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Our Genealogy Helper for Friendship ...

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 Friendship (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 Friendship. 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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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.

Friendship is located in Hot Spring 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 Hot Spring County: Clark, Dallas, Garland, Grant, Montgomery & Saline.

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

  • Hot Spring County     (The home county of Friendship)
    • Midway [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
      • Midway [Hot Spring County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Donaldson [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donaldson
      • Donaldson [Hot Spring County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donaldson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donaldson
    • Saginaw [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saginaw
      • Saginaw [Hot Spring County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saginaw
    • Social Hill [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Social Hill
      • Social Hill [Hot Spring County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Social Hill
    • Bismarck [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bismarck
      • Bismarck [Hot Spring County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Friendship
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bismarck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bismarck
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bismarck<3>
    • Malvern [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malvern
      • Malvern [Hot Spring County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,788 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Malvern have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malvern
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malvern<3>
    • Rolla [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolla
      • Rolla [Hot Spring County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Friendship
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolla
    • Lono [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lono
      • Lono [Hot Spring County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Friendship
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lono have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lono
    • Perla [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perla
      • Perla [Hot Spring County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 247 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perla
    • Rockport [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockport
      • Rockport [Hot Spring County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 710 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockport
    • Butterfield [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butterfield
      • Butterfield [Hot Spring County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butterfield
    • Magnet Cove [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnet Cove
      • Magnet Cove [Hot Spring County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Estimated population in 2014: 5 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnet Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnet Cove
  • Clark County
    • Caddo Valley [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caddo Valley
      • Caddo Valley [Clark County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 635 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caddo Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caddo Valley
    • Arkadelphia [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkadelphia
      • Arkadelphia [Clark County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,628 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkadelphia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkadelphia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arkadelphia<3>
    • Joan [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joan
      • Joan [Clark County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Friendship
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joan
    • Griffithtown [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffithtown
      • Griffithtown [Clark County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Friendship
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffithtown
    • Gum Springs [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gum Springs
      • Gum Springs [Clark County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 110 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gum Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gum Springs
    • Curtis [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curtis
      • Curtis [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Friendship
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Curtis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curtis
    • Alpine [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine
      • Alpine [Clark County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Friendship
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alpine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
    • Gurdon [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gurdon
      • Gurdon [Clark County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,066 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurdon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gurdon<3>
    • Okolona [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okolona
      • Okolona [Clark County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Okolona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okolona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<3>
    • Beirne [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beirne
      • Beirne [Clark County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Friendship
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beirne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beirne
    • Amity [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amity
      • Amity [Clark County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 674 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amity
    • Whelen Springs [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whelen Springs
      • Whelen Springs [Clark County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whelen Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whelen Springs
  • Dallas County
    • Dalark [Dallas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalark
      • Dalark [Dallas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Friendship
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalark
    • Manning [Dallas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manning
      • Manning [Dallas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Friendship
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manning
    • Sparkman [Dallas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sparkman
      • Sparkman [Dallas County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 359 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparkman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparkman
    • Carthage [Dallas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
      • Carthage [Dallas County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 286 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
  • Garland County
    • Lake Hamilton [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Hamilton
      • Lake Hamilton [Garland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Friendship
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Hamilton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Hamilton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Hamilton<3>
    • Price [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Price
      • Price [Garland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Friendship
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Price
    • Hot Springs [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Springs
      • Hot Springs [Garland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,939 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hot Springs<3>
    • Rockwell [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockwell
      • Rockwell [Garland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Friendship
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockwell
    • Piney [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piney
      • Piney [Garland County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north of Friendship
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piney
    • Pearcy [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearcy
      • Pearcy [Garland County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Friendship
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearcy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearcy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearcy<3>
    • Royal [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royal
      • Royal [Garland County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Friendship
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Royal<3>
    • Lonsdale [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lonsdale
      • Lonsdale [Garland County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 96 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lonsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lonsdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lonsdale<3>
    • Mountain Pine [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Pine
      • Mountain Pine [Garland County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 789 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Pine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Pine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Pine<3>
    • Meyers [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meyers
      • Meyers [Garland County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Friendship
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meyers
    • Fountain Lake [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fountain Lake
      • Fountain Lake [Garland County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 576 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fountain Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Lake
    • Hot Springs Village [Garland County]
  • Grant County
    • Poyen [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poyen
      • Poyen [Grant County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poyen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poyen
    • Leola [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leola
      • Leola [Grant County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 508 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leola<3>
    • Prattsville [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prattsville
      • Prattsville [Grant County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 307 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prattsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prattsville<3>
    • Tull [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tull
      • Tull [Grant County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tull have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tull
    • Sheridan [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheridan
      • Sheridan [Grant County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,035 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheridan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheridan<3>
  • Hempstead County
    • Blevins [Hempstead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blevins
      • Blevins [Hempstead County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blevins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blevins
  • Montgomery County
    • Mazarn [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mazarn
      • Mazarn [Montgomery County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Friendship
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mazarn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mazarn
    • Caddo Gap [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caddo Gap
      • Caddo Gap [Montgomery County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the west of Friendship
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caddo Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caddo Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caddo Gap<3>
  • Nevada County
    • Bluff City [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluff City
      • Bluff City [Nevada County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the south of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 114 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluff City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluff City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluff City<3>
    • Prescott [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prescott
      • Prescott [Nevada County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,927 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prescott<3>
  • Ouachita County
    • Chidester [Ouachita County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chidester
      • Chidester [Ouachita County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 256 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chidester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chidester
    • Bearden [Ouachita County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bearden
      • Bearden [Ouachita County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 850 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bearden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bearden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bearden<3>
  • Pike County
    • Antoine [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antoine
      • Antoine [Pike County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 108 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antoine
    • Caney Valley [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caney Valley
      • Caney Valley [Pike County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Friendship
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caney Valley
    • Delight [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delight
      • Delight [Pike County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 274 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delight
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delight<3>
    • Glenwood [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
      • Glenwood [Pike County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the west of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood<3>
    • Kirby [Pike County]
    • Murfreesboro [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murfreesboro
      • Murfreesboro [Pike County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,574 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murfreesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murfreesboro<3>
  • Saline County
    • Traskwood [Saline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Traskwood
      • Traskwood [Saline County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 549 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Traskwood
    • Haskell [Saline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haskell
      • Haskell [Saline County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haskell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haskell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haskell<3>
    • Benton [Saline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton
      • Benton [Saline County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,214 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benton<3>
    • Bauxite [Saline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bauxite
      • Bauxite [Saline County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bauxite have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bauxite
    • Bryant [Saline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bryant
      • Bryant [Saline County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,375 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bryant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bryant<3>

