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Our Genealogical Helper for Urbanette ...

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 Urbanette (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 Urbanette. 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 Urbanette ...

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 56 newspapers that have been published in the area around Urbanette.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Urbanette, there are papers which were published within 23 miles [37 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Urbanette.

Cemeteries Near Urbanette ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Urbanette.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  NE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Blackjack Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Bunch Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  N High Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Berryville Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Burris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Marshall Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  NNW Williams Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SSW Rush Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Briley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE New Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Carr Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Boyd Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Moreland Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Grandview Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Farmer Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Snow Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Parker Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SE Pickens Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Yocum Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SE Norris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW McGuire Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Blue Eye Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSW Pension Mountain Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Eureka Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSE Rule Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Zion Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Oak Hills Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Oak Hill 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>

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

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

Maple   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Urbanette
 - Maple had a post office and no railroad service
Berryville   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Urbanette
 - 1895 population of 549 people (with 5,449 people in 2017)
 - Berryville had a post office and no railroad service
Polo - Historic   [Map]
 - While Polo was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Urbanette
 - Polo had a post office and no railroad service
Yocum   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Urbanette
 - Yocum had a post office and no railroad service
Oak Grove   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Urbanette
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 385 people in 2017)
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
Green Forest   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Urbanette
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 2,679 people in 2017)
 - Green Forest had a post office and no railroad service
Golden (MO)   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Urbanette
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Golden had a post office and no railroad service
Junction - Historic   [Map]
 - While Junction was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Urbanette
 - Junction had railroad service and no post office
Winona Springs - Historic   [Map]
 - While Winona Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Urbanette
 - Winona Springs 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 Urbanette. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Urbanette 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 doctors and 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.

Urbanette is located in Carroll County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Carroll County: Benton, Boone, Madison, Newton, Barry (MO), Stone (MO) & Taney (MO).

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

Carroll     (The home county for Urbanette)
      Berryville   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Oak Grove   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Green Forest   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      New Town - Historic   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Blue Eye   [Map]   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Winona Springs - Historic   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Holiday Island   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Eureka Springs   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Metalton   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Beaver   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Rudd   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Dryfork   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Lost Bridge Village   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Clantonville   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Gateway   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      War Eagle   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Garfield   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Avoca   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Prairie Creek   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Pea Ridge   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Little Flock   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Bethel Heights   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Rogers   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Lowell   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Bentonville   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Alpena   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Omaha   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Ridgeway   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Harrison   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Lowry   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Bergman   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Bellefonte   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Keener - Historic   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Elixir - Historic   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Diamond City   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Lead Hill   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      South Lead Hill   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Valley Springs   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Grandview   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
      Marble   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Kingston   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Huntsville   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Hindsville   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Whitener   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Georgetown   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Witter   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Wesley   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Boston   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Pyatt   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Compton   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Ponca   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Jasper   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Parthenon   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hasty   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Western Grove   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      War Eagle Cove   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Mayfield   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Blue Springs Village   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Goshen   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Springdale   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Elkins   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Johnson   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Elm Springs   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Barry (MO)
      Golden (MO)   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Arrow Point (MO)   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Chain-O-Lakes (MO)   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Emerald Beach (MO)   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Shell Knob (MO)   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Eagle Rock (MO)   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Hill City (MO)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Seligman (MO)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Cassville (MO)   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Washburn (MO)   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Exeter (MO)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Star City (MO)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Butterfield (MO)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Christian (MO)
      Chestnutridge (MO)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Spokane (MO)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Saddlebrooke (MO)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Green Mound Ridge (MO)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Highlandville (MO)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Garrison (MO)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lawrence (MO)
      Aurora (MO)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Marionville (MO)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Verona (MO)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
McDonald (MO)
      Rocky Comfort (MO)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Powell (MO)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Stone (MO)
      Blue Eye (MO)   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Lampe (MO)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Coney Island (MO)   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Kimberling City (MO)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Indian Point (MO)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Silver Dollar City (MO)   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Cape Fair (MO)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Branson West (MO)   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Lakeview (MO)   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Reeds Spring (MO)   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      McCord Bend (MO)   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Galena (MO)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      White City (MO)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Taney (MO)
      Ridgedale (MO)   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Table Rock (MO)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Melva (MO) - Historic   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Branson (MO)   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Hollister (MO)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Kirbyville (MO)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Bull Creek (MO)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Merriam Woods (MO)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Powersite (MO)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Rockaway Beach (MO)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Walnut Shade (MO)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Forsyth (MO)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Cedarcreek (MO)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or 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 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 Urbanette:

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 Carroll County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Conway County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Newton 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      
Christian County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lawrence County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
McDonald County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Stone County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Taney County (MO):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Arkansas:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Arkansas

About Carroll County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Urbanette. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4180, Longitude: -93.5337     [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 Urbanette, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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