of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 729 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altus<3>
    • Denning [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denning
      • Denning [Franklin County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 248 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denning
  • Johnson County
    • Oark [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oark
      • Oark [Johnson County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oark<3>
    • Batson [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batson
      • Batson [Johnson County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batson
    • Ozone [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozone
      • Ozone [Johnson County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ozone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozone<3>
    • Coal Hill [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coal Hill
      • Coal Hill [Johnson County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,011 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coal Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coal Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coal Hill<3>
    • Hartman [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartman
      • Hartman [Johnson County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartman
    • Clarksville [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
      • Clarksville [Johnson County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,764 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<3>
  • Newton County
    • Boxley [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boxley
      • Boxley [Newton County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boxley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boxley
    • Ponca [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ponca
      • Ponca [Newton County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ponca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ponca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ponca<3>
    • Walnut [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut
      • Walnut [Newton County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the east of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut
    • Compton [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Compton
      • Compton [Newton County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the east of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Compton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Compton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Compton<3>
    • Parthenon [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parthenon
      • Parthenon [Newton County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parthenon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parthenon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parthenon<3>
    • Deer [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer
      • Deer [Newton County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the east of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer<3>
    • Jasper [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
      • Jasper [Newton County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<3>
  • Washington County
    • Durham [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
      • Durham [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
    • Elkins [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkins
      • Elkins [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,487 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<3>
    • Hazel Valley [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazel Valley
      • Hazel Valley [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazel Valley
    • Sulphur City [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulphur City
      • Sulphur City [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Asher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulphur City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulphur City
    • Mayfield [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayfield
      • Mayfield [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayfield
    • Goshen [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
      • Goshen [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,941 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goshen<3>
    • Blue Springs Village [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs Village
      • Blue Springs Village [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs Village
    • Winslow [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winslow
      • Winslow [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 424 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winslow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winslow<3>
    • West Fork [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Fork
      • West Fork [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Fork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Fork<3>
    • Fayetteville [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
      • Fayetteville [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 87,590 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayetteville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<3>
    • War Eagle Cove [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for War Eagle Cove
      • War Eagle Cove [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on War Eagle Cove
    • Fayette Junction [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette Junction
      • Fayette Junction [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Asher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette Junction
    • Greenland [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenland
      • Greenland [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,403 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenland
  • Barry County (MO)
    • Seligman [Barry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seligman
      • Seligman [Barry County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 841 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seligman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seligman
  • Adair County (OK)
    • Westville [Adair County]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Asher, see our County-by-County Page for Asher.

Newspapers Published in Asher ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 70 newspapers that have been published in the area around Asher.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Asher, there are papers which were published within 22 miles [35.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Asher.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy 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 information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Asher:

  • 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.
    • Stories from Arkansas
    • Stories from Missouri
    • Stories from Oklahoma

Cemeteries Near Asher ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Asher.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Asher covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Dunaway Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dunaway Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dunaway Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunaway Cemetery
  • Grose Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Grose Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Grose Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grose Cemetery
  • Groseclos Cemetery
  • Parker Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Parker Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Parker Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker Cemetery
  • Pinnacle Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pinnacle Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pinnacle Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinnacle Cemetery
  • Ledbetter Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ledbetter Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ledbetter Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ledbetter Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Duncan Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Duncan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Duncan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duncan Cemetery
    • Mt. Liberty Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Liberty Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Liberty Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Liberty Cemetery
    • Walnut Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Walnut Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Walnut Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Grove Cemetery
    • Greasy Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Greasy Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Greasy Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Greasy Creek Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Asher.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greasy Creek Cemetery
    • Jackson Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jackson Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jackson Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jackson Creek Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Asher.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson Creek Cemetery
    • Wesley Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wesley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wesley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Wesley Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesley Cemetery
    • Mt. Olive Cemetery
    • Shumate Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shumate Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shumate Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Shumate Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Asher.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shumate Cemetery
    • Hickory Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hickory Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hickory Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hickory Creek Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Asher.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Creek Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

While we didn't find Asher in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Asher.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Asher, with the one closest to Asher listed first.

  • Thompson [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompson
    • Thompson [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Asher
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Thompson had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson
  • Crosses [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crosses
    • Crosses [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Crosses had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crosses have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crosses
  • Drakes Creek [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drakes Creek
    • Drakes Creek [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Asher
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 110 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Drakes Creek had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drakes Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drakes Creek
  • Delaney [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delaney
    • Delaney [Madison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 25 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Delaney had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delaney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delaney
  • Patrick [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patrick
    • Patrick [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Asher
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Patrick had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patrick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patrick
  • Wesley [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesley
    • Wesley [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 50 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Wesley had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesley
  • Continue List ...
    • Durham [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
      • Durham [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Asher
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 50 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Durham had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
    • Combs [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Combs
      • Combs [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Asher
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 250 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Combs had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Combs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Combs<3>
    • Hazel Valley [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazel Valley
      • Hazel Valley [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hazel Valley had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazel Valley
    • Saint Paul [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Paul
      • Saint Paul [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Asher
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 417 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Saint Paul had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Paul have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Paul
    • Aurora [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aurora
      • Aurora [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Asher
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Aurora had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
    • Elkins [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkins
      • Elkins [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,487 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Elkins had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<3>
    • Arnett [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnett
      • Arnett [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Asher
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 20 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Arnett had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arnett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnett
    • Sulphur City [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulphur City
      • Sulphur City [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Asher
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sulphur City had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulphur City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulphur City
    • Sunset [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset
      • Sunset [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Asher
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sunset had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Asher. See our List of 1890's Communities around Asher.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Asher. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Asher) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asher. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9426, Longitude: -93.8505       In this case, the coordinates for Asher have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Asher, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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