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Our Genealogy Helper for Noble ...

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 Noble (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 Noble. 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 northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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.

Noble is located in Broadwater 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 Broadwater County: Gallatin, Jefferson, Lewis and Clark & Meagher.

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

  • Broadwater County     (The home county of Noble)
    • Diamond City [Broadwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond City
      • Diamond City [Broadwater County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Noble
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamond City
    • Whites City [Broadwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whites City
      • Whites City [Broadwater County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Noble
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whites City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whites City
    • Winston [Broadwater County]
    • Townsend [Broadwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Townsend
      • Townsend [Broadwater County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Noble
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,220 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Townsend
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Townsend<3>
    • Radersburg [Broadwater County]
    • Crow Creek City [Broadwater County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crow Creek City
      • Crow Creek City [Broadwater County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Noble
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crow Creek City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Toston [Broadwater County]
  • Jefferson County
    • Montana City [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montana City
      • Montana City [Jefferson County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Noble
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montana City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montana City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montana City<3>
    • Clancy [Jefferson County]
    • Elkhorn [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhorn
      • Elkhorn [Jefferson County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Noble
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhorn
    • Jefferson City [Jefferson County]
    • Boulder [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boulder
      • Boulder [Jefferson County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Noble
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,291 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boulder
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boulder<3>
    • Basin [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Basin
      • Basin [Jefferson County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Noble
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Basin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Basin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Basin<3>
  • Lewis and Clark County
    • Cavetown [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cavetown
      • Cavetown [Lewis and Clark County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Noble
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cavetown
    • East Helena [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Helena
      • East Helena [Lewis and Clark County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Noble
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,130 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Helena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Helena<3>
    • Helena [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Lewis and Clark County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Noble
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,737 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<3>
    • Fort Harrison [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Park City [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
      • Park City [Lewis and Clark County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Noble
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
  • Meagher County
    • Fort Logan [Meagher County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Logan
      • Fort Logan [Meagher County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Noble
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Logan
    • Langford City [Meagher County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Langford City
      • Langford City [Meagher County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Noble
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Langford City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • White Sulphur Springs [Meagher County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Sulphur Springs
      • White Sulphur Springs [Meagher County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of Noble
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 915 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Sulphur Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sulphur Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Sulphur Springs<3>
    • Ringling [Meagher County]

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

Newspapers Published in Noble ...

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 114 newspapers that have been published in the area around Noble.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Noble, 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 Noble.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we 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 Noble:

  • 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

Cemeteries Near Noble ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Noble.

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

  • Fairview Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairview Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fairview Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview Cemetery
  • Diamond City Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Diamond City Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Diamond City Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamond City Cemetery
  • Beaver Creek Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Beaver Creek Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Beaver Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Creek Cemetery
  • Winston Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Winston Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Winston Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Winston Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Noble.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winston Cemetery
  • Centerville Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Centerville Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Centerville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Centerville Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Noble.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville Cemetery
  • Holy Cross Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Holy Cross Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Holy Cross Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Holy Cross Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Noble.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holy Cross Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Cemetery Island / Canyon Ferry Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cemetery Island / Canyon Ferry Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cemetery Island / Canyon Ferry Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Cemetery Island / Canyon Ferry Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Noble.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cemetery Island / Canyon Ferry Cemetery
    • Deep Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Deep Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Deep Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Deep Creek Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Noble.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deep Creek Cemetery
    • Turner Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Turner Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Turner Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Turner Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the west of Noble.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turner Cemetery
    • Kinyon Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kinyon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Kinyon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Kinyon Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Noble.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinyon Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #20950<4>
    • York Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the York Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the York Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • York Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Noble.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York Cemetery
    • East Helena Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the East Helena Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the East Helena Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • East Helena Cemetery lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Noble.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Helena Cemetery
    • St. Anns Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Anns Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Anns Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Anns Cemetery lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Noble.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Anns Cemetery
    • Serbian Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Serbian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Serbian Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Serbian Cemetery lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Noble.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Serbian Cemetery
    • Hardgrove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hardgrove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hardgrove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hardgrove Cemetery lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Noble.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardgrove 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 Noble in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Noble.

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

  • Canton [Broadwater County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
    • Canton [Broadwater County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Noble
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 22 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Canton had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
  • Townsend [Broadwater County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Townsend
    • Townsend [Broadwater County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Noble
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 245 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,220 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Townsend had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Townsend
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Townsend<3>
  • Clasoil [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clasoil
    • Clasoil [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Noble
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Clasoil had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clasoil have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clasoil
  • Fort Logan [Meagher County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Logan
    • Fort Logan [Meagher County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Noble
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 29 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Fort Logan had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Logan
  • East Helena [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Helena
    • East Helena [Lewis and Clark County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Noble
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,130 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, East Helena had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Helena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Helena<3>
  • Montana City [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montana City
    • Montana City [Jefferson County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Noble
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Montana City had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montana City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montana City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montana City<3>
  • Continue List ...
    • Alhambra [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alhambra
      • Alhambra [Jefferson County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the west of Noble
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 16 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Alhambra had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alhambra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alhambra
    • Toston [Broadwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toston
      • Toston [Broadwater County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Noble
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 27 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Toston had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toston<3>
    • Clancy [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clancy
      • Clancy [Jefferson County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the west of Noble
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 36 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Clancy had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clancy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clancy<3>
    • Helena [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Lewis and Clark County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Noble
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 13,834 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,737 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Helena had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<3>
    • Jefferson City [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson City
      • Jefferson City [Jefferson County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the west of Noble
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 184 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Jefferson City had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson City<3>
    • Elkhorn [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhorn
      • Elkhorn [Jefferson County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Noble
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 297 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Elkhorn had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhorn
    • White Sulphur Springs [Meagher County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Sulphur Springs
      • White Sulphur Springs [Meagher County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of Noble
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 640 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 915 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, White Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Sulphur Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sulphur Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Sulphur Springs<3>
    • Corbin [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corbin
      • Corbin [Jefferson County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Noble
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 39 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Corbin had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corbin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corbin
    • Iron [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron
      • Iron [Lewis and Clark County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Noble
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Iron had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Noble. 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 '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- Noble) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Noble. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5199, Longitude: -111.4869       In this case, the coordinates for Noble 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 Noble, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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