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Our Genealogy Helper for Strafford ...

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 Strafford (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 Strafford. 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 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.

Strafford is located in Greene County.

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

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Greene County: Christian, Dade, Dallas, Lawrence, Polk & Webster.

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

  • Greene County     (The home county of Strafford)
    • Turners [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turners
      • Turners [Greene County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turners have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turners
    • Fair Grove [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Grove
      • Fair Grove [Greene County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,529 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fair Grove<3>
    • Sequiota [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sequiota
      • Sequiota [Greene County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sequiota
    • Springfield [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
      • Springfield [Greene County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 167,882 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<3>
    • Willard [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willard
      • Willard [Greene County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,632 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willard<3>
    • Battlefield [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battlefield
      • Battlefield [Greene County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,622 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Battlefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battlefield
    • Brookline Station [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookline Station
      • Brookline Station [Greene County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Brookline Station. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookline Station
    • Brookline [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookline
      • Brookline [Greene County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookline
    • Bois D'Arc [Greene County]
    • Republic [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Republic
      • Republic [Greene County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,938 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Republic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Republic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Republic<3>
    • Phenix [Greene County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phenix
      • Phenix [Greene County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the west of Strafford
      • Phenix has also been known as:
      • Phenix Quarry
    • Ash Grove [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ash Grove
      • Ash Grove [Greene County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,444 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ash Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ash Grove<3>
  • Christian County
    • Linden [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
      • Linden [Christian County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden
    • Fremont Hills [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont Hills
      • Fremont Hills [Christian County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 922 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fremont Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont Hills
    • Ozark [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozark
      • Ozark [Christian County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ozark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<3>
    • Sparta [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sparta
      • Sparta [Christian County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,946 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<3>
    • Nixa [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nixa
      • Nixa [Christian County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,515 people
      • Former name for Nixa:
      • Faught
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nixa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nixa<3>
    • Bruner [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruner
      • Bruner [Christian County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruner
    • Oldfield [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oldfield
      • Oldfield [Christian County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oldfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oldfield
    • Elkhead [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhead
      • Elkhead [Christian County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Strafford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhead
    • Chadwick [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chadwick
      • Chadwick [Christian County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chadwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chadwick
    • Highlandville [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highlandville
      • Highlandville [Christian County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,051 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highlandville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highlandville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highlandville<3>
    • Clever [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clever
      • Clever [Christian County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,770 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clever have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clever
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clever<3>
    • Billings [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Billings
      • Billings [Christian County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Billings have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Billings
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Billings<3>
  • Dade County
    • Everton [Dade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Everton
      • Everton [Dade County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the west of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Everton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Everton<3>
    • Dadeville [Dade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dadeville
      • Dadeville [Dade County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 224 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dadeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dadeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dadeville<3>
    • Greenfield [Dade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Dade County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenfield<3>
    • South Greenfield [Dade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Greenfield
      • South Greenfield [Dade County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 85 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Greenfield
  • Dallas County
    • Buffalo [Dallas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
      • Buffalo [Dallas County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,091 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<3>
    • Long Lane [Dallas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Lane
      • Long Lane [Dallas County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Strafford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Lane
    • Louisburg [Dallas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisburg
      • Louisburg [Dallas County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the north of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 116 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisburg
    • Urbana [Dallas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Urbana
      • Urbana [Dallas County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the north of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Urbana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Urbana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Urbana<3>
  • Douglas County
    • Ava [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ava
      • Ava [Douglas County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,865 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ava
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ava<3>
  • Hickory County
    • Pittsburg [Hickory County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburg
      • Pittsburg [Hickory County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburg<3>
  • Laclede County
    • Conway [Laclede County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conway
      • Conway [Laclede County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 776 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conway<3>
    • Phillipsburg [Laclede County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillipsburg
      • Phillipsburg [Laclede County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 199 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillipsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phillipsburg<3>
    • Evergreen [Laclede County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
      • Evergreen [Laclede County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Evergreen has also been known as:
      • Evergreen village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
    • Twin Bridges [Laclede County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Bridges
      • Twin Bridges [Laclede County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Bridges came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Bridges
    • Lebanon [Laclede County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
      • Lebanon [Laclede County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,798 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lebanon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<3>
  • Lawrence County
    • Halltown [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halltown
      • Halltown [Lawrence County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the west of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 171 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halltown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halltown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halltown<3>
