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Our Genealogy Helper for Bonanza ...

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 Bonanza (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 Bonanza. 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.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

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 southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

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 west contained birth and death records; the county to the south 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.

Bonanza is located in Sebastian 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 Sebastian County: Crawford, Franklin, Logan, Scott, Le Flore (OK) & Sequoyah (OK).

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

  • Sebastian County     (The home county of Bonanza)
    • Hackett [Sebastian County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hackett have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hackett
      • Hackett [Sebastian County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 844 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hackett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hackett<3>
    • Greenwood [Sebastian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Sebastian County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,414 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Fort Smith [Sebastian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Smith
      • Fort Smith [Sebastian County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 87,891 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Smith
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Smith<3>
    • Barling [Sebastian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barling
      • Barling [Sebastian County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,036 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barling
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barling<3>
    • Midland [Sebastian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midland
      • Midland [Sebastian County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland
    • Central City [Sebastian County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central City
      • Central City [Sebastian County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 502 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central City
    • Huntington [Sebastian County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
      • Huntington [Sebastian County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 621 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Frog Town [Sebastian County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frog Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frog Town
      • Frog Town [Sebastian County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frog Town
    • Hartford [Sebastian County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
      • Hartford [Sebastian County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 629 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<3>
    • Lavaca [Sebastian County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lavaca have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lavaca
      • Lavaca [Sebastian County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,427 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lavaca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lavaca<3>
    • Mansfield [Sebastian County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
      • Mansfield [Sebastian County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,096 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<3>
    • Bloomer [Sebastian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomer
      • Bloomer [Sebastian County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomer
  • Crawford County
    • Wright Town [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wright Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wright Town
      • Wright Town [Crawford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wright Town
    • Van Buren [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Van Buren have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Van Buren
      • Van Buren [Crawford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,683 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Van Buren
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Van Buren<3>
    • Kibler [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kibler have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kibler
      • Kibler [Crawford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,028 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kibler
    • New Town [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Town
      • New Town [Crawford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Town
    • Concord [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
      • Concord [Crawford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Alma [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
      • Alma [Crawford County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,864 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma<3>
    • Rudy [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rudy have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rudy
      • Rudy [Crawford County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 149 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rudy
    • Cedarville [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedarville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedarville
      • Cedarville [Crawford County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,410 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedarville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedarville<3>
    • Uniontown [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uniontown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uniontown
      • Uniontown [Crawford County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uniontown
    • Dyer [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dyer have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dyer
      • Dyer [Crawford County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dyer<3>
    • Mulberry [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulberry have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Crawford County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,692 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulberry<3>
    • Natural Dam [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Natural Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Natural Dam
      • Natural Dam [Crawford County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the north of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Natural Dam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Natural Dam<3>
  • Franklin County
    • Charleston [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
      • Charleston [Franklin County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,467 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<3>
    • Branch [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branch
      • Branch [Franklin County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 341 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Branch<3>
    • Cecil [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cecil have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cecil
      • Cecil [Franklin County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cecil
    • Ozark [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozark
      • Ozark [Franklin County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,595 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<3>
    • Altus [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altus
      • Altus [Franklin County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • 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]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denning have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denning
      • Denning [Franklin County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denning
  • Logan County
    • Lucas [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucas
      • Lucas [Logan County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucas
    • Booneville [Logan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booneville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booneville
      • Booneville [Logan County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,785 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<3>
    • Golden City [Logan County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golden City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golden City
      • Golden City [Logan County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
    • Ratcliff [Logan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ratcliff have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ratcliff
      • Ratcliff [Logan County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 183 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ratcliff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ratcliff<3>
    • Caulksville [Logan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caulksville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caulksville
      • Caulksville [Logan County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 209 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caulksville
    • Magazine [Logan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magazine have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magazine
      • Magazine [Logan County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 830 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magazine
    • Paris [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paris
      • Paris [Logan County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,365 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paris<3>
    • Blue Mountain [Logan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Mountain
      • Blue Mountain [Logan County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 118 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Mountain
  • Scott County
    • Bates [Scott County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bates have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bates
      • Bates [Scott County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the south of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bates
    • Winfield [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
      • Winfield [Scott County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
    • Waldron [Scott County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waldron have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waldron
      • Waldron [Scott County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,374 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waldron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waldron<3>
    • Boles [Scott County]
  • Adair County (OK)
  • Haskell County (OK)
    • Keota [Haskell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keota have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keota
      • Keota [Haskell County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the west of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 549 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keota
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keota<3>
    • McCurtain [Haskell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCurtain have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCurtain
      • McCurtain [Haskell County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the west of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 502 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCurtain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCurtain<3>
    • Tamaha [Haskell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tamaha have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tamaha
      • Tamaha [Haskell County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<2> to the west of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 231 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tamaha
    • Lequire [Haskell County]
    • Stigler [Haskell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stigler have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stigler
      • Stigler [Haskell County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the west of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,677 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stigler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stigler<3>
  • Latimer County (OK)
    • Fanshawe [Latimer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fanshawe
      • Fanshawe [Latimer County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 405 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fanshawe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fanshawe<3>
  • Le Flore County (OK)
    • Pocola [Le Flore County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pocola have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocola
      • Pocola [Le Flore County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,121 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pocola<3>
    • Rock Island [Le Flore County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Island have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Island
      • Rock Island [Le Flore County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 643 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Island
    • Arkoma [Le Flore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkoma
      • Arkoma [Le Flore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,899 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkoma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arkoma<3>
    • Fort Coffee [Le Flore County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Coffee have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Coffee
      • Fort Coffee [Le Flore County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 422 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Coffee
    • Cameron [Le Flore County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cameron
      • Cameron [Le Flore County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 293 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cameron<3>
    • Skullyville [Le Flore County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skullyville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skullyville
      • Skullyville [Le Flore County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skullyville
    • Spiro [Le Flore County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spiro have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spiro
      • Spiro [Le Flore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,158 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spiro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spiro<3>
    • Panama [Le Flore County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Panama have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panama
      • Panama [Le Flore County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the west of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,362 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panama
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Panama<3>
    • Shady Point [Le Flore County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shady Point have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Point
      • Shady Point [Le Flore County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 999 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shady Point<3>
    • Poteau [Le Flore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poteau
      • Poteau [Le Flore County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,863 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poteau
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poteau<3>
    • Monroe [Le Flore County]
    • Bokoshe [Le Flore County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bokoshe have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bokoshe
      • Bokoshe [Le Flore County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the west of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 497 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bokoshe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bokoshe<3>
  • Sequoyah County (OK)
    • Moffett [Sequoyah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moffett have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moffett
      • Moffett [Sequoyah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 118 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moffett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moffett<3>
    • Roland [Sequoyah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roland have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roland
      • Roland [Sequoyah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the north of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,911 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roland<3>
    • Muldrow [Sequoyah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muldrow have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muldrow
      • Muldrow [Sequoyah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,251 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muldrow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Muldrow<3>
    • Remy [Sequoyah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Remy have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Remy
      • Remy [Sequoyah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the north of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Remy
    • Gans [Sequoyah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gans have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gans
      • Gans [Sequoyah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northwest of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 301 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gans
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gans<3>
    • Long [Sequoyah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long
      • Long [Sequoyah County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long
    • Belfonte [Sequoyah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belfonte have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belfonte
      • Belfonte [Sequoyah County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the north of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belfonte
    • Brent [Sequoyah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brent have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brent
      • Brent [Sequoyah County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brent
    • Short [Sequoyah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Short have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Short
      • Short [Sequoyah County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the north of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Short
    • Akins [Sequoyah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Akins have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Akins
      • Akins [Sequoyah County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the northwest of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akins
    • Sallisaw [Sequoyah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sallisaw
      • Sallisaw [Sequoyah County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,497 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sallisaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sallisaw<3>
    • Brushy [Sequoyah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brushy have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brushy
      • Brushy [Sequoyah County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Bonanza
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brushy

