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Our Genealogy Helper for Wagoner ...

So far, we have found very little information about Wagoner. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Wagoner to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Wagoner, please Contact Us.


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 Wagoner (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 Wagoner. 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.

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 northeast 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 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 east 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.

Although our information shows that the community of Wagoner is historic, it would have been located within present day 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 Wagoner. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Wagoner:

  • Yavapai County     (The home county of Wagoner)
    • Walnut Grove [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Grove
      • Walnut Grove [Yavapai County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Wagoner
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Grove
    • Minnehaha Flats [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minnehaha Flats
      • Minnehaha Flats [Yavapai County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Wagoner
      • 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>
    • Shelley [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelley
      • Shelley [Yavapai County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Wagoner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Constellation [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Constellation
      • Constellation [Yavapai County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Wagoner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Constellation have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Minnehaha [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minnehaha
      • Minnehaha [Yavapai County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Wagoner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minnehaha have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Copperopolis [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copperopolis
      • Copperopolis [Yavapai County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Wagoner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copperopolis have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bradshaw City [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradshaw City
      • Bradshaw City [Yavapai County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Wagoner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradshaw City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Wagoner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Misery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Octave [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Octave
      • Octave [Yavapai County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Wagoner
    • Weaver [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weaver
      • Weaver [Yavapai County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Wagoner
    • Crown King [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crown King
      • Crown King [Yavapai County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Wagoner
      • 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<5>
    • Oro Belle [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oro Belle
      • Oro Belle [Yavapai County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Wagoner
      • 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>
    • Glen Ilah [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Ilah
      • Glen Ilah [Yavapai County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west of Wagoner
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Ilah
  • Maricopa County
    • Wickenburg [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wickenburg
      • Wickenburg [Maricopa County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Wagoner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,092 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wickenburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wickenburg<5>
    • Morristown [Maricopa County]
    • Circle City [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Circle City
      • Circle City [Maricopa County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the south of Wagoner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Circle City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Circle City
    • Wittmann [Maricopa County]
    • New River [Maricopa County]
    • Anthem [Maricopa County]
    • Sun City West [Maricopa County]
    • Surprise [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surprise
      • Surprise [Maricopa County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the south of Wagoner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 141,664 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surprise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surprise<5>
    • Aguila [Maricopa County]

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

Newspapers Published in Wagoner ...

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 84 newspapers that have been published in the area around Wagoner.

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

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 Wagoner:

  • 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 Wagoner ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Wagoner.

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

  • Walnut Grove 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>
    • Minnehaha Flats Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Wagoner.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minnehaha Flats 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>
    • Shelley Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Wagoner.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelley Cemetery
  • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south of Wagoner.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Constellation Cemetery
  • Copperopolis Cemetery
  • Bradshaw City Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Octave Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Octave Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Octave Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Octave Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Wagoner.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Octave Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2292708<6>
    • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Kentucks Gravesite lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Wagoner.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentucks Gravesite
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #57047<6>
    • Crown King Cemetery
    • Genung Memorial Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Genung Memorial Park
      • The Genung Memorial Park is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the east of Peeples Valley.Stated another way, Genung Memorial Park lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Wagoner.
      • Genung Memorial Park has also been known as:
      • Genung Cemetery
      • Genung Memorial Park Cemetery
      • Peeples Valley Pioneer Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genung Memorial Park
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2279078<6>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Wagoner.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palace Station Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2330138<6>
    • Champie Ranch Cemetery
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Wagoner.
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Wagoner.
      • Champie Mill Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Allen's Mill Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Champie Mill Cemetery
    • Kirkland Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kirkland Cemetery
      • Kirkland Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Wagoner.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkland 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.

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

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

  • Walnut Grove [Yavapai County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Grove
    • Walnut Grove [Yavapai County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Wagoner
    • 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
  • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of Wagoner
    • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Briggs [Yavapai County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Briggs
    • Briggs [Yavapai County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Wagoner
    • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Briggs
  • Crown King [Yavapai County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crown King
    • Crown King [Yavapai County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Wagoner
    • 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<5>
  • Congress [Yavapai County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Congress
    • Congress [Yavapai County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the west of Wagoner
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 242 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Congress had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Congress
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Congress<5>
  • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Wagoner
    • 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
  • Continue List ...
    • Walker [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walker
      • Walker [Yavapai County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Wagoner
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Walker had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walker
    • Wickenburg [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wickenburg
      • Wickenburg [Maricopa County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Wagoner
      • 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<5>
    • 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 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Wagoner
      • 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>
    • Skull Valley [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skull Valley
      • Skull Valley [Yavapai County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Wagoner
      • 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<5>
    • Bumble Bee [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bumble Bee
      • Bumble Bee [Yavapai County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the east of Wagoner
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bumble Bee had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bumble Bee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bumble Bee<5>
    • 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 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the east of Wagoner
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Cordes had a post office and no railroad service
    • Mayer [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayer
      • Mayer [Yavapai County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Wagoner
      • 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<5>
    • Prescott [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prescott
      • Prescott [Yavapai County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the north of Wagoner
      • 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<5>
    • Fort Whipple [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Whipple
      • Fort Whipple [Yavapai County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Wagoner
      • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Whipple

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arizona

About Yavapai County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Wagoner, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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- Wagoner) 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 Wagoner. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wagoner

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wagoner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2135, Longitude: -112.5354    
<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>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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