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Tull, Arkansas

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Our Genealogy Helper for Tull ...

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 Tull (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 Tull. 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.

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 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.

Tull is located in Grant County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Grant County: Cleveland, Dallas, Hot Spring, Jefferson, Pulaski & Saline.

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

Grant     (The home county for Tull)
  Prattsville   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]<1>
  Poyen   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Sheridan   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Slabtown   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Leola   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
  Center Grove   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
  Grapevine   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Caddo Valley   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Griffithtown   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Arkadelphia   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Gum Springs   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Staves   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  White Oak Bluff   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Rison   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Carthage   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Bunn   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Ivan   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Sparkman   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Mayflower   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Lollie   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Lonsdale   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Price   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Fountain Lake   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Hot Springs   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Hot Springs Village   [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Lake Hamilton   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Piney   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Rockwell   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Blue Springs   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Jessieville   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Mountain Pine   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Royal   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hot Spring
  Perla   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Rockport   [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Malvern   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Magnet Cove   [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Lono   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Donaldson   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Midway   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Friendship   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Bismarck   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Redfield   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Jefferson   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
  Wright   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  White Hall   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Sulphur Springs   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Sherrill   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Tucker   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Pine Bluff   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Pinebergen   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Keo   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  England   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Coy   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Little Italy   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Bigelow   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Fourche   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Landmark   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
  Mabelvale   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
  Bingham   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Windamere   [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Hensley   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Woodson   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Wakefield Village   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Ferndale   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Wrightsville   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Secluded Hills   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Sweet Home   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Cammack Village   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Traskwood   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Haskell   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
  Bauxite   [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Benton   [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Bryant   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Salem   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Alexander   [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  East End   [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Shannon Hills   [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Avilla   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Rubicon   [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Paron   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]

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

Cemeteries Near Tull ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Tull.

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 Google map will open 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 or 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 Tull covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  W Holly Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  S Ashcraft Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  W Traskwood Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SE Jacob Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  N Social Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  N Woodland Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Graham Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Winters Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hughes Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SSW Poyen Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Poe Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Crossroads Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bauxite Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hicks Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Fairplay Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  ESE Corinth Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hammonds Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Liberty Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Lee Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Glidewell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  N Rosmont Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Tull ...

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 39 newspapers that have been published in the area around Tull.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Tull, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Tull.

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 in 1895, Tull had a post office and no railroad service. In 2017, Tull had a population of 460 people.

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

Shaw   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tull
 - Shaw had a post office and no railroad service
Traskwood   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Tull
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 539 people in 2017)
 - Traskwood had a post office and railroad service
Fenter   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tull
 - Fenter had a post office and no railroad service
Belfast   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tull
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Belfast had a post office and no railroad service
Prattsville   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tull
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 305 people in 2017)
 - Prattsville had a post office and no railroad service
Fairplay - Historic   [Map]
 - While Fairplay was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tull
 - Fairplay had a post office and no railroad service
Benton   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Tull
 - 1895 population of 647 people (with 35,789 people in 2017)
 - Benton had a post office and railroad service
Gifford   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tull
 - Gifford 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 Tull. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Tull in the 1890's.

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 professional and volunteer 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 it should be mentioned 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 Tull:

These websites are specific to Arkansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

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 Grant County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clark County:     Cyndi's



Cleveland County:     Cyndi's



Dallas County:     Cyndi's



Faulkner County:     Cyndi's



Garland County:     Cyndi's



Hot Spring County:     Cyndi's



Jefferson County:     Cyndi's



Lonoke County:     Cyndi's



Perry County:     Cyndi's



Pulaski County:     Cyndi's



Saline County:     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Tull ...

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

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 Tull:

  • Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Arkansas

About Grant County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tull. 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tull) 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 Tull. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tull

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tull. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4433, Longitude: -92.5779     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tull have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Tull, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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