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Our Genealogy Helper for Hortons Place ...

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 Hortons Place (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 Hortons Place. 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 Hortons Place ...

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, abbreviations or people who just guessed at the name.

  • A typical abbreviation for Hortons Place: Hortons Pl. (or less commonly used: Hortons Plc.)
  • While the name of this community is Hortons Place, be aware that it's the common practice of mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names<1>. So Hortons Place may originally have been Horton's Place.

    Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Hortons Place might be written as Horton Place.

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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors 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.

Hortons Place is located in Pinal 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 Pinal County: Gila, Graham, Maricopa & Pima.

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

  • Pinal County     (The home county of Hortons Place)
    • North Mammoth [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Mammoth
      • North Mammoth [Pinal County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south of Hortons Place
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Mammoth
    • Copper Creek [Pinal County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper Creek
      • Copper Creek [Pinal County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Hortons Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mammoth [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mammoth
      • Mammoth [Pinal County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Hortons Place
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,687 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mammoth<4>
    • Dudleyville [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dudleyville
      • Dudleyville [Pinal County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Hortons Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dudleyville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dudleyville
    • San Manuel [Pinal County]
    • Oracle [Pinal County]
    • Kearny [Pinal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kearny
      • Kearny [Pinal County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Hortons Place
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,168 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kearny
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kearny<4>
    • Campo Bonito [Pinal County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campo Bonito
      • Campo Bonito [Pinal County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the south of Hortons Place
  • Gila County
    • Winkelman [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winkelman
      • Winkelman [Gila County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Hortons Place
      • Estimated population in 2019: 351 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winkelman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winkelman<4>
    • Hayden [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayden
      • Hayden [Gila County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Hortons Place
      • Estimated population in 2019: 631 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayden<4>
    • Christmas [Gila County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christmas
      • Christmas [Gila County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Hortons Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Christmas have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Peridot [Gila County]
    • San Carlos [Gila County]
    • Globe [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Globe
      • Globe [Gila County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the north of Hortons Place
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,347 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Globe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Globe<4>
    • Claypool [Gila County]
    • Miami [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miami
      • Miami [Gila County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Hortons Place
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,780 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miami
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Miami<4>
  • Graham County
    • Klondyke [Graham County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Klondyke
      • Klondyke [Graham County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the east of Hortons Place
    • Bylas [Graham County]
    • Fort Thomas [Graham County]
  • Pima County
    • Mount Lemmon [Pima County]
    • Catalina [Pima County]
    • Oro Valley [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oro Valley
      • Oro Valley [Pima County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Hortons Place
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,044 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oro Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oro Valley<4>

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

Newspapers Published in Hortons Place ...

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 29 newspapers that have been published in the area around Hortons Place.

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

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 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 Hortons Place:

  • 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 Hortons Place ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Hortons Place.

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

  • Salazar Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Salazar Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Salazar Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Salazar Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Hortons Place.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salazar Cemetery
  • Mammoth Valley View Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mammoth Valley View Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mammoth Valley View Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mammoth Valley View Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Hortons Place.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth Valley View Cemetery
  • Dudleyville Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dudleyville Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dudleyville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Dudleyville Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Hortons Place.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dudleyville Cemetery
  • Mountain View Cemetery
  • McKinney Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McKinney Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McKinney Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • McKinney Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Hortons Place.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinney Cemetery
  • Klondyke Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Klondyke Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Klondyke Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Klondyke Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the east of Hortons Place.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Klondyke Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Christmas Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Christmas Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Christmas Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • Christmas Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Hortons Place.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christmas Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2324712<5>
    • Kearny Cemetery
    • Ray Memorial Cemetery
    • Whalen Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Whalen Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Whalen Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Whalen Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Hortons Place.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whalen Cemetery
    • Kelvin Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kelvin Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Kelvin Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Kelvin Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Hortons Place.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelvin Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #57045<5>
    • Lower Peridot Cemetery
    • Kennedy Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kennedy Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Kennedy Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • Kennedy Cemetery lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Hortons Place.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennedy Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #57046<5>
    • Johns Cemetery
    • Lindsey Grave
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lindsey Grave
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lindsey Grave have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lindsey Grave lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the east of Hortons Place.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lindsey Grave

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.<7>

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

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

  • Mammoth [Pinal County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mammoth
    • Mammoth [Pinal County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Hortons Place
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 46 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,687 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Mammoth had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mammoth<4>
  • Dudleyville [Pinal County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dudleyville
    • Dudleyville [Pinal County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Hortons Place
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 86 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Dudleyville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dudleyville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dudleyville
  • Oracle [Pinal County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oracle
    • Oracle [Pinal County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Hortons Place
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Oracle had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oracle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oracle<4>
  • Riverside [Pinal County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverside
    • Riverside [Pinal County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Hortons Place
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 46 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Riverside had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverside have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pinal County: www.co.pinal.az.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>It's generally believed that possessive apostrophes are removed to prevent confusion on maps where the apostrophe may be confused with a cartographic symbol. While this is generally true, it's not uncommon to find possessive apostrophes in administrative names (such as towns or counties).
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hortons Place) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hortons Place. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8778, Longitude: -110.5837       In this case, the coordinates for Hortons Place have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>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>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.
<7>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 Hortons Place, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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