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Our Genealogy Helper for Crown King (aka 'Crowned King') ...

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 Crown King (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 Crown King. 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.

Name Variations for Crown King ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name.

Crown King has also been known as:

  • Crowned King

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

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.

Crown King is located in Yavapai 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 Yavapai County: Coconino, Gila, La Paz, Maricopa & Mohave.

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

  • Yavapai County     (The home county of Crown King)
    • Bradshaw City [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradshaw City
      • Bradshaw City [Yavapai County] was located less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Crown King
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradshaw City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Oro Belle [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oro Belle
      • Oro Belle [Yavapai County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Crown King
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Oro Belle. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Shelley [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelley
      • Shelley [Yavapai County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Crown King
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Fort Misery [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Misery
      • Fort Misery [Yavapai County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Crown King
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Misery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Minnehaha Flats [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minnehaha Flats
      • Minnehaha Flats [Yavapai County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Crown King
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Minnehaha Flats. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Minnehaha [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minnehaha
      • Minnehaha [Yavapai County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Crown King
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minnehaha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Middleton [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middleton
      • Middleton [Yavapai County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Crown King
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Middleton. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Cleator [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleator
      • Cleator [Yavapai County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Crown King
    • Bumble Bee [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bumble Bee
      • Bumble Bee [Yavapai County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Crown King
      • Former name for Bumble Bee:
      • Snyder's Station
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bumble Bee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bumble Bee<4>
    • Humbug [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humbug
      • Humbug [Yavapai County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Crown King
    • Cordes [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cordes
      • Cordes [Yavapai County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Crown King
    • Copperopolis [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copperopolis
      • Copperopolis [Yavapai County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Crown King
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copperopolis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Maricopa County
    • New River [Maricopa County]
    • Anthem [Maricopa County]
    • Wickenburg [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wickenburg
      • Wickenburg [Maricopa County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Crown King
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,092 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wickenburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wickenburg<4>
    • Morristown [Maricopa County]
    • Circle City [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Circle City
      • Circle City [Maricopa County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Crown King
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Circle City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Circle City
    • Wittmann [Maricopa County]
    • Cave Creek [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Creek
      • Cave Creek [Maricopa County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Crown King
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cave Creek<4>
    • Carefree [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carefree
      • Carefree [Maricopa County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Crown King
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,927 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carefree
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carefree<4>
    • Sun City West [Maricopa County]
    • Surprise [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surprise
      • Surprise [Maricopa County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the south of Crown King
      • Estimated population in 2019: 141,664 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surprise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surprise<4>

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

Newspapers Published in Crown King ...

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 131 newspapers that have been published in the area around Crown King.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Crown King, 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 Crown King.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Crown King:

  • 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 Crown King ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Crown King.

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

  • Crown King Cemetery
  • Bradshaw City Cemetery
  • Shelley Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shelley Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Shelley Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelley Cemetery
  • Minnehaha Flats Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Minnehaha Flats Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Minnehaha Flats Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minnehaha Flats Cemetery
  • Kentucks Gravesite
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kentucks Gravesite
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Kentucks Gravesite have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentucks Gravesite
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #57047<5>
  • Copperopolis Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Columbia Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Columbia Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Columbia Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Columbia Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Crown King.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia Cemetery
    • Champie Mill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Champie Mill Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Champie Mill Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Champie Mill Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Crown King.
      • Champie Mill Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Allen's Mill Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Champie Mill Cemetery
    • Champie Ranch Cemetery
    • Palace Station Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Palace Station Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Palace Station Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Palace Station Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Crown King.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palace Station Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2330138<5>
    • Walnut Grove Cemetery
    • Mayer Cemetery
    • Black Canyon City Municipal Memorial Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Black Canyon City Municipal Memorial Park
      • The Black Canyon City Municipal Memorial Park is located less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Black Canyon City.More precisely, Black Canyon City Municipal Memorial Park lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Crown King.
      • Black Canyon City Municipal Memorial Park has also been known as:
      • Black Canyon City Memorial Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Canyon City Municipal Memorial Park
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2155904<5>
    • Constellation Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Constellation Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Constellation Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Constellation Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Crown King.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Constellation Cemetery
    • Gillett Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gillett Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Gillett Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Gillett Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Crown King.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gillett Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2510175<5>

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.<6>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Crown King had a post office and no railroad service.

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

  • Crown King [Yavapai County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crown King
    • Crown King [Yavapai County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Crown King
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Crown King had a post office and no railroad service
    • Crown King has also been known as:
    • Crowned King
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown King
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crown King<4>
  • Bumble Bee [Yavapai County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bumble Bee
    • Bumble Bee [Yavapai County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Crown King
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bumble Bee had a post office and no railroad service
    • Former name for Bumble Bee:
    • Snyder's Station
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bumble Bee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bumble Bee<4>
  • Tip Top [Yavapai County] - Historic
    • While Tip Top was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tip Top
    • Tip Top [Yavapai County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Crown King
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 46 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Tip Top had a post office and no railroad service
  • Cordes [Yavapai County] - Historic
    • While Cordes was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cordes
    • Cordes [Yavapai County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Crown King
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cordes had a post office and no railroad service
  • Briggs [Yavapai County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Briggs
    • Briggs [Yavapai County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Crown King
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Briggs had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Briggs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Briggs
  • Walnut Grove [Yavapai County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Grove
    • Walnut Grove [Yavapai County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Crown King
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 47 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Grove
  • Continue List ...
    • Mayer [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayer
      • Mayer [Yavapai County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Crown King
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 37 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Mayer had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayer<4>
    • Walker [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walker
      • Walker [Yavapai County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Crown King
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Walker had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walker
    • Howells [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • While Howells was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Howells
      • Howells [Yavapai County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Crown King
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Howells had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Howells. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Stanton [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • While Stanton was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanton
      • Stanton [Yavapai County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the west of Crown King
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Stanton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Fort Whipple [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Whipple
      • Fort Whipple [Yavapai County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Crown King
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 45 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Fort Whipple had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Whipple have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Whipple
    • Prescott [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prescott
      • Prescott [Yavapai County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Crown King
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,759 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44,299 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Prescott had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prescott<4>
    • Whipple [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whipple
      • Whipple [Yavapai County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Crown King
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Whipple had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whipple have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whipple
    • Wickenburg [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wickenburg
      • Wickenburg [Maricopa County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Crown King
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 49 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,092 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Wickenburg had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wickenburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wickenburg<4>
    • Skull Valley [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skull Valley
      • Skull Valley [Yavapai County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Crown King
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Skull Valley had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skull Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Skull Valley<4>

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Crown King ...

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

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 Crown King:

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arizona

About Yavapai County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Yavapai County: www.co.yavapai.az.us/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.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 from Point A (ie- Crown King) 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 Crown King. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crown King

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crown King. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2063, Longitude: -112.3388    
<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>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 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.
<6>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 Crown King, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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