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

Newspapers Published in Friendship ...

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 58 newspapers that have been published in the area around Friendship.

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

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 either 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 Friendship:

  • 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

Cemeteries Near Friendship ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Friendship.

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

  • Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Midway Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Midway Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Neighbors Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Neighbors Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Beason Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Beason Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Davis Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Davis Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Ouachita Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ouachita Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jones Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jones Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jones Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jones Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Friendship.
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    • Spencer Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Spencer Cemetery
      • Spencer Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Friendship.
      • Spencer Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Borland Cemetery
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    • Ward Cemetery
    • De Roche Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the De Roche Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the De Roche Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • De Roche Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Friendship.
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    • Estep Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Estep Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Estep Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estep Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Friendship.
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    • Edwards Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Edwards Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Edwards Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Edwards Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Friendship.
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    • Rose Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rose Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rose Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Rose Hill Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Friendship.
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    • Bethlehem Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bethlehem Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Bethlehem Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Friendship.
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    • Prince Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Prince Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Prince Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Friendship.
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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>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Friendship had a post office and no railroad service. In 2020, Friendship had a population of 191 people.

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

  • Friendship [Hot Spring County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
    • Friendship [Hot Spring County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Friendship
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 191 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship
  • Witherspoon [Hot Spring County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Witherspoon
    • Witherspoon [Hot Spring County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Friendship
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Witherspoon had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Witherspoon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Donaldson [Hot Spring County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donaldson
    • Donaldson [Hot Spring County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Friendship
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 300 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Donaldson had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donaldson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Arkadelphia [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkadelphia
    • Arkadelphia [Clark County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Friendship
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 2,455 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,628 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Arkadelphia had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkadelphia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arkadelphia<3>
  • Daleville [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleville
    • Daleville [Clark County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Friendship
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Daleville had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • De Roche [Hot Spring County]
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    • De Roche [Hot Spring County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Friendship
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, De Roche had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Roche have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sanders [Hot Spring County] - Historic
      • While Sanders was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanders
      • Sanders [Hot Spring County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Friendship
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sanders had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanders have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Joan [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joan
      • Joan [Clark County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Friendship
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Joan had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joan
    • Elmore [Hot Spring County] - Historic
      • While Elmore was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmore
      • Elmore [Hot Spring County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Elmore had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Etta [Hot Spring County] - Historic
      • While Etta was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Etta
      • Etta [Hot Spring County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Etta had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Social Hill [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Social Hill
      • Social Hill [Hot Spring County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Friendship
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 100 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Social Hill had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Hearn [Clark County] - Historic
      • While Hearn was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hearn
      • Hearn [Clark County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Friendship
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hearn had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hearn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bismarck [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bismarck
      • Bismarck [Hot Spring County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Friendship
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bismarck had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bismarck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bismarck
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bismarck<3>
    • Gum Springs [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gum Springs
      • Gum Springs [Clark County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Friendship
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 110 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Gum Springs had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gum Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gum Springs
    • Dalark [Dallas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalark
      • Dalark [Dallas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Friendship
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 208 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Dalark had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalark

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Friendship ...

While our initial data about Friendship came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Friendship in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Friendship.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Note for Friendship:
Services available in 1895: no Railroad mentioned

We have found Friendship in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Friendship for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Friendship. See our Misc Page for Friendship for more information.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Friendship) 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 Friendship. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FriendshipOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Friendship. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2245, Longitude: -93.0034       In this case, the coordinates for Friendship 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>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 Friendship, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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