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Our Genealogy Helper for Jordan Junction ...

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 Jordan Junction (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 Jordan Junction. 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.

Name Variations for Jordan Junction ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

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

  • Typical abbreviation for Jordan Junction: Jordan Jct. (or less commonly used: Jordan Jctn.)

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.

Jordan Junction is located in Tripp 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 Tripp County: Keya Paha (NE), Gregory, Lyman, Mellette & Todd.

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

  • Tripp County     (The home county of Jordan Junction)
    • New Witten [Tripp County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Witten have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Witten
      • New Witten [Tripp County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 77 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Witten
    • Witten [Tripp County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Witten have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Witten
      • Witten [Tripp County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2014: 21 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Witten
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Witten<3>
    • Winner [Tripp County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winner have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winner
      • Winner [Tripp County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,824 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winner<3>
    • Carter [Tripp County]
    • Ideal [Tripp County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ideal
      • Ideal [Tripp County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2014: 123 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ideal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ideal<3>
    • Clearfield [Tripp County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearfield
      • Clearfield [Tripp County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Jordan Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearfield
    • Colome [Tripp County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colome have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colome
      • Colome [Tripp County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 280 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colome
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colome<3>
    • Keyapaha [Tripp County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keyapaha have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keyapaha
      • Keyapaha [Tripp County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the south of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2014: 21 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keyapaha
    • Millboro [Tripp County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millboro
      • Millboro [Tripp County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2014: 34 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millboro
    • Hamill [Tripp County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamill
      • Hamill [Tripp County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Jordan Junction
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 11 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamill<3>
    • Wewela [Tripp County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wewela
      • Wewela [Tripp County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2014: 8 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wewela
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wewela<3>
  • Gregory County
    • Dallas [Gregory County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dallas have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallas
      • Dallas [Gregory County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the east of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 122 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas<3>
    • Dixon [Gregory County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixon have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixon
      • Dixon [Gregory County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the east of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2014: 118 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixon
    • Gregory [Gregory County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gregory
      • Gregory [Gregory County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> to the east of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,242 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gregory<3>
    • Burke [Gregory County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burke have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burke
      • Burke [Gregory County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the east of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 586 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burke<3>
  • Jones County
    • Westover [Jones County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westover
      • Westover [Jones County] was located 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2014: 6 people
  • Lyman County
    • Iona [Lyman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iona
      • Iona [Lyman County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> to the east of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2014: 83 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iona<3>
    • Presho [Lyman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Presho have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Presho
      • Presho [Lyman County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<2> to the north of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Presho
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Presho<3>
    • Kennebec [Lyman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennebec
      • Kennebec [Lyman County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<2> to the north of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 247 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennebec
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennebec<3>
    • Lyman [Lyman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyman have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyman
      • Lyman [Lyman County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the north of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2014: 43 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman
    • Vivian [Lyman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vivian have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vivian
      • Vivian [Lyman County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the north of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2014: 149 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vivian
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vivian<3>
    • Reliance [Lyman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reliance have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reliance
      • Reliance [Lyman County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reliance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reliance<3>
  • Mellette County
    • Mosher [Mellette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mosher have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mosher
      • Mosher [Mellette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the west of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2014: 25 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mosher
    • Wood [Mellette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wood
      • Wood [Mellette County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the west of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 63 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wood<3>
    • White River [Mellette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White River have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White River
      • White River [Mellette County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the west of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 574 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White River<3>
  • Todd County
    • Okreek [Todd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okreek
      • Okreek [Todd County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the west of Jordan Junction
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 269 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okreek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okreek<3>
    • Hidden Timber [Todd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hidden Timber
      • Hidden Timber [Todd County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2014: 45 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hidden Timber
    • White Horse [Todd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Horse have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Horse
      • White Horse [Todd County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the west of Jordan Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Horse
    • Antelope [Todd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antelope
      • Antelope [Todd County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the west of Jordan Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antelope
    • Littleburg [Todd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littleburg
      • Littleburg [Todd County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Jordan Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littleburg
    • Mission [Todd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mission have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mission
      • Mission [Todd County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> to the west of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mission
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mission<3>
    • Olsonville [Todd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olsonville
      • Olsonville [Todd County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2014: 72 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olsonville
  • Cherry County (NE)
  • Keya Paha County (NE)
    • Burton [Keya Paha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burton
      • Burton [Keya Paha County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Jordan Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burton

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

Newspapers Published in Jordan Junction ...

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 47 newspapers that have been published in the area around Jordan Junction.

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

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 Jordan Junction:

  • 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 Jordan Junction ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Jordan Junction.

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

  • St. John the Baptist Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. John the Baptist Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • St. John the Baptist Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Jordan Junction.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. John the Baptist Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. John the Baptist Cemetery
  • Winner City Cemetery
  • Winner City South Catholic Cemetery
  • Jerusalem Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jerusalem Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jerusalem Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Jordan Junction.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jerusalem Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerusalem Cemetery
  • Ideal Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ideal Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ideal Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Jordan Junction.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ideal Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ideal Cemetery
  • Advent Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Congregational Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Congregational Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Congregational Cemetery lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Jordan Junction.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Congregational Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Congregational Cemetery
    • Linden Pioneer Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Linden Pioneer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Linden Pioneer Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the south of Jordan Junction.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Linden Pioneer Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden Pioneer Cemetery
    • St. Catherine Cemetery
    • St. Georges Cemetery
    • Our Savior Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Our Savior Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Our Savior Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the east of Jordan Junction.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Our Savior Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Our Savior Cemetery
    • Evergreen Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Evergreen Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Evergreen Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the west of Jordan Junction.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Evergreen Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen 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 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the west of Jordan Junction.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mediator Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mediator Cemetery
    • Red Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Red Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Red Hill Cemetery lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Jordan Junction.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Red Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Hill Cemetery
    • Hilmoe Cemetery
      • Hilmoe Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the north of Jordan Junction.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hilmoe Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilmoe Cemetery

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Tripp County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jordan Junction. 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jordan Junction) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Jordan Junction. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jordan Junction

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jordan Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3864, Longitude: -100.0278    
<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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