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Our Genealogy Helper for Wesley ...

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 Wesley (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 Wesley. 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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors 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.

Wesley is located in Madison County.

To see how the shape of Arkansas' counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Madison County: Benton, Carroll, Crawford, Franklin, Johnson, Newton & Washington.

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

  • Madison County     (The home county of Wesley)
    • Georgetown [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Whitener [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitener
      • Whitener [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitener
    • Hindsville [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hindsville
      • Hindsville [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 65 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hindsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hindsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hindsville<3>
    • Huntsville [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
      • Huntsville [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,569 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville<3>
    • Combs [Madison County]
    • Witter [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Witter
      • Witter [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Wesley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Witter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Witter
    • Brashears [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brashears
      • Brashears [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brashears
    • Saint Paul [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Paul
      • Saint Paul [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Paul have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Paul
    • Marble [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marble
      • Marble [Madison County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marble
    • Pettigrew [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pettigrew
      • Pettigrew [Madison County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Wesley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pettigrew have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pettigrew
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pettigrew<3>
    • Boston [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boston
      • Boston [Madison County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boston
    • Kingston [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
      • Kingston [Madison County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Wesley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<3>
  • Benton County
    • War Eagle [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for War Eagle
      • War Eagle [Benton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on War Eagle
    • Bethel Heights [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel Heights
      • Bethel Heights [Benton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel Heights
    • Lowell [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowell
      • Lowell [Benton County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowell<3>
    • Prairie Creek [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Creek
      • Prairie Creek [Benton County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Creek
    • Cave Springs [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Springs
      • Cave Springs [Benton County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cave Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Springs
    • Lost Bridge Village [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Bridge Village
      • Lost Bridge Village [Benton County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Bridge Village
    • Rogers [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogers
      • Rogers [Benton County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 68,669 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogers<3>
    • Avoca [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avoca
      • Avoca [Benton County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 517 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avoca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
    • Little Flock [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Flock
      • Little Flock [Benton County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,786 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Flock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Flock
    • Bentonville [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bentonville
      • Bentonville [Benton County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,909 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bentonville<3>
    • Highfill [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highfill
      • Highfill [Benton County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 635 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highfill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highfill
    • Garfield [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garfield
      • Garfield [Benton County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 578 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garfield<3>
    • Centerton [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerton
      • Centerton [Benton County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,244 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerton<3>
  • Boone County
    • Alpena [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpena
      • Alpena [Boone County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alpena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpena<3>
  • Carroll County
    • Winona Springs [Carroll County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winona Springs
      • Winona Springs [Carroll County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Wesley
    • Dryfork [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dryfork
      • Dryfork [Carroll County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dryfork
    • Metalton [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Metalton
      • Metalton [Carroll County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Metalton
    • Rudd [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rudd
      • Rudd [Carroll County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rudd
    • Eureka Springs [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka Springs
      • Eureka Springs [Carroll County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,106 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eureka Springs<3>
    • Berryville [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berryville
      • Berryville [Carroll County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,550 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berryville<3>
    • Beaver [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver
      • Beaver [Carroll County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 95 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaver<3>
    • Holiday Island [Carroll County]
    • Green Forest [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Forest
      • Green Forest [Carroll County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,749 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Forest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Green Forest<3>
    • Oak Grove [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [Carroll County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Grove<3>
  • Crawford County
    • Winfrey [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfrey
      • Winfrey [Crawford County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfrey
    • Locke [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locke
      • Locke [Crawford County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the south of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locke
    • Chester [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
      • Chester [Crawford County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 157 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<3>
    • Mountainburg [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountainburg
      • Mountainburg [Crawford County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 613 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountainburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountainburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountainburg<3>
    • Mulberry [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Crawford County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,692 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulberry<3>
    • Natural Dam [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Natural Dam
      • Natural Dam [Crawford County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Wesley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Natural Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Natural Dam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Natural Dam<3>
    • Dyer [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dyer
      • Dyer [Crawford County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the south of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 902 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dyer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dyer<3>
    • Cedarville [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedarville
      • Cedarville [Crawford County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedarville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedarville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedarville<3>
    • Rudy [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rudy
      • Rudy [Crawford County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 149 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rudy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rudy
  • Franklin County
    • Cass [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cass
      • Cass [Franklin County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cass
    • Ozark [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozark
      • Ozark [Franklin County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,595 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<3>
    • Wiederkehr Village [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wiederkehr Village
      • Wiederkehr Village [Franklin County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the south of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wiederkehr Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wiederkehr Village
  • Johnson County
    • Oark [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oark
      • Oark [Johnson County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Wesley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oark<3>
    • Ozone [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozone
      • Ozone [Johnson County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Wesley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ozone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozone<3>
  • Newton County
    • Ponca [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ponca
      • Ponca [Newton County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the east of Wesley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ponca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ponca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ponca<3>
    • Compton [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Compton
      • Compton [Newton County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Wesley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Compton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Compton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Compton<3>
    • Parthenon [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parthenon
      • Parthenon [Newton County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the east of Wesley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parthenon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parthenon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parthenon<3>
    • Jasper [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
      • Jasper [Newton County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<3>
  • Washington County
    • Elkins [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkins
      • Elkins [Washington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,487 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<3>
    • Durham [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
      • Durham [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
    • Mayfield [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayfield
      • Mayfield [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayfield
    • Goshen [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
      • Goshen [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,941 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goshen<3>
    • Sulphur City [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulphur City
      • Sulphur City [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Wesley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulphur City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulphur City
    • Blue Springs Village [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs Village
      • Blue Springs Village [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs Village
    • War Eagle Cove [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for War Eagle Cove
      • War Eagle Cove [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on War Eagle Cove
    • Hazel Valley [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazel Valley
      • Hazel Valley [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazel Valley
    • Fayette Junction [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette Junction
      • Fayette Junction [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Wesley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette Junction
    • Fayetteville [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
      • Fayetteville [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 87,590 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayetteville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<3>
    • Johnson [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson
      • Johnson [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,742 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson
    • Springdale [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springdale
      • Springdale [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 81,125 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springdale<3>
    • Greenland [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenland
      • Greenland [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,403 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenland
  • Barry County (MO)
    • Seligman [Barry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seligman
      • Seligman [Barry County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 841 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seligman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seligman
    • Chain-O-Lakes [Barry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chain-O-Lakes
      • Chain-O-Lakes [Barry County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chain-O-Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chain-O-Lakes
    • Eagle Rock [Barry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Rock
      • Eagle Rock [Barry County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle Rock<3>
    • Golden [Barry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golden
      • Golden [Barry County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Wesley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Golden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Golden<3>
    • Washburn [Barry County]
    • Arrow Point [Barry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrow Point
      • Arrow Point [Barry County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 87 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arrow Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrow Point
    • Emerald Beach [Barry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emerald Beach
      • Emerald Beach [Barry County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emerald Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emerald Beach
  • Adair County (OK)
    • Watts [Adair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watts
      • Watts [Adair County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the west of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watts
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watts<3>
    • Westville [Adair County]
  • Delaware County (OK)
    • West Siloam Springs [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Siloam Springs
      • West Siloam Springs [Delaware County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the west of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 859 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Siloam Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Siloam Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Siloam Springs<3>

