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Our Genealogical Helper for Antioch ...

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 Antioch (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 insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Antioch. 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.

Newspapers Published in Antioch ...

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 94 newspapers that have been published in the area around Antioch.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Antioch, there are papers which were published within 23 miles [37 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Antioch.

Cemeteries Near Antioch ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Antioch.

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 click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

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

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  W Antioch Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SSW Dugger Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Richards Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NNW Burris Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Frye Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SSW Woodward Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Clayton Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Houck Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Deckard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Clayton Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Old Linton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE German Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Terhune Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Old Union Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pirtle Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Knights of Columbus Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Good Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Brodie Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Spencer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Walters Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Booker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Island City Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bohley Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Purcell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Posey Cemetery   [Map]     
  S McDade Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Waggoner Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Buzan Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Walls Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Coffman Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  N Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Land Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Skidmore Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Trimble Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Scafford Prairie Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Campbell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Sanders Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Center Ridge Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW McCammon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Providence Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Snyder Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Switz City Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Fuller Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Duncan Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Little Flock Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Free Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Timmons Cemetery   [Map]     


       

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.<3>

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

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

Cass   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Antioch
 - Cass had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dugger   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 232 people (with 892 people in 2017)
 - Dugger had a post office and railroad service
 
Jasonville   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 148 people (with 2,145 people in 2017)
 - Jasonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Farnsworth - Historic   [Map]
 - While Farnsworth was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Antioch
 - Farnsworth had a post office and railroad service
 
Summit   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Antioch
 - Summit had railroad service and no post office
 
Linton   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 958 people (with 5,241 people in 2017)
 - Linton had a post office and railroad service
 
Hymera   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 182 people (with 770 people in 2017)
 - Hymera had a post office and railroad service
 
Island City   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Antioch
 - Island City had railroad service and no post office

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Antioch. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Antioch in the 1890's.

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.

Antioch is primarily located in Greene County. A portion of Antioch extends into Sullivan County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Greene County: Clay, Davies's, Knox, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Owen & Sullivan.

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

  DirectionDistance
Greene     (The home county for Antioch)
      Gilmour   [Map]   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Midland   [Map]   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Jasonville   [Map]   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Linton   [Map]   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Island City   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Switz City   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Lyons   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Worthington   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Bloomfield   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Newberry   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Mineral City   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Scotland   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Koleen   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
 
Clay
      Coalmont   [Map]   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Clay City   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Cory   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Saline City   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Center Point   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Bowling Green   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Prairie City   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Staunton   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Roadman Corner   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Poland   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Brazil   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Bee Ridge   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Knightsville   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
 
Davies's
      Elnora   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Plainville   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Odon   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Capehart   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Washington   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Montgomery   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Cannelburg   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Glendale   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Alfordsville   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Knox
      Sandborn   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Freelandville   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Westphalia   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Edwardsport   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Oaktown   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Bicknell   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Ragsdale   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Bruceville   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Wheatland   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Vincennes   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Monroe City   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Lawrence
      Silverville   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Springville   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Williams   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Judah   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Avoca   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Oolitic   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Huron   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Martin
      Crane   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Burns City   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Loogootee   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Shoals   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Monroe
      Stanford   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Ellettsville   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Stinesville   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Highland Village   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Clear Creek   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Harrodsburg   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Bloomington   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Smithville   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Owen
      Coal City   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Arney   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Freedom   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Patricksburg   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Spencer   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Gosport   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Quincy   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Parke
      Rosedale   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Bridgeton   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Numa   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Pike
      Highbank Town   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Putnam
      Reelsville   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Cloverdale   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Putnamville   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Sullivan
      Dugger   [Map]   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Scotchtown   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Hymera   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Paxton   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Sullivan   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Shelburn   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Carlisle   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Farmersburg   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Scott City   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      New Lebanon   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Fairbanks   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Graysville   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Merom   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
 
Vermillion
      Universal   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Clinton   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Vigo
      Lewis   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Pimento   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Prairie Creek   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Youngstown   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Riley   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Prairieton   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Glen Ayre   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Seelyville   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Terre Haute   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      West Terre Haute   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Barnhart Town   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Terre Town   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      North Terre Haute   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
 
Clark (IL)
      York (IL)   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      West Union (IL)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Weaver (IL)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Melrose (IL)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Dennison (IL)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Marshall (IL)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Clark Center (IL)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Hogue Town (IL)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Martinsville (IL)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Crawford (IL)
      Palestine (IL)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Heathsville (IL)   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Hutsonville (IL)   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      West York (IL)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Gordon (IL)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Flat Rock (IL)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Duncanville (IL)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Oil Grove (IL)   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Robinson (IL)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      New Hebron (IL)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Annapolis (IL)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Stoy (IL)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Oil Center (IL)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Edgar (IL)
      Vermilion (IL)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Bell Ridge (IL)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Lawrence (IL)
      Russellville (IL)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Birds (IL)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Lawrenceville (IL)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bridgeport (IL)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Antioch:

These websites are specific to Indiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the Indiana State Archives

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Indiana to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Greene County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Davies's County:       Cyndi's List       Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Knox County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Owen County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Parke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sullivan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vermillion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vigo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clark County (IL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crawford County (IL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Edgar County (IL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (IL):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Indiana:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Indiana,     of Greene County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Indiana
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Indiana
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Indiana,     of Greene County

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.

Disaster Stories from Indiana
 
Also see Diaster Stories for ...
      Illinois

Other Roadside Stops ...



Search for a Community located in Indiana

About Greene County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Indiana: www.in.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Antioch. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Antioch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antioch. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0987, Longitude: -87.2375     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Antioch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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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<3>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 Antioch, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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