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El Rancho, Tennessee

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Our Genealogy Helper for El Rancho ...

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 El Rancho (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 El Rancho. 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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors 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.

El Rancho is located in Washington County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Washington County: Carter, Greene, Hawkins, Sullivan & Unicoi.

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

Washington     (The home county for El Rancho)
  Austin Village   [Map]     E   2 miles [3.2 km]<1>
  Oak Grove   [Map]     NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
  North Johnson City   [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Camelot Two   [Map]     S   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Johnson City   [Map]     SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Oakland Village   [Map]     SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Gray   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
  Spurgeon   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
  Midway   [Map]     S   5 miles [8 km]
  East Ridge   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
  South Gate Village   [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Green Hill   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Onks   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Watauga   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Central   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Pine Crest   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Biltmore   [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Elizabethton   [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Hunter   [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Woodby Hill   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Tolley Town   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Buladeen   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Roan Mountain   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Shell Creek   [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
  Centersville   [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Jearoldstown   [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Horse Creek   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Afton   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Fairview   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Tusculum   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
  Henshaw - Historic   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Pleasant View   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Baileyton   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Bolton Estates   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Forest Hills   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Water Fork Mill   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Greeneville   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Willis   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Green Village   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
  Mount Carmel   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
  Solitude - Historic   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
  Block City   [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Church Hill   [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Waycross   [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Greenland   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
  Surgoinsville   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Strahl   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Rogersville   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Bulls Gap   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Norris   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Winchester   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Mountain City   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Shingletown   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Trade   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Dowell - Historic   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Bluff City   [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Galloway Mill   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Colonial Heights   [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Blountville   [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Harrtown   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Beechwood Village   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Beechnut City   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Mill Point   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Rock City   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Cedar Grove   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Cross   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Borden Village   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Kingsport   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Whispering Pines   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Unicoi   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Bumpus Cove   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Erwin   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Banner Hill   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Ernestville   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Clear Branch   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Avery (NC)
  Whaley (NC)   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Elk Park (NC)   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Mount Gilead (NC)   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Beech Mountain (NC)   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Minneapolis (NC)   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Chestnut Dale (NC)   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Vale (NC)   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Banner Elk (NC)   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Plumtree (NC)   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Mount Pleasant (NC)   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Newland (NC)   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Sugar Mountain (NC)   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Crossnore (NC)   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Burke (NC)
  Jonas Ridge (NC)   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Madison (NC)
  Allegheny (NC)   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Cutshalltown (NC)   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Bethel (NC)   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Allenstand (NC)   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Chapel Hill (NC)   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Mars Hill (NC)   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Ivy (NC)   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
McDowell (NC)
  Little Switzerland (NC)   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Mitchell (NC)
  Richlands (NC)   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Buladean (NC)   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Bailey (NC)   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Tipton Hill (NC)   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Bakersville (NC)   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Penland (NC)   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Spruce Pine (NC)   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Grassy Creek (NC)   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Watauga (NC)
  Rominger (NC)   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Sugar Grove (NC)   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Valle Crucis (NC)   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Vilas (NC)   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Zionville (NC)   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Foscoe (NC)   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Yancey (NC)
  Sioux (NC)   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Green Mountain (NC)   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Burnsville (NC)   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Concord (NC)   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Micaville (NC)   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Low Gap (NC)   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Celo (NC)   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Murchison (NC)   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Hamrick (NC)   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Newspapers Published in El Rancho ...

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 32 newspapers that have been published in the area around El Rancho.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of El Rancho, there are papers which were published within 7 miles [11.3 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for El Rancho.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to El Rancho:

These websites are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Tennessee to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Carter County:     Cyndi's



Greene County:     Cyndi's



Hancock County:     Cyndi's



Hawkins County:     Cyndi's



Johnson County:     Cyndi's



Sullivan County:     Cyndi's



Unicoi County:     Cyndi's



Avery County (NC):     Cyndi's



Burke County (NC):     Cyndi's



Madison County (NC):     Cyndi's



McDowell County (NC):     Cyndi's



Mitchell County (NC):     Cyndi's



Watauga County (NC):     Cyndi's



Yancey County (NC):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Washington County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Tennessee, for Washington County

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.

Disaster Stories from Tennessee
Also see Disaster Stories for ...
      North Carolina

Cemeteries Near El Rancho ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of El Rancho.

