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Our Genealogical Helper for Tate ...

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 Tate (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 Tate. 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 Tate ...

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 51 newspapers that have been published in the area around Tate.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Tate, there are papers which were published within 26 miles [41.8 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Tate.

Cemeteries Near Tate ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Tate.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SW Thompson Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NNW Little Cauthron Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NE Oliver Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Logan Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  W Bloodsworth Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Golden City Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW French Prairie Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Wiley Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  NNE Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hamby Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  W Tomlinson Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  N Antioca Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Birdsview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Helton Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bud Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mixon Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Lyles Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Doss Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Trotters Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Square Rock Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mannuis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pilot Prairie Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ethan Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bennett Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  NNE Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSE Friendship Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Freedom Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Logan Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Pinkston Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Looper Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Slate 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 Tate in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Tate.

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

Golden City - Historic   [Map]
 - While Golden City was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tate
 - Golden City had a post office and no railroad service
Carolan   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tate
 - Carolan had a post office and no railroad service
Boothe   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Tate
 - Boothe had a post office and no railroad service
Green Ridge   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tate
 - Green Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
Cardiff   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tate
 - Cardiff had a post office and no railroad service
Booneville   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tate
 - 1895 population of 496 people (with 3,853 people in 2017)
 - Booneville had a post office and no railroad service
Waldron   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tate
 - 1895 population of 487 people (with 3,406 people in 2017)
 - Waldron had a post office and no railroad service
Olio   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tate
 - Olio 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 Tate. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Tate 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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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

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

Tate is located in Logan County.

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

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

Logan     (The home county for Tate)
      Golden City - Historic   [Map]   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Booneville   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Magazine   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Blue Mountain   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Caulksville   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Ratcliff   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Carbon City   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Paris   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Subiaco   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Sand Ridge   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Cotton Town   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Scranton   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      New Town   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Kibler   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wright Town   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Dyer   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Mulberry   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Concord   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Alma   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Van Buren   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Rudy   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Charleston   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Branch   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Cecil   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Denning   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Webb City   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Alix   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Altus   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Ozark   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Wiederkehr Village   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Felkner Town   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Coal Hill   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Hartman   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Union City   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Oden   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Sims   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Whitetown   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Pencil Bluff   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Story   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Fannie   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Mount Ida   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cox Spring   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Mena   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Board Camp   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Dallas   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Big Fork   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Potter Junction   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Potter   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Waldron   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Winfield   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Parks   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Boles   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Harvey   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Little Texas   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Y City   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Bates   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Mansfield   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Huntington   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Greenwood   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Frog Town   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Midland   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Ursula   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Hartford   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Fort Chaffee   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Lavaca   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Central City   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Hackett   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Barling   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Gravelly   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Waltreak   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bluffton   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Havana   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Briggsville   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Belleville   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Corinth   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Rover   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Aly   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Danville   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Plainview   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Le Flore (OK)
      Monroe (OK)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Rock Island (OK)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Pocola (OK)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Cameron (OK)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Arkoma (OK)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Heavener (OK)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Poteau (OK)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Howe (OK)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Petros (OK)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Fort Coffee (OK)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Hodgen (OK)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Shady Point (OK)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Sequoyah (OK)
      Moffett (OK)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Roland (OK)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

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, 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 - 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 Tate:

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 Logan County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sebastian County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yell County:       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 Logan County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Arkansas     Cemetery Wiki for Arkansas
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Arkansas

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
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Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Logan County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tate. 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Tate. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tate) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tate. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0268, Longitude: -93.9969     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tate 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 Tate, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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