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Our Genealogy Helper for Guadalupe ...

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 Guadalupe (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 Guadalupe. 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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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 north 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.

Guadalupe is located in Maricopa 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 Maricopa County: Gila, La Paz, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai & Yuma.

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

  • Maricopa County     (The home county of Guadalupe)
    • Kyrene [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kyrene
      • Kyrene [Maricopa County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Guadalupe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kyrene
    • Ahwatukee [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ahwatukee
      • Ahwatukee [Maricopa County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Guadalupe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ahwatukee
    • Tempe [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tempe
      • Tempe [Maricopa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Guadalupe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 195,805 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tempe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tempe<2>
    • Corona Village [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corona Village
      • Corona Village [Maricopa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Guadalupe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corona Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corona Village
    • Papago Peaks Village [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Papago Peaks Village
      • Papago Peaks Village [Maricopa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Guadalupe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Papago Peaks Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Papago Peaks Village
    • Shadow Mountain Village Scottsdale [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shadow Mountain Village Scottsdale
      • Shadow Mountain Village Scottsdale [Maricopa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Guadalupe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadow Mountain Village Scottsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadow Mountain Village Scottsdale
    • Mesa [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesa
      • Mesa [Maricopa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Guadalupe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 518,012 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mesa<2>
    • Phoenix [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phoenix
      • Phoenix [Maricopa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Guadalupe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,680,992 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phoenix
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenix<2>
    • Chandler [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chandler
      • Chandler [Maricopa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Guadalupe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 261,165 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chandler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chandler<2>
    • Scottsdale [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsdale
      • Scottsdale [Maricopa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Guadalupe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 258,069 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsdale<2>
    • Hohokam Village [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hohokam Village
      • Hohokam Village [Maricopa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Guadalupe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hohokam Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hohokam Village
    • Gilbert [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbert
      • Gilbert [Maricopa County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Guadalupe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 254,114 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<2>
  • Pinal County
    • Santa Cruz [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Cruz
      • Santa Cruz [Pinal County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Guadalupe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Cruz
    • Bapchule [Pinal County]
    • Santan [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santan
      • Santan [Pinal County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Guadalupe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Santan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santan
    • Casa Blanca [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casa Blanca
      • Casa Blanca [Pinal County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Guadalupe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casa Blanca
    • Stotonic [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stotonic
      • Stotonic [Pinal County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Guadalupe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stotonic
    • Sweetwater [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater
      • Sweetwater [Pinal County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Guadalupe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetwater
    • Maricopa [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maricopa
      • Maricopa [Pinal County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Guadalupe
      • Estimated population in 2015: 48,602 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maricopa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maricopa<2>
    • Apache Junction [Pinal County]
    • Ak-Chin Village [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ak-Chin Village
      • Ak-Chin Village [Pinal County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Guadalupe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ak-Chin Village
    • Ak Chin [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ak Chin
      • Ak Chin [Pinal County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Guadalupe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ak Chin
    • Sacaton [Pinal County]
    • Goldfield [Pinal County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldfield
      • Goldfield [Pinal County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of Guadalupe

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

Newspapers Published in the Vicinity of Guadalupe ...

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 42 newspapers that have been published in the area around Guadalupe.

We have organized these newspapers into two lists:

  • A Local Newspaper List - focusing on the papers published in the immediate area of Guadalupe. There are actually two parts to this list - papers printed in the immediate area of Guadalupe and those printed in the larger area surrounding Guadalupe.
  • An Extended Newspaper List - a longer list, sorted by paper name and containing those papers published within 11 miles [17.7 km] of Guadalupe.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 Guadalupe:

  • 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 Guadalupe ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Guadalupe.

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

  • Guadalupe Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Guadalupe Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Guadalupe Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guadalupe Cemetery
  • Tempe Double Butte Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Tempe Double Butte Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Tempe Double Butte Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tempe Double Butte Cemetery
  • Resthaven Park East Cemetery
  • Twin Buttes Cemetery
  • Governor Hunt Tomb
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Governor Hunt Tomb
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Governor Hunt Tomb have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Governor Hunt Tomb
  • Cross Cut Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Green Acres Memorial Park
    • St. Francis Cemetery
    • City of Mesa Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the City of Mesa Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the City of Mesa Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • City of Mesa Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Guadalupe.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on City of Mesa Cemetery
    • Mesa City Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mesa City Cemetery
      • Mesa City Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Guadalupe.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesa City Cemetery
    • City Loosley Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the City Loosley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the City Loosley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • City Loosley Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Guadalupe.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on City Loosley Cemetery
    • Knights of Pythias Cemetery
    • Pioneer & Memorial Park Cemetery
    • Cementerio Lindo Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cementerio Lindo Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cementerio Lindo Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Cementerio Lindo Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Guadalupe.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cementerio Lindo Cemetery
    • Queen of Heaven Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Queen of Heaven Cemetery
      • Queen of Heaven Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Guadalupe.
      • Queen of Heaven Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queen of Heaven Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #57094<4>

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.<5>

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

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

  • Kyrene [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kyrene
    • Kyrene [Maricopa County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Guadalupe
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kyrene had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kyrene
  • Tempe [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tempe
    • Tempe [Maricopa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Guadalupe
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 897 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 195,805 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Tempe had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tempe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tempe<2>
  • Mesa [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesa
    • Mesa [Maricopa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Guadalupe
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 219 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 518,012 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Mesa had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mesa<2>
  • Phoenix [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phoenix
    • Phoenix [Maricopa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Guadalupe
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 3,152 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,680,992 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Phoenix had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phoenix
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenix<2>
  • Lehi [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lehi
    • Lehi [Maricopa County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Guadalupe
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 269 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Lehi had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lehi have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lehi
  • Sweetwater [Pinal County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater
    • Sweetwater [Pinal County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Guadalupe
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sweetwater had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetwater
  • Continue List ...
    • Peoria [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peoria
      • Peoria [Maricopa County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Guadalupe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 175,961 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Peoria had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peoria
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peoria<2>
    • Heaton [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heaton
      • Heaton [Pinal County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Guadalupe
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Heaton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heaton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heaton
    • Maricopa [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maricopa
      • Maricopa [Pinal County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Guadalupe
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 75 people
      • Estimated population in 2015: 48,602 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Maricopa had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maricopa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maricopa<2>
    • Sacaton [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sacaton
      • Sacaton [Pinal County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Guadalupe
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 42 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sacaton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sacaton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sacaton<2>

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arizona

About Maricopa County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Guadalupe: www.guadalupeaz.org/

The official website for Maricopa County: www.maricopa.gov/

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 drawn from Point A (ie- Guadalupe) 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 Guadalupe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Guadalupe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Guadalupe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3700, Longitude: -111.9631    
<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>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 Guadalupe, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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