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Our Genealogy Helper for Saypo ...

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 Saypo (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 Saypo. 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 doctors and 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.

Saypo is located in Teton 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 Teton County: Cascade, Chouteau, Flathead, Lewis and Clark & Pondera.

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

  • Teton County     (The home county of Saypo)
    • Bynum [Teton County]
    • Choteau [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choteau
      • Choteau [Teton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Saypo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,744 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Choteau
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Choteau<2>
    • Pendroy [Teton County]
    • Fairfield [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
      • Fairfield [Teton County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Saypo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<2>
    • Dutton [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dutton
      • Dutton [Teton County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the east of Saypo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dutton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dutton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dutton<2>
  • Cascade County
    • Simms [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simms
      • Simms [Cascade County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Saypo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simms have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simms
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simms<2>
    • Fort Shaw [Cascade County]
  • Lewis and Clark County
    • Gilman [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilman
      • Gilman [Lewis and Clark County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Saypo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilman
    • Augusta [Lewis and Clark County]
  • Pondera County
    • Dupuyer [Pondera County]
    • Gallup City [Pondera County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallup City
      • Gallup City [Pondera County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Saypo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallup City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallup City
    • Heart Butte [Pondera County]
    • Valier [Pondera County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valier
      • Valier [Pondera County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Saypo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 474 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valier have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valier<2>
    • Brady [Pondera County]
    • Conrad [Pondera County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conrad
      • Conrad [Pondera County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Saypo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,412 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conrad have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conrad
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conrad<2>

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

Newspapers Published in Saypo ...

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 34 newspapers that have been published in the area around Saypo.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Saypo, there are papers which were published within 39 miles [62.8 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Saypo.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Saypo:

  • 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 Saypo ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Saypo.

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

  • Indian Burial Ground
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Indian Burial Ground
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Indian Burial Ground have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Indian Burial Ground lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Saypo.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Burial Ground
  • Miller Colony Cemetery
  • Bynum Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bynum Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bynum Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bynum Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Saypo.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bynum Cemetery
  • Choteau Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Choteau Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Choteau Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Choteau Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Saypo.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Choteau Cemetery
  • Rockport Colony Cemetery
  • Augusta Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Augusta Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Augusta Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Augusta Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Saypo.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Augusta Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • 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.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Trinity Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Saypo.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity Cemetery
    • New Rockport Colony Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Rockport Colony Cemetery
      • The New Rockport Colony Cemetery is located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Choteau.To be precise, New Rockport Colony Cemetery lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Saypo.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rockport Colony Cemetery
    • Elk Creek Colony Cemetery
    • Dupuyer Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dupuyer Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dupuyer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Dupuyer Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Saypo.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dupuyer Cemetery
    • Pondera Valley Lutheran Cemetery
    • New Miami Colony Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Miami Colony Cemetery
      • The New Miami Colony Cemetery is located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Dupuyer.New Miami Colony Cemetery lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast of Saypo.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Miami Colony 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.<4>

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

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

  • Bynum [Teton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bynum
    • Bynum [Teton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Saypo
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 62 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bynum had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bynum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bynum<2>
  • Choteau [Teton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choteau
    • Choteau [Teton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Saypo
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 236 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,744 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Choteau had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Choteau
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Choteau<2>
  • Augusta [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Augusta
    • Augusta [Lewis and Clark County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Saypo
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 37 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Augusta had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Augusta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Augusta<2>
  • Dupuyer [Pondera County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dupuyer
    • Dupuyer [Pondera County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Saypo
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 48 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Dupuyer had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dupuyer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dupuyer<2>

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Montana

About Teton County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saypo. 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' (or 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- Saypo) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saypo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8088, Longitude: -112.5661       In this case, the coordinates for Saypo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>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 Saypo, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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