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Our Genealogy Helper for Jardine ...

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 Jardine (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 Jardine. 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 southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. 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 west 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.

Jardine is located in Park County.

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

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Park County: Carbon, Gallatin, Meagher, Stillwater, Sweet Grass & Park (WY).

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

  • Park County     (The home county of Jardine)
    • Gardiner [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardiner
      • Gardiner [Park County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Jardine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gardiner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardiner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardiner<3>
    • White City [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White City
      • White City [Park County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Jardine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White City
    • Chico Hot Springs [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chico Hot Springs
      • Chico Hot Springs [Park County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Jardine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chico Hot Springs
    • Emigrant [Park County]
    • Pray [Park County]
    • Pine Creek [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Creek
      • Pine Creek [Park County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Jardine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Creek
    • Silver Gate [Park County]
    • Cooke City [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooke City
      • Cooke City [Park County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Jardine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooke City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooke City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cooke City<3>
  • Gallatin County
    • West Yellowstone [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Yellowstone
      • West Yellowstone [Gallatin County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Jardine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,372 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Yellowstone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Yellowstone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Yellowstone<3>
    • Big Sky [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Sky
      • Big Sky [Gallatin County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the west of Jardine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Sky have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Sky
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Sky<3>
  • Park County (WY)
    • Mammoth [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mammoth
      • Mammoth [Park County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Jardine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth
    • Canyon Village [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canyon Village
      • Canyon Village [Park County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Jardine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canyon Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canyon Village

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

Newspapers Published in Jardine ...

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 3 newspapers that have been published in the area around Jardine.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Jardine, there are papers which were published within 36 miles [57.9 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Jardine.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Jardine:

  • 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 Montana
    • Stories from Wyoming

Cemeteries Near Jardine ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Jardine.

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

  • Jardine Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jardine Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jardine Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jardine Cemetery
  • Gardiner Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gardiner Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gardiner Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardiner Cemetery
  • Mammoth Civilian Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mammoth Civilian Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Mammoth Civilian Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Mammoth Civilian Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Jardine.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth Civilian Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2462986<5>
  • Ft. Yellowstone Army Cemetery
  • Horr Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Horr Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Horr Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Horr Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Jardine.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horr Cemetery
  • Aldridge Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Aldridge Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Aldridge Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Aldridge Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Jardine.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aldridge Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Chico Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chico Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chico Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Chico Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Jardine.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chico Cemetery
    • Emigrant Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Emigrant Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Emigrant Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Emigrant Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north of Jardine.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emigrant Cemetery
    • Magee Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Magee Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Magee Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Magee Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Jardine.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magee Cemetery
    • Shorthill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shorthill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shorthill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Shorthill Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Jardine.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shorthill Cemetery
    • Fir Ridge 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.<6>

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

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

  • Gardiner [Park County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardiner
    • Gardiner [Park County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Jardine
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 132 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Gardiner had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gardiner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardiner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardiner<3>
  • Sphinx [Park County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sphinx
    • Sphinx [Park County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Jardine
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sphinx had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sphinx have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sphinx
  • Chico [Park County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chico
    • Chico [Park County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Jardine
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 43 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Chico had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chico have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chico
  • Dailey [Park County] - Historic
    • While Dailey was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dailey
    • Dailey [Park County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Jardine
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Dailey had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dailey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Emigrant [Park County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emigrant
    • Emigrant [Park County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Jardine
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Emigrant had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emigrant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emigrant<3>
  • Chicory [Park County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chicory
    • Chicory [Park County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Jardine
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Chicory had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chicory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicory

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Jardine ...

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

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

Hixson Map of Montana (1950)
Published by Hixson Map Company

Shell Oil Map of Montana (1951)
Published by Shell Oil Company

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Park County: www.parkcounty.org/

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.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 drawn from Point A (ie- Jardine) 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 Jardine. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JardineOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jardine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0703, Longitude: -110.6344    
<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>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.
<6>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 Jardine, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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