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Our Genealogy Helper for Anchorage ...

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 Anchorage (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 Anchorage. 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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Anchorage is located in Humphreys County.

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

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Humphreys County: Holmes, Leflore, Sharkey, Sunflower, Washington & Yazoo.

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

  • Humphreys County     (The home county of Anchorage)
    • Louise [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louise
      • Louise [Humphreys County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
    • Lake City [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
      • Lake City [Humphreys County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Anchorage
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
    • Silver City [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Humphreys County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Gooden Lake [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gooden Lake
      • Gooden Lake [Humphreys County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Anchorage
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gooden Lake
    • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belzoni
      • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,915 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<3>
    • Isola [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isola
      • Isola [Humphreys County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isola
    • Jaketown [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jaketown
      • Jaketown [Humphreys County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Anchorage
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jaketown
  • Hinds County
    • Delta City [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta City
      • Delta City [Hinds County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Anchorage
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta City
    • Bolton [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolton
      • Bolton [Hinds County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the south of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolton
  • Holmes County
    • Bee Lake [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bee Lake
      • Bee Lake [Holmes County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Anchorage
      • Bee Lake has also been known as:
      • Bee Lake Plantation
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bee Lake
    • Mileston [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mileston
      • Mileston [Holmes County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Anchorage
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mileston
    • Gwin [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gwin
      • Gwin [Holmes County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Anchorage
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gwin
    • Tchula [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tchula
      • Tchula [Holmes County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tchula
    • Jones Crossing [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Crossing
      • Jones Crossing [Holmes County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Anchorage
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossing
    • Lexington [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
      • Lexington [Holmes County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,453 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<3>
    • Cruger [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cruger
      • Cruger [Holmes County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cruger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cruger
    • Pickens [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickens
      • Pickens [Holmes County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 995 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickens<3>
    • Goodman [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodman
      • Goodman [Holmes County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodman<3>
  • Issaquena County
    • Mayersville [Issaquena County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayersville
      • Mayersville [Issaquena County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayersville
  • Leflore County
    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan City
      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City
    • Sidon [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidon
      • Sidon [Leflore County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidon
  • Madison County
    • Kearney Park [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kearney Park
      • Kearney Park [Madison County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Anchorage
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kearney Park
    • Flora [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flora
      • Flora [Madison County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,862 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flora<3>
    • Canton [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
      • Canton [Madison County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,094 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<3>
  • Sharkey County
    • Richey [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richey
      • Richey [Sharkey County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Anchorage
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richey
    • Anguilla [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anguilla
      • Anguilla [Sharkey County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anguilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anguilla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anguilla<3>
    • Nitta Yuma [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nitta Yuma
      • Nitta Yuma [Sharkey County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Anchorage
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitta Yuma
    • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Fork
      • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Fork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolling Fork<3>
    • Panther Burn [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panther Burn
      • Panther Burn [Sharkey County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Anchorage
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panther Burn
    • Cary [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cary
      • Cary [Sharkey County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Issaquena [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Issaquena
      • Issaquena [Sharkey County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Anchorage
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Issaquena
    • Blanton [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanton
      • Blanton [Sharkey County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Anchorage
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanton
  • Sunflower County
    • New Town [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Town
      • New Town [Sunflower County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Anchorage
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Town
    • Inverness [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inverness
      • Inverness [Sunflower County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
    • Indianola [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
      • Indianola [Sunflower County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the north of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<3>
    • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moorhead
      • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the north of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorhead
  • Washington County
    • Hollandale [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollandale
      • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<3>
    • Forrest City [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forrest City
      • Forrest City [Washington County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Anchorage
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forrest City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Arcola [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcola
      • Arcola [Washington County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola
    • Wilmot [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmot
      • Wilmot [Washington County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Anchorage
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilmot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmot
    • Byrne City [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byrne City
      • Byrne City [Washington County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Anchorage
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byrne City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byrne City
    • Leland [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leland
      • Leland [Washington County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<3>
    • Greenville [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
      • Greenville [Washington County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,085 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<3>
  • Yazoo County
    • Jonestown [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonestown
      • Jonestown [Yazoo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Anchorage
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonestown
    • Yazoo City [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yazoo City
      • Yazoo City [Yazoo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,869 people
      • Former names for Yazoo City:
      • Hannan's Bluff
      • Manchester
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yazoo City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yazoo City<3>
    • Eden [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
      • Eden [Yazoo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 121 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Satartia [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Satartia
      • Satartia [Yazoo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 50 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Satartia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Satartia
    • Oil City [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oil City
      • Oil City [Yazoo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Anchorage
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oil City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oil City
    • Anding [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anding
      • Anding [Yazoo County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Anchorage
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anding
    • Bentonia [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bentonia
      • Bentonia [Yazoo County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bentonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bentonia<3>
  • Chicot County (AR)
    • Eudora [Chicot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eudora
      • Eudora [Chicot County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the west of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,903 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eudora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eudora<3>
  • East Carroll Parish (LA)
    • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Providence
      • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the west of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,429 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Providence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Providence<3>
    • Transylvania [East Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Transylvania
      • Transylvania [East Carroll Parish] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Anchorage
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Transylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Transylvania
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Transylvania<3>
  • West Carroll Parish (LA)
    • Kilbourne [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilbourne
      • Kilbourne [West Carroll Parish] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Anchorage
      • Estimated population in 2019: 383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilbourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilbourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilbourne<3>