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

Newspapers Published in Wesley ...

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 89 newspapers that have been published in the area around Wesley.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Wesley, there are papers which were published within 22 miles [35.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Wesley.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Wesley:

  • 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.
    • Stories from Arkansas
    • Stories from Missouri
    • Stories from Oklahoma

Cemeteries Near Wesley ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Wesley.

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

  • Wesley Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wesley Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wesley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesley Cemetery
  • Cherry Creek Cemetery
  • Mt. Olive Cemetery
  • Mt. Liberty Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Liberty Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Liberty Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Liberty Cemetery
  • Smith Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Smith Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Smith Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Cemetery
  • Stokenbury Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stokenbury Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Stokenbury Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokenbury Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Johnson Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Johnson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Johnson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson Cemetery
    • Boatrigth Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Boatrigth Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Boatrigth Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boatrigth Cemetery
    • Culwell Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Culwell Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Culwell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culwell Cemetery
    • Bell Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bell Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bell Cemetery
    • Parker Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Parker Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Parker Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker Cemetery
    • Duncan Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Duncan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Duncan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duncan Cemetery
    • Worley Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Worley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Worley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worley Cemetery
    • Pinnacle Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pinnacle Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pinnacle Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pinnacle Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Wesley.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinnacle Cemetery
    • Dunaway Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dunaway Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dunaway Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Dunaway Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Wesley.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunaway Cemetery

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.<4>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Wesley had a population of 50 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

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

  • Wesley [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesley
    • Wesley [Madison County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Wesley
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 50 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Wesley had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesley
  • Drakes Creek [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drakes Creek
    • Drakes Creek [Madison County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Wesley
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 110 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Drakes Creek had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drakes Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drakes Creek
  • Elkins [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkins
    • Elkins [Washington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Wesley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,487 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Elkins had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<3>
  • Durham [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
    • Durham [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Wesley
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 50 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Durham had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
  • Thompson [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompson
    • Thompson [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Wesley
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Thompson had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson
  • Whitener [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitener
    • Whitener [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Whitener had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitener
  • Continue List ...
    • Goshen [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
      • Goshen [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,941 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Goshen had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goshen<3>
    • Harris [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harris
      • Harris [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Wesley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Harris had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
    • Sulphur City [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulphur City
      • Sulphur City [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Wesley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sulphur City had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulphur City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulphur City
    • Hindsville [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hindsville
      • Hindsville [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 65 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hindsville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hindsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hindsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hindsville<3>
    • Wyman [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyman
      • Wyman [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Wesley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Wyman had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyman
    • Summit [Washington County] - Historic
      • While Summit was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit
      • Summit [Washington County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Wesley
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Summit had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Baldwin [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin
      • Baldwin [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Wesley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin
    • Crosses [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crosses
      • Crosses [Madison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Wesley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Crosses had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crosses have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crosses
    • Spring Valley [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Valley
      • Spring Valley [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Wesley
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 50 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Spring Valley had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Valley

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Wesley. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wesley.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Wesley ...

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

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

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Wesley:
Services available at that time (1895): no Railroad mentioned

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Arkansas

About Madison County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Wesley) 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 Wesley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wesley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wesley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0273, Longitude: -93.9202       In this case, the coordinates for Wesley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 Wesley, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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