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Our Genealogy Helper for Hisle ...

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 Hisle (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 Hisle. 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.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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.

Hisle is located in Jackson County.

To see how the shape of South Dakota's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: Bennett, Haakon, Jones, Mellette, Oglala Lakota, Pennington & Todd.

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

  • Jackson County     (The home county of Hisle)
    • Wanblee [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wanblee have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wanblee
      • Wanblee [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north of Hisle
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 725 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wanblee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wanblee<3>
    • Long Valley [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Valley
      • Long Valley [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east of Hisle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Valley<3>
    • Potato Creek [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potato Creek
      • Potato Creek [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Hisle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potato Creek
    • Weta [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weta have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weta
      • Weta [Jackson County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the north of Hisle
      • Estimated population in 2014: 5 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weta
    • Interior [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Interior have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Interior
      • Interior [Jackson County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Hisle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 106 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Interior
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Interior<3>
    • Kadoka [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kadoka
      • Kadoka [Jackson County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> to the north of Hisle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 717 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kadoka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kadoka<3>
    • Belvidere [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belvidere have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belvidere
      • Belvidere [Jackson County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Hisle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 57 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvidere
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belvidere<3>
    • Cottonwood [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottonwood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood
      • Cottonwood [Jackson County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the north of Hisle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonwood
  • Bennett County
    • Plenty Bears [Bennett County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plenty Bears have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plenty Bears
      • Plenty Bears [Bennett County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Hisle
      • Estimated population in 2014: 109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plenty Bears
    • Allen [Bennett County]
    • Martin [Bennett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
      • Martin [Bennett County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the south of Hisle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,045 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martin<3>
    • Swett [Bennett County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swett
      • Swett [Bennett County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southwest of Hisle
      • Estimated population in 2014: 283 people
    • Tuthill [Bennett County]
    • Vetal [Bennett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vetal
      • Vetal [Bennett County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the southeast of Hisle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vetal
  • Mellette County
    • Norris [Mellette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norris
      • Norris [Mellette County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the east of Hisle
      • Estimated population in 2014: 195 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norris<3>
  • Oglala Lakota County
    • Kyle [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Batesland [Oglala Lakota County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesland have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batesland
      • Batesland [Oglala Lakota County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Hisle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 114 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesland<3>
    • Porcupine [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Sharps Corner [Oglala Lakota County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharps Corner
      • Sharps Corner [Oglala Lakota County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> to the west of Hisle
      • Estimated population in 2014: 77 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharps Corner
    • Wounded Knee [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Manderson [Oglala Lakota County]
  • Pennington County
    • Imlay [Pennington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Imlay have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Imlay
      • Imlay [Pennington County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Hisle
      • Estimated population in 2014: 7 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Imlay
  • Todd County
    • Parmelee [Todd County]
  • Cherry County (NE)
    • Merriman [Cherry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merriman have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merriman
      • Merriman [Cherry County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<2> to the south of Hisle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merriman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merriman<3>

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

Newspapers Published in Hisle ...

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 16 newspapers that have been published in the area around Hisle.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Hisle, there are papers which were published within 37 miles [59.5 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Hisle.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start 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 Hisle:

  • 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 Nebraska
    • Stories from South Dakota

Cemeteries Near Hisle ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Hisle.

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

  • St. Joseph Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Joseph Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Joseph Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Joseph Cemetery
  • Salaway Cemetery
  • St. Johns Cemetery
  • Peyote Cemetery
  • Red Bear Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Red Bear Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Red Bear Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Hisle.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Red Bear Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Bear Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #97436<4>
  • St. Ignatius Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Ignatius Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • St. Ignatius Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Hisle.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Ignatius Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Ignatius Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Gethsemane Cemetery
    • Pleasant Hill Cemetery
    • Native American Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Native American Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Native American Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Hisle.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Native American Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Native American Cemetery
    • Body of Christ Cemetery
    • Hawking Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hawking Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hawking Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the east of Hisle.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hawking Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawking Cemetery
    • St. Mary's Cemetery
    • Mediator Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mediator Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mediator Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the west of Hisle.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mediator Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mediator Cemetery
    • Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery
    • St. Stephen Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Stephen Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Stephen Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the east of Hisle.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Stephen Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Stephen Cemetery

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>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- Hisle) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hisle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4058, Longitude: -101.7518       In this case, the coordinates for Hisle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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