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

Newspapers Published in Anchorage ...

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 58 newspapers that have been published in the area around Anchorage.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Anchorage, there are papers which were published within 24 miles [38.6 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Anchorage.

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 helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

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

  • 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 Arkansas
    • Stories from Louisiana
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Anchorage ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Anchorage.

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

  • Goshen Cemetery
  • Valley Home Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Valley Home Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Valley Home Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Home Cemetery
  • Balup Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Balup Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Balup Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Balup Cemetery
  • Huddleston Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Huddleston Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Huddleston Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huddleston Cemetery
  • Tanglewood Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Tanglewood Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Tanglewood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Tanglewood Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Anchorage.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanglewood Cemetery
  • Mayday Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mayday Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mayday Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mayday Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Anchorage.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayday Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Wolf Lake Baptist Church Cemetery
    • Campbellsville Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Campbellsville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Campbellsville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Campbellsville Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Anchorage.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campbellsville Cemetery
    • Banks Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Banks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Banks Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Banks Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Anchorage.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banks Cemetery
    • John Roberson Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the John Roberson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the John Roberson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • John Roberson Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Anchorage.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on John Roberson Cemetery
    • Brown Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Brown Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Brown Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Brown Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Anchorage.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brown Cemetery
    • Shannon Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shannon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shannon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Shannon Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Anchorage.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon Cemetery
    • Harris Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Harris Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Harris Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Harris Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Anchorage.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris Cemetery
    • Bellewood Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bellewood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bellewood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Bellewood Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Anchorage.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellewood Cemetery
    • Fish Lake Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fish Lake Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fish Lake Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Fish Lake Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Anchorage.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fish Lake 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.<5>

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

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

  • Lake City [Humphreys County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
    • Lake City [Humphreys County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Anchorage
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lake City had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
  • Auter [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auter
    • Auter [Sharkey County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Anchorage
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Auter had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auter
  • Crump [Yazoo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crump
    • Crump [Yazoo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Anchorage
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Crump had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crump have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crump
  • Anguilla [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anguilla
    • Anguilla [Sharkey County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Anchorage
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 172 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Anguilla had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anguilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anguilla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anguilla<3>
  • Kearney [Yazoo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kearney
    • Kearney [Yazoo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Anchorage
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kearney had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kearney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kearney
  • Yazoo City [Yazoo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yazoo City
    • Yazoo City [Yazoo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Anchorage
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 3,286 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,869 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Yazoo City had a post office and railroad service
    • Former names for Yazoo City:
    • Hannan's Bluff
    • Manchester
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yazoo City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yazoo City<3>
  • Continue List ...
    • Enola [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enola
      • Enola [Yazoo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Anchorage
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Enola had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enola
    • Valley [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley
      • Valley [Yazoo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Anchorage
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Valley had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley
    • Murphy [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murphy
      • Murphy [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Anchorage
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Murphy had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murphy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy
    • Dover [Yazoo County] - Historic
      • While Dover was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
      • Dover [Yazoo County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Anchorage
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 79 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Dover had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Belle Prairie [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle Prairie
      • Belle Prairie [Yazoo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Anchorage
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Belle Prairie had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Prairie
    • Nitta Yuma [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nitta Yuma
      • Nitta Yuma [Sharkey County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Anchorage
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 94 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Nitta Yuma had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitta Yuma
    • Mont Helena [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mont Helena
      • Mont Helena [Sharkey County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Anchorage
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mont Helena had no post office or railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mont Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mont Helena
    • Riverside Junction [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverside Junction
      • Riverside Junction [Sharkey County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Anchorage
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Riverside Junction had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverside Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside Junction
    • Pearce [Yazoo County] - Historic
      • While Pearce was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearce
      • Pearce [Yazoo County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Anchorage
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Pearce had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Anchorage) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anchorage. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9315, Longitude: -90.6143       In this case, the coordinates for Anchorage 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>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 Anchorage, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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