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Our Genealogy Helper for Park Grove ...

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 Park Grove (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 Park Grove. 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.

Name Variations for Park Grove ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Our sources include documents like maps, railroad schedules, Travel, Express and Shipping Guides. Many of these documents date from the 1800's and it's common to find spelling differences.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give you a feel for the variations that might have occurred.

For example, a typical abbreviation for Park Grove: Park Grv.

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

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.

Park Grove is located in Valley 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 Valley County: Daniels, Garfield, McCone, Phillips & Roosevelt.

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

  • Valley County     (The home county of Park Grove)
    • Fort Peck [Valley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Peck
      • Fort Peck [Valley County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Park Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Peck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Peck
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Peck<3>
    • Nashua [Valley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashua
      • Nashua [Valley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Park Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 286 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<3>
    • Glasgow [Valley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
      • Glasgow [Valley County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Park Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<3>
    • Frazer [Valley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frazer
      • Frazer [Valley County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Park Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frazer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frazer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frazer<3>
    • Saint Marie [Valley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marie
      • Saint Marie [Valley County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Park Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marie<3>
    • Vandalia [Valley County]
    • Lustre [Valley County]
    • Hinsdale [Valley County]
    • Larslan [Valley County]
  • McCone County
    • McCone City [McCone County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCone City
      • McCone City [McCone County] was located less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Park Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCone City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Roosevelt County
    • Wolf Point [Roosevelt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolf Point
      • Wolf Point [Roosevelt County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Park Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,722 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolf Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wolf Point<3>

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

Newspapers Published in Park Grove ...

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 24 newspapers that have been published in the area around Park Grove.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Park Grove, there are papers which were published within 38 miles [61.2 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Park Grove.

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 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 Park Grove:

  • 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 Park Grove ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Park Grove.

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

  • Ft. Peck Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ft. Peck Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ft. Peck Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ft. Peck Cemetery
  • Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial
  • Galpin Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Galpin Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Galpin Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galpin Cemetery
  • Nashua Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nashua Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Nashua Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Nashua Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Park Grove.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua Cemetery
  • Memorial Gardens
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Memorial Gardens
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Memorial Gardens lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Park Grove.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memorial Gardens
  • Highland Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Highland Cemetery
    • Highland Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Park Grove.
    • Highland Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Glasgow Highland Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #20895<4>
  • Continue List ...
    • St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Joseph Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Joseph Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Park Grove.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Joseph Cemetery
    • Sunset Rest Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sunset Rest Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sunset Rest Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Sunset Rest Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Park Grove.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Rest 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 Park Grove in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Park Grove.

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

  • Nashua [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashua
    • Nashua [Valley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Park Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 286 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Nashua had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<3>
  • Glasgow [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
    • Glasgow [Valley County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Park Grove
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 338 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,315 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Glasgow had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<3>

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Montana

About Valley County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Park Grove. 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Park Grove) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Park Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.0303, Longitude: -106.4453       In this case, the coordinates for Park Grove 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 Park Grove, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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