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Our Genealogy Helper for Casa Blanca ...

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

We've added Casa Blanca to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Casa Blanca, 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 Casa Blanca (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 Casa Blanca. 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 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.

Although our information shows that the community of Casa Blanca is historic, it would have been located within present day Santa Cruz County.

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

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Santa Cruz County: Cochise & Pima.

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

  • Santa Cruz County     (The home county of Casa Blanca)
    • Crittenden [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crittenden
      • Crittenden [Santa Cruz County] was located less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Casa Blanca
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Crittenden. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Patagonia [Santa Cruz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patagonia
      • Patagonia [Santa Cruz County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Casa Blanca
      • Estimated population in 2019: 874 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patagonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patagonia<4>
    • Sonoita [Santa Cruz County]
    • Kentucky Camp [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentucky Camp
      • Kentucky Camp [Santa Cruz County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Casa Blanca
    • Harshaw [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harshaw
      • Harshaw [Santa Cruz County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Casa Blanca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Salado [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salado
      • Salado [Santa Cruz County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Casa Blanca
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Salado. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Alto [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alto
      • Alto [Santa Cruz County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Casa Blanca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alto have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mowry [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mowry
      • Mowry [Santa Cruz County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Casa Blanca
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Mowry. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Canelo [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canelo
      • Canelo [Santa Cruz County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east of Casa Blanca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canelo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Canelo:
      • Canille
    • Elgin [Santa Cruz County]
    • Madera Canyon [Santa Cruz County]
    • Washington Camp [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington Camp
      • Washington Camp [Santa Cruz County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Casa Blanca
  • Cochise County
    • Signal Village [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Signal Village
      • Signal Village [Cochise County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the east of Casa Blanca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Signal Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Signal Village
    • Sunnyside [Cochise County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside
      • Sunnyside [Cochise County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Casa Blanca
    • Coronado Village [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coronado Village
      • Coronado Village [Cochise County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Casa Blanca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coronado Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coronado Village
    • De Anza Village [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Anza Village
      • De Anza Village [Cochise County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Casa Blanca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Anza Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Anza Village
    • Fort Huachuca [Cochise County]
    • Huachuca City [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huachuca City
      • Huachuca City [Cochise County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Casa Blanca
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,736 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huachuca City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huachuca City<4>
    • Sierra Vista [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sierra Vista
      • Sierra Vista [Cochise County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the east of Casa Blanca
      • Estimated population in 2019: 43,045 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sierra Vista
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sierra Vista<4>
    • Nicksville [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicksville
      • Nicksville [Cochise County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the east of Casa Blanca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nicksville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicksville
    • Hereford [Cochise County]
    • Benson [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benson
      • Benson [Cochise County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Casa Blanca
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benson<4>
    • Saint David [Cochise County]
    • Pomerene [Cochise County]
  • Pima County
    • Greaterville [Pima County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greaterville
      • Greaterville [Pima County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Casa Blanca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greaterville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Helvetia [Pima County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helvetia
      • Helvetia [Pima County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the north of Casa Blanca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helvetia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Arivaca Junction [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arivaca Junction
      • Arivaca Junction [Pima County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Casa Blanca
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arivaca Junction
    • Green Valley [Pima County]
    • Corona de Tucson [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corona de Tucson
      • Corona de Tucson [Pima County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the north of Casa Blanca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corona de Tucson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corona de Tucson
    • East Sahuarita [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Sahuarita
      • East Sahuarita [Pima County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Casa Blanca
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Sahuarita have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Sahuarita
    • Vail [Pima County]
    • Sahuarita [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sahuarita
      • Sahuarita [Pima County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Casa Blanca
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31,421 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sahuarita
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sahuarita<4>
    • Arivaca [Pima County]

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

Newspapers Published in Casa Blanca ...

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 26 newspapers that have been published in the area around Casa Blanca.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Casa Blanca, there are papers which were published within 39 miles [62.8 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Casa Blanca.

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 professional and volunteer websites 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 Casa Blanca:

  • 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 Arizona

Cemeteries Near Casa Blanca ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Casa Blanca.

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

  • Crittenden Cemetery
  • Gatlin Jones Cemetery
  • Patagonia Cemetery
  • Harshaw Cemetery
  • South Harshaw South Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the South Harshaw South Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the South Harshaw South Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • South Harshaw South Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Casa Blanca.
    • South Harshaw South Cemetery has also been known as:
    • South Harshaw Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Harshaw South Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2580873<6>
  • Alto Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Alto Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Alto Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Alto Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Casa Blanca.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alto Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2402581<6>
  • Continue List ...
    • Black Oak Cemetery
    • Fruitland Cemetery
    • Salero Ranch Cemetery
    • Mowry Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mowry Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Mowry Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Mowry Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Casa Blanca.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mowry Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2551837<6>
    • Greaterville Cemetery
    • Duquesne Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Duquesne Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Duquesne Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Duquesne Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the south of Casa Blanca.
      • Duquesne Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Duquesne / Washington Camp Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duquesne Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2553831<6>
    • Mission Los Santos Angeles e Guevavi
    • Otero Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Otero Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Otero Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Otero Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the west of Casa Blanca.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otero Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2544027<6>
    • Calabasas 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.

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

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

  • Sonoita [Santa Cruz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sonoita
    • Sonoita [Santa Cruz County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Casa Blanca
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sonoita had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sonoita
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sonoita<4>
  • Harshaw [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
    • While Harshaw was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harshaw
    • Harshaw [Santa Cruz County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Casa Blanca
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 260 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Harshaw had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Greaterville [Pima County] - Historic
    • While Greaterville was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greaterville
    • Greaterville [Pima County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Casa Blanca
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 68 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Greaterville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greaterville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Calabasas [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
    • While Calabasas was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calabasas
    • Calabasas [Santa Cruz County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Casa Blanca
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Calabasas had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calabasas have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Lochiel [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
    • While Lochiel was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lochiel
    • Lochiel [Santa Cruz County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Casa Blanca
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Lochiel had a post office and no railroad service
    • Former name for Lochiel:
    • Luttrell
  • Tubac [Santa Cruz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tubac
    • Tubac [Santa Cruz County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the west of Casa Blanca
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tubac had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tubac
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tubac<4>
  • Continue List ...
    • Nogales [Santa Cruz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nogales
      • Nogales [Santa Cruz County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Casa Blanca
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,194 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,103 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Nogales had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nogales
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nogales<4>
    • Fort Huachuca [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Huachuca
      • Fort Huachuca [Cochise County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Casa Blanca
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 296 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Fort Huachuca had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Huachuca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Huachuca<4>
    • Vail [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vail
      • Vail [Pima County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the north of Casa Blanca
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Vail had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vail
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vail<4>
    • Pantano [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pantano
      • Pantano [Pima County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the north of Casa Blanca
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Pantano had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pantano have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pantano

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arizona

About Santa Cruz County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Santa Cruz County: www.co.santa-cruz.az.us/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

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 Casa Blanca, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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- Casa Blanca) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Casa Blanca. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Casa Blanca

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Casa Blanca. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5972, Longitude: -110.7191    
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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: findagrave.com.






















 

 

 

 

 


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