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Our Genealogy Helper for Ellison Creek Summer Homes ...

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 Ellison Creek Summer Homes (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 Ellison Creek Summer Homes. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Ellison Creek Summer Homes is located in Gila 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 Gila County: Coconino, Graham, Maricopa, Navajo, Pinal & Yavapai.

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

  • Gila County     (The home county of Ellison Creek Summer Homes)
    • Tonto Village [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tonto Village
      • Tonto Village [Gila County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tonto Village
    • Whispering Pines [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Pines
      • Whispering Pines [Gila County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whispering Pines
    • Kohls Ranch [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kohls Ranch
      • Kohls Ranch [Gila County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kohls Ranch
    • Freedom Acres [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freedom Acres
      • Freedom Acres [Gila County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freedom Acres
    • Mesa Del Caballo [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesa Del Caballo
      • Mesa Del Caballo [Gila County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesa Del Caballo
    • Star Valley [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star Valley
      • Star Valley [Gila County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,308 people
      • Star Valley has also been known as:
      • Diamond Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Star Valley<2>
    • Sun Valley [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Valley
      • Sun Valley [Gila County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Valley
    • Bear Flat [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Flat
      • Bear Flat [Gila County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Flat
    • Flowing Springs [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowing Springs
      • Flowing Springs [Gila County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowing Springs
    • Geronimo Estates [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geronimo Estates
      • Geronimo Estates [Gila County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geronimo Estates
    • Christopher Creek [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christopher Creek
      • Christopher Creek [Gila County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christopher Creek
    • Payson [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Payson
      • Payson [Gila County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,813 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Payson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Payson<2>
  • Coconino County
    • Clints Well [Coconino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clints Well
      • Clints Well [Coconino County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clints Well
    • Forest Lakes [Coconino County]
    • Happy Jack [Coconino County]
  • Navajo County
    • Heber [Navajo County]
    • Overgaard [Navajo County]
  • Yavapai County
    • Lake Montezuma [Yavapai County]
    • Rimrock [Yavapai County]
    • Camp Verde [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Verde
      • Camp Verde [Yavapai County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,187 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Verde
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Verde<2>

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

Newspapers Published in Ellison Creek Summer Homes ...

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 35 newspapers that have been published in the area around Ellison Creek Summer Homes.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Ellison Creek Summer Homes, there are papers which were published within 40 miles [64.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Ellison Creek Summer Homes.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Ellison Creek Summer Homes:

  • 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 Ellison Creek Summer Homes ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Ellison Creek Summer Homes.

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 Ellison Creek Summer Homes covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Payson Pioneer Cemetery
  • Mountain Meadows Memorial Park
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mountain Meadows Memorial Park
    • Mountain Meadows Memorial Park lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Ellison Creek Summer Homes.
    • Mountain Meadows Memorial Park has also been known as:
    • Mountain Meadows Memorial Garden
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Meadows Memorial Park
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #57071<4>
  • Pine Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pine Cemetery
    • The Pine Cemetery is located outside and to the east of Pine.To be more precise, Pine Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Ellison Creek Summer Homes.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1978653<4>
  • Gisela Cemetery
  • Haught Ranch Pioneer Cemetery
  • Strawberry Old Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Strawberry Old Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Strawberry Old Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Strawberry Old Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Ellison Creek Summer Homes.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry Old Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2536032<4>
  • Continue List ...
    • Brown Family Cemetery
    • Young Cemetery
    • Stott, Scott & Wilson Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stott, Scott & Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Stott, Scott & Wilson Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Stott, Scott & Wilson Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of Ellison Creek Summer Homes.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stott, Scott & Wilson Cemetery
    • Tonto Basin Cemetery
    • Q Ranch Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Q Ranch Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Q Ranch Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Q Ranch Cemetery lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Ellison Creek Summer Homes.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Q Ranch Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2303052<4>
    • Baca Family 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.<6>

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

These communities are listed based on their distance from Ellison Creek Summer Homes, with the one closest to Ellison Creek Summer Homes listed first.

  • Payson [Gila County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Payson
    • Payson [Gila County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 24 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,813 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Payson had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Payson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Payson<2>
  • Pine [Gila County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine
    • Pine [Gila County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pine had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine<2>
  • Rye [Gila County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rye
    • Rye [Gila County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 27 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Rye had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rye
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rye<2>
  • Young [Gila County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Young
    • Young [Gila County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Ellison Creek Summer Homes
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Young had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Young
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Young<2>

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arizona

About Gila County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gila County: www.co.gila.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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ellison Creek Summer Homes) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ellison Creek Summer Homes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3498, Longitude: -111.1985       In this case, the coordinates for Ellison Creek Summer Homes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<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 Ellison Creek Summer Homes, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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