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

Newspapers Published in Bonanza ...

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 141 newspapers that have been published in the area around Bonanza.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Bonanza, 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 Bonanza.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 information is open to everyone.

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

  • 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 Oklahoma

Cemeteries Near Bonanza ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Bonanza.

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 Bonanza covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Mt. View Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. View Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. View Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. View Cemetery
  • White Bluff Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the White Bluff Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the White Bluff Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Bluff Cemetery
  • Macedonia Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Macedonia Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Macedonia Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macedonia Cemetery
  • Vaenita Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Vaenita Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Vaenita Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaenita Cemetery
  • Old Hickory Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Hickory Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Hickory Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Hickory Cemetery
  • Doubleday Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Doubleday Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Doubleday Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doubleday Cemetery
  • Continue List ...

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.<5>

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

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

  • Jenson [Sebastian County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jenson have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jenson
    • Jenson [Sebastian County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Bonanza
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Jenson had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenson
  • Enterprise [Sebastian County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
    • Enterprise [Sebastian County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Bonanza
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 25 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
  • Hackett [Sebastian County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hackett have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hackett
    • Hackett [Sebastian County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Bonanza
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 458 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 844 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Hackett had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hackett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hackett<3>
  • Crescent [Sebastian County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crescent have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crescent
    • Crescent [Sebastian County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Crescent had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crescent
  • Buell [Sebastian County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buell have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buell
    • Buell [Sebastian County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Buell had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buell
  • Cavanaugh [Sebastian County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cavanaugh have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cavanaugh
    • Cavanaugh [Sebastian County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Bonanza
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Cavanaugh had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cavanaugh
  • Continue List ...
    • Excelsior [Sebastian County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Excelsior have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Excelsior
      • Excelsior [Sebastian County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Excelsior had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Excelsior
    • Jenny Lind [Sebastian County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jenny Lind have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jenny Lind
      • Jenny Lind [Sebastian County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Jenny Lind had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenny Lind
    • Montreal [Sebastian County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montreal have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montreal
      • Montreal [Sebastian County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Bonanza
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Montreal had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montreal
    • Greenwood [Sebastian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Sebastian County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of Bonanza
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 587 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,414 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Greenwood had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Barling [Sebastian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barling
      • Barling [Sebastian County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,036 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Barling had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barling
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barling<3>
    • Massard [Sebastian County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Massard have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Massard
      • Massard [Sebastian County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Massard had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Massard
    • Fort Smith [Sebastian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Smith
      • Fort Smith [Sebastian County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Bonanza
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 11,311 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 87,891 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Fort Smith had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Smith
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Smith<3>
    • Witcherville [Sebastian County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Witcherville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Witcherville
      • Witcherville [Sebastian County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Bonanza
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Witcherville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Witcherville
    • Haroldton [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haroldton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haroldton
      • Haroldton [Crawford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonanza
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Haroldton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haroldton

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sebastian County: www.sebastiancountyonline.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bonanza) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bonanza. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bonanza

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bonanza. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2341, Longitude: -94.4279       In this case, the coordinates for Bonanza have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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 Bonanza, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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