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Our Genealogy Helper for Raymond ...

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 Raymond (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 Raymond. 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 and 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.

Raymond is located in Sheridan 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 Sheridan County: Daniels, Roosevelt, Divide (ND) & Williams (ND).

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

  • Sheridan County     (The home county of Raymond)
    • Plentywood [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plentywood
      • Plentywood [Sheridan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Raymond
      • 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>
    • Outlook [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Outlook
      • Outlook [Sheridan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Raymond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 46 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Outlook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Outlook<3>
    • Antelope [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antelope
      • Antelope [Sheridan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Raymond
      • 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>
    • Comertown [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comertown
      • Comertown [Sheridan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Raymond
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Comertown
    • Daleview [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleview
      • Daleview [Sheridan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Raymond
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleview
    • Redstone [Sheridan County]
    • Reserve [Sheridan County]
    • Westby [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westby
      • Westby [Sheridan County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east of Raymond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 152 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westby<3>
    • Medicine Lake [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medicine Lake
      • Medicine Lake [Sheridan County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Raymond
      • 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]
  • Daniels County
    • Whitetail [Daniels County]
    • Flaxville [Daniels County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flaxville
      • Flaxville [Daniels County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the west of Raymond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flaxville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flaxville<3>
    • Scobey [Daniels County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scobey
      • Scobey [Daniels County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the west of Raymond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 966 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scobey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scobey<3>
  • Roosevelt County
    • Froid [Roosevelt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Froid
      • Froid [Roosevelt County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Raymond
      • 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>
  • Divide County (ND)
    • Fortuna [Divide County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fortuna
      • Fortuna [Divide County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the east of Raymond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fortuna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fortuna<3>
  • Williams County (ND)
    • Grenora [Williams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grenora
      • Grenora [Williams County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Raymond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 347 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grenora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grenora<3>
    • Hanks [Williams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanks
      • Hanks [Williams County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Raymond
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanks

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

Newspapers Published in Raymond ...

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 27 newspapers that have been published in the area around Raymond.

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

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 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 Raymond:

  • 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
    • Stories from Saskatchewan

Cemeteries Near Raymond ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Raymond.

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

  • Christensen Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Christensen Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Christensen Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christensen Cemetery
  • Plentywood Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Plentywood Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Plentywood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Plentywood Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Raymond.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plentywood Cemetery
  • Plentywood Memorial Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Plentywood Memorial Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Plentywood Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Plentywood Memorial Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Raymond.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plentywood Memorial Cemetery
  • Wankel Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wankel Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wankel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Wankel Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Raymond.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wankel Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #21157<4>
  • Highland Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Highland Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Highland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Highland Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Raymond.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Cemetery
  • Dooley Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dooley Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dooley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Dooley Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Raymond.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dooley Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Archer Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Archer Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Archer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Archer Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Raymond.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archer Cemetery
    • Bethany Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bethany Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bethany Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Bethany Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Raymond.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethany Cemetery
    • McCall - Gibson Cemetery
    • Trinity Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Trinity Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Trinity Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Trinity Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Raymond.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity Cemetery
    • Old Redstone Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Redstone Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Redstone Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Old Redstone Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Raymond.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Redstone Cemetery
    • Antelope Catholic Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Antelope Catholic Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Antelope Catholic Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Antelope Catholic Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Raymond.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antelope Catholic Cemetery
    • Comertown Cemetery
    • Valleyview Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Valleyview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Valleyview Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Valleyview Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Raymond.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valleyview Cemetery
    • Antelope Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Antelope Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Antelope Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Antelope Creek Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Raymond.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antelope Creek Cemetery

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

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About Sheridan County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sheridan County: www.co.sheridan.mt.us/

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 from Point A (ie- Raymond) 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 Raymond. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RaymondOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Raymond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.8771, Longitude: -104.5802    
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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