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 click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

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

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SW Shipley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Krouse Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Galloway Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Boones Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Washington County Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  WSW Boones Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Boone Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Carr - Crumley - Krouse Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Patton Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Range Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bowman Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bowman - Epperson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hodge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Duncan Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Crouch Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Price Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW White Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Friday Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Melvin - Carathers Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hunt Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Peoples Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Snow Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Harrison Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Longmire Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Crumley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Kinnick Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Barne Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Devault Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Allison / Boring / Hodges Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hodges Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Boring Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Harrison Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Friday Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Marvins Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Beard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Deacon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Reed Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Snyder Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Carr - Reeves Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Phillips Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE West Lawn Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE White Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Monte Vista Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Austin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Massengill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Africa Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Snyder Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  NW Weyland Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hales Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Buffalo Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Shipley Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Gresham Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Highland Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Ledford Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Pritchett Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Onks Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Jones - Bayless Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mountain Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mountain Home National Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Harrington Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Little Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Carruthers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hoss Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Little - King Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Rowe Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Dungan Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Carr Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Gibson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hawthorne Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hodge Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hodge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Wine Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Gray Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Weems Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Madin Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Keebler Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Keefauver Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Haire Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Roadman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Oliver Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW McNeil Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Vines Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Carr Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bayless Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Barton Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Carr Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Young Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Barnett - Tiner Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Leach Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE College Heights Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Young Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Meadows Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bowman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Giles Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Gobble Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Edwards Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  ESE Lilly Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Saylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Houston Cemetery   [Map]     
  E St. John Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Scott Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hodge Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Carr Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Goodman Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Sanders Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Ford Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Liberty Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Gray Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Gray Community Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Fitzgerald Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Stafford Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Keebler Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Archer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bales Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Old Jonesboro Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Babb - Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Little Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Onks Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Leach Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Leonard Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Price Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Price Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Slagle Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Berea Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Keen Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Price Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Snell - Chrisenberry Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Simerly Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Tipton - Haynes Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Tipton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hunt Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hunt Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Reasoner Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Carrier Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Flarity Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Range Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Curtis Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Shell Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Curd Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Dempsey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bare Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Rumbley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Curtis Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Kidwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Adkinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Calbaugh Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Shell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Cross Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Ford Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Jobe Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Douglas Cemetery   [Map]     
  N East Tennessee Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Bacon Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ford Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Deck Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  W Hunt Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Maple Lawn Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Estes Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Eden Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Fine Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Elliott Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hardin Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Slagle Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Cherokee Cemetery   [Map]     
  S France Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Leach Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Young - Lyle - Strickland Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Harvey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Wilson Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Sparks Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Happy Valley Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Lawson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Buck Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Range Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Scalf Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Little Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mottern Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Malone Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Peregoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE McLaney Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Spears Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Arrants Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Muddy Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Chase Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Eastern Star Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Conklin Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Copas Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Ford Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bethany Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hartman Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Sulphur Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW New Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Barnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hilbert Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Dove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW May - Peoples Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Speedwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bowery Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Isley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Buck Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Peoples Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Roselawn Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  SE Stout Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW McCulley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hyder Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Lady Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW King Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Mottern Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Range Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Droke Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Lindamood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Holston Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE New Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Strickler Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Copas Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bacon Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bacon Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Dunham Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW De Vault Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Leesburg Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bowman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Middleton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW May - Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Uriel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hunt Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Union Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Fagan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Linville Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ensor Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Patton - Simmons Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE McKeehan Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE McInturff Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Cedar Grove Highland Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE McEwen Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Green - Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Colbaugh Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Old Slagle Cemetery   [Map]     
  E New Slagle Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ellis Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Shipley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Webb Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Berry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mauk Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Webb Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE St. John Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hines Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Willard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Duncan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Kendricks Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Wells Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Double Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Kincheloe - Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bacon Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW McCarty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lyle Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cherokee Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Greer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Little Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE McKeehan Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hyder Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bradley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Watson Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Highland Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Fitzsimmons Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ellis Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Estep Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lyons Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lyons Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Crockett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Chase Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Acuff Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Adams Chapel UMC Cemetery<3>   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Gunnings Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Galloway Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hite Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hargis Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hilton Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Simmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Fulkerson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Gibson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Jackson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Logans Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]     

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 El Rancho in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of El Rancho.

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

Austin Springs   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from El Rancho
 - 1895 population of 122 people
 - Austin Springs had a post office and no railroad service
Johnson City   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from El Rancho
 - 1895 population of 4,161 people (with 66,778 people in 2018)
 - Johnson City had a post office and railroad service
Keebler Crossroads   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from El Rancho
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Keebler Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
Carnegie   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from El Rancho
 - Carnegie had railroad service and no post office
Boring   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from El Rancho
 - Boring had a post office and no railroad service
Piney Flats   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from El Rancho
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Piney Flats had a post office and no railroad service
February   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from El Rancho
 - February had a post office and no railroad service
Wahoo - Historic   [Map]
 - While Wahoo was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from El Rancho
 - Wahoo had a post office and no railroad service
Watauga   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from El Rancho
 - Watauga had a post office and no railroad service
Hilton - Historic   [Map]
 - While Hilton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from El Rancho
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Hilton had a post office and no railroad service
Colby - Historic   [Map]
 - While Colby was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from El Rancho
 - Colby had a post office and no railroad service
Jonesborough   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from El Rancho
 - 1895 population of 937 people (with 5,439 people in 2018)
 - Jonesborough had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around El Rancho. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring El Rancho in the 1890's.

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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 from Point A (ie- El Rancho) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in El Rancho. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3790, Longitude: -82.3993     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for El Rancho have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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:

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<3>UMC is an abbreviation for the United Methodist Church. Although we don't have a link to the cemetery itself, you might be curious about the United Methodist Church. See their website at: United Methodist Church website.

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<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 El Rancho, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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