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Our Genealogical Helper for Trammell ...

So far, we have found very little information about Trammell. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Trammell to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Trammell, please Contact Us.

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 Trammell (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 Trammell. 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 Trammell ...

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 126 newspapers that have been published in the area around Trammell.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Trammell, there are papers which were published within 21 miles [33.8 km]<2>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Trammell.

Cemeteries Near Trammell ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Trammell.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NNE Decatur Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bozarth Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSW Flint Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Gentry Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Springtown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Falling Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Bloomfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Fairmount Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Callum Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  W Cherokee City Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Blagg Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lone Elm Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Ward Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Coats Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Dixon Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  NNW Georgia Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Highfill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Coffelt Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Parn Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Old Baptist Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Gunter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Dow Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Logan Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Douglas Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  N Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Beck Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSW Bell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<3>]  
  E Temperance Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Barron Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Gamble Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Keith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Maysville 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.

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

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

Bloomfield   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Trammell
 - 1895 population of 89 people
 - Bloomfield had a post office and no railroad service
Springtown   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Trammell
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 96 people in 2017)
 - Springtown had a post office and no railroad service
Decatur   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Trammell
 - Decatur had a post office and no railroad service
Flint - Historic   [Map]
 - While Flint was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Trammell
 - Flint had a post office and no railroad service
Clementine - Historic   [Map]
 - While Clementine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Trammell
 - Clementine had a post office and no railroad service
Cherokee City   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Trammell
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Cherokee City had a post office and no railroad service
Gallatin   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Trammell
 - Gallatin had a post office and no railroad service
Pactolus - Historic   [Map]
 - While Pactolus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Trammell
 - Pactolus had a post office and no railroad service
Logan   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Trammell
 - Logan 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 Trammell. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Trammell 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 and hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

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

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

Although our information shows that the community of Trammell is historic, it would have been located within present day Benton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Benton County: Carroll, Madison, Washington, Barry (MO), McDonald (MO), Adair (OK) & Delaware (OK).

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

Benton     (The home county for Trammell)
      Gentry   [Map]   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Decatur   [Map]   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Springtown   [Map]   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Cherokee City   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
      Highfill   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Gravette   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Siloam Springs   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Rome City - Historic   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Centerton   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Maysville   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Hiwasse   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Cave Springs   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Sulphur Springs   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Beaver   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Whitener   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Hindsville   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Wesley   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Elm Springs   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Tontitown   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Springdale   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Farmington   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Johnson   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Summers   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Fayetteville   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Fayette Junction   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Prairie Grove   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Greenland   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Blue Springs Village   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Canehill   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Barry (MO)
      Seligman (MO)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Washburn (MO)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Exeter (MO)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Wheaton (MO)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
McDonald (MO)
      Noel (MO)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      South West City (MO)   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Pineville (MO)   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Jane (MO)   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Ginger Blue (MO)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Lanagan (MO)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Anderson (MO)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Wylie (MO)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Tiff City (MO)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Powell (MO)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Goodman (MO)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      May (MO)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Rocky Comfort (MO)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Newton (MO)
      Stella (MO)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Boulder City (MO)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Neosho (MO)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Seneca (MO)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Adair (OK)
      Watts (OK)   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Watts Community (OK)   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Westville (OK)   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Chewey (OK)   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Addielee (OK)   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Christie (OK)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Proctor (OK)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Peavine (OK)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      West Peavine (OK)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Fairfield (OK)   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Marietta (OK)   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Stilwell (OK)   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Wauhillau (OK)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cherokee (OK)
      Oaks (OK)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Scraper (OK)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Eldon (OK)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Moodys (OK)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Briggs (OK)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Gideon (OK)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Welling (OK)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Peggs (OK)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Tahlequah (OK)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Park Hill (OK)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Tenkiller (OK)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Tsa La Gi Indian Village (OK)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Craig (OK)
      Ketchum (OK)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Delaware (OK)
      West Siloam Springs (OK)   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Colcord (OK)   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Dripping Springs (OK)   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Beckwith (OK)   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Sycamore (OK)   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Cloud Creek (OK)   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Flint Creek (OK)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Brush Creek (OK)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Kansas (OK)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Jay (OK)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Dodge (OK)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Twin Oaks (OK)   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Eucha (OK)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
Mayes (OK)
      Rose (OK)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Spavinaw (OK)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Disney (OK)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Grand Lake Towne (OK)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Langley (OK)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Pump Back (OK)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Snake Creek (OK)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Wickliffe (OK)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hoot Owl (OK)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Salina (OK)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Strang (OK)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Iron Post (OK)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Pensacola (OK)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ottawa (OK)
      Kellyville (OK)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Fairland (OK)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Wyandotte (OK)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Afton (OK)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

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 - 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 Trammell:

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 Benton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Barry County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
McDonald County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Newton County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Adair County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cherokee County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Craig County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Delaware County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mayes County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ottawa County (OK):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Arkansas,     of Benton County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Arkansas     Cemetery Wiki for Arkansas
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Arkansas,     of Benton 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
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Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Benton County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Benton County:

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Trammell, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trammell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2945, Longitude: -94.4708     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trammell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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