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Our Genealogical Helper for Strawberry ...

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 Strawberry (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 insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Strawberry. 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.

Newspapers Published in Strawberry ...

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 65 newspapers that have been published in the area around Strawberry.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Strawberry, there are papers which were published within 24 miles [38.6 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Strawberry.

Cemeteries Near Strawberry ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Strawberry.

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 click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SSW Minnow Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hagarville West Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hagerville West Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hagarville East Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hagerville East Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSE Price Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Newton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Newton Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Russell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Woods Mountain Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Woods Mountain Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SSW Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hickey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Annis Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mt. Airy Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  W Old King Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Holman Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Stillwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Adams Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  W King Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Lee Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Holly Redeemer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Blakeley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Russell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Russell Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Pryor Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Oakland Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Canter Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Cazort Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Maddin Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Lone Pine Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Wood Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Woodland Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Walton Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Love Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lewis Johnson Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hickey Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Nordin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Brown - Rye Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Owens Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Owens Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Treat Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Treat Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Sherman Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     


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.<2>

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

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

Zadock - Historic   [Map]
 - While Zadock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Strawberry
 - Zadock had a post office and no railroad service
Hagarville   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Strawberry
 - Hagarville had a post office and no railroad service
Ludwig   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Strawberry
 - Ludwig had a post office and no railroad service
Lutherville   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Strawberry
 - Lutherville had a post office and no railroad service
Lamar   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Strawberry
 - Lamar had a post office and railroad service
Ross   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Strawberry
 - Ross had a post office and no railroad service
Silex   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Strawberry
 - Silex had a post office and no railroad service
Ozone   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Strawberry
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Ozone had a post office and no railroad service
Clarksville   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Strawberry
 - 1895 population of 937 people (with 9,618 people in 2017)
 - Clarksville had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Strawberry. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Strawberry in the 1890's.

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 doctors 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.

Strawberry is located in Johnson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Johnson County: Franklin, Logan, Madison, Newton, Pope & Yell.

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

Johnson     (The home county for Strawberry)
      Hagarville   [Map]   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Lamar   [Map]   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Ozone   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Lone Pine   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Clarksville   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Knoxville   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Union City   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Oark   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Hartman   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Batson   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Coal Hill   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Jerusalem   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Pontoon   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hattieville   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cleveland   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Mulberry   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Alix   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Wiederkehr Village   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Altus   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Denning   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Ozark   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Webb City   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Felkner Town   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Cecil   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Branch   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Morrison Bluff   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Scranton   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Delaware   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      New Blaine   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Cotton Town   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Sand Ridge   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Subiaco   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Paris   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Carbon City   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Caulksville   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Ratcliff   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Blue Mountain   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Magazine   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Boston   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Pettigrew   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Saint Paul   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Witter   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Combs   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Kingston   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Georgetown   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Deer   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Parthenon   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Mount Judea   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Vendor   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Ponca   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Jasper   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Hasty   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Compton   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Casa   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      London   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Dover   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Scottsville   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Taral   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Center Valley   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Hector   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Russellville   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Oak Grove   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Pottsville   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Tilly   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Atkins   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Wilson   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Witt's Springs   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Van Buren
      Rex   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Alread   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Dardanelle   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Chickalah   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Belleville   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Centerville   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Havana   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Corinth   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Danville   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Cotton Town   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Ola   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Plainview   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

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

These websites are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the Arkansas History Commission

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Arkansas to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Johnson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Conway County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crawford County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pope County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Searcy County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Van Buren County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Arkansas,     of Johnson County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Arkansas     Cemetery Wiki for Arkansas
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Arkansas,     of Johnson County

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.

Disaster Stories from Arkansas

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Johnson County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strawberry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5479, Longitude: -93.3543     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Strawberry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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 Strawberry, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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