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Our Genealogy Helper for Alpaugh ...

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 Alpaugh (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 Alpaugh. 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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors 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.

Alpaugh is located in Tulare County.

To see how the shape of California's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tulare County: Fresno, Inyo, Kern & Kings.

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

  • Tulare County     (The home county of Alpaugh)
    • Allensworth [Tulare County] - Historic
    • Earlimart [Tulare County]
    • Pixley [Tulare County]
    • Tipton [Tulare County]
    • Waukena [Tulare County]
    • Saucelito [Tulare County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saucelito
      • Saucelito [Tulare County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Alpaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saucelito have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Woodville [Tulare County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
      • Woodville [Tulare County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Alpaugh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
    • Richgrove [Tulare County]
    • Poplar [Tulare County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar
      • Poplar [Tulare County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Alpaugh
      • Poplar has also been known as:
      • Poplar - Cotton Center
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar
    • Tulare [Tulare County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tulare
      • Tulare [Tulare County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Alpaugh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,797 people
      • Tulare has also been known as:
      • Tulare City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tulare
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tulare<2>
    • Ducor [Tulare County]
    • Terra Bella [Tulare County]
    • Loma [Tulare County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loma
      • Loma [Tulare County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Alpaugh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loma
  • Fresno County
    • Laton [Fresno County]
    • Huron [Fresno County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huron
      • Huron [Fresno County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Alpaugh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huron<2>
  • Kern County
    • Delano [Kern County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delano
      • Delano [Kern County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Alpaugh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,041 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delano
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delano<2>
    • Vinland [Kern County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinland
      • Vinland [Kern County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Alpaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinland
    • Semitropic [Kern County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Semitropic
      • Semitropic [Kern County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Alpaugh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Semitropic
    • McFarland [Kern County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McFarland
      • McFarland [Kern County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Alpaugh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,482 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McFarland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McFarland<2>
    • Wasco [Kern County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wasco
      • Wasco [Kern County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Alpaugh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,734 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wasco
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wasco<2>
    • Lost Hills [Kern County]
    • Famoso [Kern County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Famoso
      • Famoso [Kern County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Alpaugh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Famoso
    • Spicer City [Kern County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spicer City
      • Spicer City [Kern County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Alpaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spicer City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spicer City
    • Shafter [Kern County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shafter
      • Shafter [Kern County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Alpaugh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,739 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shafter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shafter<2>
    • Buttonwillow [Kern County]
    • Woody [Kern County]
    • McKittrick [Kern County]
  • Kings County
    • Corcoran [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corcoran
      • Corcoran [Kings County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the north of Alpaugh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,798 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corcoran
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corcoran<2>
    • Kettleman City [Kings County]
    • Stratford [Kings County]
    • Home Garden [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Home Garden
      • Home Garden [Kings County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Alpaugh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Home Garden
    • Millham City [Kings County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millham City
      • Millham City [Kings County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Alpaugh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millham City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hanford [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanford
      • Hanford [Kings County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the north of Alpaugh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,352 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanford<2>
    • Armona [Kings County]
    • Lemoore [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemoore
      • Lemoore [Kings County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Alpaugh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,331 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoore<2>
    • Avenal [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avenal
      • Avenal [Kings County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the west of Alpaugh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,362 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avenal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avenal<2>

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

Newspapers Published in Alpaugh ...

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 96 newspapers that have been published in the area around Alpaugh.

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Alpaugh:

  • 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 California

Cemeteries Near Alpaugh ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Alpaugh.

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

  • Allensworth Historical Cemetery
  • Tipton - Pixley Cemetery
  • Delano - McFarland District Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Delano - McFarland District Cemetery
    • The Delano - McFarland District Cemetery is a very large cemetery that is located outside and to the southwest of Delano.To be more accurate, Delano - McFarland District Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Alpaugh.
    • Delano - McFarland District Cemetery has also been known as:
    • North Kern Cemetery
    • North Kern Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delano - McFarland District Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #640421<4>
  • Corcoran Memorial Park
  • Wasco Memorial Park
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wasco Memorial Park
    • The Wasco Memorial Park is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the west of Wasco.To be more precise, Wasco Memorial Park lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the south of Alpaugh.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wasco Memorial Park
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1238237<4>
  • Woodville 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.<5>

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

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

  • Pixley [Tulare County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pixley
    • Pixley [Tulare County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Alpaugh
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pixley had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pixley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pixley<2>
  • Delano [Kern County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delano
    • Delano [Kern County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Alpaugh
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 401 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,041 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Delano had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delano
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delano<2>
  • Tipton [Tulare County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tipton
    • Tipton [Tulare County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Alpaugh
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 366 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Tipton had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tipton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tipton<2>
  • Woodville [Tulare County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
    • Woodville [Tulare County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Alpaugh
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 69 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Woodville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
  • Poplar [Tulare County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar
    • Poplar [Tulare County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Alpaugh
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Poplar had a post office and no railroad service
    • Poplar has also been known as:
    • Poplar - Cotton Center
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar
  • Tulare [Tulare County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tulare
    • Tulare [Tulare County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Alpaugh
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 2,697 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,797 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Tulare had a post office and railroad service
    • Tulare has also been known as:
    • Tulare City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tulare
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tulare<2>
  • Continue List ...
    • Terra Bella [Tulare County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terra Bella
      • Terra Bella [Tulare County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Alpaugh
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Terra Bella had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terra Bella
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terra Bella<2>
    • Tagus [Tulare County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tagus
      • Tagus [Tulare County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Alpaugh
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tagus had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tagus have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tagus
    • Plano [Tulare County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plano
      • Plano [Tulare County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Alpaugh
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 106 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Plano had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plano have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plano
    • Porterville [Tulare County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porterville
      • Porterville [Tulare County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Alpaugh
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 606 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,949 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Porterville had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Porterville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Porterville<2>

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Alpaugh ...

While our initial data about Alpaugh came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Alpaugh in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Alpaugh.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

SPV's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - California & Nevada
Written by: Walker, Mike
Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2002
(Available from Amazon.com)

Shell Oil Road Map for California (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Alpaugh. See our Misc Page for Alpaugh for more information.

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

The official website for Tulare County: www.co.tulare.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alpaugh) 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 Alpaugh. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlpaughOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpaugh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8877, Longitude: -119.4874    
<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 Alpaugh, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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