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Our Genealogical Helper for Strickler ...

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 Strickler (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 Strickler. 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 Strickler ...

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 68 newspapers that have been published in the area around Strickler.

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

Cemeteries Near Strickler ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Strickler.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  NW Morrow Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NNE Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Scott Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  S Dunkard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Liberty Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McDonald Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  NNE Parks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Reese Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Garrett Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW New Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Billingsley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Howell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  NNE Rutherford Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Kidd Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW McClellan Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Yates Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Edmiston Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Dunagan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Dobbs Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  ENE Union Star Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Sharp Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Canehill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Russell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW English Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Goddard Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Woolsey Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Drake Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Academy Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bryant Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Collier Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE West Fork Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Cheatham Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bean Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Lewis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Kimes Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Schaberg Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Kelton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Campbell Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Illinois Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Sugar Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW White Rock Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  


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.<3>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Strickler had a population of 25 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

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

Hubbard   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Strickler
 - Hubbard had a post office and no railroad service
Blackburn   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Strickler
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
Clyde   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Strickler
 - Clyde had a post office and no railroad service
Stop - Historic   [Map]
 - While Stop was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Strickler
 - Stop had a post office and no railroad service
Anna - Historic   [Map]
 - While Anna was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Strickler
 - Anna had a post office and no railroad service
Morrow   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Strickler
 - Morrow had a post office and no railroad service
Woolsey   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Strickler
 - Woolsey had railroad service and no post office
Evansville   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Strickler
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Evansville had a post office and no railroad service

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

Strickler is located in Washington County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Washington County: Benton, Crawford, Madison & Adair (OK).

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

Washington     (The home county for Strickler)
      Skylight   [Map]   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Canehill   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Morrow   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Winslow   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Prairie Grove   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      West Fork   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Dutch Mills   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Evansville   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Greenland   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Summers   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Farmington   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Siloam Springs   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Bethel Heights   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Cave Springs   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Highfill   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Lowell   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Springtown   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Gentry   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Rogers   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Centerton   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Cherokee City   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bentonville   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Natural Dam   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Chester   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Winfrey   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Mountainburg   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Cedarville   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Locke   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Uniontown   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Rudy   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Alma   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Concord   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Dyer   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Mulberry   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Felkner Town   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Cecil   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Ozark   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Webb City   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Wiederkehr Village   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Altus   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Charleston   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Batson   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Wesley   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Combs   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Georgetown   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Saint Paul   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Whitener   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hindsville   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Witter   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Huntsville   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Pettigrew   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Boston   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Fort Smith   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Barling   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Central City   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Lavaca   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Fort Chaffee   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Ursula   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Adair (OK)
      Salem (OK)   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Bell (OK)   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Fairfield (OK)   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Westville (OK)   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Peavine (OK)   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Stilwell (OK)   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      West Peavine (OK)   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Zion (OK)   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Cherry Tree (OK)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Marietta (OK)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Addielee (OK)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Watts Community (OK)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cherokee (OK)
      Eldon (OK)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Tenkiller (OK)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Briggs (OK)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Caney Ridge (OK)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Dry Creek (OK)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Carters Landing (OK)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Welling (OK)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Scraper (OK)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Cookson (OK)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Pettit Bay (OK)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Keys (OK)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Park Hill (OK)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Delaware (OK)
      West Siloam Springs (OK)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Dripping Springs (OK)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Beckwith (OK)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Flint Creek (OK)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Colcord (OK)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Kansas (OK)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Cloud Creek (OK)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Twin Oaks (OK)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Rocky Ford (OK)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Le Flore (OK)
      Arkoma (OK)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Fort Coffee (OK)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sequoyah (OK)
      Short (OK)   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Belfonte (OK)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Stoney Point (OK)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Long (OK)   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Remy (OK)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Akins (OK)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Brushy (OK)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Moffett (OK)   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Roland (OK)   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Flute Springs (OK)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Marble City (OK)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Muldrow (OK)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Strickler:

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 Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton 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    
Johnson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sebastian County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Adair County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Delaware County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Le Flore County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sequoyah County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Arkansas,     of Washington County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Arkansas     Cemetery Wiki for Arkansas
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Arkansas,     of Washington 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
Also see Diaster Stories for ...

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Strickler ...

While our initial data for Strickler came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Strickler 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 Strickler.

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

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide
      Published by Rand McNally & Co.      (Document found on Google Books)
Notes for Strickler:
    Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned  
Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Strickler.
      See our Misc Page for Strickler for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Washington County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County:

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strickler. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8339, Longitude: -94.3131     [Map].

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<2>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:

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<3>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 Strickler, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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