    • Marionville [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marionville
      • Marionville [Lawrence County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,181 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marionville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marionville<3>
    • Aurora [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aurora
      • Aurora [Lawrence County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,447 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aurora<3>
    • Miller [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miller
      • Miller [Lawrence County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the west of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 681 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miller
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Miller<3>
    • Mount Vernon [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
      • Mount Vernon [Lawrence County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,508 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<3>
  • Polk County
    • Tin Town [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tin Town
      • Tin Town [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tin Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tin Town
    • Goodnight [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodnight
      • Goodnight [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodnight have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Goodnight has also been known as:
      • Goodnight village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodnight
    • Pleasant Hope [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hope
      • Pleasant Hope [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Hope<3>
    • Brighton [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brighton
      • Brighton [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brighton<3>
    • Morrisville [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrisville
      • Morrisville [Polk County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrisville<3>
    • Halfway [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halfway
      • Halfway [Polk County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 177 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halfway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halfway
    • Eudora [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eudora
      • Eudora [Polk County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eudora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eudora
    • Bolivar [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolivar
      • Bolivar [Polk County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,067 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolivar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolivar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bolivar<3>
    • Goodson [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodson
      • Goodson [Polk County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodson
    • Aldrich [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aldrich
      • Aldrich [Polk County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 81 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aldrich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aldrich
    • Fair Play [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Play
      • Fair Play [Polk County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Play have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Play
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fair Play<3>
  • Stone County
    • Union City [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
      • Union City [Stone County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
    • Ponce de Leon [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ponce de Leon
      • Ponce de Leon [Stone County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ponce de Leon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ponce de Leon
    • Hurley [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurley
      • Hurley [Stone County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 177 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurley<3>
    • Crane [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crane
      • Crane [Stone County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,357 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crane
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crane<3>
    • Galena [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena
      • Galena [Stone County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galena<3>
    • Reeds Spring [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reeds Spring
      • Reeds Spring [Stone County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 867 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reeds Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reeds Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reeds Spring<3>
    • McCord Bend [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCord Bend
      • McCord Bend [Stone County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCord Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCord Bend
  • Taney County
    • Bradleyville [Taney County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradleyville
      • Bradleyville [Taney County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradleyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradleyville
    • Taneyville [Taney County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taneyville
      • Taneyville [Taney County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 362 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taneyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taneyville
    • Bull Creek [Taney County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bull Creek
      • Bull Creek [Taney County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 635 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bull Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bull Creek
    • Merriam Woods [Taney County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merriam Woods
      • Merriam Woods [Taney County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,847 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merriam Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merriam Woods
    • Rockaway Beach [Taney County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockaway Beach
      • Rockaway Beach [Taney County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockaway Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockaway Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockaway Beach<3>
    • Forsyth [Taney County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forsyth
      • Forsyth [Taney County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forsyth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forsyth<3>
    • Kissee Mills [Taney County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kissee Mills
      • Kissee Mills [Taney County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kissee Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kissee Mills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kissee Mills<3>
  • Webster County
    • Crown [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crown
      • Crown [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Strafford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown
    • Conklin [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conklin
      • Conklin [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conklin
    • Rogersville [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogersville
      • Rogersville [Webster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,863 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<3>
    • Marshfield [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshfield
      • Marshfield [Webster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,562 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marshfield<3>
    • Elkland [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkland
      • Elkland [Webster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Strafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkland
    • Fordland [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fordland
      • Fordland [Webster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 846 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fordland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fordland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fordland<3>
    • Diggins [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diggins
      • Diggins [Webster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diggins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diggins
    • Niangua [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niangua
      • Niangua [Webster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 426 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niangua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niangua
    • Seymour [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seymour
      • Seymour [Webster County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,010 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seymour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seymour
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seymour<3>
  • Wright County
    • Odin [Wright County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odin
      • Odin [Wright County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of Strafford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odin
    • Grovespring [Wright County]
    • Mansfield [Wright County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
      • Mansfield [Wright County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the east of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<3>
    • Hartville [Wright County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartville
      • Hartville [Wright County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the east of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartville<3>
    • Norwood [Wright County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwood
      • Norwood [Wright County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Strafford
      • Estimated population in 2015: 641 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwood<3>

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

Newspapers Published in the Vicinity of Strafford ...

