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Our Genealogy Helper for McCabe ...

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 McCabe (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 McCabe. 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 hospitals 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.

McCabe is located in Roosevelt 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 Roosevelt County: Daniels, McCone, Richland, Sheridan, Valley & Williams (ND).

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

  • Roosevelt County     (The home county of McCabe)
    • Froid [Roosevelt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Froid
      • Froid [Roosevelt County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of McCabe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 204 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Froid have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Froid
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Froid<3>
    • Culbertson [Roosevelt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Culbertson
      • Culbertson [Roosevelt County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of McCabe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 789 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culbertson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Culbertson<3>
    • Bainville [Roosevelt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bainville
      • Bainville [Roosevelt County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of McCabe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 317 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bainville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bainville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bainville<3>
    • Brockton [Roosevelt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brockton
      • Brockton [Roosevelt County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of McCabe
      • Estimated population in 2018: 234 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brockton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brockton<3>
    • Poplar [Roosevelt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar
      • Poplar [Roosevelt County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the west of McCabe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poplar<3>
  • Richland County
    • Fairview [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
      • Fairview [Richland County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southeast of McCabe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 882 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairview<3>
    • Sidney [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidney
      • Sidney [Richland County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the south of McCabe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,297 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidney
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sidney<3>
    • Lambert [Richland County]
  • Sheridan County
    • Medicine Lake [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medicine Lake
      • Medicine Lake [Sheridan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of McCabe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 219 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medicine Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medicine Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medicine Lake<3>
    • Dagmar [Sheridan County]
    • Reserve [Sheridan County]
    • Antelope [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antelope
      • Antelope [Sheridan County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of McCabe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Antelope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antelope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Antelope<3>
    • Plentywood [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plentywood
      • Plentywood [Sheridan County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of McCabe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,712 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plentywood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plentywood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plentywood<3>
  • McKenzie County (ND)
    • Dore [McKenzie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dore
      • Dore [McKenzie County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of McCabe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dore
    • Cartwright [McKenzie County]
  • Williams County (ND)
    • Bonetraill [Williams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonetraill
      • Bonetraill [Williams County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of McCabe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonetraill
    • Trenton [Williams County]
    • Grenora [Williams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grenora
      • Grenora [Williams County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northeast of McCabe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 347 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grenora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grenora<3>
    • Williston [Williams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williston
      • Williston [Williams County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the east of McCabe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,749 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williston<3>
    • Hanks [Williams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanks
      • Hanks [Williams County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northeast of McCabe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanks
    • Zahl [Williams County]

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

Newspapers Published in McCabe ...

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 53 newspapers that have been published in the area around McCabe.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of McCabe, there are papers which were published within 40 miles [64.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for McCabe.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites 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 McCabe:

  • 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 North Dakota

Cemeteries Near McCabe ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of McCabe.

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

  • South Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the South Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the South Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • South Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of McCabe.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Cemetery
  • Kvile Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kvile Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Kvile Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Kvile Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of McCabe.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kvile Cemetery
  • Hillside Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hillside Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hillside Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hillside Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of McCabe.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillside Cemetery
  • Bainville Cemetery
  • Freidens Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Freidens Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Freidens Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Freidens Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of McCabe.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freidens Cemetery
  • Bauer Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bauer Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bauer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bauer Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of McCabe.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bauer Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Homestead Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Homestead Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Homestead Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Homestead Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of McCabe.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestead Cemetery
    • Ft. Kipp Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ft. Kipp Cemetery
      • Ft. Kipp Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of McCabe.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ft. Kipp Cemetery
    • Cherry Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cherry Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cherry Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Cherry Creek Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of McCabe.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry Creek Cemetery
    • Jacobson Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jacobson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jacobson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jacobson Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of McCabe.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacobson Cemetery
    • Medicine Lake Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Medicine Lake Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Medicine Lake Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Medicine Lake Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of McCabe.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medicine Lake Cemetery
    • Nohly Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nohly Cemetery
      • Nohly Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of McCabe.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nohly Cemetery
    • Westview Cemetery
    • Round Prairie Cemetery
    • Andes Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Andes Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Andes Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Andes Cemetery lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of McCabe.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andes 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 McCabe in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of McCabe.

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

  • Culbertson [Roosevelt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Culbertson
    • Culbertson [Roosevelt County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of McCabe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 789 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Culbertson had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culbertson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Culbertson<3>
  • Buford [Williams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buford
    • Buford [Williams County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of McCabe
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Buford had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buford
  • Trenton [Williams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
    • Trenton [Williams County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of McCabe
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Trenton had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trenton<3>

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for McCabe ...

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

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 McCabe. See our Misc Page for McCabe for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Montana

About Roosevelt County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McCabe) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for McCabe. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McCabeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in McCabe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.2461, Longitude: -104.3746    
<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 McCabe, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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