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Our Genealogy Helper for Mojave Ranch Estates ...

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 Mojave Ranch Estates (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 Mojave Ranch Estates. 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 Mojave Ranch Estates ...

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.

For example, a typical abbreviation for Mojave Ranch Estates: Mojave Rnch. Ests.

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.

Mojave Ranch Estates is located in Mohave 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 Mohave County: Coconino, La Paz, Yavapai, San Bernardino (CA), Clark (NV), Lincoln (NV), Kane (UT) & Washington (UT).

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

  • Mohave County     (The home county of Mojave Ranch Estates)
    • Mohave Valley [Mohave County]
    • Mesquite Creek [Mohave County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesquite Creek
      • Mesquite Creek [Mohave County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Mojave Ranch Estates
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesquite Creek
    • Willow Valley [Mohave County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Valley
      • Willow Valley [Mohave County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Mojave Ranch Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Valley
    • Fort Mohave [Mohave County]
    • Arizona Village [Mohave County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arizona Village
      • Arizona Village [Mohave County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Mojave Ranch Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arizona Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arizona Village
    • Hardyville [Mohave County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardyville
      • Hardyville [Mohave County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Mojave Ranch Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardyville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mojave City [Mohave County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mojave City
      • Mojave City [Mohave County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Mojave Ranch Estates
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mojave City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mojave City
    • Fivemile Landing [Mohave County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fivemile Landing
      • Fivemile Landing [Mohave County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Mojave Ranch Estates
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fivemile Landing
    • Bullhead City [Mohave County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullhead City
      • Bullhead City [Mohave County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Mojave Ranch Estates
      • Estimated population in 2019: 40,884 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bullhead City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bullhead City<2>
    • Oldtrails [Mohave County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oldtrails
      • Oldtrails [Mohave County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Mojave Ranch Estates
    • Oatman [Mohave County]
    • Topock [Mohave County]
  • San Bernardino County (CA)
    • Needles [San Bernardino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Needles
      • Needles [San Bernardino County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Mojave Ranch Estates
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,976 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Needles
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Needles<2>
    • Parker Junction [San Bernardino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parker Junction
      • Parker Junction [San Bernardino County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Mojave Ranch Estates
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker Junction
    • Goffs [San Bernardino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goffs
      • Goffs [San Bernardino County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Mojave Ranch Estates
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goffs
    • Essex [San Bernardino County]
  • Clark County (NV)

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

Newspapers Published in Mojave Ranch Estates ...

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 67 newspapers that have been published in the area around Mojave Ranch Estates.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Mojave Ranch Estates, 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 Mojave Ranch Estates.

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 either 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 Mojave Ranch Estates:

  • 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
    • Stories from California
    • Stories from Nevada

Cemeteries Near Mojave Ranch Estates ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Mojave Ranch Estates.

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 Mojave Ranch Estates covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Desert Lawn Cemetery
  • Ft. Mojave Tribal Cemetery
  • Ft. Mojave Post Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ft. Mojave Post Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Ft. Mojave Post Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Ft. Mojave Post Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Mojave Ranch Estates.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ft. Mojave Post Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2173504<4>
  • Needles Pioneer Cemetery
  • Needles Riverview Cemetery
  • Hardyville Pioneer Cemetery
  • Continue List ...

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 Mojave Ranch Estates in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Mojave Ranch Estates.

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

  • Needles [San Bernardino County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Needles
    • Needles [San Bernardino County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Mojave Ranch Estates
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 285 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,976 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Needles had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Needles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Needles<2>
  • Java [San Bernardino County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Java
    • Java [San Bernardino County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Mojave Ranch Estates
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Java had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Java have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Java
  • Powell [Mohave County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powell
    • Powell [Mohave County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Mojave Ranch Estates
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Powell had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell
  • Homer [San Bernardino County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homer
    • Homer [San Bernardino County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Mojave Ranch Estates
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Homer had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homer have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homer
  • Franconia [Mohave County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franconia
    • Franconia [Mohave County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of Mojave Ranch Estates
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Franconia had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franconia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franconia
  • Yucca [Mohave County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yucca
    • Yucca [Mohave County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Mojave Ranch Estates
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Yucca had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yucca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yucca<2>
  • Goffs [San Bernardino County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goffs
    • Goffs [San Bernardino County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Mojave Ranch Estates
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Goffs had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goffs
  • Drake [Mohave County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drake
    • Drake [Mohave County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of Mojave Ranch Estates
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Drake had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drake

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mohave County: www.co.mohave.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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mojave Ranch Estates) 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 Mojave Ranch Estates. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mojave Ranch Estates

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mojave Ranch Estates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9428, Longitude: -114.5908       In this case, the coordinates for Mojave Ranch Estates 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 Mojave Ranch Estates, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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