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 129 newspapers that have been published in the area around Strafford.

We have organized these newspapers into two lists:

  • A Local Newspaper List - focusing on the papers published in the immediate area of Strafford. There are actually two parts to this list - papers printed in the immediate area of Strafford and those printed in the larger area surrounding Strafford.
  • An Extended Newspaper List - a longer list, sorted by paper name and containing those papers published within 25 miles [40.2 km] of Strafford.

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 Strafford:

  • 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 Missouri

Cemeteries Near Strafford ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Strafford.

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

  • Mullinax Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mullinax Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mullinax Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mullinax Cemetery
  • Dishman Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dishman Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dishman Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dishman Cemetery
  • Potter Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Potter Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Potter Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potter Cemetery
  • Caldwell Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Caldwell Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Caldwell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caldwell Cemetery
  • Willis Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Willis Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Willis Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willis Cemetery
  • Westmoreland Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Westmoreland Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Westmoreland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westmoreland Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Bodenhamer Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bodenhamer Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bodenhamer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bodenhamer Cemetery
    • Parsley Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Parsley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Parsley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parsley Cemetery
    • McCraw Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McCraw Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McCraw Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCraw Cemetery
    • Welch Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Welch Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Welch Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welch Cemetery
    • Liberty Cemetery
    • Roberts Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Roberts Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Roberts Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Roberts Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roberts Cemetery
    • Webb Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Webb Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Webb Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Webb Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webb Cemetery
    • Pursley Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pursley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pursley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pursley Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pursley Cemetery
    • Panther Valley Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Panther Valley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Panther Valley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Panther Valley Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Strafford.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panther Valley 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.<7>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Strafford had a population of 160 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2019, Strafford had a population of 2,460 people.

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

  • Strafford [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strafford
    • Strafford [Greene County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Strafford
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 160 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,460 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Strafford had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strafford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strafford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strafford<3>
  • Compton [Webster County] - Historic
    • While Compton was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Compton
    • Compton [Webster County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Strafford
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Compton had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Compton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Northview [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northview
    • Northview [Webster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Strafford
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Northview had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northview
  • Caddo [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caddo
    • Caddo [Webster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Strafford
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Caddo had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caddo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caddo
  • Mumford [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mumford
    • Mumford [Greene County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mumford had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mumford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mumford
  • Hickory Barren [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Barren
    • Hickory Barren [Greene County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Strafford
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Hickory Barren had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Barren have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Barren
  • Continue List ...
    • Fair Grove [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Grove
      • Fair Grove [Greene County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Strafford
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 120 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,529 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Fair Grove had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fair Grove<3>
    • Palmetto [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmetto
      • Palmetto [Greene County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Palmetto had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmetto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmetto
    • Langston [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Langston
      • Langston [Greene County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Langston had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Langston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langston
    • Henderson [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
      • Henderson [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 145 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henderson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson
    • Conklin [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conklin
      • Conklin [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Strafford
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Conklin had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conklin
    • Springfield [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
      • Springfield [Greene County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 21,850 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 167,882 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Springfield had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<3>
    • Palace [Greene County] - Historic
      • While Palace was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palace
      • Palace [Greene County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Palace had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Galloway [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galloway
      • Galloway [Greene County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Strafford
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Galloway had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galloway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galloway
    • Rogersville [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogersville
      • Rogersville [Webster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Strafford
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,863 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Rogersville had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<3>

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Strafford ...

While our initial data about Strafford came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Strafford 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 Strafford.

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

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Strafford:
Services available in 1895: had a Railroad Station, Express Office

Map from 1904, unknown title/publisher

Rand McNally Map of Missouri (1897)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.

We have found Strafford in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Strafford for more information.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Greene County: www.greenecountymo.org/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Strafford) 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 Strafford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StraffordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strafford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2704, Longitude: -93.1185       In this case, the coordinates for Strafford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<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.
<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 Strafford, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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